travels, winter birding

Winter trip 2015. The south: Mahmudchala, Kizil Agach and Talysh

Text © K. Gauger & M. Heiß After leaving Shirvan we had a short stop at the fishponds north of Salyan. Unfortunately, there were only a few birds but among them a dozen Great Black-headed Gulls. The gull friends of our group could not get around the burning dump where they saw about hundred large… Continue reading Winter trip 2015. The south: Mahmudchala, Kizil Agach and Talysh

breeding birds, photography

breeding birds of the foothills

Text & Photos © K. Gauger It will take some time until my next trip to Aze. Meanwhile some older pics here... Eastern Black-eared Wheatear juv Pied Wheatear, or a hybrid with Black-eared? Rollers are common in agricultural land and the lower mountains despite intensive hunting Chukars occur widespread in the semi desert mountains Tawny… Continue reading breeding birds of the foothills