Birdwatching news and bird photography from Transcaucasia - by Kai Gauger and Michael Heiß

Montag, 7. April 2014

Article published about bird migration at Besh Barmag

Text & Photos © M. Heiß

The analysis of the bird migration study from autumn 2011 and spring 2012 at Besh Barmag is still going on and produced the first article:

"The Importance of Besh Barmag Bottleneck (Azerbaijan) for Eurasian Migrant Birds"
Acta Ornithologica 48(2):151-164. 2013.

The bottleneck is important for several species occuring in high numbers according to their world or flyway population. Dalmatian Pelican and Little Bustard are just two of them.


Dalmatian Pelican migrating through the coastal plain in November 2011

Sometimes White Pelicans can be found among them

Flock of Little Bustards in November 2011

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