East Lakonia mountains

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 80,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
An area of mountains, sea cliffs and gorges. Phrygana, maquis and sclerophyllous scrub dominate, with areas of Abies forest. The main human activities are livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
The site is an important corridor for migratory passerines and breeding and migrant raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: East Lakonia mountains. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.