Mount Idi, Crete

Country/territory: Greece

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

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Idi, Crete. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.