River Axios

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2 (2000)
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Area: 12,400 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
This site contains the River Axios together with patches and islands of riverine forest and pasture.

Key biodiversity
The site is an important corridor for migratory species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila clanga (1-3 wintering individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: River Axios. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.