This coastal site is dominated by phrygana and perennial crops, particularly olive-groves. The village of Galaxidi lies within the IBA. Human activities include livestock-farming, arable agriculture and hunting.
The site is important for species associated with a mixture of scrub and agricultural land.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
A change in the methods of building roofs and walls in the village would be a potential threat to Falco naumanni (`Other' threats, above).
National Partial International NonePart of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Xirotri/Galaxidiou-Penteorioan, 1,300 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Galaxidi. Downloaded from
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