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Krüper’s Nuthatch in Turkey: Photo by Alper Tüydeş

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Turkey! This transcontinental country, straddling Europe and Asia, boasts a rich tapestry of landscapes, including rugged mountains, fertile plains, dense forests, and beautiful coastlines along the Aegean, Mediterranean, and Black Seas. These diverse habitats make Turkey a prime location for birdwatchers, attracting both resident and migratory bird species. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Turkey. From the sight of the graceful Dalmatian Pelican on the lakes to the vivid plumage of the European Roller in the woodlands, Turkey’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing raptors in the mountains or exploring the lush wetlands of the Marmara region, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Turkish birds.