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Location Turkey, Bolu
Central coordinates 32o 1.00' East  40o 47.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i
Area 1,492 ha
Altitude 900 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
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1998  1-2 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2-4 breeding pairs  B1i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

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

Agriculture and aquaculture annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of ground water (unknown use) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Wetlands (inland)   0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  medium 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Yenicag Golu UOSA Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 0 unknown 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   18%
Forest   82%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Yeniçağa Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/09/2016

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