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Fokas Headland

Fokas Headland To reach the headland continue left after crossing the Salty River following the signs to the ancient temple of Dionysos which is situated on the headland. On the way you will pass an army outpost. Do not use your binoculars or camera in this area as you may be asked to leave the area.

Park at the end of the road and follow the track past the picturesque harbour and fish taverna up onto the headland. Walk along an onvious path through the fields to the headland where it is possible to sit and sea watch. The seaward side of the headland holds many flowers and associated butterflies and close to shore Yellow-legged Gulls, possible Caspian Gull and Shag may be seen.

I watched the sea for only an hour and counted four Cory's Shearwaters and sixty eight Yelkouan Shearwaters. Other birds noted around the headland were Orphean Warbler, Lesser Grey Shrike and Cirl Bunting along with the ever present Black-headed Buntings and Crested Larks.
Dappled White    Large Wall Brown

Swallowtail


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