Saturday, December 3, 2022

Iran's Nature

Single surviving West Siberian crane, Omid, migrates back to Iran for winter

The single surviving West Siberian crane, Omid (Hope), flies thousands of kilometers back to Iran for the 15th consecutive year to spend the winter in Fereydoonkenar in the Iranian northern province of Mazandaran.

Iranians observe last solar eclipse in 2022

People across Iran observed on Tuesday afternoon a partial solar eclipse, which was the last of its kind in 2022.

Iranian port city of Bandar e Khamir registered as wetland city

Bandar e Khamir in southern Iran has been registered as a wetland city of the world along with 24 other cities from 13 countries. That’s according to the Iranian port city’s mayor, Javad Mahmoudi.

Iranians begin harvests of borage flowers in northern mountains

The mountainous areas and margins of the roads in Iran’s northern Mazandaran Province have been covered by red and purple flowers these days.

Spring on road to Prophet Khaled

When spring begins, colorful wild flowers fill the plains and pastures north of the city of Gonbad Kavous and along the shrine of the Prophet Khaled ibn Sinan (Prophet Khaled). The region, in Iran’s northern province of Golestan, is unique thanks to its beautiful and gorgeous green hills and its tranquility.

Iranians observe Sizdah Be-dar, the Day of Nature

Sizdah Be-dar is the last festival in the Nowruz festivities in Iran that come after Khaaneh Tekani, Charshanbe Suri, Tahvile Saal (beginning of the new year), Haft Seen and Nowruz family visits.

Iran tourism: Halabeh, a pristine and beautiful region in Kermanshah

Chalabeh is inside the Bistun Protected Area and is at the foothill of Perav Mountain in the city of Kermanshah in western Iran. 

Iran tourism: Beauties of Iran’s North Khorasan Province

The pastures and forests in Iran’s North Khorasan Province have made it a very attractive tourist destination due to the beautiful sceneries and diverse wildlife in the spring.

Wintery Nowruz: Arasbaran blanketed by Spring Snow

During the first days of the new century and shortly after the beginning of spring, an unprecedented snowfall, accompanied by strong winds and blizzards, hit the region of Arasbaran in northwestern Iran.

Persian leopards in Iran’s Golestan province

Protected areas of Iran's Golestan Province are considered as one of the best habitats for Persian leopards.

Iran’s Shiraz city hosting migratory birds

Like in previous years, residents in the city of Shiraz in southern Iranian, Fars Province, are now hosting migratory wading birds.

Swan Flying Symphony

Every year, with decreasing temperatures in the northern Caspian Sea and parts of Siberia, migratory swans with a small population begin to migrate to low latitudes.

Asiatic cheetah “Homino” sighted in Yazd; 1st time in six years

Asiatic cheetah "Homino" has been sighted in a wildlife sanctuary in central Iran for the first time in six years.

Iran’s NW city of Ardabil covered in snow again

Ardabil is getting a heavy snowfall, the second of its kind this winter, with reports of slowed traffic across the northwestern Iranian city.

Beauties of Iran: Somewhere between fall and winter

Mazandaran, thanks to its geographical position, leads to the Caspian Sea on the one hand and to the Alborz Mountains on the other, which has bestowed special beauties on the province in all seasons.

Sand dunes of Iran’s Lut Desert, tallest in world

Lut Desert is a vast swath of land that covers about 10% of Iran’s territory. It is one of the most arid and warmest regions of the world with an area of ​​120,000 square kilometers.

Winter Nature of Iran’s Lake Urmia Islands

Kaboudan Island (Quyun Daghi) and Ashk Island are the largest islands of Lake Urmia in West Azerbaijan, which were declared protected areas by the Environmental Protection Organization in 1967 and then became a national park in 1976.

Persian Gulf Hosting Seagulls

During autumn, the decline in the driving heat in Iran’s south heralds the arrival of migrant guests for the people of Bushehr port.

Shur River: A miracle in the heart of Iran desert

When it comes to deserts, few people can imagine a river or even a pond in them.

Foggy autumn of Deraz-e-Now Village, Golestan province

Deraz-e-Now is a summer and mountainous village in the highest altitudes of Kordkuy in Iran’s Golestan Province, which welcomes many tourists and travelers in all four seasons due to its beautiful and pristine natural environment.

Marzban 1000-year-old village in northern Iran

Marzban village is a tourist attraction in Iran’s northern province of Golestan which dates back to 1000 years ago. The village is located on the suburbs of the city of Azadshahr and at the foot of the mountain.

Mazandarn’s Colorful Autumn

The Hyrcanian Forests next to the Caspian Sea in the northern Iranian Province of Mazandaran has put on yellow clothes in autumn, creating an atmosphere full of peace and energy for people.

First group of migrant swans travel to Iran

The first group of migrant swans has touched down in Sorkhroud pond in the northern Iranian countyof Mahmoudabad in Mazandaran Province.

Iran wildlife refuge home to various species of animals

Footage recorded by a trap camera in a protected area in northern Iran shows leopards, eagles, bearded vultures, foxes and martens feeding on the carcass of a wild goat.

Persimmon harvest in Ghasroddasht, Shiraz

Ghasroddasht is one of the oldest districts of Shiraz, the capital city of the southern Fars Province.

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