Lake Urmia / Lake Orumiye

Flamingos in lake Urmia of Iran

Lake Urmia (Orumieh or Orumiyeh) in northwest Iran  was once the largest lake in the middle east and the sixth largest saltwater lake on the earth but in recent years is facing a dramatic decline due to inefficient  irrigation methods.These years Flamingos prefer to stay in lake Urmia national park instead of migrating as better […]