REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

West Black Sea Basin

Ilgaz Mountains

City: Çankırı, Kastamonu

Provinces: Ilgaz, Tosya, İhsangazi

Surface Area : 35000

Altitude : 2000 - 2587 m

Protection: partially

Bird Species: It gains important bird areas status with Sakallı Akbaba (2 pairs), kızıl akbaba and küçük kartal (5 pairs) populations.

Main Characteristics: forest, mountain

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Sarıkum Desert

City: Sinop

Provinces: Sinop Merkez

Surface Area: 785

Altitude: Sea level

Protection:
Yes

Bird Species: It gains important bird areas status due to huge numbers of water birds (max. 20.226), including dikkuyruk (max. 55).

Main Characteristics: light salty lake, forest

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