|Location||Greece, Western Greece|
|Central coordinates||21o 45.00' East 37o 45.00' North|
|IBA criteria||B3, C6|
|Altitude||200 - 650m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Ornithological information This is an important site for species characteristic of a mosaic of forest, pasture and olive-groves.
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.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Middle Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos medius||resident||1996||common [units unknown]||-||B3, C6||Least Concern|
|Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia||breeding||1997||present [units unknown]||-||B3, C6||Least Concern|
|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|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland||60%|
|Shrubland||Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis||40%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Management considerations The main threats include illegal hunting, illegal logging and the burning of vegetation. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.
Protection status National None International None
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Foloi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2013
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