Çaltılıdere Wetland

Aliağa / İzmir

Çaltılıdere Wetland

Çaltılıdere is a district of Aliağa district. It contains 91 hectares of Çaltılıdere Wetland. The Wetland is home to many living groups, especially birds. The laughing tern (Gelochelidon nilotica), the crested lark (cristata in the Gallery), the ringed small plover (Charadrius dubius), the small cormorant (Microcarbo pygmeus) and the fji (Mareca penelope) are among the bird species observed in the area. It is one of the Wetlands that are regularly counted as part of the mid-winter waterfowl count in January every year.The construction of a marina in this area, where the diversity of life in the region is abundant, poses great threat to the area.


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