Western Skyros and islets

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2012)
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Area: 50,045 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
An area of low hills reaching the coast. Pinus forests occupy the majority of the area.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding raptors, seabirds and species found in coastal scrub.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Western Skyros and islets. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.