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Location Turkey
Central coordinates 39o 37.00' East  39o 42.00' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 2,371 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,157m
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
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2000  2-3 breeding pairs  medium  B1i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high unfavourable low
  Habitat
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - nomadic grazing happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (agricultural use) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

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

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Eksisu Sazligi UOSA Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 0 protected area contained by site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Blanket bogs; Raised bogs  major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Ekşisu Marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/08/2016

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