Mount Giouchtas, Crete

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 600 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A rocky mountain with very steep slopes covered with phrygana, maquis, and olive-groves. Human activities include stock-raising, agriculture and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for species associated with Mediterranean scrub and olive-groves.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Giouchtas, Crete. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.