With a wide variety of habitats and climates, Iran is the perfect destination for wild birds. Bird watchers can enjoy being in the presence of over 517 species. In addition to Pleske’s Ground Jay (the only true native species), you will also see near-native species such as the Red-tailed wheatear and the Sind-Pied woodpecker.
The Bird Life International community contains 105 important bird areas (IBA’s), as well as:
- Hundred lakes and wetlands
- Unique Hyrcanian forest
- Mountainous habitats as high as 4,000 meters
- Sandy dunes deserts
- Semi-tropical mangrove forests
- Over 50 endangered species
Our tours are tailor-made to ensure you see important birding areas of the country, including protected areas and wildlife refuges.