|Central coordinates||32o 55.00' East 39o 14.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B2|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description A small freshwater lake (max. depth 1.5 m) situated south of çöl lake (IBA 040), fringed by reedbeds (Phragmites) and fed by groundwater. It is surrounded by arable land, which reaches the shoreline in places. Local people harvest reed (`Other' land-use).
Key Biodiversity The area is important for breeding waterbirds. Falco naumanni breeds just outside the IBA.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala||breeding||1994||10 breeding pairs||-||A1, B2||Endangered|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Uyuz Golu||SIT (Law on Protection of Cultural and Natural Assets No. 2863)||15||protected area contained by site||15|
|Uyuz Lake||Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar)||0||is identical to site||0|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation||5%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status National High International None15 ha of IBA covered by SÝT (Uyuz Gölü, 15 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Uyuz Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/01/2015
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