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Location Turkey, Erzurum,Kars
Central coordinates 42o 35.00' East  40o 19.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B1iii, B2
Area 61,650 ha
Altitude 2,063 - 2,600m
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
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus breeding  10 breeding pairs  A1, B1iii, B2  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2011 low unfavourable low
  Habitat
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Forest Native coniferous woodland  0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Sarıkamış Allahuekber Mountain National Park 0 is identical to site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland  major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sarıkamış Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/09/2015

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