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Wild Life In Dagestan

  1. 1. Wild Life in Dagestan
  2. 2. <ul><li>Vegetation and animal life in Dagestan depend on the landscape and climatic conditions. With the comparatively mild climate and varied soils, Dagestan has diverse pattern of vegetation. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore the whole republic can be divided into three main parts: </li></ul><ul><li>Lowland Dagestan </li></ul><ul><li>Foothill Dagestan </li></ul><ul><li>Highland Dagestan. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lowland Dagestan Foothill Dagestan Highland Dagestan
  4. 4. Lowland Dagestan <ul><li>The lowlands in the north are semi-desert, droughty zone and the soils are sandy and salty there. Therefore the vegetation is rather poor and the fauna is composed mainly of the reptiles – lizards, snakes, etc. and some mammals, such as foxes, badgers, antelopes –saigaks, etc. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sarykum Sand Dune <ul><li>Near the capital city of Makhachkala to the south, there is a small section of the preserve guards the Sarykum Sand Dune, a miniature island of desert amidst the North . </li></ul>
  6. 6. A Sandy Snake
  7. 8. A Lizard
  8. 9. Antelopes - Saigaks
  9. 11. A Herd of Cows in the Steppe
  10. 12. Sheep
  11. 14. A Wild Cat
  12. 16. A Fox
  13. 17. A Raccoon
  14. 18. A Ferret
  15. 19. A Hedgehog
  16. 20. A Turtle
  17. 21. A Meercat
  18. 22. A Bustard
  19. 24. A Turkey
  20. 26. A Pheasant
  21. 28. A Hawk
  22. 30. A Shchurka
  23. 32. A Swift
  24. 33. A Swallow
  25. 34. A Sparrow
  26. 35. A Crow
  27. 36. Rooks
  28. 37. A Magpie
  29. 38. A Tit
  30. 39. A Wagtail
  31. 40. Pigeons
  32. 41. <ul><li>In Kizlyar Bay, a secluded nook in the Caspian Sea's northwestern shore, a nearly impenetrable broad band of tall reeds separates the water from the mainland.  A hundred species of birds - coots, geese, herons, and pelicans to name a few - congregate in these reeds along fertile coastal waters for nesting, wintering, and stopover during long migrations.  </li></ul>
  33. 42. <ul><li>In the rich seawater offshore, millions of carp, herring, and other fish are spawned each year, helping to replenish populations of highly sought after commercial species.  A significant portion of this fertile bay is protected in Dagestansky Zapovednik, the only strictly protected area in Russia's Dagestan Republic.  </li></ul>
  34. 43. Agrakhan Bay
  35. 45. A Heron
  36. 46. A Heron –Mother is Feeding Her Babies.
  37. 47. A Goose
  38. 50. Ducks
  39. 51. A Pelican
  40. 53. A Swan
  41. 55. Cormorants
  42. 56. The Seagull is Fighting With the Cormorants
  43. 57. Sea Gulls
  44. 58. A Stork
  45. 59. A Hoopoe
  46. 61. A Jay
  47. 62. <ul><li>The Caspian Sea is rich in sturgeon, beluga (white sturgeon), sprat, herring, seals, and many other species of fish and sea animals. Many species of freshwater fish are found in the lakes and rivers of Dagestan. The high mountain lake Kazenoiam, on the border with the Chechen republic is famous for its trout. </li></ul>
  48. 63. Caspian Sprat
  49. 64. Herring
  50. 65. Catfish
  51. 66. White Sturgeon
  52. 67. Sturgeon
  53. 69. Caspian Seal
  54. 70. Frogs
  55. 71. Foothill Dagestan <ul><li>The forests in Dagestan remained only in some isolated areas: in foothills and in the highlands. </li></ul><ul><li>These forests are natural habitats of such kinds of animals as bears, deer, wild boar, goat, wolf, wild cat, fox, lynx, est. </li></ul>
  56. 72. A Lynx
  57. 73. A Deer
  58. 75. A Horse
  59. 76. A Wild Boar
  60. 77. A Weasel
  61. 78. A Woodpecker
  62. 79. Turtledoves
  63. 80. Hawks
  64. 81. A Mountain Goat
  65. 83. Bears
  66. 84. A Wolf
  67. 85. An Eagle
  68. 86. Highland Dagestan Dagestan Ibex (tour)
  69. 88. Snow Panther

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