Serifos island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii LC breeding 2001-2010 9-21 breeding pairs A1, C1
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 2005 57 breeding pairs B2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Serifos: Paraktia Zoni Kai Nisides Serifopoula; Piperi Kai Vous Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,391 protected area overlaps with site 0
Notia Serifos Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,754 protected area overlaps with site 2,914
Kentarchos-Galini (Serifos) Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,121 protected area contained by site 0
Kentarchos--Galini/Serifos Game Refuge 800 protected area contained by site 800
Chora-Agia Kyriaki (Serifos) Katafygio Agrias Zois 226 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chora--AG. Kiriaki/Serifos Game Refuge 200 protected area contained by site 200


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Serifos island. Downloaded from on 03/12/2020.