Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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32o 55.00' East 39o 14.00' North
Year of IBA assessment
Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)
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.