IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 27,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
Mountains covered with phrygana and to a lesser degree with maquis and forest. Human activities include livestock-farming, fishing and hunting. The pastures are managed with fire.
This is an important site for passage and breeding raptors and species associated with scrub.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mountains of Naxos. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1083 on 10/06/2023.