Pentashoinos River

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus LC breeding 2005-2011 50-249 breeding pairs B2
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata LC breeding 2005-2011 2-4 breeding pairs B2, C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2005-2011 10-40 breeding pairs A1, C1
Cyprus Warbler Curruca melanothorax LC breeding 2005-2011 2,000-3,000 breeding pairs B3, C6
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca LC breeding 2005-2011 300-500 breeding pairs B3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Troodos Range to South West Shores Περιοχές Εξαιρετικής Φυσικής Καλλονής 238,818 protected area overlaps with site 0
Potamos Pentaschinos Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,055 protected area contained by site 4,047
Periochi Tzionia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,843 protected area is adjacent to site 26
Machairas National Forest Park 4,478 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dasos Machaira Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,428 protected area is adjacent to site 26


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pentashoinos River. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.