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11 April 2023, 10:30

Türkiye welcomes thousands of flamingos


AKSARAY, 11 April (BelTA - Anadolu Agensy). - Türkiye has begun to welcome thousands of flamingo chicks.

Flamingos have started to come to the Salt Lake in the central Konya province, the second-largest lake in Türkiye and the flamingos' largest natural breeding colony in the world, as well as Mamasin Dam in the Aksaray province,

After the weather warms up, tens of thousands of flamingos come to Salt Lake and Mamasin Dam, key stops along the birds' migration routes. Salt Lake offers unique feeding and incubation opportunities for the long-legged birds.

Flamingos migrate to warmer regions after staying in the wetlands until September-October.

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