Turkey stands astride several major bird migration routes and possesses some very bird-friendly habitat. Well-known birdwatching sites include the Göksu delta near Silifke, the Belen Pass en-route to Antakya, and Lake Van. On an active birdwatching holiday you could expect to tick off nearly three hundred different species. For a database of bird species and distribution in Turkey, as reported by local and foreign birdwatchers, see wkusbank.org.

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The film that will inspire your next trip to Turkey

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Video: why Cappadocia is best seen from above

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