GR4340021 - CHERSONISOS RODOPOU
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This is an important area for passage migrants and breeding raptors. Species of concern include Gyps fulvus and Falco biarmicus.
The site is located at the NW part of Crete, (about 20 Km from Chania), and comprises the northern part of Rodopos peninsula. It is characterised by: 1) Vegetated sea cliffs, Aegean cliffs, chasms, screes and sink holes. 2) Phrygana affected by grazing. 3) Local Pistacia lentiscus thickets in a good condition.
Heath, M. F. and Evans, M. I., eds. 2000. Important Bird Areas in Europe: Priority sites for conservation. 2: Southern Europe. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. BirdLife Conservation Series No. 8, p. 791.
Reference: Natura 2000 data form, database release 7 Feb 2014