Bird Watching Back

With various and numerous bird species living in the forest, meadows and on Sapanca Lake, Kartepe hosts creatures that are worth to be watched, studied and photographed.
Sapanca Lake
Province: Sakarya, Kocaeli
Administrative Districts: Kartepe, Sapanca, Adapazarı
Surface Area: 4700
Altitude: 31m
Protection: there is
Primary Characteristics: freshwater lake
Bird species: Water birds (maks.48.267), Red crested pochard (max.1002), common pochard (max. 10.400) and coot (max. 30.700) specimens.
Category: Communities (Criteria No A4i)
Criteria: The area biogeographically contains 1% of the population one or several aquatic birds that are present as flocks regularly, in certain periods.
Category: Communities (Criteria No A4iii)
Criteria : The area contains regularly 20.000 individuals of aquatic birds from one or more than one species  or 10.000  aquatic bird couples.
Category: Communities (Criteria No B1i)
Criteria : The area contains 1% of one or several aquatic bird species that are regularly  present in flocks  at certain times.




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