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The flamingos visit Limassol (video)

January 25, 2019 at 11:35am

Most people might think that Larnaca’s salt lakes are the only wetlands on the island that host flamingos who want to feast on Cypriot shrimp, however the birds also regularly visit Limassol.

Andys Christodoulou captured drone footage of the pink birds feeding and resting in the Lady’s Mile area, Limassol.

The area is located close to Akrotiri Salt Lake, the largest inland body of water in Cyprus, which attracts migrating birds, including flocks of vibrant pink flamingos and herons during the winter months.

BirdLife International estimates that between 2,000 and 20,000 greater flamingos spend the winter months on the lake.

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Euronews on Cyprus’ flamingos (video)