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Location Greece, Western Greece
Central coordinates 21o 45.00' East  37o 45.00' North
IBA criteria B3, C6
Area 16,500 ha
Altitude 200 - 650m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Hellenic Ornithological Society



Site description An area of old olive-groves, Quercus woodland and Pinus forests, interspersed with scrub and some pasture and cultivation. Human activities include agriculture, forestry, stock-raising, and hunting.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius resident  1996  common  B3, C6  Least Concern 
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia breeding  1997  present  B3, C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
OROPEDIO FOLOIS - GR2330002 Birds Directive 9,742 protected area contained by site 9,742  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland  60%
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis  40%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 50%
forestry 40%
tourism/recreation 10%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Foloi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2014

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