The svelte Eleonora (Falco eleonorae) is the most remarkable species of bird that come to the islands. The Falcons nest on the cliffs of the coast and the shrill cry is heard from afar. It is a rare sight until thirty hawks together as a group tend to hunt in flocks.
The rarest of bird of prey nesting in the cliffs even the Northern Sporades is the Bonelli's eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus). In form and shape resembles a large kite, and if you are among the lucky, you can enjoy the spectacular sight of a Bonelli's eagle that chases rabbits.

National Marine Park
Zone B  
Brief Description of Zone B

PERMITTED ACTIVITIES: The entire area of ZONE B is open to visits and there are no specific restrictions, with the exception of free camping and the lighting of fires. Swimming and walking are amongst the simplest and most interesting ways of coming in contact with the natural environment. In addition, amateur fishing is allowed according to the rules laid down in the Fisheries Code.

monachus monachus

The seal Monachus Monachus or Mediterranean monk seal is a marine mammal which belongs to the seal family. It is represented on ancient Greek coins and passages in Homer describe it basking in the sun on sandy beaches. Today, its habitat is restricted to small uninhabited islands, inaccessible rocky shores and caves.

National Marine Park
Zone A  
Brief Description of Zone A

The National Marine Park of Alonissos, is the first to be founded at Greece. It is situated in Eastern Central Greece, in the region of the North Sporades Islands, which belongs administravely to the district of Skopelos in the Prefecture of Magnesia.

Alonissos is the largest island in the Park. The highest level of local government within the Park is the County Council of Alonissos. The Park also encompresses six smaller islands (Peristera, KyraPanagia, Gioura, Skantzoura, Piperi) and 22 uninhabited islands and rocky outcrops.