Bird Watching Festival Program

September 7, 2010

3rd. Çoruh Valley Bird Watching Festival [1-2-3 October 2010]

Festival Program

October 1st 2010 (Friday)

11:00 Meeting in Erzurum

15:00 Erzurum- Uzundere transfer

17:30-19:00 Establishment of the camping area

19:00-20:00 Birds of Coruh Valley, Photograph Exhibition

20:00 Welcoming Ceremony and Dinner

October 2nd 2010 (Saturday)

07:00 Breakfast in the camping area

07:30 Uzundere – Kılıçkaya transfer

09:00 Guided Birding, Migratory Raptors

12:30 Picnic at Highland

13:30 Guided Birding, Plant and Butterfly observation & Photography

18:00 Kılıçkaya – Uzundere transfer

19:30 Dinner

* Brown Bear observation in the night

October 3rd 2010 (Sunday)

07:30 Breakfast in the camping area

08:00 Uzundere Platea transfer

09:00 Guided Birding, Migratory Raptors

12:30 Picnic

13:30 Guided Birding, Plant and Butterfly observation & Photography

18:30 Uzundere Transfer

19:30 Dinner

* Erzurum transfer

October 4th 2010 (Monday)

8:00 Breakfast and packing camping area

10:00 Erzurum transfer and farewell

Festival is organized by Eastern Anatolia Tourism Development Project (TDEAP-DATUR). The project implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Efes Pilsen’s financial support. Festival also locally supported by local NGOs (UZKADER-Uzundere Association for Adding Value to Women Labour and UDOSK-Uzundere Nature Youth and Sports Club Association).

Application Deadline: Sept 24, 2010 (FRIDAY)

Festival Coordinator, Soner Bekir, 0535 2170061, sonerbekir@yahoo.com
DATUR Site Manager, Egemen Çakır, 0532 6064096, egemen_cakir@yahoo.com
DATUR Project Assistant, Pelin Kihtir Ozturk, 0535 8950070, pelin.kihtir@undp.org

Note: Application and contact information will be forwarded to Soner Bekir.


Click here for detailed information about Fauna of Çoruh Valley.

Click here for detailed information about Bird Species in Çoruh Valley.

Click here for image gallery for bird species.