Georgia

Georgia Country Profile

*** Geography / Info
Geography Georgia – wikipedia.org
Georgia Geography

 

*** Climate / Environment
Climate Georgia – countrystudies.us
Climate of Georgia – voyagegeorgie.com

 

*** Biogeography / Ecoregions / Habitats
The Caucasus Ecoregion Comment – wwf
Biological Diversity: Georgia an Overview – cbd.int
The Caucasus Mixed Forests – wwf
South Caucasus Ecoregion – natureneedshalf.org

 

*** Bird Lists
A – Links with extensive additional Species Information
Georgia Checklist – avibase
Birds of Georgia – oiseaux.net
List of Birds of Georgia – wikipedia.org

B – Links with less extensive Species Information
Georgia Checklist – birdlist.org
Checklist Georgia – ibc … with extensive Multimedia links

 

*** Endemics / EBA’s / Key Species
Georgia has no country endemic birds but has one EBA
Endemic Birds to the Caucasus Region…
Caucasian Snowcock – Tetraogallus caucasicus
Caucasian Grouse – Tetrao mlokosiewiczi
Caucasian Chiffchaff – Pylloscopus lorenzii

 

*** Endangered Species
Endangered Birds of Georgia – eathsendangered.com

 

*** Photos / Videos / Sounds
Photos Birds Caucasus – yahoo.com
Honey Buzzard migration2, Batumi Georgia – youtube.com
Georgia Updated Birding Opportunities in the village of Kazbegi – soundapproach.co.uk
Multimedia Georgia – ibc … with extensive Multimedia links

 

*** Birding
Georgia Hotspots – camacdonald.com
Explore Species Data – ebird.org

 

*** Migration
Raptor Migration past Batumi – econatura.nl
Results of 30 years Studies of Raptors in Georgia – seen-net.eu
Batumi Raptor Count and Bird Festival – batumiraptorcount.org

 

*** Conservation / Biodiversity
Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) – caucasus-naturefund.org
Biodiversity under threat – cnf
WWF in the Caucasus: Georgia – nacres.org
Biological Importance – cepf.net
Caucasus Biodiversity Special Report – wwf
Caucasus Biodiversity Hotspot – cepf.net
Environmental Protection – moe.gov.ge

 

*** Reserves / Parks / IBA’s
List of Georgia IBA’s – birdlife
National Parks Georgia – nationalparks-worlwide.info
Caucasus IBA’s – birdlife.org
Lagodekhi National Park – fred-vorstenbosch
Tusheti Protected Areas – caucasus -naturefund.org
Algeti National Park – fred-vorstenbosch

 

*** Wetlands / Ramsar Sites
The fogotten wetlands of eastern Georgia – rewildingfoundation.org
Wetlands of Kolkheti lowland – enrin.grida.no
Central Kolkheti Wetlands (2005) – ramsar.org
Ispani Mire Ramsar Site – dpeck.info

 

*** Marine Reserves / IBA’s
Georgia has no Marine IBA’s – birdlife
Wintering Waterbird Census – wetlands.org

 

*** Projects
Caucasus Ecoregion Hotspot – unesco.org

 

*** Issues
Georgia: Falconers struggle to keep a traditional sport alive – eurasinet.org

 

*** Societies / Blogs
Caucasus Ecoregion Newsletter – wwf
Georgian Centre for the Conservation of Wildlife (GCCW) – birdlife.org
Wetlands International: Black Sea Region – blacksearegion.wetlands.org

 

*** Wildlife
Georgia Flora and Fauna – fred-vorstenbosch

 

*** Health
Traveler’s Health

 

*** Travel / Trips
Travel Georgia – exotour.ge
In Search of Rare Birds – caucasustravel.com

 

*** Trip Reports
Georgia Bird Trip Reports – birdtours.co.uk

 

*** Papers
Birds of Prey and Owls of the Caucasus – rrcn.ru

 

*** Books
New guides to Caucasian Birds – birdlife.org
Guide to the Birds of the Caucasus
Vultures of Georgia and Caucasus