A LWfG in front and a WfG in the rear. Copyright Jari Kostet

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Observations 2017


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08 December 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 7000 LWfG observed (West-Russian). After the first snowfall Source: Reza Mohammadpour. Map:
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First snowfall and looking for food Photo: Reza Mohammadpour.

08 December 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 7612 LWfG observed (West-Russian). Highest recent count in any wintering area of the West Palearctic Lesser White-fronted Goose population! Source: Z. Elahi, A. Hashemi, O. Yusefi, T. Eskelin, P. Lampila & T. Aarvak. Map:
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A pureflock of LWfG moving with the Aras floood plains. Photo: Tomas Aarvak.

05 December 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 6850 LWfG observed (West-Russian). Source: Z. Elahi, A. Hashemi, M. Hossini, O. Yusefi, T. Eskelin, P. Lampila & T. Aarvak. Map:

27 November 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 4500 LWfG observed (West-Russian). Lesser White-fronted Goose with Neighbors ( Greater White-fronted Goose , Ruddy Shelduck and ... ) Source: Reza Mohammadpour. Map:
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Life is Beautiful , with each other Photo: Reza Mohammadpour.

27 November 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 4500 LWfG observed (West-Russian). We can Fly to the sky for life , We can fly towards the sky together ... Source: Reza Mohammadpour. Map:
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Fly for Life ... Photo: Reza Mohammadpour.

27 November 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 4500 LWfG observed (West-Russian). Near the Aras Dam, Shiblou area, sunset moments. Source: Reza Mohammadpour. Map:
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We are Guests of your land , take care of Guests ... Photo: Reza Mohammadpour.

27 November 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 4500 LWfG observed (West-Russian). Shiblou area ( near the Aras Dam ) Beautiful weather with non-threatened . Source: Reza Mohammadpour. Map:
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we are alive ! Photo: Reza Mohammadpour.

26 November 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 4700 LWfG observed (West-Russian). There are a big population of lwfg in aras dam whit another species like wfg, greylag goose, ruddy shelduck, teal, mallard, greater flamingo,... Source: Omid Yousefi. Map:
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Photo: Omid Yousefi Mastekany.

03 November 2017, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 2700 LWfG observed (West-Russian). Source: Omid Yousefi. Map:
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Lands around aras dam lake. Photo: Omid Yousefi Mastekany.

06 April 2017, Qaraqaya Dam, Meshkin shahr, Ardabil, Iran 1 LWfG observed (West-Russian) - 1 Ad. Source: Asghar Mohammadi Nasrabadi. Map:
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Photo: Asghar Mohammadi Nasrabadi.



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