The variety of chook species recognized within the Erhacı wetland, located within the borders of Iğdır province round Mount Ararat, one of many necessary migration routes for birds in Türkiye, has reached 94 as birds proceed getting back from the Southern Hemisphere as hotter climate units in.
The birds en route from their winter habitats return for a break within the wetlands on the foot of Mount Ararat, typically referred to as “Türkiye’s roof” – the nation’s highest mountain with an elevation of 5,137 meters (16,854 ft).
In accordance with latest studies by Anadolu Company (AA), the birds’ migration exercise within the Erhacı wetland is being monitored by researchers from Iğdır College, Iğdır Directorate of Nature Conservation and Nationwide Parks, and volunteers from KuzeyDoğa Affiliation.
As per analysis performed for the primary time within the autumn of final 12 months, some 68 migratory and home chook species had been sighted within the area, whereas 94 species have been recorded to date within the spring of 2023.
Chatting with AA, the director of the Ornithology Utility and Analysis Heart (KUŞMER) of Iğdır College Emrah Çelik famous that chook migration within the area befell fairly quickly.
“With the arrival of spring, our chook observations turned extra intense,” Çelik stated, stating that totally different species are coming in with every passing day.
“We stock out steady fieldwork at sure intervals per week. The variety of species detected, as per the newest research we’re presently endeavor in Erhacı, has elevated to 94,” Çelik defined.
Highlighting the continued migration from the Southern Hemisphere, Çelik emphasised that the arrival of chook species continues to be underway. He famous that Iğdır’s proximity to 3 neighboring international locations and the altering seasons can result in the presence of transitional species or the occasional sighting of uncommon species within the area.
Moreover, Çelik talked about that species might enhance additional, underscoring their dedication to ongoing analysis and subject research.