The Highlands Wildlife in Mountains,Turkey




The wildlife in these mountains presents the same diversity as that of the rich plant cover. Taurus Mountains are home for birds such as pigeons, blackbirds, francolins, partridges, quail, turtledoves, woodcock as well as for eagles, sturnidaes, falcons, chaffinches and orioles. Animals that can be observed here in their natural habitat are deer, fallow deer, bezoar goat, boar, lynx, roe deer, fox, wolf, jackals, martens, rabbits and hyena. The Taurus highlands are found within the provinces of Gaziantep, Hatay (Antioch), Adana, Icel, Antalya and Mugla.

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