Mati wetland of Tyrnavos

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1 (2000)
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Area: 500 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A spring-fed wetland dominated by reedbeds (Phragmites) and surrounded by arable agriculture.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species breeding in reedbeds and passage waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mati wetland of Tyrnavos. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.