Paralimni Lake This is an IBA in Danger! 

Country/territory: Cyprus

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2012)
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Area: 353 ha

BirdLife Cyprus
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2016 not assessed very high negligible
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Site summary
Paralimni Lake is a natural, seasonal shallow wetland in the Famagusta district that retains significant bird interest although it is highly disturbed. It is a notable migration site for both waterbirds and other species and an important breeding site for waders notably the Spur-winged Lapwing, Kentish Plover and Black-winged Stilt.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Paralimni Lake. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.