The location of North Cyprus with Europe to the north, Africa to the south middle east to the east, indicates that millions of migrating birds during all seasons is visiting North Cyprus by many species. More than 370 bird species in Northern Cyprus can be watched at different times of the year, especially in spring and autumn. In terms of bird watching, Northern Cyprus is one of the richest places in the Mediterranean.
Especially March to May, foreign birdwatchers prefers to visit to North Cyprus to observe Bee-eater, Roller and Hoopoe, Blue cheeked Bee-eater, Bimaculated Lark, Citrine Wagtail and Richard's Pipit. During summer visitors could find endemic species named Cyprus Warbler, Cyprus Wheatear that can be seen at the Beşparmak mountain range. In Autumn there is a chance to sea Green Sandpipers, Ducks, Flamingos, Robins and Chiffchaffs , Honey Buzzards and Marsh Harriers as well. In winter due to its pleasant climate, Cormorant, Lapwing, Skylark, White Wagtail, Robin, Blackbird, Song Thrush and Wallcreeper prefer to stay in North Cyprus.
Please visit www.kuskor.org to find information on Bird Migration Routes and the convenient places to watch birds.