Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR026 Area of Anthofito
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Criteria: A1, B2, C1, C6
Coordinates: 40o 52' N 22o 43' E (Map)
Altitude: 40-70 m
Area: 1200 ha

Site Description
A village 8km west of Lake Pikrolimni. It is surrounded by cereal farming.

Habitats: Artificial landscapes (100%, Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas)

Land use: agriculture (95%), urban/industrial/transport (5%)

Protection status
National None International None

The site is important for species associated with arable agriculture.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel breeding 1996 80 - good A1, B2, C1, C6

Conservation issues
The main threats include intensification of agriculture, disturbance and the demolition of the old buildings in which there is a colony of Falco naumanni (`Other' threats) .

Threats: agricultural intensification/expansion (high), disturbance to birds (unknown), other (medium)

Source: Important Areas for the Birds of Greece
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