Pineios delta

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, C1 (2000)
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Area: 2,600 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
The site contains a variety of wetland and drier habitats including riverine and coastal woodland, sand-dunes, lagoons, saltmarsh and freshwater marsh.

Key biodiversity
An important site for wintering and passage waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca, Larus audouinii (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pineios delta. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.