Site description (2000 baseline)
Rocky islands characterized by steep cliffs and scree with phrygana as the dominant vegetation. The main human activities are livestock-farming and hunting.
This is an important location for species associated with Mediterranean scrub and for breeding seabirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (breeding).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Saria island and northern Karpathos. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/saria-island-and-northern-karpathos-iba-greece on 04/10/2023.