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Evretou Reservoir

Paphos  >  Cyprus

Evretou Dam is the third largest dam in Cyprus. The reservoir attracts many birds.

Added by Ray Atkinson

Description

Evretou Reservoir lies at an altitude of 165 and attracts birds like Long-legged Buzzard, Bonelli's Eagle, Blue Rock-Thrush Chukar, Black Francolin, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Black-winged Stilt, Snipe, Wood Sandpiper, Squacco Heron, Hoopoe, European Roller, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler and more. The reservoir at Evretou can be one of the most productive wetland sites in the west of Cyprus. The neck-end of the reservoir usually has shallow marshy areas for waders and herons.

Details

Access

You can make different stops around the reservoir. The best area for birding is marked on the map. Click on the P on the map to get directions. The road here usually continues across the valley over a bridge with pools and marshes either side, but can be flooded sometimes.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake

Conditions

Hilly, Rocky

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring, Autumn migration, Spring migration

Route

Paved road, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Car, Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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