Year of compilation: 2000
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
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats include a developing road network, tourism development and illegal housing development.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Lepetymnos, Lesvos, and surrounding marine area. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2022.