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Lake Işıklı (Turkish: Işıklı G闤) is a freshwater lake in Turkey's inner Aegean Region extending on パvril Plain between the provinces of Denizli and Afyonkarahisar. The lake is bordered by the boundaries of several districts, namely, clockwise パvril (Denizli Province), the principal urban center of the region, and Kızıl顤en, Dinar and Evciler (Afyonkarahisar Province). A township on the lake shore and that is part of パvril district carries the same name as the lake (Işıklı).
The lake lies at an altitude of 821 m and its area is 73 square kilometres. Its waters fed by streams are used for irrigation for the surrounding agricultural lands and the lake is also an important fishing and aquaculture center at regional scale.
Lake Işıklı is an important site for breeding waterbirds and large numbers of wintering wildfowl. It has been proposed as an Important Bird Area. Some of the species that breed or migrate through Lake Işıklı are; Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons), Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina), Common Pochard (Aythya ferina), Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca), Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides), Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmeus), Common Coot (Fulica atra), Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica), Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida).

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  • Copyright: Emre Cakir (slayer35) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 26] (267)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2011-03-20
  • Categories: 自然
  • Camera: nikon d300
  • Exposure:f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
  • Photo Version:Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-03-23 1:03
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