GR115
Mount Kochylas, Skyros


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, B3, C1, C6 (2000)
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Area: 5,500 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 high not assessed low
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Site description
A rugged mountain chain which forms high cliffs along the south-east coast of Skyros. The dominant vegetation is phrygana with small patches of grassland and Quercus and Acer woodland.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for seabirds, raptors and species associated with scrub.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Kochylas, Skyros. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.