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Location Turkey
Central coordinates 30o 9.00' East  36o 47.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, B2
Area 186,400 ha
Altitude 200 - 3,086m
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
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2-5 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Vulnerable 
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus breeding  1-5 breeding pairs  B2  Near Threatened 
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Rueppell's Warbler Sylvia rueppelli breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala breeding  abundant  A3  Least Concern 
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans breeding  rare  A3  Least Concern 
Krueper's Nuthatch Sitta krueperi breeding  abundant  A3  Near Threatened 
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica breeding  abundant  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea breeding  unknown  A3  Near Threatened 
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bey Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2014

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