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Location Greece
Central coordinates 25o 40.23' East  36o 55.36' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
Area 48,700 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2012

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Calonectris diomedea breeding  2007-2012  165-275 breeding pairs  good  B2, C6  Not Recognised 
Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan breeding  2007-2012  1,050-1,410 breeding pairs  good  A1, A4ii, B1ii, B3, C1, C2, C6  Vulnerable 
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis breeding  2000-2008  75-81 breeding pairs  good  B3, C6  Least Concern 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii breeding  2005-2012  10-50 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2, C1, C6  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Mikres Kyklades and Amorgos marine area. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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