Kompsatos valley

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, B3, C1, C6 (2000)
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Area: 16,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A deep river valley surrounded by hills with deciduous forest, scrub and grassland. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
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).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kompsatos valley. Downloaded from on 24/10/2020.