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Location Turkey, Konya
Central coordinates 31o 43.00' East  37o 13.00' North
IBA criteria B2
Area 127,000 ha
Altitude 350 - 2,560m
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
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  5-8 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Picus canus breeding  15-20 breeding pairs  B2  Not Recognised 
Krueper's Nuthatch Sitta krueperi breeding  750 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high unfavourable negligible
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  negligible 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Altinbesik Magrasi MP National Park 1,156 protected area contained by site 1,156  
Altınbeşik Cave National Park 1,147 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Antalya Akseki Ibradi Uzumdere YHGS Wildlife Development Area 18,462 protected area overlaps with site 0  
Antalya Akseki İbradı Üzümlüdere Wildlife Development Area Game Reserve 18,462 protected area contained by site 18,462  
Antalya Cevizli Gidengelmez Dagi YHGS Wildlife Development Area 16,134 protected area contained by site 16,134  
Antalya Cevizli Gidengelmez Mountain Wildlife Development Area Game Reserve 16,134 protected area contained by site 16,134  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Wooded steppe  major
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  minor

Land use

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Akseki and İbradı Forests. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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