Karataş Lake

Country/territory: Turkey

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2 (2004)
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Area: 2,426 ha

Protection status:

Doga Dernegi
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 high near favourable low
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Site description
A shallow, stream-fed freshwater lake situated in the north-east Tefenni plain, surrounded by arable land. Fringing vegetation is restricted to the western shore.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for wintering wildfowl.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karataş Lake. Downloaded from on 28/11/2020.