Mounts Agia Dynati and Kokkini Rachi, Kefalonia

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of low mountains predominantly covered by maquis and phrygana with olive groves at lower altitudes. Human activities include livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for raptors and a range of passerines associated with a mosaic of forest, scrub and agricultural land.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from infrastructural developments, hunting and agricultural intensification. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National Low International Low575 ha of IBA covered by National Park (Ainos, 2,862 ha). 1,787 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Vouno Atros/Ag. Nikolaou-Porou, 1,787 ha). 575 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Ethnikos Drymos Ainou, 2,779 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mounts Agia Dynati and Kokkini Rachi, Kefalonia. Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.