Site description (2000 baseline)
A small coastal wetland near Istiea, fed by freshwater springs and streams, with two lagoons, and riverine forest.
This is an important site for passage and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (6-10 passage individuals), Falco naumanni (passage).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Megalo and Mikro Livari lagoons, Istiaia. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/megalo-and-mikro-livari-lagoons-istiaia-iba-greece on 06/12/2023.