Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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43o 27.00' East 40o 44.00' North
A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Year of IBA assessment
Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)
Site description A stream- and spring-fed freshwater lake (max. depth 13 m) situated on the high Kars-Akyaka plateau, in the centre of an open, undulating landscape. Emergent vegetation is sparse, although Phragmites does occur in more sheltered bays. Human activities include cereal production and stock-grazing. The Kar-Akyaka road bisects the north end of the lake.
Key Biodiversity The area is important for breeding waterbirds.