GR187
Mount Asterousia (Kofinas), Crete


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 29,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A coastal mountain dominated by phrygana, with a small Pinus woodland. Human activities include arable agriculture, livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors and species associated with open, rocky upland areas.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Asterousia (Kofinas), Crete. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/05/2020.