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Location Turkey, Van
Central coordinates 43o 44.00' East  39o 10.00' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 1,736 ha
Altitude 1,705 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  2001  2-5 breeding pairs  medium  B1i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2006 high not assessed low
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

Agriculture and aquaculture livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management planning has taken place  Unknown  low 

Protected areas

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


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Çiçekli Lakes. Downloaded from on 05/10/2015

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