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Location Turkey, Izmir
Central coordinates 26o 32.00' East  38o 13.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, B2
Area 55,740 ha
Altitude 0 - 622m
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
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni breeding  1997  10-15 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus breeding  3 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii breeding  1995  20 breeding pairs  poor  B2  Least Concern 
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum breeding  rare  A3  Least Concern 
Rueppell's Warbler Sylvia rueppelli breeding  abundant  A3  Least Concern 
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala breeding  abundant  A3  Least Concern 
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans breeding  rare  A3  Least Concern 
Krueper's Nuthatch Sitta krueperi breeding  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica breeding  abundant  A3  Least Concern 
Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea breeding  rare  A3  Near Threatened 
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia breeding  abundant  A3  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high unfavourable negligible
  Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Energy production and mining renewable energy happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of ground water (agricultural use) likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Marine Coastal/Supratidal   0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  negligible 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland   major
Coastline   10%
Forest   20%
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Shingle or stony beaches; Standing brackish and salt water  minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Alaçatı. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2016

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