Noisy birds

These birds were making a racket at dusk in Gülhane Park. The culprit is the Küçük Karga which translates as “little crow.” Also known as the Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula), it is indeed a member of the crow family, and has a wide range distribution.

Bird at Yıldız

A twittering bird in the treetops in Yıldız Parkı. Yıldız Parkı one once part of the grounds of Yıldız Sarayı (Yıldız Palace), one of the last palaces of the Ottoman Emperors. Located in the Beşiktaş district, it is one of Istanbul’s largest parks.