Evrotas delta

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
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1997 500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2

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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ygrotopoi Ekvolon Evrota Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,238 protected area overlaps with site 1,765
Ekvoles Evrota; Periochi Vrontama Kai Thalassia Periochi Lakonikou Kolpou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,628 protected area contains site 2,460


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons, Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Evrotas delta. Downloaded from on 10/08/2022.