Firat Basin

Firat Basin

Erzurum Plains

City: Erzurum

Provinces: Yakutiye

Surface Area : 3300

Altitude : 1750 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: It gains important bird areas status due to turna (15 pairs) population as well as angit (max. 1500) ve ak kanatli sumru (max. 15.000), which can be seen with important numbers during immigration seasons.

Main Characteristics: sweet water lake, swamp

erzurum birding area


Sarysu Plains

City: Agri

Provinces: Patnos

Surface Area : 4800

Altitude : 1850 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: It gains important bird areas status with turna (10 pairs) population.

Main Characteristics: sweet water swamp

sarisu birding basin


Hacli Lake

City: Mus

Provinces: Bulanik

Surface Area : 2500

Altitude : 1600 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: It gains important bird areas status with kasikci (10 pairs) and boz ordek (10 pairs) population.

Main Characteristics: sweet water lake

hacli lake birding area


Bulanik Plains

City: Mus

Provinces: Bulanik

Surface Area : 8000

Altitude : 1460 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: It gains important bird areas status with kucuk karabatak (10 pairs), turna (10 pairs), gulen sumru (300 pairs) and hazar sumrusu populations.

Main Characteristics: plateau, steppe

bulanik bird basin