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Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: Christos Toskos
GR082 Diapontia islands (Othoni, Erikoussa, Mathraki islands and rocky islets)
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Criteria: B2, C6
Coordinates: 39o 51' N 19o 24' E (Map)
Altitude: 0-393 m
Area: 1500 ha

Site Description
A group of small islands and rocky islets north-west of the island of Corfu. Human activities include agriculture, fishing and tourism.

Habitats: Artificial landscapes (Arable land), Coastline/rocky areas (Sea cliffs and rocky shores), Shrubland (Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis)

Land use: agriculture, fisheries/aquaculture, tourism/recreation

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Protection status
National None International None



Birds
This is an important site for breeding seabirds and raptors

Species Season Year Min Max Acc Criteria
Falco eleonorae Eleonora's Falcon breeding 0 20 40 average B2, C6
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Conservation issues
More research is needed in order to evaluate the importance of the site for migratory species and seabirds.

Threats: unknown (unknown)
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Source: Important Areas for the Birds of Greece
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