IBA criteria met: A2, B2 (2000)
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Area: 175 ha
Site description (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.
Thousands of migrants pass over and frequent the area in spring and autumn.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Episkopi Cliffs. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/32 on 31/05/2023.