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Vedi Hills

Ararat  >  Armenia

Dry canyon in hills close to agricultural area. Not a nature reserve, but rich in birds.

Added by Axel Kirby

Description

Steep-sided valley without flowing water that opens out onto a slope that descends to farmland and Vedi village.

Details

Access

Take M-2 south from Yerevan, then H-10 west to Vedi. Local road north from village, then unmade track. Last mile on foot, checking for birds all the time.

Terrain and Habitat

Canyon, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Valley

Conditions

Hilly, Rocky, Dry

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road, Unpaved road, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

The countryside is used for sheep grazing. Flocks are accompanied by dogs, for protection, which can be threatening and frightening. Possession of ultrasonic dog repellers is recommended. Knowledgeable Armenian guides are recommended but not essential.

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Armash fish ponds IBA

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Map

Top 5 birds

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