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Old Thursday 17th April 2014, 15:22   #1
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The birds of Iran

Having just returned from 3 weeks in Iran I have many photos to post which, I hope, are interesting to fellow members of this forum. The first one shows one of the most common birds in Iran, the hooded Crow (known locally as the Kellargh). This bird, seen here in one of the parks in northern Tehran, was used to being fed by people and would happily perch on or near to people it knew. I was able to get close enough to take detailed photos however the bird wouldn't take food from me. Once I gave the food to the man the bird was perched on, the Crow took the food from him:

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