GR162
Kalymnos, Telendos, Kalolimnos islands and surrounding islets


Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2012)
For more information about IBA criteria, please click here

Area: 23,387 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
This site includes the north and east part of Kalimnos and islets from Telendos to Kalolimnos and Limnia. Kalimnos is heavily grazed and rocky.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding raptors and species associated with cliffs and scrub. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (non-breeding).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kalymnos, Telendos, Kalolimnos islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/kalymnos-telendos-kalolimnos-islands-and-surrounding-islets-iba-greece on 27/02/2024.