Psara and Antipsara islands and surrounding islets

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2012)
For more information about IBA criteria, please click here

Area: 14,697 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
A group of islands covered with maquis and phrygana and few trees. The main activities include fishing and stock-raising and some tourism.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding seabirds, and breeding and passage raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Psara and Antipsara islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.