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Location Turkey, Afyon
Central coordinates 30o 14.00' East  38o 3.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 1,581 ha
Altitude 956 m
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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1996  20 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala breeding  2-3 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Afyon Dinar Karakuyu Sazligi YHGS Wildlife Development Area 1,374 protected area contained by site 1,374  
Karakuyu Sazligi UOSA Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 0 unknown 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   100%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karakuyu Marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/08/2014

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