|Location||Greece, Ipiros,Western Macedonia|
|Central coordinates||20o 50.00' East 40o 20.00' North|
|IBA criteria||B2, C6|
|Altitude||800 - 2,520m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Site description A mountain range on the Albanian border, with extensive pasture land, forests and cliffs. Human activities include forestry, livestock-farming, and hunting.
Key Biodiversity This is an important area for resident raptors and species associated with alpine habitats.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos||resident||1997||3-5 breeding pairs||good||B2, C6||Least Concern|
|Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis||breeding||1997||frequent||-||B2||Least Concern|
|Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris||breeding||1996||frequent||-||B2, C6||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Arrenon Gramou/gramou||Game Refuge||3,200||protected area overlaps with site||3,200|
|Grammos (mixed forest)||Biogenetic Reserves||130||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Grammos Forest||Natural Monument||130||protected area contained by site||130|
|Katafiki/Gramou||Game Refuge||1,100||protected area overlaps with site||1,100|
|Patoma, Mavri Petra, Limes, Arena, Lioukou, Stavro||Game Refuge||2,769||protected area overlaps with site||2,769|
|Psoriarika-Tsarno||Game Refuge||4,100||protected area overlaps with site||4,100|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone||-|
|Grassland||Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland||-|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers and streams||-|
|Rocky areas||Inland cliffs||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status National Partial International Partial2,769 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Patoma, Mavri Petra, Limes, Arena, Lioukou, Stavro, 2,769 ha). 1,100 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Katafiki/Gramou, 1,100 ha). 3,200 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Arrenon Gramou/Gramou, 3,200 ha). 4,100 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Reserve (Psoriarika-Tsarno, 4,100 ha). 130 ha of IBA covered by Natural Monument (Grammos Forest, 130 ha). Part of IBA covered by Biogenetic Reserve.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Gramos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2015
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