As winter approaches, birds scramble to find a heat place to name residence and City Theaters run by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) are stepping in to assist. Discarded outdated props and surroundings from performs are being transformed into birdhouses for Istanbul’s avian residents.
Carpenters dismantle the unused units earlier than sawing and sharpening the wooden – upcycling it into new lodging for the birds. So far, 40 birdhouses have been constructed that may be seen hanging from the timber of Maçka Democracy Park, Gülhane Park and Yıldız Grove.
Ceyhun Ünlü, director of Istanbul City Theaters, says they’ve truly been doing the mission for years however normally catered to cats. ”When we had been finding out outdated surroundings this season, we determined to make properties for birds this time. Birdhouses are an integral a part of Turkish structure. So, we checked the parks in want of such constructions, and our carpenters did the remaining,” he mentioned.
Süreyya Topaloğlu, a neighborhood spending time at Maçka Democracy Park, mentioned she simply observed the birdhouses and appreciated the mission.
“People do not go away a lot room for animals so it is good to present them their very own place. I hope it can broaden to different parks. It’s additionally good that they are comprised of recycled materials,” she mentioned.