The area is dominated by maquis, Pinus forests and agricultural land.
The site is important for species associated with scrub and coastal areas. Breeding birds include eight of the 21 species in Europe that are restricted (when breeding) to the Mediterranean biome.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zakynthos island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2019.