Lavreotiki peninsula and Patroklos islet

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
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding 1996 common B3, C6

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)
Sounio - Nisida Patroklou Kai Paraktia Thalassia Zoni Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,382 protected area overlaps with site 3,121
Sounio Ethnikos Drymos (pirinas) 622 protected area contained by site 3,500
Sounio Ethnikos Drymos (perifereiaki zoni) 3,480 protected area overlaps with site 0
Periochi Legrenon - Nisida Patroklou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,120 protected area contained by site 1,885
Oiti Ethnikos Drymos (perifereiaki zoni) 3,685 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lavreotiki peninsula and Patroklos islet. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.