Murat Mountain

Country/territory: Türkiye

IBA criteria met: B2 (2004)
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Area: 127,900 ha

Doga Dernegi
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2016 near favourable low negligible
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Site description (2000 baseline)
An extensive mountain range comprising a high, barren, east-west running ridge. All slopes are extensively forested below 2,000 m with Pinus and Quercus. Large areas have been clear-felled and reforested˜these are intensively managed and bisected by numerous tracks. Grazing pasture is found at higher altitudes; a holiday village is located around hot springs on the northern slopes.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Murat Mountain. Downloaded fromürkiye on 30/11/2023.