IBA criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 4,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
The northern part of Syros and the surrounding rocky islets, characterized by coastal and inland cliffs, and dominated by phrygana. Human activities include livestock-farming, fishing and hunting.
An important site for passage raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Pelecanus crispus (passage), Haliaeetus albicilla (passage), Larus audouinii (20 wintering individuals).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Northern Syros. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1082 on 30/05/2023.