|Central coordinates||24o 1.00' East 38o 9.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A4i, B1i, C2|
|Altitude||0 - 250m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Ornithological information A total of 175 species have been recorded at this site.
Site description A coastal marsh enclosed by sand-dunes, Pinus forest and maquis covered hills.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus||passage||1988||325 individuals||-||A4i, B1i, C2||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|ETHNIKO PARKO SCHINIA - MARATHONA - GR3000003||Habitats Directive||1,322||protected area contained by site||1,322|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Native coniferous woodland||-|
|Shrubland||Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis||-|
|Wetlands (inland)||Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing brackish and salt water; Water fringe vegetation||-|
|Sea||Sea inlets and coastal features||-|
|Coastline||Salt marshes; Sand dunes & beaches; Sea cliffs and rocky shores||-|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Other urban and industrial areas||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Management considerations There are plans to establish an Olympic rowing and canoeing centre and golf course on this site, which would destroy most of the area. Other threats include urban development and expansion, both legal and illegal.
Protection status National None International None
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Schinias marsh. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/05/2013
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