A coastal wetland with saltmarshes, brackish lagoons, extensive reedbeds (Phragmites), sand-dunes, and Pinus forest. Human activities include arable agriculture, stock-raising, fishing, hunting, and recreation.
This is an important IBA for passage migrants and breeding and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus (wintering), Aythya nyroca (minimum 30 passage individuals), Aquila clanga (wintering), Falco naumanni (passage).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalogria lagoon, Strofylia forest and Lamia marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2021.