The site was identified as important in 2004 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.
Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).
|IBA conservation assessment
|Year of assessment (most recent)
|Was the whole site assessed?
||State assessed by
||Accuracy of information
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here
|Habitat (IUCN level 1)
||Extent (% of site)
||Water fringe vegetation, Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Standing freshwater
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ziyaret Mountain and Ahlat Marshes. Downloaded from
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