Kasos island and surrounding islets

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2 (2012)
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Area: 15,968 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A large island and the nearby islets dominated by maquis. Human activities include livestock-farming, fishing and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding seabirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kasos island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.