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Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR141 North Chios
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Criteria: B2, C6
Coordinates: 38o 33' N 26o 0' E (Map)
Altitude: 0-1297 m
Area: 38500 ha

Site Description
The site includes Mount Pelineo. It is dominated by scrub and contains four small wetlands.

Habitats: Artificial landscapes (5%, Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas), Forest (15%, Native coniferous woodland), Shrubland (90%, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis)

Land use: agriculture (80%), not utilised (5%), tourism/recreation (5%), urban/industrial/transport (5%)

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Protection status
National None International None



Birds
This is an important area for species typical of Mediterranean scrub.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Emberiza cineracea Cinereous Bunting breeding 1991 4 4 good B2, C6
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Conservation issues
The trapping of passerines during autumn migration, particularly with lime, is a serious threat. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

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