Cyprus Discovery Map

Visit Our Map and Discovery Cyprus

Butterflies

Papilio Machaon - Swallowtail

Flowers - Plants

Anemone coronaria - Poppy Anemone - Ανεμώνη

Sights

Tzelefos Medieval Bridge - Μεσαιωνικό Γεφύρη Τζελεφού

Landscapes - Places - Villages - Churches

Akrotiri Beach, Episkopi Bay - Παραλία στο Ακρωτήρι, Κόλπος Επισκοπής

Birds

Little Egret , Λευκοτσικνιάς, Egretta garzetta

Flora : Pinaceae : Pinus halepensis

Flora of Cyprus
Scientific Name  : Pinus halepensis
Family Name : Pinaceae
Type : Tree
Status : Casual (CA)
Endemism : Not endemic

Flora : Pinaceae : Pinus brutia

Flora of Cyprus
Scientific Name  : Pinus brutia
Family Name : Pinaceae
Synonymy : Pinus halepensis subsp. brutia (Ten.) Holmboe
Common Name : Pefkos - Πεύκος
Type : Tree
Status : Indigenous (IN)
Endemism : Not endemic
Altitudinal range : 0 – 1225 m

Flora : Pinaceae : Cedrus brevifolia ( Red Data Book - Endemic )

Flora of Cyprus
Scientific Name  : Cedrus brevifolia
Family Name : Pinaceae
Synonymy : Cedrus libani var. brevifolia
Type : Tree
Status : Indigenous (IN)
Red Data Book category Vulnerable (VU) IUCN criteria: D
Endemism : Endemic
Altitudinal range : 1075–1400 m


Flora : Iridaceae : Gladiolus triphyllus ( endemic )

Flora of Cyprus
Scientific Name  : Gladiolus triphyllus
Family Name: Iridaceae
Colour : Pink
Status : Indigenous (IN)
Endemism : Endemic
Altitudinal range : 0–1225 m

April - Akamas , Paphos

Bird : Mergus serrator ( Red-breasted Merganser - Θαλασσοπρίστης )

Bird of Cyprus : Mergus serrator ( Red-breasted Merganser - Θαλασσοπρίστης )
Size : 52 - 58 cm
Wingspan : 67 - 82 cm
Eggs : 7 - 12
Habitat : salt water, in coastal bays, estuaries, and other protected coastal areas.
Feeding : aquatic insects but primarily eat fish


Flora : Convolvulaceae : Convolvulus coelesyriacus


Flora of Cyprus
Scientific Name  : Convolvulus coelesyriacus
Family Name: Convolvulaceae
Colour : Pink
Status : Indigenous (IN)
Endemism : not endemic
Altitudinal range 0–850 m

Bird : Cuculus canorus ( Common Cuckoo - (Ευρωπαϊκός) Κούκος )

Bird of Cyprus : Cuculus canorus ( Common Cuckoo - (Ευρωπαϊκός) Κούκος )
Size : 32 -36 cm
Wingspan : 54 - 60 cm
Feeding : Insects, mainly caterpillars, also dragonflies, mayflies, damselflies, crickets, and cicadas. Sometimes, spiders, snails, rarely fruit. Preys on eggs and nestling of small birds.
Habitat : Forests and woodlands

April - Zakaki Limassol

Moth : Noctuidae : Polymixis trisignata

Moth of Cyprus : Polymixis trisignata
Family Name : Noctuidae
Size : 36 - 40 mm