List of bird species from Kızılırmak Valley in Kırıkkale (Turkey)

Abstract :

This study is based on the bird species of the Kızılırmak Valley in Kırıkkale between the years 2010-2012. A total of 263 bird species belonging to 49 families of orders Podicipediformes, Pelecaniformes, Ciconiiformes, Phoenicopteriformes, Anseriformes, Falconiformes, Galliformes, Gruiformes, Charadiiformes, Columbiformes, Cuculiformes, Strigiformes, Apodiformes, Coraciiformes, Piciformes and Passeriformes orders were recorded in this study. Of these species, 93 are residents, 82 summer migrants, 51 winter migrants and 37 transit migrants. According to IUCN criteria; Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), saker falcon (Falco cherrug) and velvet scoter (Melanitta fusca) are in the endengared (EN) category; marbled teal (Marmoronette angustirostris), great bustard (Otis tarda), aquatic warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola) are in the vulnareble (VU) category and ferruginous duck (Aythya nyroca), red kite (Milvus milvus), pallid harrier (Circus macrourus), red footed falcon (Falco verpertinus), great snipe (Gallinago media), rock partridge (Alectoris graeca), black tailed godwit (Limosa limosa), European roller (Coracias garrulus), semi collared flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata) are in the near thretaned (NT) category

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Kızılırmak Valley, Ornithofauna, Kırıkkale, Turkey

Author(s) : İliker, A, Albayrak, İ.
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Published Issue : 2015 Vol. 10 Number 2

2015 Vol. 10 Number 2