Aegean and Western Turkey sclerophyllous and mixed forests

WWF Abstract

Thousands of islands are sprinkled across this ecoregion, providing rocky, scrubby havens for many bird species, especially raptors. Falcons, vultures, and eagles can all be found along the coast of Turkey or Greece.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Countries:Greece, Turkey, Macedonia
Area:32,959,998 acres (13,338,438 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data

Protected Areas

AI GIANNIS - EPTAMYLOI
AISTHITIKO DASOS KALAVRYTON
AISTHITIKO DASOS KOILADAS TEMPON
AKROKORINTHOS
AKRONAFPLIA KAI PALAMIDI
ALYKI AIGIOU
ALYKI KITROUS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI
ALYKI LEFKIMÌIS (KERKYRA)
AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, DELTA LOUROU KAI ARACHTHOU (PETRA, MYTIKAS, EVRYTERI PERIOCHI)
AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, LIMNOTHALASSA KATAFOURKO KAI KORAKONISIA
ANAFI: ANATOLIKO KAI VOREIO TMIMA KAI GYRO NISIDES
ANAFI: CHERSONISOS KALAMOS - ROUKOUNAS
ANATOLIKI KEA
ANATOLIKI RODOS: PROFITIS ILIAS - EPTA PIGES - EKVOLI LOUTANI - KATERGO, REMA GADOURA - CHERSONISOS
ANATOLIKO TMIMA ASTYPALAIAS KAI NISIDES KOUNOUPOI, FTENO, CHONDROPOULO, KOUTSOMYTIS, MONI, AGIA KYRI
ANATOLIKO TMIMA NISOU SYMIS KAI NISIDES KOULOUNDROS, SESKLI, TROUMPETO, MARMARAS, KARAVALONISI, MEGA
ANDROS: KENTRIKO KAI NOTIO TMIMA, GYRO NISIDES KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
ANTICHASIA ORI KAI METEORA
ANTIKYTHIRA - PRASONISI KAI LAGOUVARDOS
ARKOI, LEIPSOI, AGATHONISI KAI VRACHONISIDES
ASTYPALAIA: ANATOLIKO TMIMA, GYRO NISIDES KAI OFIDOUSSA KAI THALASSIA ZONI (AKR. LANTRA - AKR. VRYSI
CHERSONISOS ATHOS
CHERSONISOS SITHONIAS
DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU KAI EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PET
DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU, EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALA
DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI - AXIOUPOLI
DELTA EVROU
DELTA EVROU KAI DYTIKOS VRACHIONAS
DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI
DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA
DELTA PINEIOU
DIAPONTIA NISIA (OTHONOI, EREIKOUSA, MATHRAKI KAI VRACHONISIDES)
DYTIKES KAI VOREIOANATOLIKES AKTES ZAKYNTHOU
DYTIKI MILOS, ANTIMILOS, POLYAIGOS KAI NISIDES
DYTIKI RODOS: ORI ATTAVYROS & AKRAMYTIS, TECHNITI LIMNI APOLAKKIAS KAI NISIDES GEORGIOU, STRONGYLI,
EKVOLES (DELTA) PINEIOU
EKVOLES EVROTA
EKVOLES POTAMOU STRYMONA
ESOTERIKO ARCHIPELAGOS IONIOU (MEGANISI, ARKOUDI, ATOKOS, VROMONAS)
ETHNIKO THALASSIO PARKO ALONNISOU - VOREION SPORADON, ANATOLIKI SKOPELOS
ETHNIKOS DRYMOS OITIS - KOILADA ASOPOU
EVRYTERI PERIOCHI ATHAMANIKON OREON
EVRYTERI PERIOCHI GALAXEIDIOU
FARANGI NEDONA (PETALON - CHANI)
FENGARI SAMOTHRAKIS, ANATOLIKES AKTES, VRACHONISSIDA ZOURAFA KAI THALASSIA ZONI
FOLEGANDROS ANATOLIKI MECHRI DYTIKI SIKINO KAI THALASSIA ZONI
IKARIA - FOURNOI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI
