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Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR071 Ioannina city and neighbouring area
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Criteria: A1, B2, C1, C6
Coordinates: 39o 40' N 20o 51' E (Map)
Altitude: 0-470 m
Area: 8000 ha

Site Description
The IBA includes the city of Ioannina and the surrounding arable land and hills.

Habitats: Artificial landscapes (90%, Arable land; Forestry plantations; Other urban and industrial areas), Shrubland (10%, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis)

Land use: agriculture (85%), unknown (10%), urban/industrial/transport (5%)

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Protection status
National None International None



Birds
The site is important for species associated with arable agriculture.

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel breeding 1996 50 150 poor A1, B2, C1, C6
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Conservation issues
The main threat is the intensification of agriculture. The demolition of old buildings is a particular threat to Falco naumanni (`Other' threats).

Threats: abandonment/reduction of land management (medium), agricultural intensification/expansion (high), industrialization/urbanization (unknown), other (medium), unsustainable exploitation (unknown)
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Source: Important Areas for the Birds of Greece
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