An area of low mountains predominantly covered by maquis and phrygana with olive groves at lower altitudes. Human activities include livestock-farming and hunting.
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.
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).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mounts Agia Dynati and Kokkini Rachi, Kefalonia. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022.