Kato Pafos Lighthouse Area

Country/territory: Cyprus

IBA criteria met: B1b (2022)
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Area: 88 ha

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IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2022 not assessed medium low
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Site summary
This is a small headland site in the heart of Pafos town, dominated by an archaeological site that includes both areas of rough grassland and some gardens. It is important principally for its rocky coastline, which hosts Greater Sand Plover on migration and in the winter.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kato Pafos Lighthouse Area. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023.