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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 ...

Observation of a rare species after 22 years
The rare species, Greenish Warbler, was seen by Mr. Fardin Naziri in Talesh on September, 2020. This record is after 22 years of the last confirmed observation of this bird. The record has been approved by Iran Bird Records Committee. According to committee’s chairman, Mr. Khaleghizadeh, the ...

Return of the sole surviving Siberian Crane “Omid”
The sole surviving Siberian Crane of its western population has entered Iran on November 4th, 2020. This is the 13th year that this siberian crane comes alone to its wintering grounds in Fereydun Kenar, North of Iran. As this is the only surviving Siberian Crane, in Iran, we call it ...

The Conservancy and Voluntary Project of Raptor Count
The major part of raptors of Iran, including some species of eagles, are migrants. These birds stay in our country during the winter or pass through it to the higher or lower latitudes. Natural features of the earth, valleys and mountain ranges are bottlenecks for their passage. This concentrated ...

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