A rugged area of tall cliffs, grassland and Abies and Pinus forests. The main human activities are tourism and livestock-farming.
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.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Parnassos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/05/2020.