Birds of Nallıhan Bird Paradise (Central Anatolia, Turkey)


Abstract: This study was conducted in Nallıhan Bird Paradise (Nallıhan, Ankara), which displays seasonal wetland characteristics. Within the scope of this study, a 12 month field study between August 2000 and July 2001 was carried out in order to determine the avifauna of Nallıhan Bird Paradise. One hundred and thirty bird species belonging to 14 orders and 41 families were recorded in the study area. It was concluded that this area was probably used by a total of 41 actual and/or possible bird species for breeding purposes.

Keywords: Avifauna, Bird, Nallıhan Bird Paradise, Ankara, Central Anatolia, Turkey

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