Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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44o 16.00' East 37o 29.00' North
A1, B1i, B3
Year of IBA assessment
Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)
Site description A large plain enclosed by high mountains and traversed by the Nehil stream. A large permanent marsh is located in the south-east; temporary marshes and grasslands are found along the river. Large areas are subject to spring flooding. Human activities include extensive grazing and reed-cutting (`Other' land-use).
Key Biodiversity Pre-1989 data indicate that Ardea purpurea, Circus aeruginosus, Grus grus and Otis tarda bred, and it is likely that they continue to do so.