A coastal delta, with salt and freshwater marshes and lagoons.
This is an important area for breeding, passage and wintering waterbirds and other passage migrants. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Pelecanus crispus (passage), Aythya nyroca (passage), Aquila clanga (wintering).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gallikos estuary and Kalochori lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2019.