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Field Guide to the passerine bird species of Iran

Hume's Wheatear in Iran

Hume's Wheatear in Iran

The Hume's Wheatear (Oenanthe albonigra) is another member in the Muscicapidae family of birds in Iran. Hume's resembles the picata race of eastern pied but the posture is more upright and the head presents a bigger appearance. It is found in Afghanistan, Bahrain, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates but mainly breeds in Iran excluding northern Iran.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 April 2009 13:22 )


RoseFinch Variations

RoseFinch VariationsRosefinches are birds in the finch family Fringillidae. As the names imply, various shades of red are the characteristic plumage colours of this group.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 April 2009 15:27 )


Wallcreeper in Iran

Wallcreeper in IranThe Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria) is a small passerine bird found throughout the high mountains of Eurasia. It is the only member of the genus Tichodroma and is also f...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 April 2009 15:28 )


Wheatears of Iran

Wheatears of Iran Old World flycatchers are a large group of small passerine birds native to the Old World. They are mainly small arboreal insectivores. The appearance of these birds is v...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 09 April 2009 14:26 )


Identification guide to more than 500 species of birds of Iran

An easy-to-use rapid identification guide to more than 500 species, including all the resident and regular migrant birds in the geographical country of Iran. The region c...

Last Updated ( Sunday, 10 August 2008 19:04 )

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Bird Photography in Iran


The avifauna of Iran includes a total of 527 species. Birds lead fascinating lives. With such a variety of species in Iran you can add beautiful photos to your collection. We’ll help you do that. Gallery coming soon...

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Mount Damavand Wondering how to travel to Iran!?
Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979. In general, Iran has an arid climate in which most of the relatively scant annual precipitation falls from October through April.

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