Kizilirmak Delta

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Kizilirmak Delta

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    21,700 ha
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    41°38'N 35°59'E
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Kizilirmak Delta. 15/04/98; Samsum; 21,700 ha; 41°36'N 036°05'E. Cultural and Natural Asset; Permanent Wildlife Reserve. The site includes dunes, beaches, shallow lakes, seasonal marshes, and wooded areas. Dominant vegetation includes vast reedbeds and seasonally flooded forest. Numerous species of waterbirds breed at the site, several of which are globally threatened. Over 92,000 waterbirds of various species winter at the site. Human activities include cattle grazing, reed cutting, fishing, and agriculture. Ramsar site no. 942. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

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    • natural site area
    • wildlife protection area
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