Episkopi Cliffs

Country/territory: Cyprus

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

Protection status:

BirdLife Cyprus

Site description
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Episkopi Cliffs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.