Site description (2000 baseline)
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.
This is an important site for species associated with coastal cliffs and scrub and for passage migrants.
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Northeastern peninsula of Crete. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/northeastern-peninsula-of-crete-iba-greece on 27/02/2024.