CY015
Pafos Forest


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2005-2011 500-900 breeding pairs B2, C6
Cyprus Scops-owl Otus cyprius LC breeding 2005-2011 1,200-3,500 breeding pairs B2
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata LC breeding 2005-2012 10-12 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus LC breeding 2009-2012 500-2,000 breeding pairs B2
Coal Tit Periparus ater LC breeding 2005-2012 15,000-30,000 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2005-2011 250-750 breeding pairs C6
Cyprus Warbler Curruca melanothorax LC breeding 2005-2012 4,000-7,000 breeding pairs A2, B3, C6
Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla LC breeding 2005-2012 2,000-4,000 breeding pairs C6
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca LC breeding 2005-2012 5,000-8,000 breeding pairs A2, B3, C6
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding 2005-2012 500-1,500 breeding pairs B3, C6

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)
Zoni Eidikis Prostasias Koilada Diarizou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,929 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Troodos Range to South West Shores Περιοχές Εξαιρετικής Φυσικής Καλλονής 238,818 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tripylos - Mavroi Kremmoi Nature Reserve 3,331 protected area contained by site 0
Periochi Stayros Tis Psokas - Karkavas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,055 protected area contained by site 5,055
Periochi Platy Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 623 protected area contained by site 623
Periochi Agiatis Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 510 protected area contained by site 510
Paphos Permanent Game Reserve 61,050 protected area overlaps with site 50,000
Paphos Μόνιμα Απαγορευμένη Περιοχή Κυνηγίου 55,721 protected area contained by site 0
Koilada Kedron - Kampos Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18,258 protected area contained by site 18,234
Koilada Diarizou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,358 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dasos Pafou Ακτές και Περιοχές Προστασίας της Φύσης 21,286 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dasos Pafou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 60,226 protected area contained by site 60,225

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Arable land -
Other -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pafos Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2022.