Mount Beles (Kerkini)

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 34,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A remote mountain range characterized by bare summits, wooded slopes, gorges and scree slopes.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding and passage raptors and alpine and forest species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (non-breeding), Aquila clanga (wintering), Aquila heliaca (wintering), Falco naumanni (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Beles (Kerkini). Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.