Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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32o 33.00' East 40o 28.00' North
900 - 1,849m
Year of IBA assessment
Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)
Site description A forested area situated at the northern edge of the barren Central Anatolian plateau, dominated by Pinus nigra with P. sylvestris at higher altitudes. Pasture and scrub (mainly Quercus) occur throughout. The forests are extensively managed except within the National Park, which attracts large numbers of visitors from Ankara.
Key Biodiversity This is an important site for a number of species of raptor.