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Location Turkey, Çanakkale
Central coordinates 26o 1.00' East  40o 10.20' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 6,883 ha
Altitude 0 - 60m
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
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus winter  1998  1,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2011 high very unfavourable low
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo 1065 7 - 1 very unfavourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Gökçeada Lagoon. Downloaded from on 01/12/2015

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