An area of low limestone mountains and gorges around the River Venetikos. The river has large areas of shingle along its course. The main habitats are oak Quercus forest, species-rich mixed forest and open wooded pasture. Human activities include forestry, recreation, livestock-farming and hunting.
This is an important site for a range of species associated with forest and pasture.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mounts Orliakas and Tsourgiakas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/07/2020.