GR062
Thessaly plain


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 180,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
The largest plain in Greece. The site is predominantly arable land and villages. Hills covered with phrygana are included.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species found in arable land and holds the largest number of breeding Falco naumanni in Greece.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Thessaly plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2019.