Samothraki island

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C2 (2000)
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Area: 14,907 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A mountainous island with oak Quercus forest in the north and extensive olive-groves and scrub in the south. The south-east is largely inaccessible.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for migratory species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Samothraki island. Downloaded from on 26/10/2020.