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Northern Iran - S.E. part of the Caspian Sea

April 2001

Selected Species List

Scientific name (English name), Persian name
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Platalea leucorodia (Spoonbill), Kafche nok
4 birds between the airport and city of Shiraz (southern Iran) on April 10, 2001.

Motacilla flava (Yellow Wagtail), Dom djonbanake zard
20 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Tadorna tadorna (Common Shelduck), Tandjeh
1 pair in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Phalacrocrax carbo (Cormorant), Baklan
4 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard), Morghabye sar sabz
1 pair in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Pelecanus crispus (Dalmatian Pelican), Pelikane pa khakestari
4 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Phoenicopterus ruber (Greater Flamingo), Flamingo
At least 120 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Sterna hirundo (Common Tern), Parastoye daryaie rajedj
At least 20 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Egretta garzetta (Little Egret), Egrete kuchak
At least 30 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Aquila pomarina (Lesser Spotted Eagle), Shahine djangali
3 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Fulica atra (Coot), Changar
2 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler), Morghabye nok pahn
2 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Upupa epops (Hoopoe), Hod hod
2 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Hirundo rustica (Swallow), Parastoo
At least 20 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Delichon urbica (House Martin), Chelcheleye roodkhanehie
At least 10 birds in the southern shore of Gorgan Bay (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Falco cherug (Saker Falcon), Balaban
At least 3 birds between Kordkuy town and Gorgan Steppes (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Motacilla flava (Yellow Wagtail), Dom djonbanake zard
At least 10 birds between Kordkuy town and Gorgan Steppes (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Delichon urbica (House Martin ), Chelcheleye roodkhanehie
At least 12 birds between Kordkuy town and Gorgan Steppes (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Upupa epops (Hoopoe), Hod hod
At least 7 birds between Kordkuy town and Gorgan Steppes (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Sterna hirundo (Common Tern), Parastoye daryaie rajedj
More than 40 birds between in Gomishan Marshes and Gorgan Steppes (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Tringa nebularia (Greenshank), Abchilake pasabz
1 bird in Gomishan Marshes and Gorgan Steppes (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Phalaropus lobatus (Red-necked Phalarope), Falarue balooti
More than 20 birds between in Gomishan Marshes and Gorgan Steppes (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt), Choob Pa
1 bird in Gomishan Marshes and Gorgan Steppes (SE Caspian) on April 14, 2001.

Aquila heliaca (Imperial Eagle), Shahine shahee
2 birds, Nahar khoran forest, 5 km southern city of Gorgan, on April 15, 2001.

Streptopeila turtur (Turtle Dove), Ghomrie rajedj
At least 20 birds around and in the city of Gorgan (SE Caspian) on April 18, 2001.

Upupa epops (Hoopoe), Hod hod
2 birds, some km west of the city of Gorgan (SE Caspian) on April 19, 2001.

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David & Lars