State of the world's birds case studies

State: What we know about the changing state of birds
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Iezekiel, S., Makris, C. and Antoniou, A. (2004) Important Bird Areas of European Union importance in Cyprus. Nicosia: BirdLife Cyprus.
  • Cyprus Ornithological Society (2000) Cyprus annual bird report. Cyprus Ornithological Society: Cyprus
  • Cyprus Ornithological Society (2001) Annual Report 2001. Cyprus Ornithological Society: Cyprus
  • BirdLife Cyprus (2002) Annual report 2002. BirdLife Cyprus: Cyprus
  • European Commission (2014) National Summary for Article 12 2008-2012 Cyprus

Cyprus at a glance




9,251 km2

BirdLife Partner

BirdLife Cyprus


Total number of birds 276
Globally threatened birds 8
Country endemics 2

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 34
Total IBA area 310,022 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2021) Country profile: Cyprus. Available from Checked: 2021-05-09