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Mount Othrys


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1996 4-6 breeding pairs C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 1996 uncommon B2, C6
Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis LC breeding 1996 frequent B2
Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus LC resident 1996 abundant B3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vathy Gkreki (Kokkoton-Iera Moni Xenias-Vrynainas) Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,295 protected area overlaps with site 0
Taratsa/Pelasgias-Milon Game Refuge 1,450 protected area overlaps with site 1,450
Sapounas/Neraida Game Refuge 1,700 protected area overlaps with site 1,700
Sapounas (Nerá¿das) Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,113 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pr. Ilias-Afrati/Lamias-Divris Game Refuge 3,550 protected area overlaps with site 0
Platanos Game Refuge 1,470 protected area overlaps with site 1,470
P. Platanos-Ampelia Kofon (Kokkoton-Platanou-Kofon) Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,589 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oros Othrys; Vouna Gkouras Kai Farangi Palaiokerasias Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 31,234 is identical to site 31,079
Neraida-Logitsi Game Refuge 1,230 protected area overlaps with site 1,230
Fardikoli-Peria-Ag. Vlasias/Vrinainas-Ag. Ioannou Game Refuge 540 protected area overlaps with site 540
Bathi Greki/Kokoton--I.M. Xenias Game Refuge 1,310 protected area overlaps with site 1,310
Anavra Koinotita Anavras Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,108 protected area overlaps with site 0
(Nerá¿das) (Longitsiou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,250 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Dry siliceous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Othrys. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/11/2020.