Besh Birders refers to Besh Barmag, a sacred mountain in Azerbaijan. This unique place has been identified as a major bird migration bottleneck in the last couple of years has become a key region for all team members in the course of their birdwatching careers. The very idea of forming a team for Champions Of The Flyway arose there, right at the shores of the Caspian Sea, while watching migrating larks and buntings. Though born in different places all over Germany all of the team members spent a part of their lives in the small city of Greifswald in Northeastern Germany close to the Baltic Sea. Even though half of the team hasn’t been to Israel prior to this trip, they are keen on creating a lasting impression in the COTF – and first of all they’re looking forward to having a great time while birding in the desert! Let’s get it started!