Beyşehir Lake, which is the largest freshwater lake in Turkey, has a total of 33 islands of varying sizes. Here are the islands found in the lake and their characteristics...
Beyşehir Lake, located in the Lake District, is the largest freshwater lake in Turkey. With its wildlife, historical values, and natural beauty, Beyşehir Lake stands out as a prominent destination.
Beyşehir Lake, Turkey's largest freshwater lake, is among the must-visit destinations for the people of Konya.
The lake, which always welcomes hundreds of visitors, boasts of being one of the most beautiful lakes in Turkey with its blue color, islands of various sizes, beaches, karstic caves, and unspoiled vegetation.
The southern and northern coasts of Beyşehir Lake are shallow, with its deepest point reaching 10 meters. The lake is home to various fish species, including Carp, Sea Bass, Velvet, Whitefish.
Beyşehir Lake, which is Konya's "sea" and the "plateau" of the Mediterranean, also offers unique opportunities for bird watching. Due to its climatic characteristics, the lake area exhibits a transitional feature between the Mediterranean and Central Anatolian climates.
Since the surface of the lake is partially or completely frozen in winter, it is not a good wintering area for birds. However, in September and October, ducks, coots, cormorants, herons, storks, and gulls form groups numbering in the tens of thousands. With the addition of pelicans and geese, the total bird population in the lake exceeds fifty thousand by the end of October.
Beyşehir Lake, which is a center of attention with its blue color and islands of various sizes, has a total of 33 islands of varying sizes. Larger islands are generally located in the western part of the lake.