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Location Turkey, Agri
Central coordinates 44o 16.00' East  39o 38.00' North
IBA criteria A3, B2
Area 108,700 ha
Altitude 1,000 - 5,137m
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
Caspian Snowcock Tetraogallus caspius 150 breeding pairs  A3, B2  Least Concern 
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus breeding  5 breeding pairs  B2  Near Threatened 
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis abundant  A3  Least Concern 
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris abundant  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Agri Mountain National Park 87,380 protected area contained by site 87,380  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Ararat. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2014

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