GR174
Kasos island and surrounding islets


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 15,968 ha

Protection status:

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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kasos island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.