Year 2020, Volume 22 , Issue 1, Pages 208 - 221 2020-04-15

Assessment of The Location of Wild Animal Warning Sign in Kırıkkale-Çankırı Highway
Yaban Hayvanı Uyarı Levhalarının Konumlarının Değerlendirilmesi Kırıkkale-Çankırı Karayolu Örneği

Ali Uğur ÖZCAN [1] , Nuri Kaan ÖZKAZANÇ [2]

Wild animals face the destruction of their natural habitats for different reasons. One of the most important reasons for this destruction is the highways. Highways not only cause habitat fragmentation in the habitats of wild animals, but also cause deaths due to vehicle collisions. Between May 2014 and May 2018, in this study we examined collisions with wild animals on the Kırıkkale-Çankırı highway and 389 mammalian wildlife accidents of 9 species were recorded. In this study, hedgehog 182, fox 136, marten 44, wild boar 12, wolf 6, rabbit 5, badger 2, arabic rabbit and weasel 1 pieces were determined. In the study area, 4 wild boars and 6 deer-shaped wild animal warning signs were found and these warning signs occurred in 52 of the accidents and were effective up to 13.5% of all geese. As a result, it was determined that the wild animal warning signs on Kırıkkale-Çankırı highway were not sufficient both in terms of location and number.

Yaban hayvanları doğal yaşam ortamlarının farklı sebeplerden dolayı tahrip olması ile karşı karşıyadır. Bu tahribatların önemli sebeplerinden biri de karayollarıdır. Karayolları yaban hayvanlarının yaşam alanlarında habitat parçalanmalarına sebep oldukları gibi, yaban hayvanı araç çarpışmaları nedeni ile ölümlere de sebep olmaktadır. Mayıs 2014 ile Mayıs 2018 tarihleri arasında Kırıkkale-Çankırı karayolu üzerinde yaban hayvanları ile araç çarpışmalarını incelediğimiz bu çalışmada 9 türden 389 adet memeli yaban hayvanı kazası kaydedilmiştir. Çalışmada kirpi 182, tilki 136, sansar 44, yaban domuzu 12, kurt 6, tavşan 5, porsuk 2, arap tavşanı ve gelincik ise 1 adet olarak kazalara karışmıştır. Çalışma alanında 4 adedi yaban domuzu ve 6 adedi ise karaca figürlü olan toplam 10 adet yaban hayvanı uyarı levhası olduğu ve bu uyarı levhalarının kazaların 52 adedinin meydana geldiği noktalara yerleştirildiği ve tüm kazaların %13,5’i kadarına etkili olduğu görülmüştür. Sonuç olarak Kırıkkale-Çankırı karayolunda bulunan yaban hayvanı uyarı levhalarının gerek konum gerekse de sayı olarak yeterli olmadığı belirlenmiştir.

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Primary Language tr
Subjects Biodiversity Conservation
Journal Section Biodiversity, Environmental Management and Policy, Sustainable Forestry

Orcid: 0000-0002-9046-8074
Author: Ali Uğur ÖZCAN
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0001-7098-447X
Author: Nuri Kaan ÖZKAZANÇ (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey


Publication Date : April 15, 2020

APA Özcan, A , Özkazanç, N . (2020). Yaban Hayvanı Uyarı Levhalarının Konumlarının Değerlendirilmesi Kırıkkale-Çankırı Karayolu Örneği . Bartın Orman Fakültesi Dergisi , 22 (1) , 208-221 . Retrieved from