|Central coordinates||43o 30.00' East 37o 20.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B2, B3|
|Altitude||1,500 - 1,800m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2001|
Ornithological information Other breeding species (known or assumed) include Neophron percnopterus, Dendrocopos syriacus, Parus lugubris, Sitta neumayer, Lanius nubicus and Serinus pusillus.
Site description A valley at 1,500-1,800 m in the eastern Taurus Mountains, running north from the village of Dori (probably now abandoned), below Jabal Shoroniya on the Turkish border. There are many springs, and open woodland of Quercus, Juniperus and Pinus trees along the valley stream, with bushes. The slopes are rocky, with grass and isolated Quercus scrub.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus||breeding||1979||2 breeding pairs||poor||B2||Endangered|
|White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis||breeding||1979||unknown [units unknown]||-||B3||Least Concern|
|Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea||breeding||1945||unknown [units unknown]||-||A1, B2||Near Threatened|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity Flora: the general area is very important for harbouring wild relatives of important cereal crop species.
Management considerations No conservation measures are known to have been taken. There is no information available on current threats to this relatively intact area. Significant human influence may have ceased after abandonment of the village. No conservation measures are known to have been proposed.
References Chapman and McGeoch (1956), McGeoch (1963).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dori Serguza. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/05/2013
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