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Location Turkey
Central coordinates 42o 22.00' East  37o 15.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, B2
Area 11,740 ha
Altitude 400 - 416m
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
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus breeding  1999  20-30 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola breeding  1999  100-200 breeding pairs  poor  A4i, B1i, B2  Least Concern 
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis breeding  2000  5-10 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

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


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cizre and Silopi. Downloaded from on 07/05/2015

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