Mount Parnassos

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A3, B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 19,400 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A rugged area of tall cliffs, grassland and Abies and Pinus forests. The main human activities are tourism and livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
An important area for raptors and alpine species. Breeding birds include four of the 10 species in Europe that are restricted (when breeding) to the Eurasian high-montane biome.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Parnassos. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.