Lakes Trichonis and Lysimachia

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site has two large freshwater lakes with reedbeds (Phragmites) and surrounding arable land.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering ducks.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from agricultural intensification and surface and groundwater abstraction. The area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lakes Trichonis and Lysimachia. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.