Bird watching

Girdev is host to literally hundreds of species of birds with over 119 different kinds recorded and has been made an official I.B.A (Important Bird Area) 

Some are indigenous to Turkey while others pass through on migration. Some of the beautiful birds around Girdev Camping include 
Crane 
Stork 
Black stork 
Hoopoe 
Grey heron 

Rock Thrush 
Mistle Thrush 
Red-backed Shrike 
Great Reed Warbler 

There are also birds of prey: 
Short-toed eagle 
Buzzard 
Kestrel 
Golden eagle 
Booted eagle All these birds can be heard, observed and photographed at different times of the year. See the separate list for all species.

   1-Little Egret                                                                    2-White Stork                                                  3-Glossy Ibis

  

4-Short-toed Eagle                                                                          5-Marsh Harrier                           6-Long-legged Buzzard

  

                7-Imperial Eagle                                             8-Booted Eagle                                                               9-Kestrel

 

  

10-Red-Footed Falcon                                                                11-Moorhen

 

12-Cuckoo                                                                                        13-Swift

 

14-Alpine Swift                                                                              15-Bee Eater

 

16-Hoopoe                                                                                       17-Crested Lark

 

18-Skylark                                                                         19-Crag Martin

 

20-Swallow                                                                      21-Red-rumped swallow

 

22-Roller                                                                           23-Grey wagtail

  

24-White Wagtail                                                          25-White-throat

  

26-Nightingale                                                27-Black Redstart                           28-Isabelline Wheatear

  

29-Wheatear                                                                   30-Black-eared Wheatear                        31-Rock Thrush

  

32-Blackbird                                                     33-Orphean Warbler

  

34-Lesser Whitethroat                                                35-Whitethroat

  

36-Blackcap                                                                      37-Chiffchaff

  

38-Spotted Flycatcher                                                                 39-Sombre Tit

  40-Rock Nuthatch                                                          41-Lasser Gray Shrike

   

42-Red-backed Shrike                                  43-Little Owl                     44-Woodchat Shrike

   

45-Masked Shrike                                          46-Magpie                                         47-Jackdaw

            

48-Hooded crow                                            49-RavenHouse sparrow

  50-Spanish sparrow                                                      51-Rock Bunting

      52-Cinereous Bunting                                                  53-Cretzschmar’s Bunting

   

54-Corn Bunting                                                             55-Yellow Wagtail

  56-Certti’s Warbler