Located between Africa, the Middle
East and the Eurasian continent, Cyprus has a unique
assemblage of flora and fauna.
There is a wide
range of habitats, and also a high level of endemism
(i.e. species and sub-species found only on the island).
Cyprus is also a key refuelling stage for many
millions of migrating birds making the long journey
between Africa and Siberia.
The Natural History Group has
monthly lectures on a wide range of topics relating to
Cyprus. All talks are well illustrated with photographs.
We normally meet
on a Monday morning, but as we sometimes invite guest
speakers, the week held may depend on speakers’
Why not join our contact list so you will know
what is coming up?
David and Ros Sparrow have been
studying and photographing the fauna of Cyprus for 15
years, specialising first in reptiles and later in
butterflies and dragonflies.
David is the co-author of “Amphibians and
Reptiles of Cyprus" (2009), now in its second edition.
He is also co-editor of “An Introduction to the Wildlife
of Cyprus”, a 900-page work with contributions from 44
expert authors, and over 1000 photos from 107
Contact David for details.