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Mikres Kyklades island complex


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A complex of small islands and islets east of Naxos. The majority are covered with maquis and phrygana. Human activities include fishing, stock-raising, tourism and hunting.



Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding seabirds and raptors associated with coastal cliffs. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from tourism developments and introduced rats and cats. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mikres Kyklades island complex. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2020.