Category: Hogo Birding

Siberian White Crane ( Grus leucogeranus )

It is one of the most important birds of Iran who is at serious risk and critically endangered. The Siberian White Crane is a bird of the Gruidae family of cranes. The Siberian Cranes are divided into three eastern, western, and central populations which the central population is extinct. The eastern population migrates to China during winter while the western population migrates to the north of Iran in the winter.…

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,…

The World Migratory Bird Day in Iran

The World Migratory Bird Day in Iran The World Migratory Bird Day is an international event that the importance of migratory birds has been emphasized to maintain the balance of the 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.…

MacQueen’s Bustard

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 the east of Iran, which are low bushes. Deserts and semi-deserts of southern Khorasan are some of the most important habitats of Bustard life. This species is very well adapted to desert life. Macqueen’s Bustard is an important species of…

Best Bird Watching Season

Best Bird Watching Season Three biological geographic regions of the world (Palearctic, Afrotropical, and Oriental) have affected the nature of Iran. This makes it possible for bird watchers to record the African, European, and Indian species at appropriate times. Iran is on the way to the mainstream of many migratory birds. For bird watching, the second half of the year based on the Iranian calendar (Oct - Feb) is a…

World Sparrow Day

World Sparrow Day is celebrated on March 20, 2019. World Sparrow Day is a day designated to raise awareness of the House Sparrow and other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations. It is an international initiative by the Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation (France) and numerous other national and international organizations across the world. The idea of marking…

Rainfall and the Arrival of Birds to Iran

The analytical report of the Iran country rainfall in the current year has shown a significant increase in rainfall over the past year since autumn until now. So that some of the country's wetlands, such as "Gavkhoni International Wetland" on the central plateau of Iran, "Hamoon Wetland and Lake" in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, "Heleh Wetland" in Bushehr Province, Bisheh Dalan Lagoon in Borujerd City, have got a new life…

Say Hello to Spring

Regarding the migration time of many species in this season, we see the arrival of the first groups of migratory birds to Iran, such as Red-breasted Flycatcher, Little Ringed Plover, Siberian Stonechat, Steppe Gray Shrike, Menetries’s and Sykes’s Warblers, Eurasian Wryneck, … as well as a number of Wheatears like Black-eared Wheatear and Fincher's Wheatear are also visible in the mountains of the great city of Tehran in these days.…