Western, eastern and southern Rhodes

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 50,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
The majority of the area is a mixture of conifer forest and maquis, and phrygana scrub.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for species associated with Mediterranean scrub. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Western, eastern and southern Rhodes. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.