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Paphos Headland

Paphos  >  Cyprus

Paphos Headland is a coastal walk with lots of bird species on and around the coastline, in conjuction with the Archaeological Park (entrance fee applies)

Added by Martin Roper

Description

The Headland at Paphos and Archaeological Park (which is now fenced off and charges apply) is a fantastic area for birds including European Golden Plover, Whimbrel, Common Kingfisher, Corn Bunting, Zitting Cisticola, Skylark, Sardinian Warbler, Black Redstart, Bluethroat, Wood Lark, Spanish Sparrow, Yellow-browed Warbler, Eurasian Kestrel to mention a few.

Details

Access

Parking at the Archaeological Park car park or Paphos Harbour, if you plan on just walking the coast down to lets say Lighthouse beach and back, thats fine. For a circular route enter the Archaeological Park (fee required) then walk through the park returning back on the headland boardwalk.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes, Sea, Beach

Conditions

Flat, Rocky

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Paphos headland in Cyprus is a classic migration location, a headland complete with lighthouse, bushes, grassy areas, trees and a drinking pool. Warblers, wheatears, pipits, larks, shrikes and flycatchers can be found here on migration and up to 6 Greater Sandplovers winter here.

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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