IBA criteria met: A1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2012)
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Area: 14,403 ha
Site description (baseline)
A mountain in the north of Lesvos. The vegetation is a mix of dense maquis, oak Quercus woodland, phrygana and olive-groves.
The site is of importance for breeding and passage raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (non-breeding).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Lepetymnos, Lesvos, and surrounding marine area. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1133 on 29/05/2023.