GR193
Northeastern peninsula of Crete


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2 (2000)
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Area: 7,500 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
The site includes part of the north-eastern coastline of Crete and the island of Elasa. The area is dominated by phrygana and maquis scrub with some olive-groves and vineyards.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for species associated with coastal cliffs and scrub and for passage migrants.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northeastern peninsula of Crete. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2020.