Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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32o 53.00' East 38o 25.00' North
A4i, B1i, B2, B3
Year of IBA assessment
Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)
Site description A highly saline lake located west of Tuz lake (site 072) and surrounded by arid hills and dry steppe-grasslands. The lake is fed by surface flow with additional inputs from sulphurous springs in the north and a channel that brings drainage water from Konya city. Economic activities include salt extraction.
Key Biodiversity The site is important for a range of breeding waterbirds.