Site description (2000 baseline)
The site is dominated by mixed Quercus and Fagus forest with Pinus plantations.
The area is important for breeding and passage raptors and resident species of forest, scrub and arable land. Breeding birds include seven of the 21 species that are restricted in Europe to the Mediterranean biome (when breeding). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila clanga (passage), Aquila heliaca (passage), Falco naumanni.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dadia - Dereio - Aisymi forest. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/dadia--dereio--aisymi-forest-iba-greece on 02/12/2023.