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Tymfi (Gkamila) and Smolikas mountains


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1996 frequent B2
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 1997 5 breeding pairs B2, C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding - 4-10 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident - 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1997 uncommon B2, C6
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 1997 700 breeding pairs A3
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC resident - present A3
Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis LC breeding 1997 frequent B2
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC resident - present A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC resident - present A3

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)
Zones Ia, Ib kai Ic Ethnikou Parkou Pindou Periochi prostasias tis fysis se ethniko parko 13,865 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vikos-Aoos Ethnikos Drymos (pirinas) 3,238 protected area contained by site 12,600
Vikos-Aoos Ethnikos Drymos (perifereiaki zoni) 9,595 protected area contained by site 0
Vasilitsa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,043 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Valia Kyrna (Samarinas) Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,710 protected area contained by site 0
Perifereiakes zones P1, P2, P3 kai P4 Ethnikou Parkou Pindou Periferiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou 48,387 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parletzi--Avalos/Vrisochoriou--Hliochoriou Game Refuge 3,900 protected area contained by site 3,900
Papigko Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,059 protected area contained by site 0
Padon Game Refuge 2,080 protected area contained by site 2,080
Pades Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,076 protected area contained by site 0
Oros Tymfi (Gkamila) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 27,764 protected area contained by site 27,416
Koryfes Orous Smolikas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19,706 protected area contained by site 0
Koryfes Orous Smolikas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19,706 protected area contained by site 19,976
Kentriko Zagori Kai Anatoliko Tmima Orous Mitsikeli Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 53,409 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kentriko Tmima Zagoriou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 32,942 protected area overlaps with site 2,545
Kedros-Papigou Game Refuge 1,017 protected area overlaps with site 1,017
Iliochoriou - Vrysochoriou Dimou Tymfis Katafygio Agrias Zois 4,479 protected area contained by site 0
Ethnikos Drymos Vikou - Aoou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,965 protected area contained by site 12,794
Ethniko Parko Pindou Ethniko Parko 146,259 protected area overlaps with site 0
Charadras Aoou/Konitsas--Eleftherou-Papigou Game Refuge 3,600 protected area contained by site 3,600
Charadra Aoou (Konitsas-Eleftherou-Papigkou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 3,523 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tymfi (Gkamila) and Smolikas mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/07/2020.