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3. Istanbul Bird Migration Festival and World Birdwatch Day

3. Istanbul Bird Migration Festival and World Birdwatch Day were occured in 2-3 October in Toygartepe, one of the best migration hotspot in Istanbul. Lots of birdwatchers and bird photographer, primary education students, staffs of Nature Conservation and National Parks and protocols … Continue reading

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The map is ready !

The Bosphorus Migration Blog acquires a new process as from this autumn. Instead of our observations from single-point, we aim to obtain an interactive maps that includes combining observation datas from all around the Turkey. We tried to remark the … Continue reading

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Review of Spring Migration

Finally, we finished the review of 2015 spring migration! Approximately 220,000 individuals from 32 species were recorded during the observation between 10 March and 20 May in Istanbul. According  to known studies about spring migration that is observed from single … Continue reading

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20.05.2015 – Migration Diary

72th day was chilly because of the overcast and nortwester winds. The rain that occured in last half of an hour reminded me of first days of the study. Steppe Eagle that achieve the peak number in this study was … Continue reading

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19.05.2015 – Migration Diary

71th day waas foggy and the overcast affected the observation. The number counted birds during whole day was few and also today is the day that any White Stork was not seen after a long time. The species are respectively … Continue reading

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18.05.2015 – Migration Diary

70th day was hot and foggy. The migration of bee-eater continue, however, the numbers of Common Buzzard and Lesser Spottes Eagle has dramatically decreased. The late White Storks and Honey Buzzard are seen few but regularly and the big part … Continue reading

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17.05.2015 – Migration Diary

69th day was affected by the northern winds and also the slight fog was affected the observation. The big group of migrants consisted of White Storks. Red-footed Falcon that is recorded few in this period was seen today. The number of Levant … Continue reading

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16.05.2015 – Migration Diary

68th day was hot and affected by high winds. Although the wind, White Storks passed with good numbers. Honey Buzzard passed not much but regularly. Interestingly; today any Sparrowhawk wasn’t recorded today, however; the number of Levant Sparrowhawk was over … Continue reading

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15.05.2015 – Migration Diary

67th day was warm and affected by northern wind. The number of White Stork has increased obviously. The numbers of Black Stork and Levant Sparrowhawk are over than usual numbers. The total number was 2.000 and the species are White … Continue reading

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14.05.2015 – Migration Diary

66th day was sunny and slighty windy.Today, only couple of hundreds birds were counted. Today, Steppe Eagles broke their record! The total number of Honey Buzzard is lower than the usual numbers. The species White Stork, Honey Buzzard, Lesser Spotted Eagle, Common … Continue reading

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