Breeding Birds of Inozu Valley

Per E. , Aktaş M.

Bird Census News, vol.2, no.21, pp.44-53, 2008 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 21
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : Bird Census News
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-53


The Inozu Gorge (and valley) in Central Turkey has been proposed as Important Bird Area mainly on its importance for cliff-nesting species, in particular the Black Stork, Cicorıia rügra (Magnin et al, 2000). However, the site has stili no protection status. The main objectives of this study are to assess in detail the present ornithological value of the site during the breeding season. This first inventoıy is meant to be a base and reference for future year-round studies and monitoring in the area and for conservation management advice and actions