Category: Birding in Iran

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MacQueen’s Bustard

It is a large bird that living mainly on dry or sandy steppes. Macqueen’s Bustard will be found in the plains and desert areas of the center to east of Iran, which are  low bushes. Deserts and semi-deserts of southern Khorasan are one of the most important habitats of Bustard life. This specie is very well adapted to the desert life. Macqueen’s Bustard  is an important species of wildlife in…

The Most Interesting Bird Species in Iran

Based on the latest listings Iran possesses 550 bird species; 70 percent of them are migrating; or they come to Iran in the winter; or they come in the summer for breeding.   The following list is a list of bird species in Iran that are the most interesting for watching; Macqueen’s Bustard, Iranian Ground Jay,  Caspian Tit, Black-headed Penduline Tit, Sind Woodpecker, Caspian Snowcock, See-see Partridge,  Eastern Rock Nuthatch,…

About Birding in Iran

Iran is located in West Asia and have borders with the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, and the Gulf of Oman. The most important countries in the Middle East regarding biodiversity is Iran and this country is a suitable destination for those with a curious spirit of birdwatching. There are endemic and rare birds and species which are worth seeing. As Iran is a country with a variety of climates and…