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Wetland birds of Turkmenistan are taken into account by biologists

Scientists in Turkmenistan have completed The first level of research work necessary for the recording and further study of waterfowl birds. A meeting of the Ramsar Group was held in the Khazar Nature Reserve Ramsar group meeting dedicated to the data obtained in the course of observations was held.

Photo: A. Shcherbina, turkmenistan.gov.tm

Over the course of the project. The project has taken thousands of photos of different species of birds and whole flocks of flocks wintering on the coast of the Caspian Sea. Deciphering the photos is a very painstaking work, requiring a lot of time. Scientists will be work hard to count every feathery inhabitant of the protected area. territory.

Photo: A. Shcherbina, turkmenistan.gov.tm

This year, scientists decided to do an interesting experiment: to conduct a census of wintering waterfowl that are in the same latitudes, but in different areas. This information will help to better understand and preferences of the birds, and will be of interest to both biologists and all bird watchers. Similar studies are being conducted by ornithologists in other parts of Turkmenistan.

Photo: A. Shcherbina, turkmenistan.gov.tm

Tens of thousands of waterfowl, such as ducks, coots, swans and flamingos, come to the Khazarsky Reserve for wintering. There are also loons, cranes, sandpipers, owls, bustards, huge raptors - eagles, whitetails and longhorns.

Photo: A. Shcherbina, turkmenistan.gov.tm

Source: turkmenistan.gov.tm

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