Lake Burdur

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Lake Burdur

  • Country: 
    Turkey
  • Site number: 
    658
  • Area: 
    24,800 ha
  • Designation date: 
    13-07-1994
  • Coordinates: 
    37°45'N 30°12'E
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Overview

Lake Burdur (Burdur Gölü). 13/07/94; Burdur; 24,800 ha; 37°44'N 030°11'E. Wild Life Protection Area. The site includes a coastal plain delta and salt marshes. Numerous species of waterbirds stage, winter or breed in the area. 70% of the world population of the threatened species Oxyura leucocephala winter at the lake. A rich reptile community, various amphibians, and several species of mammals are supported. Human activities consist of birdwatching. An archaeological important area with finds dating from Antiquity. Ramsar site no. 658. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Burdur and Isparta

  • National legal designation: 
    • wild life protection area
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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