Mount Vourinos

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
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC breeding 1994 rare B2, C6
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 1995 frequent B2, C6

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tservena--Bourinos/Dim. Siatistas--Palaiokastrou Game Refuge 1,425 protected area overlaps with site 1,425
Tservena - Bourinos Dimou Siatistas Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,385 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oros Vourinos (Koryfi Asprovouni) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 774 protected area contained by site 764
Ori Voreiou Vourinou Kai Mellia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,079 protected area contains site 16,893
Kissavos (Exarchou-Knidis-Pontinis-Pyloron) Katafygio Agrias Zois 3,904 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Dry siliceous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Vourinos. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.