Sevan Lake restores the once diminished avian diversity


The stable tendency of water restoration at Lake Sevan brought out to a recovery of certain species, which were nesting here only some decades ago.

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The stabilization of water level and the increasing volume of water in spring and early summer, both led to a formation of significant shallow areas, which in conjunction with swamping processes provides a stable fodder base for the wetland fauna representatives.

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Today we can see nearly completely restored not only the breeding birds, but also the migratory species, which have not yet regained their big number of previous decades.

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P.S. An exciting and, in fact, our first observation of Pygmy Cormorant at Sevan Lake. 

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