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.
World Migratory Bird Day is and international event that importance of migratory birds has been emphasized to maintain the balance of land, ecosystem and human beings.
In order to increase global attention to the issue of the importance of migratory birds, since 2006, the African-Eurasian Water-Migrated Birds Agreements (AEWA) have been naming and hosting the International Day of Migratory Birds
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,