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Steppe Eagle Wintering central Iran

Steppe Eagle Wintering central Iran

The Steppe Eagle, (Aquila nipalensis) is a passage migrant in central Iran, spending winter in flat planes around Yazd Province.They prefer open steppes and semi desert habitat between Kashan foothills and Yazd wadis.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 27 December 2008 16:56 )


An effort to expose songbird migration paths through Iran and middle-east

An effort to expose songbird migration paths through Iran and middle-east

Each year millions of Palaearctic breeding songbirds migrate from Iran to Afro-tropical wintering grounds. Due to many recoveries of ringed birds the principal migratory routes for some species are fairly well-known. Despite this basic information, little is known about the detailed spatial and temporal course of migration as well as the detailed analysis of environmental factors in the control of avian migration especially in Iran.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 July 2008 09:23 )


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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