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naturaA big part of the islands of the region, more than 10,000 hectares (ha) has been characterised as protected based on international treaties and it has become part of special pro grammes for the protection of the environment , because of its importance for life on the planet .

Natura 2000 is a European network for the protection of wildlife species and their habitats.

Avifauna
The lagoons of Korission and Antinioti are important for cormorans, herons and ducks, while the lagoon of Lefkimmi is important for species living on the coast. Species of international interest : Phalacrocorax pygmeus (migration), Aythya nyroca (migration), Aquila clanga (wintering).

REGION CODE CATEGORY NAME OF PLACE SURFACE(ha)
GR2230001SCI/SPAANTINIOTI LAGGON (CORFU)189,69
GR2230002SCIKORISSION LAGGON (CORFU)2357,03
GR2230003SCI/SPASALT LAKE OF ALYKES LEFKIMMIS (CORFU)242,96
GR2230004SCIPaxos& ANTIPaxos5649,66
GR2230005SCICOASTAL SEA ZONE FROM KANONI TO MESSOGHI (CORFU)884,14
GR2230007SPAKORISSION LAGOON (CORFU) & LAGOUDIA ISLE1060

 

SCI : Place of importance for the Community

SPA : Place of special importance for Avifauna

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