GR185
Mount Idi, Crete


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 44,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A mountain dominated by heavily grazed phrygana and sclerophyllous scrub. The main human activities are livestock-farming, tourism and recreation and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and passage raptors.


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