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Mount Nemrut

Kahta  >  Turkey

Mount Nemrut is an ancient burrial tomb with giant statues. The mountainous site holds many Cinereous BuntingRed-tailed Wheatear, Horned Lark.

Added by Leo Linnartz

Description

High altitude species and East-Turkish specialities are common at this place, like Cinereous Bunting, Red-tailed Wheatear, Horned LarkRed-fronted SerinRufous-tailed Rock-Thrush, etc. The valleys contain species like White-spectacled Bulbul, Black-headed Bunting and White-throated Robin

Details

Access

From the tiny town Karadut take the Nemrut Dagi Yolu right to the top. Park your car somewhere before the road gets to steep. Walk towards the top.  Cinereous Bunting  are everywhere along the road.

Terrain and Habitat

Mountain

Conditions

Hilly, Rocky, Mountainous, Dry, No shadow, Open landscape

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Strenuous

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Although this is a touristic site, not many people visit the area and tourists are mostly concentrated around the tomb and statues, leaving a vast area just for you as a birdwatcher.

As the area is located in Kurdish area of Turkey, visiters should inform themselves about the current political situation before trying to visit the area. 

Birdingplaces Near

Actually the whole area is good for birding and allows for a multiple day binding survey of the surroundings

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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