Wetland areas and bird paradises are the ecosystems that have great importance in conservation of biodiversity, which should be protected considering their social, cultural and economic contributions. In Turkey, sheltered by two major bird migration routes and home to numerous migratory birds t...
Since 2011, new agro-industrial plants have been established to diversify rural economy of Nallıhan and solidarity with our community has been achieved in order to protect natural and historic values of our district, all with increasing pace. Our efforts are continuing to make Nallıhan a top culture & ...
Nallıhan Bird Paradise is an artificial wetland ecosystem and was formed at the junction of Aladağ Stream and north of Sarıyar Dam which was opened in 1959.
It is located in the village of Davutoğlan in Nallıhan district of Ankara province.Nallıhan Bird Paradise is located on the historical Silk Road and it is 130 km away from provinces of Ankara and Eskişehir, 300 km away from Istanbul, 100 km away from Bolu, and 30 km away from Beypazarı and Nallıhan districts.Nallıhan Bird Paradise is one of the Important Bird Areas (IBA) in Turkey.It was defined as Nallıhan Bird Paradise due to the presence of birds that it breeds.
Eurasian hoopoe is a medium sized
bird, 25–29 cm long, with a 44–48 cm
wingspan.It is highly distinctive, with
buffy pink with black and white striped,
broadly rounded wings and long
pinkish brown crest which is raised
when it gets excited.Bill is long, narrow
and slightly decurved and tail is black
with broad white band.Hoopoe inhabits a wide range of
habitats from heath land, wooded
steppes, savannas and grasslands, as
well as glades inside forests.
Other Bird Species
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