Paramali River and Plateau

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
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC passage 2005-2011 200-400 individuals B1i, C3
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2005-2011 100-2,000 individuals B1i, C2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2005-2011 10-40 breeding pairs A1, C1
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU passage 2005-2011 50-450 individuals A1, C1
Cyprus Warbler Curruca melanothorax LC breeding 2005-2011 1,000-2,000 breeding pairs B3
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca LC breeding 2005-2011 300-500 breeding pairs B3

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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Troodos Range to South West Shores Περιοχές Εξαιρετικής Φυσικής Καλλονής 238,818 protected area contains site 0
Potamos Paramaliou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,782 protected area contained by site 1,781


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Arable land -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Paramali River and Plateau. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.