Lake Pikrolimni

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1 (2000)
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Area: 2,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A salt lake with large seasonal variations in water level. The lake is surrounded by cereal crops and marsh.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding, passage and wintering waterbirds and also for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Pelecanus crispus (non-breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Pikrolimni. Downloaded from on 05/02/2023.