|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2019||very high||not assessed||low|
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A volcanic island south of the island of Kos. The island is covered by a mixture of phrygana, maquis and areas of Quercus and Pinus woodland. Half of the islet of Giali is Pinus forest the other half a pumice-stone mine. Human activities include livestock-farming, tourism, and hunting.
The area is important for migratory species.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nisyros island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2021.