Category: Iran Birds

Caspian Snowcock (Tetraogallus caspius)

Caspian Snowcock is considered as a mountainous indicator of birds and threatened in Iran. It is often inhabited in mountainous areas with an altitude of about 1,800-3,000 meters. It adapts to the hard winters of the mountain and its habitat is limited to rocky and hilly mountainous areas. Caspian Snowcock was introduced by the Department of Environment in 2008 as a symbol of the Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province. This bird…

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,…