bird migration, science, Shirvan, winter birding

Siberian Crane in Shirvan National Park!

Photos © Abdin Abbasov

The famous Siberian Crane named ‘Omid’ was found on 1 March 2020 in Shirvan National Park! This bird is the last individual of the western population of this species. Omid was wintering in northern Iran and is now on his way back to the former breeding grounds in Siberia.

Congratulations to the lucky observers!

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