Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 2000
Site description (baseline)
A large island and the nearby islets dominated by maquis. Human activities include livestock-farming, fishing and hunting.
This is an important site for breeding seabirds.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from overgrazing and fires. The area is a candidate SAC.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kasos island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1079 on 09/06/2023.