Tilos island and surrounding islets

Year of compilation: 2000

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.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is overgrazing. A planned quarry may also pose a serious threat.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tilos island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.