Category: Birding News

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 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.…

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.…

Best Birdwatching Binoculars in the World

Best Birdwatching Binoculars in the World   The Specifications of a Good Pair of Binoculars Depending on the amount of money you can set aside for buying binoculars, we try to elaborate on the best binoculars (also suitable for stargazing and safari) you can buy. Buying binoculars may be a bit tricky, when you choose to buy binoculars it is crucial to have two factors in mind and these factors…

The Safe Area for Macqueen’s Bustard

An environmental activist said in an interview with the Mehr reporter; The Safe Area for Macqueen's Bustard Macqueen's Bustard habitat in Abbas Abad Wildlife Refuge in Isfahan was secured by installing 450 spirals over 7 km from the lines of the regional electric power distribution network in order to protect this species from the accident with power lines during flight. Iman Ebrahimi added that “Avayeboom Bird Conservation Society” implemented the project…

World Migratory Birds Day

  11 May and 12 October 2019 World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual campaign for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats and ultimately attention to environmental preservation. This day is of particular importance because of the international event and people around the world take action and do public activities such as birdwatching, exhibitions, education programs on this day and celebrate WMBD. The main days for the…