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Haliaeetus albicilla

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : Yes
White-tailed eagle is a very large bird with body length varying between 76- 92 cm and wingspan varying between 190-240 cm. This species has long broad wings with “fingered” ends, a large head and a large thick beak. Adult is mai...

Dendrocopos syriacus

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : Yes
Syrian woodpecker is a medium sized bird, 23-25 cm long. Upper parts of male are glossy black, with a crimson spot on the nape and white on the sides of the face and neck. On the shoulder there is a large white patch and flight f...

Ardeola ralloides

Risk Type: Vulnerable
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : No
Squacco heron is a small heron with body length ranging between 40-49 cm and wingspan ranging between 71- 86 cm. It is a brownish colored heron with white wings. In summer, adult has elongated nape feathers, head and neck sides u...

Tadorna ferruginea

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : Yes
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : Yes
Ruddy Shelduck is a distinctive species, 58–70 cm body length with a 110–135 cm wingspan. It has orange-brown body plumage and a paler head. The wings are white with black flight feathers. The sexes of this species are similar, bu...

Merops apiaster

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : No
European bee-eater is a medium-sized bee eater with 25-29 cm length and 36-40 cm wingspan. It is characterised by exotically rich coloured plumage, slender bodies, and usually elongated central tail feathers.Bills are curved, lon...

Podicepscristatus

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : Yes
With their long low body and long slender neck, they are the largest and most familiar grebe. Bill is long, slim and more extensively pale than other grebes. Body length ranges between 46-51 cm and wingspan between 59-73 cm. In b...

Calandrella brachydactyla

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : No
Greater short-toed lark is a small pale passerine 14-16 cm long. It is darkstreaked greyish-brown above, and white below, and has a strong pointed bill. It has a pale white supercilium, dark patches on each side of it’s neck and ...

Casmerodius albus

Risk Type: Endangered
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : No
  • Winter : Yes
Great white egret is a large heron with all-white plumage with body length between 85-100 cm and wingspan between 145-170 cm. The Great White Egret can be distinguished from other white egrets by it’s yellow bill and black legs a...

Anas crecca

Risk Type: Near Threatened
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : No
  • Winter : Yes
Eurasian teal is one of the smallest ducks found in Turkey at 20–30 cm in length and 53-59 cm wingspan. In flight, narrow pointed wings with broad white bar along the center of upperwing is visible at distance. Males in breeding s...

Caprimulgus europaeus

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : No
European nightjar is a nocturnal bird and it has body length varying between 24-28 cm and wingspan varying between 52-59 cm. The plumage of the nightjar is mottled brown, barred and streaked with buff, chestnut and black. The und...

Philomachus pugnax

Risk Type: Not Evaluated
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : Yes
  • Summer : No
  • Winter : No
Ruff is a medium-sized wading bird with body length varying between 22-36 cm and wingspan varying between 46-60 cm. Ruff has a small head, a medium-length bill and a longish neck. It has long legs, usually yellow or orange. This ...

Apus apus

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : No
Common Swift is a medium sized bird around 17–18 cm long and wingspan of 40–44 cm. Entirely blackish brown except for a small white patch on their chins which is not visible from a distance. They have a short forked tail and very...

Aythya ferina

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : No
  • Winter : Yes
Common porchard is a medium sized, short tailed duck with long neck and long bill. It has 42-49 cm body length and 67-75 cm wingspan. In breeding season, the male has a long dark bill with a grey band, a red head and neck, a black...

Delichon urbicum

Risk Type: Vulnerable
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : Yes
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : No
Common house martin is a small bird with 13-15 cm body length with 26-29 cm wingspan. It is recognized by it’s black upper parts, pure white under parts, and glossy blue crown, mantle and scapulars. It has a distinctive white rum...

Anas penelope

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : No
  • Winter : Yes
Eurasian wigeon is usually 42–50 cm long with a 71–85 cm wingspan. It can be identified by it’s medium size, short neck with rounded large head, small bill and pointed tail. The breeding male has a pink breast, white belly, a ches...

Nycticorax nycticorax

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : No
Black-crowned night heron is a stocky, medium-sized heron. Body length varies between 58-65 cm and wingspan varies between 90-100 cm. It has a short bill, a black crown and back, with white or grey body, red eyes, and short yello...

Falco peregrinus

Risk Type: Vulnerable
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : Yes
Peregrine falcon has a body length of 38 to 51 cm and a wingspan of 89 to 113 cm. Male and female have similar markings and plumage, but females are larger than males measuring up to 30%. Back and long pointed wings are usually b...

Ardea cinerea

Risk Type: Least Concern
  • Frequent : Yes
  • Passage : No
  • Summer : Yes
  • Winter : Yes
Grey heron is a large bird with body length 84-102 cm and wingspan between 155-175 cm. it’s plumage is largely grey above, and greyish-white below. Adults have a white forehead with a broad black supercilium and slender crest, wh...
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