Turkmen Bay IBA

Area:135,557 acres (54,858 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BWk (Climate: arid; Precipitation: desert; Temperature: cold arid)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard)A4i
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)A1
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot)A4i, A4iii
Netta rufina (Red-crested Pochard)A4i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263