Episkopi Cliffs

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding - 15-25 breeding pairs B2
Cyprus Warbler Curruca melanothorax LC resident - 20-60 breeding pairs A2
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca LC breeding - 20-60 breeding pairs A2

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)
Episkopi Cliffs Game Reserve 0 protected area contains site 175


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
military -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Episkopi Cliffs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/03/2023.