Mammals

You will not encounter many mammlas on Tilos island. The Monk Seal and the Common Dolphin are important and remarkable species that are frequently found near the coasts of the island.

You will not encounter many mammlas on Tilos island. The Monk Seal and the Common Dolphin are important and remarkable species that are frequently found near the coasts of the island.

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Reptiles and Amphibians

Despite the fact that Tilos is isolated from other islands and has a long distance from Asia Minor coasts, you will encounter numerous reptile species during a nature walk. Lizards usually are found in arid and dry areas and near rocks or stones.

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Birds

More than 100 bird species are travelling above Tilos island. This number is large in relation to the island size and it is considered an important element of its natural environment. For this reason Tilos consitutes an attraction for visitors who come every year in order to observe this diversity.

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Insects

Sixteen diurnal species of lepidopteron insects are found on Tilos island. This number is large compared to the island size.

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