Mount Kedros and Kourtaliotiko gorge, Crete

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 12,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
A steep mountain and gorge dominated by phrygana. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding raptors, montane and scrub species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Kedros and Kourtaliotiko gorge, Crete. Downloaded from on 08/06/2023.