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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 reforestedthese 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.
This is an important site for breeding raptors.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Murat Mountain. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/murat-mountain-iba-turkey on 21/09/2023.