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Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR100 Mount Foloi
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Criteria: B3, C6
Coordinates: 37o 45' N 21o 45' E (Map)
Altitude: 200-650 m
Area: 16500 ha

Site Description
An area of old olive-groves, Quercus woodland and Pinus forests, interspersed with scrub and some pasture and cultivation. Human activities include agriculture, forestry, stock-raising, and hunting.

Habitats: Forest (60%, Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland), Shrubland (40%, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis)

Land use: agriculture (50%), forestry (40%), tourism/recreation (10%)

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Protection status
National None International None
9742 ha of the IBA are covered by Special Protection Area (SPA) OROPEDIO FOLOIS(GR2330002).


Birds
This is an important site for species characteristic of a mosaic of forest, pasture and olive-groves.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Dendrocopos medius Middle Spotted Woodpecker resident 1996 Common unknown B3, C6
Emberiza caesia Cretzschmar's Bunting breeding 1997 - - unknown B3, C6
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Conservation issues
The main threats include illegal hunting, illegal logging and the burning of vegetation. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Threats: agricultural intensification/expansion (low), burning of vegetation (medium), deforestation (commercial) (medium), recreation/tourism (low), unsustainable exploitation (high)
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Source: Important Areas for the Birds of Greece
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