Karpathian sea islets

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 400 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 high not assessed low
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Site description
A remote group of rocky islets west of Karpathos.

Key biodiversity
This site is important for breeding seabirds and for raptors associated with coastal cliffs. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (10 breeding pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karpathian sea islets. Downloaded from on 07/02/2023.