Mount Dikti, Crete

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 54,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A wooded mountain in Crete dominated by Pinus and Quercus. The woodland cover has been reduced by recent fires. Human activities include livestock-farming and tourism.

Key biodiversity
An important site for passage and breeding raptors and alpine species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Dikti, Crete. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.