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Ayvalık


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC resident 1997 100-150 breeding pairs B1i, B3
Larus cachinnans NR breeding 1997 4,200 breeding pairs B1i

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 high unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sarımsaklı Nature Park 2 protected area contained by site 2
Ayvalık Islands Nature Park 19,624 protected area contained by site 19,624
Ayvalık Coast Ecosystem Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 25,810 protected area contained by site 25,810

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons -
Sea -
Shrubland -
Coastline -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ayvalık. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/11/2019.