Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR142 Venetiko islet
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Criteria: B2
Coordinates: 38o 8' N 26o 1' E (Map)
Altitude: 0-50 m
Area: 9 ha

Site Description
A rocky islet south of Chios.

Habitats: Coastline/rocky areas (100%, Rock stacks and islets)

Land use: unknown

Protection status
National None International None

This is an important site for species of coastal cliffs.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Falco eleonorae Eleonora's Falcon breeding 1992 25 35 unknown B2

Conservation issues
The main threat is hunting and nest destruction of Falco eleonorae . Visitors also cause some disturbance.

Threats: disturbance to birds (medium), unsustainable exploitation (high)

Source: Important Areas for the Birds of Greece
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