KALON OROS KEFALONIAS
KARLA - MAVROVOUNI - KEFALOVRYSO VELESTINOU - NEOCHORI
KASOS KAI KASONISIA - EVRYTERI THALASSIA PERIOCHI
KATO OLYMPOS, OROS GODAMANI KAI KOILADA RODIAS
KATO ROUS KAI EKVOLES SPERCHEIOU POTAMOU
KEFALONIA: AINOS, AGIA DYNATI KAI KALON OROS
KENTRIKI KAI NOTIA NAXOS: ZAS KAI VIGLA EOS MAVROVOUNI KAI THALASSIA ZONI (ORMOS KARADES - ORMOS MOU
KENTRIKI KARPATHOS: KALI LIMNI - LASTOS - KYRA PANAGIA KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
KERKETIO OROS (KOZIAKAS)
KOILADA ACHELOOU KAI ORI VALTOU
KOILADA FILIOURI
KOILADA KAI EKVOLES SPERCHEIOU - MALIAKOS KOLPOS
KOILADA KOMPSATOU
KOILADA TIMIOU PRODROMOU-MENOIKION
KOLPOS LAGANA ZAKYNTHOU (AKR. GERAKI - KERI) KAI NISIDES MARATHONISI KAI PELOUZO
KOLPOS PALAIOU - ORMOS ELEFTHERON
KORYFES OROUS KYLLINI (ZIRIA) KAI CHARADRA FLAMPOURITSA
KORYFES OROUS MENOIKION - OROS KOUSKOURAS - YPSOMA
KORYFES OROUS PANGAIO
KOS: AKROTIRIO LOUROS - LIMNI PSALIDI - OROS DIKAIOS - ALYKI - PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
KOURI ALMYROU - AGIOS SERAFEIM
KYTHIRA KAI GYRO NISIDES: PRASONISI, DRAGONERA, ANTIDRAGONERA, AVGO, KAPELLO, KOUFO KAI FIDONISI
LESVOS: DYTIKI CHERSONISOS - APOLITHOMENO DASOS
LESVOS: KOLPOS GERAS, ELI NTIPI KAI CHARAMIDA
LESVOS: KOLPOS GERAS, ELOS NTIPI KAI OROS OLYMPOS
LESVOS: KOLPOS KALLONIS KAI CHERSAIA PARAKTIA ZONI
LESVOS: PARAKTIOI YGROTOPOI KOLPOU KALLONIS
LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI
LIMNES KORONEIAS - VOLVIS, STENA RENTINAS KAI EVRYTERI PERIOCHI
LIMNES TRICHONIDA KAI LYSIMACHEIA
LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA
LIMNES VOLVI KAI LAGKADA - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI
LIMNES VOULKARIA KAI SALTINI
LIMNES YLIKI KAI PARALIMNI - SYSTIMA VOIOTIKOU KIFISOU
LIMNI AMVRAKIA
LIMNI DOIRANI
LIMNI DYSTOS
LIMNI KERKINI - KROUSIA - KORYFES OROUS BELES, ANGISTRO - CHAROPO
LIMNI LYSIMACHEIA
LIMNI OZEROS
LIMNI PIKROLIMNI - XILOKERATEA
LIMNI TAKA
LIMNI VOULKARIA
LIMNOS: CHORTAROLIMNI - LIMNI ALYKI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI
LIMNOS: LIMNES CHORTAROLIMNI KAI ALYKI, KOLPOS MOUDROU, ELOS DIAPORI KAI CHERSONISOS FAKOS
LIMNOTHALASSA AGIOU MAMA
LIMNOTHALASSA ANGELOCHORIOU
LIMNOTHALASSA ANTINIOTI (KERKYRA)
LIMNOTHALASSA EPANOMIS KAI THALASSIA PARAKTIA ZONI
LIMNOTHALASSA KALOGRIAS, DASOS STROFYLIAS KAI ELOS LAMIAS, ARAXOS
LIMNOTHALASSA KORISSION (KERKYRA)
LIMNOTHALASSA KORISSION (KERKYRA) KAI NISOS LAGOUDIA
LIMNOTHALASSA KOTYCHI - ALYKI LECHAINON
LIMNOTHALASSA MOUSTOU
LIMNOTHALASSA PYLOU (DIVARI) KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA, AGIOS DIMITRIOS
LIMNOTHALASSES STENON LEFKADAS (PALIONIS - AVLIMON) KAI ALYKES LEFKADAS
MARONEIA - SPILAION
MEGALO KAI MIKRO LIVARI - DELTA XERIA
MIKRES KYKLADES: IRAKLEIA, SCHOINOUSSA, KOUFONISIA, KEROS, ANTIKERIA KAI THALASSIA ZONI
MONI ELONAS KAI CHARADRA LEONIDIOU
Mount Olympus National Park
NAXOS: ORI ANATHEMATISTRA, KORONOS, MAVROVOUNI, ZAS, VIGLATOURI
