Doga, BirdLife Turkey and Karacabey Municipality teams discovered a major stopover area for Europe’s Great White Pelicans. The site is a so far unnoticed flood plain in Bursa, Karacabey, Marmara Region of Turkey, which hosts at least 50 percent of the European and five percent of the world population of the species during spring migration.
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22-30 August 2017 / Büyükçekmece – İstanbul Doga/BirdLife Turkey organised “Autumn Migration White Stork Census” study between 22-30 August 2017 in Istanbul with partnership of LeylekEL, a local conservation group. These censuses were funded by Local Stewardship for Migrating Birds of Turkey Project (Champions of the Flyways 2017 Project).