Summary This IBA with its goat-grazed scrubby vegetation on the steep sides of river beds is part of the within-Cyprus autumn flyway that has the Akrotiri peninsula as its destination. Red-footed Falcons, Common Cranes and Demoiselle Cranes all occur in significant numbers on migration, especially in the autumn months.
Populations of IBA trigger species
||Relationship with IBA
||Overlap with IBA (ha)
|POTAMOS PARAMALIOU CY5000009
||protected area contained by site
||Extent (% of site)
||Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis
|Artificial - terrestrial
||Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves
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