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Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR131 Rocky islets of Limnos island
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Criteria: A1, A4ii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Coordinates: 40o 1' N 25o 8' E (Map)
Altitude: 0-50 m
Area: 4 ha

Site Description
The islets are approximately 300m from the shore and are vegetated with phrygana. The main human activities are water-sports and angling.

Habitats: Coastline/rocky areas (100%, Rock stacks and islets), Shrubland (70%, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis)

Land use: not utilised, tourism/recreation, water management

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Protection status
National None International None
125 ha of the IBA are covered by Special Protection Area (SPA) NISIDES KAI VRACHONISIDES LIMNOU: NHSOS SERGITSI KAI NISIDES DIAVATES, KOMPIO, KASTRIA, TIGANI, KARVALAS, PRASONISI(GR4110008).


Birds
The site is important for species associated with coastal cliffs.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Larus audouinii Audouin's Gull breeding 1998 50 - good A1, C1, C6
Falco eleonorae Eleonora's Falcon breeding 1998 120 - good A4ii, B2, C2
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Conservation issues
Potential threats to the site are disturbance from tourists and fishermen.

Threats: disturbance to birds (unknown), recreation/tourism (unknown)
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Source: Important Areas for the Birds of Greece
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