Mount Krousia (Mavrovouni and Dysoro)

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2000)
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Area: 18,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
Forested hills south of Lake Kerkini. Fagus forest dominates at higher altitudes and Quercus on the lower slopes.

Key biodiversity
This is an important IBA for breeding and passage raptors and breeding forest passerines. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (2-4 resident individuals), Aquila heliaca (passage), Falco naumanni (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Krousia (Mavrovouni and Dysoro). Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.