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Mount Taygetos


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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1996 uncommon A3
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata LC resident 1996 3-4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1996 3-10 breeding pairs A1, C1
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator LC breeding 1996 common B2
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1997 200 breeding pairs C2
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 1996 uncommon A3
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala LC resident 1996 abundant A3
Rüppell's Warbler Sylvia ruppeli LC breeding 1996 uncommon A3, B3
Eastern Orphean Warbler Sylvia crassirostris LC breeding 1996 uncommon B2
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans LC breeding 1996 common A3
Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer LC resident 1996 common A3
Blue Rock-thrush Monticola solitarius LC resident 1996 common B2
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 1996 abundant A3
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding 1996 uncommon A3

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Oros Taygetos Spilaio Trachilas Spilaio Vatsinidi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 53,688 protected area contained by site 53,367
Oros Taygetos - Lagkada Trypis Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 48,817 protected area contained by site 48,786
Ntoumpitsia (Exochoriou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 834 protected area contained by site 0
Lagkada Trypis Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,693 protected area contained by site 1,589
Lada/Karveliou Game Refuge 1,300 protected area overlaps with site 1,300
Farangi Nedona (Petalon - Chani) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,269 protected area overlaps with site 671
Doubitsa--Kentreas--Vribitsa/Exochoriou Game Refuge 1,000 protected area overlaps with site 1,000
Anadasoseis (Potamia-Vasilikis-Vasilakiou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 445 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agios Ioannis - Agios Georios periochi Lada, Karveliou, Artemisias Dimou Kalamatas Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,265 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Taygetos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.