|Central coordinates||30o 3.00' East 39o 12.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B2|
|Altitude||970 - 1,698m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description An extensive agricultural and upland area south of Kütahya, bordered to the south by the Kokar stream. Low-lying agricultural areas are in the main non-irrigated; nearly half of such areas lie fallow in each rotation. Where groundwater reaches the surface small marshy areas have developed (some have been drained in recent years). The northern parts of the IBA comprise low mountains that support extensive areas of Juniperus forest and scrub.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Great Bustard Otis tarda||breeding||1997||40-50 individuals||-||A1, B2||Vulnerable|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Arable land||70%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status National High International None19,200 ha of IBA covered by Permanent Wildlife Reserve (Altýntaþ Ovasý, 19,200 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Altıntaş Plateau . Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2013
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