Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR101 Delimidi and Fteri mountains, Agrafa
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Criteria: B2, C6
Coordinates: 39o 13' N 21o 34' E (Map)
Altitude: 700-2163 m
Area: 21200 ha

Site Description
An isolated, mountainous area with ravines and gorges and limestone scree in the alpine zone. Forest cover is dominated by fir Abies and pine Pinus with small patches of deciduous woodland. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Habitats: Coastline/rocky areas (35%, Inland cliffs; Scree and boulders), Forest (55%, Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone), Grassland (5%, Mesophile grasslands)

Land use: agriculture (60%), forestry (30%)

Protection status
National Partial International None
1,420ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Tsouka Sakka- Asprorema/Epinianon, Trovatou, 1,420ha). Part of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Ag. Nikalaou/Monastirakiou, 815ha).

The area is important for alpine species and raptors.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Alectoris graeca Rock Partridge resident 1995 Abundant unknown B2
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax Red-billed Chough resident 1995 Common unknown B2, C6
Monticola saxatilis Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush breeding 1995 Common unknown B2
Monticola solitarius Blue Rock-thrush resident 1995 Common unknown B2

Conservation issues
The main threat is from hunting. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Threats: unsustainable exploitation (medium)

Source: Important Areas for the Birds of Greece
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