Lake Pikrolimni

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
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC non-breeding 1997 40 individuals 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Limni Pikrolimni Dimou Pikrolimnis Katafygio Agrias Zois 782 protected area contained by site 0
Limni Pikrolimni - Xilokeratea Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,954 protected area overlaps with site 1,870
Limni Pikrolimni Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,105 protected area overlaps with site 969


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Coastline Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Pikrolimni. Downloaded from on 28/09/2022.