Mount Vardousia

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 21,300 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A rugged mountain with an extensive alpine zone, limited Abies woodland, and extensive grasslands. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
An important site for resident raptors, forest and alpine grassland.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Vardousia. Downloaded from on 24/10/2020.