Mount Kochylas, Skyros

Country/territory: Greece

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

Hellenic Ornithological Society
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2019 high not assessed low
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Site description (baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Kochylas, Skyros. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.