Database release:

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)



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1.1 Type


1.2 Site code


1.3 Site name


1.4 First Compilation date


1.5 Update date


1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Υπουργείο Περιβάλλοντος και Ενέργειας

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:2001-10
National legal reference of SPA designationJMD HP 37338/1807/E103/6-9-2010 (OJ 1495 B)


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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:


2.2 Area [ha]


2.3 Marine area [%]

No information provided

2.4 Sitelength [km] (optional):

No information provided

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
GR12Kentriki Makedonia

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (0.00 %) Marine Mediterranean (0.00 %)


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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

No habitat types are reported for the site

3.2 Species referred to in Article 4 of Directive 2009/147/EC and listed in Annex II of Directive 92/43/EEC and site evaluation for them

Species Population in the site Site assessment
G Code Scientific Name S NP T Size Unit Cat. D.qual. A|B|C|D A|B|C
      MinMax  Pop.Con.Iso.Glo.
BA402Accipiter brevipes          DD 
BA168Actitis hypoleucos    11  70   
BA247Alauda arvensis          DD 
BA229Alcedo atthis          DD 
BA054Anas acuta    251  500   
BA052Anas crecca    501  1000   
BA053Anas platyrhynchos     
BA053Anas platyrhynchos    251  500   
BA394Anser albifrons albifrons          DD 
BA226Apus apus          DD   
BA028Ardea cinerea     
BA169Arenaria interpres    11  50   
BA059Aythya ferina    11  60   
BA059Aythya ferina    11  40   
BA061Aythya fuligula          DD 
BA396Branta ruficollis          DD 
BA133Burhinus oedicnemus     
BA087Buteo buteo     
BA243Calandrella brachydactyla    12     
BA243Calandrella brachydactyla    11  50   
BA144Calidris alba    20   
BA149Calidris alpina    501  1000   
BA149Calidris alpina    51  100   
BA147Calidris ferruginea    501  1000   
BA145Calidris minuta    51  100   
BA145Calidris minuta    101  250   
BA861Calidris pugnax    101  250   
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus          DD 
BA138Charadrius alexandrinus    16  16   
BA138Charadrius alexandrinus    20   
BA137Charadrius hiaticula     
BA198Chlidonias leucopterus    11  50   
BA080Circaetus gallicus    11  20     
BA082Circus cyaneus     
BA083Circus macrourus          DD 
BA113Coturnix coturnix    100   
BA036Cygnus olor     
BA738Delichon urbicum (urbica)          DD 
BA738Delichon urbicum (urbica)          DD 
BA429Dendrocopos syriacus     
BA026Egretta garzetta    11  60   
BA379Emberiza hortulana          DD 
BA098Falco columbarius     
BA103Falco peregrinus       
BA321Ficedula albicollis          DD 
BA125Fulica atra    101  250   
BA153Gallinago gallinago    10   
BA153Gallinago gallinago    20   
BA002Gavia arctica     
BA002Gavia arctica     
BA130Haematopus ostralegus     
BA131Himantopus himantopus    20  20   
BA251Hirundo rustica          DD 
BA251Hirundo rustica          DD 
BA862Hydrocoloeus minutus    11  50   
BA022Ixobrychus minutus    10   
BA233Jynx torquilla          DD 
BA338Lanius collurio    10   
BA338Lanius collurio          DD 
BA339Lanius minor          DD 
BA182Larus canus          DD 
BA179Larus ridibundus    1000  1500     
BA179Larus ridibundus    1000  1000     
BA156Limosa limosa    251  500   
BA246Lullula arborea    11  60   
BA855Mareca penelope    501  1000   
BA069Mergus serrator    11  40   
BA230Merops apiaster          DD 
BA875Microcarbo pygmaeus     
BA260Motacilla flava          DD 
BA260Motacilla flava          DD 
BA768Numenius arquata arquata    51  100   
BA768Numenius arquata arquata    10   
BA023Nycticorax nycticorax          DD 
BA355Passer hispaniolensis          DD 
BA355Passer hispaniolensis          DD 
BA072Pernis apivorus          DD 
BA391Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis    10   
BA391Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis    22  22   
BA663Phoenicopterus roseus    170  170   
BA140Pluvialis apricaria    11  80   
BA141Pluvialis squatarola    11  50   
BA007Podiceps auritus          DD       
BA005Podiceps cristatus    15   
BA005Podiceps cristatus    10   
BA008Podiceps nigricollis     
BA008Podiceps nigricollis     
BA119Porzana porzana          DD 
BA249Riparia riparia          DD 
BA857Spatula clypeata    101  250   
BA193Sterna hirundo     
BA885Sternula albifrons     
BA210Streptopelia turtur          DD 
BA228Tachymarptis melba          DD 
BA161Tringa erythropus    51  100   
BA166Tringa glareola    11  40   
BA164Tringa nebularia    20   
BA165Tringa ochropus    11  60   
BA163Tringa stagnatilis    11  60   
BA162Tringa totanus    11  60   
BA162Tringa totanus    501  1000   
BA162Tringa totanus    11  60   
BA892Zapornia parva    10   
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, I = Invertebrates, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Type: p = permanent, r = reproducing, c = concentration, w = wintering (for plant and non-migratory species use permanent)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the Standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting (see reference portal)
  • Abundance categories (Cat.): C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present - to fill if data are deficient (DD) or in addition to population size information
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation); VP = 'Very poor' (use this category only, if not even a rough estimation of the population size can be made, in this case the fields for population size can remain empty, but the field "Abundance categories" has to be filled in)

