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GR182 Krioneritis mountain
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Criteria: B2, B3, C6
Coordinates: 35o 14' N 24o 21' E (Map)
Altitude: 300-1300 m
Area: 15000 ha

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Site Description
A rugged mountain covered with phrygana and rocky sites. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Habitats: Coastline/rocky areas (40%, Inland cliffs; Scree and boulders), Shrubland (70%, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis)

Land use: agriculture (70%), not utilised (30%)

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Protection status
National None International None
4680 ha of the IBA are covered by Special Protection Area (SPA) FARAGGI KALLIKRATIS-ARGOYLIANO FARAGGI-OROPEDIO MANIKA(GR4340019).


Birds
This is an important site for raptors and species occurring in scrub.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Gypaetus barbatus Lammergeier resident 1996 1 1 good B2
Sylvia rueppelli Rueppell's Warbler breeding 1996 Frequent unknown B3, C6
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Conservation issues
The main threat is from the high grazing pressure and anthropogenic fires. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

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