NISIA ANTIPSARA KAI NISIDES DASKALIO, MASTROGIORGI, PRASONISI, KATO NISI, MESIAKO, KOUTSOULIA
NISIDES KYTHIRON: PRASONISI, DRAGONERA, ANTIDRAGONERA
NISIDES LESVOU (SYMPLEGMA TOMARONISION, KYDONAS, AGIOS GEORGIOS, GLARONISI, KLP)
NISIDES MYKONOU (RINEIA, CHTAPODIA, TRAGONISI)
NISIDES PAROU KAI NOTIA ANTIPAROS
NISIDES SKYROU
NISOI CHRISTIANA
NISOI DESPOTIKO KAI STRONGYLO KAI THALASSIA ZONI
NISOI KINAROS KAI LEVITHA KAI NISIDES LIADIA, PLAKA, GLAROS, MAVRA
NISOI PAXOI KAI ANTIPAXOI
NISOI SAPIENTZA KAI SCHIZA, AKROTIRIO AKRITAS
NISOS AGIOS EFSTRATIOS KAI THALASSIA ZONI
NISOS AMORGOS (VOREIOANATOLIKO TMIMA) KAI NISIDES: PSALIDA, GRAMVOUSSA, NIKOURIA, MIKRO KAI MEGALO V
NISOS ANTIMILOS - THALASSIA PARAKTIA ZONI
NISOS CHALKI KAI NISIDES: KOLOFONA, PANO PRASOUDA, TRAGOUSA, STRONGYLI, AGIOS THEODOROS, MAELONISI,
NISOS FOURNOI KAI NISIDES THYMAINA, ALATSONISI, THYMAINAKI, STRONGYLO, PLAKA, MAKRONISI, MIKROS KAI
NISOS IKARIA (NOTIODYTIKO TMIMA)
NISOS IRAKLEIA, NISOI MAKARES, MIKROS KAI MEGALOS AVELAS, NISIDA VENETIKO IRAKLEIAS
NISOS LEIPSOI (DYTIKO TMIMA) KAI NISIDES: FRAGKOS, MAKRONISI, PILAFI, KAPARI, KALAPODIA, MEGALO ASPR
NISOS NISYROS KAI NISIDES
NISOS PAROS: PETALOUDES
NISOS POLYAIGOS - KIMOLOS
NISOS SYRNA KAI NISIDES MEGALOS ADELFOS, MIKROS ADELFOS, KATSIKAS, MESONISI, PLAKIDA, STEFANIA, NAVA
NISOS TILOS KAI NISIDES: ANTITILOS, PELEKOUSA, GAIDOURONISI, GIAKOUMIS, AGIOS ANDREAS, PRASOUDA, NIS
NOTIA MANI
NOTIA NISYROS KAI STRONGYLI KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
NOTIA SERIFOS
NOTIO AKRO RODOU, PRASONISI, YGROTOPOS LIVADI KATTAVIAS
NOTIO DASIKO SYMPLEGMA EVROU
NOTIOANATOLIKOS PARNASSOS - ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PARNASSOU - DASOS TITHOREAS
NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU
OLYMPIA
ORI ANATOLIKIS LAKONIAS
ORI ARTEMISIO KAI LYRKEIO
ORI BARMPAS, KLOKOS, FARANGI SELINOUNTA
ORI GERANEIA
ORI GIDOVOUNI, CHIONOVOUNI, GAIDOUROVOUNI, KORAKIA, KALOGEROVOUNI, KOULOCHERA KAI PERIOCHI MONEMVASI
ORI PARAMYTHIAS, STENA KALAMA ÊÁÉ STENA ACHERONTA
ORI VARDOUSIA
ORMOS POTAMIAS - AKR. PYRGOS EOS N. GRAMVOUSSA
OROPEDIO FOLOIS
OROS ARAKYNTHOS KAI STENA KLEISOURAS
OROS CHELMOS (AROANIA) - FARANGI VOURAIKOU KAI PERIOCHI KALAVRYTON
OROS CHOLOMONTAS
OROS ERYMANTHOS
OROS FALAKRO
OROS GKIONA
OROS ITAMOS - SITHONIA
OROS KALLIDROMO
OROS KANTILI
OROS MAINALO
OROS MAVROVOUNI
OROS OCHI - KAMPOS KARYSTOU - POTAMI - AKROTIRIO KAFIREFS - PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
OROS OCHI, PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES
OROS OLIGYRTOS
OROS OLYMPOS
OROS OLYMPOS LESVOU
OROS OSSA
OROS OTHRYS, VOUNA GKOURAS KAI FARANGI PALAIOKERASIAS
OROS PAIKO, STENA APSALOU KAI MOGLENITSAS
OROS PANACHAIKO
OROS PANGAIO KAI NOTIES YPOREIES TOU
OROS PARNASSOS
OROS PARNITHA
OROS PARNONAS (KAI PERIOCHI MALEVIS)
OROS PILIO
OROS PILIO KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
OROS STRATONIKON - KORYFI SKAMNI
OROS TAYGETOS
