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Location Turkey, Bitlis
Central coordinates 42o 40.00' East  38o 53.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, B2
Area 3,394 ha
Altitude 1,655 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
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2000  5-6 breeding pairs  B1i  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  2000  40-50 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

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

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   major
Grassland   minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Batmış Lake (Cil Lake). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/12/2014

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