GR122
Evrotas delta


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1997 500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA 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

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Evrotas delta. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/evrotas-delta-iba-greece on 22/09/2023.