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Location Turkey, Kastamonu
Central coordinates 32o 47.00' East  41o 43.00' North
IBA criteria B3
Area 129,800 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,746m
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
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis breeding  45-90 breeding pairs  B3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kastamonu Azdavay Kartdağı Wildlife Development Rezerve Game Reserve 11,216 protected area contained by site 11,216  
Küre Mountain National Park 37,753 protected area contains site 37,753  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Broadleaved evergreen woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  major
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Rivers and streams  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry major
tourism/recreation minor
agriculture minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Küre Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/08/2014

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