OROS TAYGETOS - LAGKADA TRYPIS
OROS TITAROS
OROS TSEREKAS (AKARNANIKA)
OROS VARASOVA
OROS VARDOUSIA
OROS YMITTOS
OROS ZIREIA (KYLLINI)
PALIOURI - AKROTIRI
PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI APO AKR. KYLLINI EOS TOUMPI - KALOGRIA
PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI APO ARGOSTOLI EOS VLACHATA (KEFALONIA) KAI ORMOS MOUNTA
PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI APO KANONI EOS MESONGI (KERKYRA)
PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI APO PARGA EOS AKROTIRIO AGIOS THOMAS (PREVEZA), AKR. KELADIO - AG. THOMAS
PARAKTIA ZONI DYTIKIS MILOY
PARALIAKI ZONI APO NAFPAKTO EOS ITEA
PERIOCHI ANTHOFYTOU
PERIOCHI CHORTATON (LEFKADA)
PERIOCHI ELASSONAS
PERIOCHI ELOUS ARTZAN
PERIOCHI FARSALON
PERIOCHI LEGRENON - NISIDA PATROKLOU
PERIOCHI NEAPOLIS KAI NISOS ELAFONISOS
PERIOCHI TAMIEFTIRON PROIN LIMNIS KARLAS
PERIOCHI THESSALIKOU KAMPOU
PERIOCHI TYRNAVOU
PIERIA ORI
PLATANITSI - SYKIA: ÁKR. RIGAS - AKR. ADOLO
POTAMOS FILIOURIS
POTAMOS KOMPSATOS (NEA KOITI)
RODOS: AKRAMYTIS, ARMENISTIS, ATTAVYROS, REMATA KAI THALASSIA ZONI (KARAVOLA-ORMOS GLYFADA)
RODOS: PROFITIS ILIAS - EPTA PIGES – PETALOUDES - REMATA
SAMOS: OROS AMPELOS (KARVOUNIS)
SAMOS: OROS KERKETEFS - MIKRO KAI MEGALO SEITANI - DASOS KASTANIAS KAI LEKKAS, AKR. KATAVASIS - LIME
SAMOS: OROS KERKIS
SAMOS: PARALIA ALYKI
SAMOTHRAKI: OROS FENGARI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI
SANTORINI: NEA KAI PALIA KAMENI - PROFITIS ILIAS
SERIFOS: PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES SERIFOPOULA, PIPERI KAI VOUS
SIFNOS: PROFITIS ILIAS MECHRI DYTIKES AKTES KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI
SKYROS: OROS KOCHYLAS
SOUNIO - NISIDA PATROKLOU KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
STENA KALAMAKIOU KAI ORI ZARKOU
STENA NESTOU
STENA RENTINAS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI
SYROS: OROS SYRINGAS EOS PARALIA
THALASSIA PERIOCHI KOLPOU KYPARISSIAS: AKR. KATAKOLO - KYPARISSIA
THALASSIA PERIOCHI STENOU METHONIS
THASOS (OROS YPSARIO KAI PARAKTIA ZONI) KAI NISIDES KOINYRA, XIRONISI
THINES KAI PARALIAKO DASOS ZACHAROS, LIMNI KAIAFA, STROFYLIA, KAKOVATOS
THINES KYPARISSIAS (NEOCHORI - KYPARISSIA)
VOREIA AMORGOS KAI KINAROS, LEVITHA, MAVRA, GLAROS KAI THALASSIA ZONI
VOREIA CHIOS
VOREIA CHIOS KAI NISOI OINOUSSES KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
VOREIA KARPATHOS KAI SARIA KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
VOREIA LESVOS
VOREIA SYROS KAI NISIDES
VOREIODYTIKI KYTHNOS: OROS ATHERAS - AKROTIRIO KEFALOS KAI PARAKTIA ZONI
VOUNA EVROU
VRACHONISIA NOTIOU AIGAIOU: VELOPOULA, FALKONERA, ANANES, CHRISTIANA, PACHEIA, FTENO, MAKRA, ASTAKID
VRAVRONA - PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI
YGROTOPOI KALOGRIAS-LAMIAS KAI DASOS STROFYLIAS
YGROTOPOI NEAS FOKAIAS
YGROTOPOS SCHINIA
YMITTOS - AISTHITIKO DASOS KAISARIANIS - LIMNI VOULIAGMENIS
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