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Location Turkey, Mardin
Central coordinates 41o 29.00' East  37o 40.80' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 130,200 ha
Altitude 500 - 1,239m
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  40 breeding pairs  A1  Least Concern 
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata breeding  1-2 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Little Swift Apus affinis breeding  10 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis breeding  10 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea breeding  1999  30-60 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hasankeyf Birinci Derecede Arkeolojik SIT Alanı SIT (Law on Protection of Cultural and Natural Assets No. 2863) 0 protected area contains site 0  

Local conservation groups The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Hasankeyf Yaşatma Girişimi 0
Batman Doğa Derneği 0

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   1%
Forest Wooded steppe  26%
Desert Semidesert  50%
Introduced vegetation   20%

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

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