Mount Kyllini (Ziria)

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A limestone mountain with areas of scrub, Abies and Pinus forest. A plateau area is covered by scrub and temporary ponds. There is a limited human presence and the main activities are stock-raising, forestry, tourism, and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for species found in conifer forests and scrub.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from illegal hunting. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National Low International None660 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Boutsiou/Karias, 660 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Kyllini (Ziria). Downloaded from on 19/01/2022.