Lakes Vegoritis and Petron

Country/territory: Greece

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

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lakes Vegoritis and Petron. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.