Always wanted to see many kinds of birds in one place? Come to Turkey. Land and aquatic habitats of the country are hospitable to birds.
Turkey is at the crossroads of three continents and is home to hundreds of native bird species. Migration routes along which birds follow all year round, since climate changes affect bird traffic run over Turkey.
Some birds in Turkey face the threat of extinction due to adverse climatic changes that have affected their reproduction and migration. Millions of beautiful birds have enriched Turkey’s ecosystem and play a role in the ecological balance.
Yellow-rumped true bulbul
Other birds of Turkey
Asian partridge (Asian rock partridge)
Turkey is home to an impressive number of bird species. Some live here all year round, nesting birds spend a significant part of the breeding season in Turkey, raise the young generation and fly away to their homeland. Wintering birds spend most of the winter in Turkey, avoiding cold conditions in the north.
Among the species in the list of birds of Turkey are waterfowl and wading birds, a large number of species of songbirds, birds of prey, hunting birds. Many bird species occupy multiple ecosystems at the same time as they migrate to cities and suburban urban green spaces in search of food from forests, grasslands, waterfronts.