Site description (2000 baseline)
An inland freshwater lake with the town of Kastoria on its shore. Around the north-western part of the lake an area of riverine forest remains.
An important foraging area for Pelecanus crispus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (passage).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Kastoria. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lake-kastoria-iba-greece on 30/11/2023.