Tzena and Pinovo mountains

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 13,154 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
Mounts Tzena and Pinovo form the central part of the Aridaia mountain range. The vegetation comprises extensive broadleaved forests and alpine and subalpine grassland. The site lies adjacent to site 009 in the FYR Macedonia.

Key biodiversity
This is an important breeding and foraging site for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila heliaca (non-breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tzena and Pinovo mountains. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.