Every spring, hundreds of pelicans migrate from Africa to Europe over Turkey as a key cease on their annual migration route. This 12 months, greater than 30,000 pelicans and hundreds of storks took a break at Longoz in the Karacabey district of Bursa, Lake Uluabat and Manyas Bird Paradise National Park, which is positioned on the border of the Bandırma district in Balıkesir province.
As fishermen have deserted their fishing amid the Corona Virus pandemic, photographer Ali Şenel has captured lots of of pelicans resting in Manyas Bird Paradise National Park.
“As there aren’t any fishing and searching actions this 12 months, the lake was left for them. They feed higher and migrate extra comfortably,” he stated.
Pelicans’ journeys from Africa to the north begins in the spring. Pelicans migrate to the Danube Delta in Romania after spending the winter in Africa.
Along this lengthy route, Longoz, Lake Uluabat and Manyas Bird Paradise National Park are of nice significance for these birds.
“I hope they full their migration in a wholesome approach and we are able to get a probability to see them on their approach again in autumn,” Şenel stated.