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Location Turkey
Central coordinates 39o 35.00' East  38o 38.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, B2
Area 47,140 ha
Altitude 1,050 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
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus resident  2000  458-950 individuals  A4i, B1i  Near Threatened 
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia breeding  2000  20-25 breeding pairs  B1i, B2  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 low favourable medium
Habitat
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  medium 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Guney Keban Baraji UOSA Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 0 unknown 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: South Keban Dam. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2016

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