Gediz Basin

Gediz Basin

Murat Mountain

City: Usak, Kütahya

Provinces: Banaz, Gediz, Altyntas, Dumlupinar

Surface Area : 52500

Altitude : 1000 – 2312 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: This is an important site for breeding raptors.lammergeier Sakalli akbaba (1 pairs), black vulture -kara akbaba (2 pairs) and golden eagle kaya kartali (2 pairs) reproduce. Cinereous Vulture.

Main Characteristics: forest, mountain

Gediz murat dagi birding area

Demirköprü Dam

City: Manisa

Provinces: Demirci, Körübasy, Salihli

Surface Area : 5060

Altitude: 244 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: Sakalli akbaba (1 pairs), kara akbaba (2 pairs) and kaya kartali (2 pairs) reproduce.

Main Characteristics: Dam lake

Gediz demirkopru birding area

Marmara Lake

City: Manisa

Provinces: Salihli, Gölmarmara

Surface Area : 6800

Altitude: 79 m

Protection: N/A

Bird Species: Breeding pairs of Little Bittern – Küçük balaban (30 pairs), squacco heron alaca balikçil (200 pairs), Ferruginous duck pasbas patka (15 pairs), spur-winged plover mahmuzlu kyzkusu (10 pairs) and whiskered tern biyikli sumru (100 pairs) . During winter, pygmy cormorant küçük karabatak (max.100), Dalmatian Pelican tepeli pelikan (max. 73), great white egret büyük ak balikçil (max. 428), ruddy shelduck – angit (max. 860), ruddy duck dikkuyruk (max. 120) and avocet – kiliçgaga (max. 1402) among numerous water birds present (maks 45.278).

Main Characteristics: sweet water lake, swamp

marmara lake birding area


Gediz Delta

City: Izmir

Provinces: Karsiyaka, Menemen, Foça

Surface Area : 20400

Altitude: Sea level

Protection: partially

Bird Species: Populations of Dalmatian Pelican Tepeli pelikan (35 pairs), flamingo (1450 pairs), lesser kestrel – küçük kerkenez (25 pairs), avocet -kiliçgaga (55 pairs), stone curlew – kocagöz (30 pairs), collared pratincole -bataklik kirlangici (35 pairs), Kentish plover – akça cilibit (1000 pairs), spur-winged plover mahmuzlu kizku?u (50 pairs), Mediterranean gull Akdeniz martisi (900 pairs), little tern küçük sumru (205 pairs) and caspian tern Hazar sumrusu (100 pairs).

Huge number of water birds shelter here in winter,including pygmy cormorant küçük karabatak (max. 1000) and Dalmatian Pelican tepeli pelikan (max. 450).

Main Characteristics: coastal lagoons, salt pans

Gediz deltasi birding area