GR029
Gallikos estuary and Kalochori lagoon


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 1,800 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A coastal delta, with salt and freshwater marshes and lagoons.

Key biodiversity
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).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gallikos estuary and Kalochori lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2019.