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Location Turkey, Sivas
Central coordinates 37o 0.00' East  39o 26.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 12,820 ha
Altitude 1,382 m
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
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala breeding  10-12 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ulaş Lake Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 0 is identical to site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  minor
Savanna   major

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture major
urban/industrial/transport major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ulaş Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2014

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