Episkopi Cliffs

Country/territory: Cyprus

IBA criteria met: A2, B2 (2000)
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Area: 175 ha

BirdLife Cyprus

Site description (2000 baseline)
The IBA comprises sea cliffs, rocky shores and occasional sandy beaches, and covers Kensington Cliffs, Tunnel Beach, Quarry Beach, Curium, and Gibraltar Point. The cliffs contain steep valleys, gorges and caves, and are included within the UK Sovereign Base Area.

Key biodiversity
Thousands of migrants pass over and frequent the area in spring and autumn.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Episkopi Cliffs. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/episkopi-cliffs-iba-cyprus on 28/11/2023.