GR174
Kasos island and surrounding islets


Year of compilation: 2000

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.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from overgrazing and fires. The area is a candidate SAC.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kasos island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.