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Location Cyprus, Paphos District
Central coordinates 32o 30.81' East  34o 57.79' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, B3, C1
Area 1,556 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2012

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Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus breeding  2005-2011  50-249 breeding pairs  poor  B2  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  2005-2011  10-40 breeding pairs  medium  A1, C1  Near Threatened 
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca breeding  2005-2011  200-400 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS KOILADA SARAMA CY4000019 Birds Directive 1,557 is identical to site 1,556  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  57%
Forest Native coniferous woodland  10%
Grassland   5%
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis  23%
Wetlands (inland)   5%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Saramas Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/07/2014

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