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[Bird Observation] [Life zones of birds]


WESTERN BLACK SEA MOUNTAINS      


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Ilgaz Mountains


This is a mountainous and forested region between Ilgaz, Tosya, and Ihsangazi towns of Cankiri and Kastamonu. This region gained important bird area status with Lammergeier (2 couples), Griffon Vulture and Booted Eagle (5 couples) populations.

Appropriate criteria: B2


Sarikum Desert


This is a light salted lake and forested region in the centre of Sinop province. This region gained important bird area status with large numbers of waterfowls including White-headed Duck.

Appropriate criteria: A1, A4iii