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New Routes, Perseverance, and a Change of Direction!

  New Route This years birding in Dalyan has been a good year, at least for me. In my second extended stay following retirement I have picked up 19 new birds for Dalyan and surrounding area and my current list … Continue reading

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White Throated Kingfisher at Eskiköy

White Throated Kingfisher at Eskiköy   Historically the White Throated Kingfisher was only rarely seen in the Dalyan area and the most reliable source for a sighting was at the Namnan River at Hamitköy. However, in the last two years … Continue reading

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One for the Future !

One for the future ! Geyik Canyon (Deer Canyon)     I came across Geyik Canyon (Deer Canyon) after seeing a sign for it whilst driving to Pamukkale from Dalyan. Shortly after Köycegiz the road turns right and heads over … Continue reading

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Setting the Scene

As a late edition I thought I’d add a few scene-setting shots to give the locations for some of the places I mentioned a bit more meaning for those who haven’t been. Before I saw the area for the first … Continue reading

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Dalyan 2nd – 16th May 2014

  The trip report I did last year South West Turkey, 10th – 24th May 2013 covered most of the ground that I visited this year and a bit more, so I’ll just post photos with brief descriptions here. This … Continue reading

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Trip report to South West Turkey, April 2014 Dougy Wright and Greg Adams

Trip report to South West Turkey, April 2014 Dougy Wright and Greg Adams     Day 1 – Thursday 10 April 2014   We stayed in a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment at The Royal Links, Sarigerme, and can thoroughly recommend both … Continue reading

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Memories of a bygone visit.

Memories of a bygone visit  from 2008   General This was to be our first trip to Turkey – indeed we’ve only been to the Eastern Med once before – and it was intended to be more a family holiday … Continue reading

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