Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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35o 34.00' East 40o 47.00' North
A1, A4i, B1i
Year of IBA assessment
Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)
Site description A small reservoir situated north-west of Amasya, fed by the Tersakan stream and used to irrigate 7,966 ha in the adjacent Suluova plain. There is virtually no shoreline vegetation. DSÝ operates a small fish-farm next to the dam and releases fish into the lake.
Key Biodiversity This is an important site for wintering and passage waterbirds.