GR045
Lakes Vegoritis and Petron


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2000)
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Area: 17,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
Two freshwater lakes in an area of hills and mountains.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for wintering ducks and geese. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering), Haliaeetus albicilla (non-breeding).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lakes Vegoritis and Petron. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.