Mount Parnitha

Country/territory: Greece

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

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
The higher parts of the mountain are dominated by Abies forest and lower areas by Pinus forest, maquis and phrygana. Part of the site is a military area. The main human activity is recreation and tourism.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for species associated with conifer forests and upland scrub.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Parnitha. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.