Surface Area :3000 ha
Altitude: Sea level
Main Characteristics: Sweet water lakes, subasar forest
Bird Species: the small population of black storks – Kara leylek (5 pairs) gives the area important bird species status. Also important numbers of storks pass during the autumn migration (during two days counting max. 8366).
Surface Area: 2850 ha
Altitude: 6 m
Main Characteristics: Dam lake
Bird Species: For red-crested pochard – elmabas patka (max. 14036) especially the area gains important bird species status for the huge number of winter passing water birds (max. 22.681). in winter you can see important numbers of yellow-legged gull – gümüs marti (max. 8775) while little gull – küçük marti (max. 1740) and Mediterranean gull – Akdeniz martisi (max. 10.000) can be seen in spring.
Surface Area: 5
Altitude: 0-20 m
Bird Species: Has important bird species status for the breeding population of shag – tepeli karabatak (175 pairs).
Main Characteristics: rocky coastal islands
Provinces: Orhangazi, Iznik
Surface Area : 29830
Altitude: 87 m
Bird Species: Important bird species status – with pygmy cormorants – küçük karabatak (30 pairs) and night heron – gece balikçil (250 pairs).
Main Characteristics: sweet water lake