migratory bird species

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  • Migratory birds wintering in northern Iran increased by 30% Yesterday 18:08

    Migratory birds wintering in northern Iran increased by 30%

    TEHRAN – The population of migratory birds took flight to spend the cold season in the northern province of Mazandaran increased by 30 percent since the beginning of winter (December 21, 2020) compared to the same period last year, head of wildlife affairs at the provincial department of environment (DOE) has said.

  • Khuzestan, Iran’s unique haven for birds 2021-01-10 17:27

    Khuzestan, Iran’s unique haven for birds

    TEHRAN – The southwestern province of Khuzestan is the most diverse region in terms of different bird species, its unique and pleasant climate, as well as rich natural habitats have turned this province into a paradise for rare and endangered species of birds.

  • Shadegan wetland home to wintering migratory birds 2021-01-09 17:33

    Shadegan wetland home to wintering migratory birds

    TEHRAN – Shadegan wetland in the southwestern province of Khuzestan is now hosting flocks of migratory birds that came to spend the winter, IRIB reported on Saturday.

  • Gandoman wetland hosting 30,000 migratory birds 2020-12-19 17:26

    Gandoman wetland hosting 30,000 migratory birds

    TEHRAN – Over 30,000 migratory birds have come from their habitats in Central Asian countries and Siberia to winter in Gandoman wetland, southwestern Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province.

  • Campaign starts to protect migratory birds in Hour al-Azim wetland 2020-12-09 22:28

    Campaign starts to protect migratory birds in Hour al-Azim wetland

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) has launched a campaign to protect migratory birds in the Hour al-Azim international wetland, southwestern Khuzestan province.

  • Golestan wetlands hosting first flocks of migratory birds 2020-11-04 18:06

    Golestan wetlands hosting first flocks of migratory birds

    TEHRAN – The international wetlands in northern Golestan province are playing host to the first batch of migratory birds which traveled thousands of kilometers through the cold regions of Russian Siberia to winter in the country.

  • Migratory birds embark on winter trip to northeastern Iran 2020-10-26 18:06

    Migratory birds embark on winter trip to northeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – The first group of migratory birds from Siberia landed in the wetlands of North Khorasan province to spend the winter, the head of the provincial department of environment has stated.

  • Northwestern wetlands hosting myriads of migratory birds 2020-10-11 21:00

    Northwestern wetlands hosting myriads of migratory birds

    TEHRAN – With the onset of the cold season, wetlands in the northwestern province of Ardebil are hosting tens of thousands of migratory birds, Saeed Shahand, head of the provincial department of environment, has said.

  • Migratory birds death in Miankaleh wetland 2020-02-07 15:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    End of the line for Iran's bird-watching paradise?

    TEHRAN – Miankaleh international wetland has recently witnessed the death of over 13,000 migratory birds. Although veterinary organization announced that the birds have been killed due to the “botulinum toxin”, some environmentalists believe that water pollution and other factors that have not yet been investigated have caused unprecedented bird mortality in the area.

  • Some 6,000 migratory birds die mysteriously in Miankaleh peninsula 2020-01-27 20:18

    Some 6,000 migratory birds die mysteriously in Miankaleh peninsula

    TEHRAN – Some 6,000 bodies of lifeless migratory birds have been found so far around Miankaleh peninsula, located in the extreme south-eastern part of the Caspian Sea, IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

  • Migratory birds wing their way to southern coasts of Iran 2020-01-21 21:28

    Migratory birds wing their way to southern coasts of Iran

    TEHRAN – About 90 species of aquatic birds annually migrate to southern Hormozgan province, which is one of the important wintering grounds for migratory birds.

  • Aq-Gol wetland hosts flocks of migratory birds 2019-11-18 18:41

    Aq-Gol wetland hosts flocks of migratory birds

    TEHRAN – Aq-Gol wetland in west-central province of Hamedan is filled with water due to heavy rainfall and now plays host to flocks of migratory birds once again.

  • First flock of white pelicans landed in Kani Barazan wetland 2019-11-11 18:14

    First flock of white pelicans landed in Kani Barazan wetland

    TEHRAN – The first group of white pelicans, amounting to 150, have flown to the Kani Barazan wetland, located in northwestern province of West Azarbaijan.