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Echinades, Kalamos and Atokos islands


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zones prostasias tis fysis PF1, PF2, PF3 kai PF4 Ethnikou Parkou limnothalasson Mesolongiou Periochi prostasias tis fysis se ethniko parko 35,767 protected area overlaps with site 0
Zones apolytis prostasias AP1, AP2, AP3 kai AP4 Ethnikou Parkou limnothalasson Mesolongiou Periochi apolytis prostasias tis fysis se ethniko parko 306 protected area overlaps with site 0
Perifereiakes perioches PP1, PP2, PP3, PP4, PP5, PP6, PP7 kai Perifereiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou Mesolongiou Periferiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou 25,622 protected area overlaps with site 0
Messolonghi lagoons Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 33,687 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko limnothalasson Mesolongiou – Aitolikou, kato rou kai ekvolon Acheloou kai Evinou kai nison Echinadon Ethniko Parko 36,073 protected area overlaps with site 0
Esoteriko Archipelagos Ioniou (Meganisi; Arkoudi, Atokos, Vromonas) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 88,247 protected area overlaps with site 1,740
Delta Acheloou; Limnothalassa Mesolongiou - Aitolikou, Ekvoles Evinou, Nisoi Echinades, Nisos Petalas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35,641 protected area overlaps with site 1,230
Delta Acheloou; Limnothalassa Mesolongiou - Aitolikou Kai Ekvoles Evinou, Nisoi Echinades, Nisos Petalas, Dytikos Arakynthos Kai Stena Kleisouras Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 44,364 protected area overlaps with site 1,230

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Sea Open Sea, Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets, Scree and boulders, Shingle & stony beaches -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Echinades, Kalamos and Atokos islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/03/2021.