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.
The site is an important corridor for migratory passerines and breeding and migrant raptors.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: East Lakonia mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/05/2020.