Akarcay Closed Basin

Akarcay Closed Basin

Karamik Reed Bed

City: Afyon

Provinces: Çay

Surface Area : 4500

Altitude : 1002 m

Protection: Yes

Bird Species: Breeding populations of little bittern küçük balaban (25 pairs) and ferruginous duck pasbas patka (10 pairs).

Main Characteristics: sweet water swamp

karamik sazligi birding area


Aksehir and Lake Eber

City: Konya, Afyon

Provinces: Bolvadin, Çay, Sultandagi, Aksehir, Tuzlukçu

Surface Area : 53600

Altitude: Lake Aksehir 966 m, Lake Eber 967 m

Protection: Yes

Bird Species: Important breeding area for pygmy cormorant küçük karabatak (50 pairs) and dalmatian pelikan tepeli pelikan (a few pairs). Herons breed in reed islands in Lake Aksehir in mixed colonies, including squacco heron alaca balikçil (70 pairs), purple heron erguvani balikçil (50 pairs), glossy ibis çeltikçi (50 pairs) and spoonbill kasikçi (15 pairs). Ferruginous duck Pasbas patka (10 pairs) and gull-billed tern gülen sumru (20 pairs) breed on sand islands between reeds, and greater sand plover büyük cilibit breed around the lake. You can see numerous white-fronted goose sakarca (max. 15.900) during winter. The area provides important shelter during migration for pelican pelikan (max. 2000) and glossy ibis çeltikçi (max. 1536).

Main Characteristics: sweet water lakes, swamp

aksehir aber lake bird watching area