Iran

Iran Country Profile

*** Geography / Info
Geography of Iran – wikipedia.org
General Geography of Iran – destinationiran.com
Geography of Iran – about.com

 

*** Climate / Environment
Climate of Iran – about.com
Iran Climate – countrystudies.us
Environment and Nature – parstimes.com

 

*** Biogeography / Ecoregions / Habitats
Montane Grasslands and Shrublands – wwf
Central Iran – wwf
Upper Tigris and Euphrates – feow.org
Iran is located on the Iranian plateau.. – antweb.org
Ecoregions by country -I -wwf

 

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

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

 

*** Endemics / EBA’s / Key Species
Iran has one country endemic species, The Pleske’s Ground Jay and several EBA’s
Iran also has a Caucasus Region endemic species, The Caspian Tit, whose range extends into Azerbaijan.
Endemic bird species of Iran – lntreasures.com
Iranian Ground Jay or Pleske’s Ground Jay
Caspian Tit

 

*** Endangered Species
Iran Endangered Birds – earthsendangered.com
Conservation Plan for the Western Population of Siberian Cranes – cms.int
Siberian Crane Flyway News – cms.int

 

*** Photos / Videos / Sounds
photos birds Iran – yahoo.com
Videos, Sounds & Photos – ibc.lynxeds.com … with extensive Multimedia links

 

*** Birding
Birds of Iran – birdsofiran.com
Iran Hotspots – camacdonald.com
Explore Species Data – ebird.org
Birds in Iran – iranicaonline.org

 

*** Migration
Migration Paths in Iran – birdsofiran.com
Migratory Pathways of Houbara Bustards: Evidence from 15 years of Satellite Tracking – ncbi

 

*** Conservation / Biodiversity
Conservation Issues Iran – mamba
Iran’s special plans to save Urmia Lake – en.trend.az

 

*** Reserves / Parks / IBA’s
List of Iran IBA’s – birdlife
Iran – nationalparks-worldwide.info

 

*** Wetlands / Ramsar Sites
Iran designates its 24th Wetland of International Importance – ramsar.org
Drought hits three lagoons in northwestern Iran – payvand.com

 

*** Marine Reserves / IBA’s
List of Iran Maritime IBA’s – birdlife
Nayband Marine Park
Nayband Marine Park Images

 

*** Projects
Lake Urmia Basin Management – ramsar.org
Siberian Crane Wetland Project – scwp.info

 

*** Issues
Environmental Disaster in Parishan Wetland – payvand.com

 

*** Societies / Blogs
Iran Birdwatching – aliparsa.com

 

*** Wildlife
Wildlife of Iran – wikipedia.org

 

*** Health
Iran traveler’s Health

 

*** Travel / Trips
Iran Tour Guide – guidedbirdwatching.com
Iran – wikitravel.org

 

*** Trip Reports
Iran Trip Report 2003 – birdtours.co.uk

 

*** Papers
A Century of Breeding Bird Assessment by Western Travelers in Iran, 1876-1977

 

*** Books
Birds of Iran…