Saramas Valley

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
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus LC breeding 2005-2011 50-249 breeding pairs B2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2005-2011 10-40 breeding pairs A1, C1
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca LC breeding 2005-2011 200-400 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.

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 Sarama Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,556 is identical to site 1,556
Troodos Range to South West Shores Περιοχές Εξαιρετικής Φυσικής Καλλονής 238,818 protected area overlaps with site 0
Paphos Μόνιμα Απαγορευμένη Περιοχή Κυνηγίου 55,721 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dasos Pafou Ακτές και Περιοχές Προστασίας της Φύσης 21,286 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Saramas Valley. Downloaded from on 10/08/2022.