Tilos island and surrounding islets

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2 (2000)
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Area: 17,749 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A group of rocky islands dominated by phrygana. Human activities include agriculture, livestock-farming, and fishing.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for resident raptors and species of Mediterranean scrub.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tilos island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from on 27/10/2020.