Site description (2000 baseline)
An area of hills and gorges dominated by phrygana vegetation. The main human activities are agriculture, particularly livestock-farming, hunting and tourism.
This is an important site for passage migrants and raptors and species associated with cliffs and hills.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Zakrou, Crete. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mount-zakrou-crete-iba-greece on 30/11/2023.