GR135
Mount Lepetymnos, Lesvos, and surrounding marine area


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A mountain in the north of Lesvos. The vegetation is a mix of dense maquis, oak Quercus woodland, phrygana and olive-groves.



Key biodiversity
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).



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats include a developing road network, tourism development and illegal housing development.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Lepetymnos, Lesvos, and surrounding marine area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.