IBA criteria met: B1i, B2, C2 (2012)
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Area: 11,587 ha
Site description (baseline)
Two islands south of Crete. Gavdos is covered with maquis, phrygana, and Pinus and Juniperus forest. Gavdopoula is covered with phrygana.
This is an important area for passage migrants.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gavdos and Gavdopoula islands, Crete. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1178 on 30/05/2023.