Kalamaki gorge and Zarkou mountains

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 8,650 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A rugged mountain dominated by scrub. The adjacent gorge and valley contains some riverine forest. Human activities include stock-raising and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for resident raptors and species characteristic of open habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kalamaki gorge and Zarkou mountains. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.