GR162
Kalymnos, Telendos, Kalolimnos islands and surrounding islets


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 23,387 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalymnos, Telendos, Kalolimnos islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.