Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 2000
A steep mountain and gorge dominated by phrygana. The main human activity is livestock-farming.
An important site for breeding raptors, montane and scrub species.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Part of the area is a candidate SAC.
Partial6,021 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Zoros-Agathi-Kedros, 6,021 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Kedros and Kourtaliotiko gorge, Crete. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 23/03/2023.