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Kotychi lagoon


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage - 200-500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 1996 40-120 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC passage - 500-1,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding - 6-10 breeding pairs A1, C1

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ygrotopoi Kalogrias-Lamias Kai Dasos Strofylias Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,528 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Paraktia Thalassia Zoni Apo Akr. Kyllini Eos Toumpi - Kalogria Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,113 protected area overlaps with site 454
Limnothalassa Kotychi; Brinia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,281 protected area contained by site 1,315
Limnothalassa Kotychi - Alyki Lechainon Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,344 protected area overlaps with site 2,338
Limnothalassa Kalogrias; Dasos Strofylias Kai Elos Lamias, Araxos Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,774 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kotychi lagoons Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 6,302 protected area overlaps with site 1,716
Ethniko Parko ygrotopon Kotychiou - Strofylias, Zoni B- Perifereiaki zoni prostasias Periferiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou 7,201 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko ygrotopon Kotychiou - Strofylias, Zoni A - Periochi Prostasias tis Fysis Periochi prostasias tis fysis se ethniko parko 8,784 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Ygrotopon Kotychiou - Strofylias Ethniko Parko 15,975 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kotychi lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.