Heleh Protected Area
Helleh Protected Area is located 35 kilometers northwest of Port Bushehr. The protected area is 42,600 hectares, 20,000 hectares of which are wetlands. Helleh Protected Area is a good bird watching destination and is home to birds such as crane, graylag goose, flamingo, Dalmatian pelican, black-winged stilt, pied avocet, mallard, Eurasian teal, black francolin, heron, common buzzard, tern, common linnet, egretta, sandgrouse, kestrel, Bee-eater and falcon. Helleh Protected Area is also home to wild cat, wild boar, fox, rabbit and mongoose.