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Location Turkey, Van
Central coordinates 43o 16.00' East  38o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 1,855 ha
Altitude 1,650 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
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala breeding  15-20 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Endangered 

IBA Monitoring

2006 medium not assessed low
  unset
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 some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - intentional use: lg scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Edremit Sazliklari UOSA Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 0 unknown 0  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Edremit Reedbeds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/05/2015

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