Pineios delta

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 1996 80 individuals A1, C1

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Koilada Tempon Larisas Aisthitiko dasos 1,752 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kato Olympos; Oros Godamani Kai Koilada Rodias Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 25,008 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kato Olympos - Kallipefki Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,719 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Delta Piniou/Stomiou Game Refuge 370 protected area contained by site 370
Delta Pineiou (Stomiou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 336 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta Pineiou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,331 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pineios delta. Downloaded from on 19/10/2021.