The Flamingo Festival will be held in Izmir on September 15-17, 2023, hosted by the Doga Dernegi and Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
The festival will start with the 20th Türkiye Bird Conference and continue with various events in Mavişehir Fishing Shelter and Gediz Delta. For detailed information about the Flamingo Festival & 20th Türkiye Bird Conference click link. See you in the world of birds.
We will talk about birds and their habitats for three days these days when the birds cheer Izmir up with their autumn migration. We will be together with national and international bird watchers, nature conservationists and scientists. The 20th Türkiye Bird Conference is taking place in memory of our friend Önder Cırık, who we lost […]
The conference, which will take place on 18-19 March 2023, has been postponed due to the earthquake that caused great devastation in Türkiye and Syria. We are dedicating the upcoming 20th Türkiye Bird Conference to the memory of our dear friend Önder Cırık and all earthquake victims. New dates will be announced soon on Doğa […]
Second Major Success of Doğa, BirdLife Turkey, to save the Gediz Delta: The decision on downgrading of protection status of Gediz Delta is cancelled
Doga, BirdLife Partner in Turkey, announced a historical decision for the future of Gediz Delta. The Administrative Court of Izmir Province cancelled the decision on downgrading of protection status of Gediz Delta. Gediz Delta, home to nearly ten percent of the world population, and 30 percent of the European population of Greater Flamingos and many […]
Turkey is home to one of the largest breeding populations of Egyptian Vultures in the world! An estimated 2000 pairs are living in Turkey – that’s around 25% of the global Egyptian vulture population. But also the Egyptian Vulture isa globally endangered scavenger that is dispersed across Southern Europe, Africa, and Asia. Birds from South […]
2019 started with good news from Gediz Delta, home to ten percent of the world population, and 30 percent of the European population of Greater Flamingos. Doga (BirdLife partner in Turkey) announced that the Administrative Court of Izmir permanently halted the major highway construction. The execution of the project was halted as a precautionary measure […]