Northern Chios

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
The site includes Mount Pelineo. It is dominated by scrub and contains four small wetlands.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for species typical of Mediterranean scrub.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The trapping of passerines during autumn migration, particularly with lime, is a serious threat. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Northern Chios. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.