Thousands of flamingos on Akrotiri salt lake

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Thousands of flamingos on Akrotiri salt lake
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Staff at the Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre have confirmed that approximately 11,000 flamingos have taken up residence at the salt lake site this year – one of the highest numbers ever.

The flamingos, which began arriving in October, ordinarily remain within the Sovereign Base Areas until at least January when their numbers are expected to peak.

According to officials at the Environmental Centre, many of the flamingos have arrived in Cyprus after spending time in southern Turkey.

Thomas Hadjikyriakou, the centre’s manager,...


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Thousands of flamingos on Akrotiri salt lake


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