Vouraïkos gorge and Kalavryta

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 5,600 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A steep ravine with sheer cliffs, Pinus forest and olive-groves. At higher altitudes pasture land and Abies forests dominate.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vouraïkos gorge and Kalavryta. Downloaded from on 30/10/2020.