A salt lake with large seasonal variations in water level. The lake is surrounded by cereal crops and marsh.
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).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Pikrolimni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.