Fournoi island

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2012)
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Area: 24,012 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A complex of 16 islands characterized by cliffs and rocky shores. The dominant vegetation is phrygana and maquis with some olive-groves and cereal fields. Human activities include livestock-farming, fishing, hunting and recreation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding seabirds and species typical of Mediterranean scrub. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fournoi island. Downloaded from on 02/02/2023.