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Location Turkey, Van
Central coordinates 44o 13.00' East  38o 34.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 9,580 ha
Altitude 2,142 - 2,453m
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  8-15 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Endangered 

IBA Monitoring

2006 medium not assessed low
  unset
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

Agriculture and aquaculture livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium

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: Çimenova Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2015

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