Beshbarmag Bottleneck

Siyezen  >  Azerbaijan

The only known bottleneck of Azerbaijan with natural barriers, as being the Caspian Sea and slopes of Greater Caucasus mountains.

Added* by Zulfu Farajli
Most recent update 12 February 2020
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In the Beshbarmag Bottleneck, a total of 320+ species of birds have been recorded, of which some being the first record for the country.

You can see Little Bustard and Demoiselle Crane and it's a fantastic place to see raptors and vultures. Among them are Imperial Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, Eurasian Black Vulture, Steppe Eagle, Pallid Harrier and Levant Sparrowhawk.



It is located somewhat close to the main Baku-Russia highway.

Terrain and Habitat

Steppe , Sea , Agriculture , Beach , Plain , Scattered trees and bushes



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Autumn , Spring

Best time to visit

Autumn migration , Spring migration


Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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