Year of compilation: 2000
The site contains a variety of wetland and drier habitats including riverine and coastal woodland, sand-dunes, lagoons, saltmarsh and freshwater marsh.
An important site for wintering and passage waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca, Larus audouinii
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The site is seriously threatened by uncontrolled house construction, drainage and infilling of the wetland, and the destruction of woodland.
None370 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Delta Piniou/Stomiou, 370 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pineios delta. Downloaded from
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