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.
This is an important site for species associated with Mediterranean scrub and olive-groves.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Giouchtas, Crete. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mount-giouchtas-crete-iba-greece on 04/12/2023.