Islands and islets of northern Dodecanese

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2012)
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Area: 48,662 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A complex of 42 islets and the solitary Pharmakonisi islet. The area is generally overgrazed.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding raptors and seabirds, and for passage migrants. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (2-5 breeding pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Islands and islets of northern Dodecanese. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.