|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2016||very high||not assessed||not assessed|
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An extensive site consisting of a complex of wetlands including salt lake, salt marshes and freshwater marshes, coastal scrub, dunes, agricultural areas including citrus plantations and coastal cliffs. The Akrotiri Peninsula is a congregation site for waterbirds in winter and spring attracting wintering and breeding waterbirds, and a raptor bottleneck site in autumn. Beyond the wetlands, the cliffs host the most important remaining Cyprus breeding colony of Griffon Vultures.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Akrotiri Peninsula - Episkopi Cliffs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2022.