GR191
Thrypti and Orno mountains, Crete


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Two mountains dominated by scrub with some Pinus woodland, recently reduced in extent by fire. Human activities include livestock-farming and hunting.



Key biodiversity
This is an important site for resident raptors and species associated with upland scrub.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from agricultural expansion. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.



Protected areas
National Partial International NonePart of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Monastiraki/Pachias Ammou-Kato Choriou, 700 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Thrypti and Orno mountains, Crete. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.