Besh News

The Besh team is still seeking counters

Since its discovery in 2007 and subsequent scientific description, the Besh Barmag bird migration bottleneck has become a focal point for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. Situated between the Greater Caucasus and the Caspian shore, this location attracts large numbers of migratory birds. The first bird tourists arrived in 2014, and subsequent years saw several Bird…

Call for Counters: Besh Barmag Bird Migration Count 2023

We are happy to announce another bird migration counting season at Besh Barmag bottleneck for autumn 2023. After the very successful full season in 2022 we are in good spirit and eager to run another long-awaited round of the epic bird migration count. With some highly motivated additions to our local team and keen old…

December 2022 at Besh Barmag: beautiful and interesting count extension!

Text © Gabi Caucal  December 2022 at Besh Barmag: beautiful and interesting count extension! As in 2018, the monitoring continued during the first ten days of December. After a second part of November, overall very calm with a very slow movements of waterbirds (example: only 3 sequences with Greylag Goose data, 4 with Red-crested Pochard…