Burdur Closed Basin

Burdur Closed Basin

Acigöl

City: Afyon, Denizli

Provinces: Dazkiri, Basmakçi Gölü, Çardak Gölü

Surface Area : 21000

Altitude: 836 m

Protection: partially

Bird Species: The lake hosts a huge number of wintering water birds (max. 47.654), including cormorant karabatak (max.1525), pygmy cormorant küçük karabatak (max. 40), Red-crested pochard – Macar ordegi(max.528) and coot sakarmeke (max. 34.120).

Main Characteristics: salt lake, steppe


Çorak Lake

City: Burdur

Provinces: Yesilova

Surface Area : 1150

Altitude : 1050 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: numerous water birds (max.45.900), including teal çamurcun (max. 20.200), pochard elmabas patka (max. 40.000), Ferruginous duck -pasbas patka (max. 100) and ruddy duck dikkuyrugu (max.930).

Main Characteristics: salt lake

Corak lake Bird Watching Area


Salda Lake

City: Burdur

Provinces: Yesilova

Surface Area : 4370

Altitude : 1139 m

Protection: Yes

Bird Species: Shelters Ferruginous duck pasbas patka (max. 400) and ruddy duck dikkuyruk (max.128).

Main Characteristics: Slightly salty lake.

salda lake bird watching area


Karatas Lake

City: Burdur

Provinces: Karamanli

Surface Area : 1190

Altitude : 1053 m

Protection: Yes

Bird Species: Wintering ruddy shelduck angit (max. 212) and ruddy duck dikkuyruk (max. 82)

Main Characteristics: sweet water lake

karatas lake bird watching area


Yarisli Lake

City: Burdur

Provinces: Yesilova, Burdur Merkez

Surface Area : 1400

Altitude: 915 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: Important wintering region for ruddy shelduck angit (max.1736) and ruddy duck dikkuyruk (max. 46).

Main Characteristics: light salty lake

yarisli lake bird watching area


Burdur Lake

City: Burdur, Isparta

Provinces: Burdur Merkez, Isparta Merkez, Keciborlu

Surface Area : 23700

Altitude: 857 m

Protection: Yes

Bird Species: Important for water birds, which are numerous during winter. It is the most important wintering area for the endangered ruddy duck dikkuyruk (more than two thirds of the world’s winter population, max. 10.927). This species can be seen out of breeding season in huge numbers on Burdur Lake . The maximum number of water birds recorded during the winter is 202.119. black-necked grebe kara boyunlu batagan (max. 25.280), ruddy shelduck angit (in July max. 1889, during winter max. 472), Red-crested pochard Macar ördegi (maks 2814), pochard elmabas patka (max. 57.555), tufted duck tepeli patka (max. 6000) and coot sakarmeke (max. 138.925) are the leaders among noted important species.

Main Characteristics: light salty lake

burdur lake birding area