Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR128 Falkonera islet
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Criteria: B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Coordinates: 36o 50' N 23o 53' E (Map)
Altitude: 0-218 m
Area: 140 ha

Site Description
A rocky islet east of Peloponnissos.

Habitats: Coastline/rocky areas (Rock stacks and islets), Shrubland (Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis)

Land use: fisheries/aquaculture

Protection status
National None International None
600 ha of the IBA are covered by Special Protection Area (SPA) NISIDES MIRTOOU PELAGOUS: FALKONERA, VELOPOULA, ANANES(GR3000011).

This is an important site for species associated with cliffs.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Falco eleonorae Eleonora's Falcon breeding 1994 100 - good B1iii, B2, C2, C6

Conservation issues
The area is a candidate SAC

Threats: unknown (unknown)

Source: Important Areas for the Birds of Greece
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