Achna Dam

This artificial reservoir was built around twenty years ago. It is now declared a Special Protection Area for birds ~ It includes Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus, Great Black-headed Gull Larus Ichthyaetus and Lesser Whitefronted Geese Anser Erythropus. Cyprus is one of the most significant places for birds at a national, European and Worldwide level, due to its geographical location and warm environment.