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Location Turkey
Central coordinates 29o 49.00' East  36o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i, B2
Area 49,210 ha
Altitude 1,000 - 2,465m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea non-breeding  200 individuals  B1i  Least Concern 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2 breeding pairs  A1  Vulnerable 
Krueper's Nuthatch Sitta krueperi breeding  600-800 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high very unfavourable low
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (unknown use) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low

Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Some of site covered (10-49%)  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Antalya Kas Kibris Cayi YHGS Wildlife Development Area 3,558 protected area contained by site 3,558  
Antalya-Ciglikara TKA Nature Protect Area 15,889 unknown 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  major
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  major
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland  minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Çığlıkara Forests (and Avlan Lake). Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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