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Location Turkey, Agri
Central coordinates 43o 0.00' East  39o 40.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i
Area 7,649 ha
Altitude 1,600 - 1,790m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo breeding  1986  1 breeding pairs  B1i  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2000  1-3 breeding pairs  B1i  Least Concern 
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius passage  1991  79 females only  A1, A4i, B1i  Critically Endangered 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Savanna   8%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  2%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  90%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture major
Notes: dry agriculture and livestock

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ağrı Plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2014

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