Hunting in Azerbaijan

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Dagestan Tur Hunting

This game animal inhabits in the mountain areas of Azerbaijan – in the Caucasian mountains. According to the latest statistics officially around 18000 head of animal live in the mountains. And 65% of these animals live in the areas of the company. The average weight of the animal is 60-110 kg, length 90-110 cm, and the height is equal to 85-95 cm. Tur hunting is conducted on the basis of the quota given by government. The protection of animals and bio measures are carried out by company. The annual increase of this animal, on average is equal to 20-25%. Average life is 14-16 year. It is considered to be sheep, but in some literature it is described as goat. World hunters are very much interested in Dagestan Tur and there is enough information about this animal in SCI

Hunting areas:

Quba- is situated in the north of Azerbaijan; it is a hilly and picturesque region. It is one of the nooks that tourists like mostly. The distance from Baku to hunting houses is 230 km. 190 km of this road is asphalt, 25 km is dirt road, 15 km is horse riding. The elevation of the hunting lodges is 2000m and of the hunting spots is 2400-3000m from the sea level.

A Saudi man looks through a pair of binoculars before releasing his falcon during a falcon contest in a desert near Tabuk city January 17, 2014. The participants at the contest compete for the fastest falcon at attacking its prey and the owner of the winning bird is rewarded 200,000 Saudi Riyal ($53,000). Falconry is part of Bedouin life in Saudi Arabia where these birds are used for hunting rabbits and other desert animals. REUTERS/Mohamed Al Hwaity (SAUDI ARABIA - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY) - RTX17IQ8

Bird Hunting

One of the popular hunting in Azerbaijan is the bird hunting. There are certain kinds of pheasants, blackcocks, wild ducks, geese and lot of kinds of other birds. Every hunter has such trophies. We will offer many great bird shooting in Azerbaijan.

Hunting area:

Imishli. (Sarisu lake 200km from Baku).  Imisli is the capital of border rayon, divided in two by the Araz River and the railway line that used to reach Nakhchivan. Stalin promoted the irrigation of the land with a huge network of canals and the pleasant Bahramtepe reservoir. The rayon’s economy still has an agricultural base, with cotton – Azerbaijan’s white gold as one of the main crops. The town developed between the Mil and Mugan plains, in a beautiful setting by the Araz river and surrounded by the Togai forest. Until the mid 20th century Imisli as just a small village, owing its growth to the railway line.