Lake Kastoria (Orestiada) IBA

Location:Greece
Area:8,402 acres (3,400 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Ardeola ralloides (Squacco Heron)B2, C2, C6
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)A1, B2, C1, C6
Mergus merganser (Common Merganser)B1i, C3
Microcarbo pygmeus (Pygmy Cormorant)A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Pelecanus crispus (Dalmatian Pelican)A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263