A deep river valley surrounded by hills with deciduous forest, scrub and grassland. The main human activity is livestock-farming.
This is a very important area for breeding and passage raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (resident), Aegypius monachus (passage), Aquila heliaca (passage).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kompsatos valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/10/2020.