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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

Description

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 EagleGreater Spotted EagleBlack VultureSteppe EaglePallid Harrier and Levant Sparrowhawk.

Details

Access

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

Terrain and Habitat

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

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Autumn, Spring

Best time to visit

Autumn migration, Spring migration

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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