3.3 Other important species of flora and fauna (optional)


Population in the site


Group CODE Scientific Name S NP Size Unit Cat. Species Annex Other categories
     MinMax C|R|V|PIVVABCD
A136Charadrius dubius                 
A136Charadrius dubius               
A136Charadrius dubius               
A136Charadrius dubius                 
A136Charadrius dubius                 
A136Charadrius dubius               
A207Columba oenas                   
A207Columba oenas                   
A207Columba oenas                   
A687Columba palumbus palumbus                   
A687Columba palumbus palumbus                   
A150Limicola falcinellus               
A150Limicola falcinellus               
A152Lymnocryptes minimus    10             
A152Lymnocryptes minimus    10             
A152Lymnocryptes minimus    10             
A058Netta rufina    10             
A058Netta rufina    10             
A058Netta rufina    10             
A158Numenius phaeopus    10             
A158Numenius phaeopus    10             
A158Numenius phaeopus    10             
A435Oenanthe isabellina                   
A435Oenanthe isabellina                   
A006Podiceps grisegena               
A006Podiceps grisegena               
A006Podiceps grisegena               
Syngnathus abaster                   
Syngnathus abaster                   
A004Tachybaptus ruficollis    10             
A004Tachybaptus ruficollis    10             
A004Tachybaptus ruficollis    10             
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, Fu = Fungi, I = Invertebrates, L = Lichens, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • CODE: for Birds, Annex IV and V species the code as provided in the reference portal should be used in addition to the scientific name
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting, (see reference portal)
  • Cat.: Abundance categories: C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present
  • Motivation categories: IV, V: Annex Species (Habitats Directive), A: National Red List data; B: Endemics; C: International Conventions; D: other reasons


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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover

Total Habitat Cover


Other Site Characteristics

A sand-covered shore created by the wind and strong wave action with a small lagoon. Sandy heathland of limited extension with Artemisia campestris, Spartium junceum, Holoschoenus vulgaris is incorporated within the well developed dune system of the site. Reed bed formations occupy artificial ditches and canals, as well as places where saline water is accumulated.

4.2 Quality and importance

This is an important site for wintering ducks and breeding, passage and wintering waders. Species of concern include Glareola praticola.

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

Negative Impacts
RankThreats and pressures [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]

Rank: H = high, M = medium, L = low
Pollution: N = Nitrogen input, P = Phosphor/Phosphate input, A = Acid input/acidification,
T = toxic inorganic chemicals, O = toxic organic chemicals, X = Mixed pollutions
i = inside, o = outside, b = both

4.4 Ownership (optional)

No information provided

4.5 Documentation (optional)

1)Mills, S. (2011), Birdwatching in Nothern Greece, Birdwing Books, ISBN: 97809567770032)Vasilakis, K., Panayotopoulou, M. & Tsakona, G. (1994), Important Areas for the Birds of Greece. An introduction to important biotopes of Greece, Hellenic Ornithological Society , ISBN: 9608559707 3)Vlachos Ch., Chatzinikos E., Kiousis D., Dimou P., Bontzorlos V., Dedousopoulou E., Braziotis S., Xenos A., Stefanou L. Birtsas P., Vlachaki D. and Kontos K. (version Coordinators) 2015. Updated version of the descriptive database of the Natura 2000 network of the Study 9 «Monitoring and Evaluation of Bird Species Conservation Status in Greece» Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Athens, Partnership Consulting Firms" "F.FASOULAS-N.MANTZIOS" EU - RODOULA GEORGE KONSTANTINIDOU - "ATH.TZAKOPOULOS AND Co." EU ", Thessaloniki.4)NATURA 2000 Network descriptive & geographical database (2012).


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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level (optional):

Code Cover [%]

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites (optional):

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
GR95Tsairi Dimou Epanomis*97.82

5.3 Site designation (optional)

No information provided


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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

No information provided

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

No, but in preparation

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

No information provided



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