TURKEY 2004

REPORT OF A BIRDING TRIP TO THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PARTS OF TURKEY
JUNE THE 26TH TO JULY THE 18TH


© 2004 Kasper P Hendriks

Long-legged Buzzard @ Turkey © Wesley Overman


PLACES VISITED
A SYSTEMATIC LIST

2: Mediterranean coast road (along Gazipasa and Anamur)

SPECIES: SUB-ZERO
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae
White-spectacled Bulbul Pycnonotus xanthopygos
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes syriacus
Olivaceous Warbler Acrocephalus pallidus elaeicus
Rüppell's Warbler Sylvia rueppellii
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus

SPECIES: HIGHLIGHTS
Alpine Swift Apus melba
European Roller Coracia garrulous

SPECIES: REMAINING
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Hooded Crow Corvus cornix sharpii

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NOTES ON THE AREA
Stop at several places along the coastline. Everywhere can be good, but some places look extremely promising and mostly are!

NOTES ON ACCOMODATION
Hotels in most of the towns along this coast road, even in the smaller towns.






To find out more about the other places visited during our trip, just click one of the numbers below or one of the links on the right!

Route travelled through Turkey in 2004 Alanya surroundings Mediterranean coast road Göksu Delta Tarsus Delta Aladag Mountains: Demirkazik Between Sivas and Erzurum Gelinkaya, Sivri Kaya, Ovit Dagi Gecidi and surroundings Between Savsat and Ardahan Hills east and valley south of Ardahan Aktas Gölü and surroundings Between Igdir and Dogubayazit Isak Pasa Palace and surroundings Between Dogubayazit and Van Lake area Van Lake area, including Erçek Gölü and Van Hills Bulanik Area Nemrut Dagi near Tatvan Nemrud Dagi and surroundings, between Siverek and Adiyaman Birecik and surroundings Durnalik and surroundings Cyprus: Bellepais Monastery and surroundings Konya-Karaman-Eregli triangle Kulu Gölü Akseki and surroundings Click on one of the places visited!


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GENERAL

ITINERARY

PLACES VISITED
1:Alanya surroundings
2:Mediterranean coast road
3:Göksu Delta
4:Tarsus Delta
5:Aladag Mountains
6:Between Sivas and Erzurum
7:Sivri Kaya and surroundings
8:Between Savsat and Ardahan
9:Ardahan surroundings
10:Aktas Gölü
11:"Small Mast Lake"
12:Between Igdir and Dogubayazit
13:Isak Pasa Palace
14:Between Dogubayazit and Van Lake area
15:Van Lake area
16:Bulanik Area
17:Nemrut Dagi near Tatvan
18:Nemrud Dagi and surroundings
19:Birecik and surroundings
20:Durnalik and surroundings
21:Cyprus
22:Konya-Karaman-Eregli triangle
23:Kulu Gölü
24:Akseki and surroundings


BIRDS OBSERVED



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