REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Kirsehir - Seyfe Lake Nature Reserve

Location: The lake is 30km northeast of Kirsehir, which is in between Ankara and Cappadocia, and just off the highway between Mucur and Karahasanli, in Central Anatolia.

Transportation: The lake is easily accessible from Kirsehir, which is well connected by public transport.

Highlights: The lake is a habitat to the bustard and shelduck, two birds under threat of extinction, as well as a significant breeding are for flamingos. There are 167 different species of water birds, with a total population of around half a million which also include grey heron, crested grebe, pheasant, pintail duck, white neck plover and crane.