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Location Turkey, Urfa
Central coordinates 38o 56.00' East  37o 59.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 104,000 ha
Altitude 781 - 2,150m
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
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni breeding  15-25 breeding pairs  A1  Least Concern 
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug breeding  1-2 breeding pairs  B2  Endangered 
Oenanthe xanthoprymna breeding  20 breeding pairs  B2  Not Recognised 
Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea breeding  30 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2006 medium not assessed low
  unset
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - intentional use: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nemrut Mountain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2015

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