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Koufonisi island


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
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 1978 10-40 breeding pairs B2

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)
Nisos Koufonisi Kai Paraktia Thalassia Zoni Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 805 protected area overlaps with site 416

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Koufonisi island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/04/2019.