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Location Turkey, Van
Central coordinates 43o 22.00' East  38o 59.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, B2
Area 1,238 ha
Altitude 1,650 - 1,863m
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
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea non-breeding  300 individuals  B1i  Least Concern 
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris breeding  1-2 breeding pairs  B2  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

2009 high favourable low
  Population
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck 4 4 - 100 favourable

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: Çelebibağı Reedbeds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2015

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