BBBMC, Besh Barmag, bird migration, count2022

Start of Little Bustard migration at Besh Barmag bottleneck

Photos © Christoph Himmel

Have you ever seen huge flocks of Little Bustards on migration? One of the many highlights at the Besh Barmag bird migration bottleneck is the passage of thousands of Little Bustards. On 6 November 2022 the team at the counting station observed no less than 11’569 individuals followed by 2419 individuals on 7 November 2022. More birds will migrate through the bottleneck area in the next weeks, so keep following our updates and check the daily results at

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