Sasali bird reserve occupies hectares of land on the northern part of Izmir bay and is home to over 200 kinds of birds.Flamingos are among them ;notice the color is light pink ,almost white .The color of the flamingo depends on their diet.
throw it further ! - man flyfishing whilst his friend is watching the action on a sunny autumn day on the waterfront in karsiyaka,izmir,turkey.new scyscrapers under construction can be seen at the background.
ancient byzantine walls (DSCF6142-3.jpg) - ruins of protection walls dating back 11th century over kemalpasa,izmir.the town was used as a summer residence by the emperors.the town is located near nif mountain in a plain between mount nif and mount spil(a part of which can be seen on the l.h.s. at the background).
urla is a town famous for vinyards,winemaking and wind in Izmir province.There are several vinyards and wine factories in the area and several wind turbines have been installed on the hills to generate power from renewable energy.
A blue colored truck travels across a small road across Sasali agricultural area near Izmir on a rainy day.These narrow roads serve as service roads between small towns scattered along the pasture lands.
The bird reserve on the norther part of Izmir covers an area of and is home to over 200 species of birds.The area surrounding it is a mixture of agricultural and pasture land and there are several irrigation canals crossing it.
There is a large section of farm land within the city of Izmir in Balcova district and different kind of vegetables and flowers are grown here.Seen here is a field of rocket plant with agriculturak sprinklers and Balcova hills at the background.