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New record for Iran from Kingfishers family
An individual of Gray-headed Kingfisher -Halcyon leucocephala- was observed in Jask which is a ‎port town located in the south of Iran near the Strait of Hormuz by the local birdwatcher Mr. ‎Hosein Barazordeh on 27th of May 2021. It is the first time this species has been recorded in ...

IBC in the Top 20 Country Teams of Global Big Day 2021
Global Big Day results On May 8th ,2021 , Iranian Birding Club arranged different birding events to participate in Global Big Day. With cooperation of its members and other bird enthusiasts , the Iranian Birding Club team was ranked among the top 20 country teams. ...

New record for Iran
New record for Iran On 26th Dec. 2020, a juvenile Indian Golden Oriole -Oriolus kundoo- was observed for the first time in Iran by Mr.Mehdi Pourabedi in Konarak coast, Chabahar. The observation has been cofirmed by the Iran Bird Records Committee ...

Observation of Chestnut-tailed Starling
For the first time in Iran, Chestnut-tailed Starling was observed in Bandar Lengeh, Hormozgan province, on 22nd of December, 2020 by Mr. Ali Mohtarami. This species could be observed mostly in a teritory from south of India to Vietnam. Since it is not clear if these birds were freed from cage or ...

Notable record of Western Reef Heron in Tonekabon beach
Western Reef Heron can be seen in two morphs: white and grey. Given that this species ranges mostly in southern Iran, the presence of it in Iran’s northern shorelines was notable and unexpected. This observation was recorded on October, 2020 by Mrs. Zahra Ghiami, a member of Iranian Birding ...

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