The area has now been declared a Special Protection Area for birds and forms part of the pan-European NATURA 2000 network. Highlights have in the past included Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus Crispus, Great Black-headed Gull Larus Ichthyaetus and Lesser. Near the lake there is also a mini zoo, with Ducks, Goats, Donkeys and other animals.
This is a seasonal lake declared as a special protection area for birds forming part of the pan-European NATURA 2000 network. It introduces Flamingo, Heron species, Crakes, Waders, White-tailed Lapwing and Spur-winged Lapwing breeds.
The NATURA 2000 Oroklini Lake is a natural marshy lake, which has also been classified under the Habitats Directive as a SCI due to its halophytic marsh vegetation. The lake is one of the top sites across Cyprus for breeding Black-winged Stilts and Spur-winged Lapwings. Oroklini Lake also draws waders, gulls and ducks.
The coastline of Mazotos Village within Larnaca District is an ideal spot for birdwatchers. Mazotos is reputed as being the ideal spot to view migrating birds especially Red-footed Falcons and Harriers. During April, birdwatchers can also view Lesser Kestrels. It is also advised to visit the coast of Mazotos just after dawn and/or before dusk […]
Kiti Dam is a lovely dam located on the outskirts of Kiti Village within Larnaca District. The dam is perfect when it overflows with water as it attracts rare migratory birds such as the wildfowl including the Red-crested Pochard and White-fronted geese. The dam is also home to other fascinating birds such as crakes, rails […]
Larnaca Salt Lake
Larnaca Salt Lake is the second largest salt-lake across Cyprus. The Salt Lake has been declared a protected biotope in 1997. In fact, it is one of the most significant biotopes of across Europe. During the winter months, the Salt Lake overflows with water and becomes home to multiple migratory birds, amongst of which are […]