Besh News

Second Black-winged Kite for Azerbaijan

Photos © Zülfü Fərəcli On 6 September 2021 Zülfü Fərəcli found Azerbaijan’s second Black-winged Kite at Besh Barmag. Congratulations!

Azerbaijan has re-opened for tourists

Since 5 August 2021 Azerbaijan has re-opened the country for tourism and welcomes guests from various countries! The latest Covid-19 travel information can be obtained from the Azerbaijan Tourism Board website: If you are looking for an exciting birding destination this autumn, such as the fabulous bird migration at Besh Barmag, huge wetlands, the… Continue reading Azerbaijan has re-opened for tourists

First records of Little Bunting published in Sandgrouse

Text & Photos © Pia Fetting The first records of Little Bunting for Azerbaijan were recently published in the Sandgrouse magazine of the Ornithological Society of the Middle East: Fetting P & Buddemeier J (2021) First records of Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla for Azerbaijan. Sandgrouse 43(1): 146-150. Summary: During a comprehensive survey of migratory birds at… Continue reading First records of Little Bunting published in Sandgrouse