We’re mainly focus on Anatolian bird biodiversity. We catch the birds from all part of Turkey for population genetic and phylogeographic studies. You can join us as volunteer.

Speciments bank


About 2400 speciments from 95 bird species. Please contact to Dr.Albayrak for detail infiormations


Pınar Öğe

study on mainly barcoding
2014-continious

Latin    (n.of speciment)

Parus major .  ( 337 )
Passer domesticus .  ( 247 )
Sitta krueperi .  ( 175 )
Fringilla coelebs .  ( 149 )
Periparus ater .  ( 138 )
Aegithalos caudatus .  ( 108 )
Turdus merula .  ( 92 )
Cyanistes caeruleus .  ( 86 )
Erithacus rubecula .  ( 85 )
Phoenicurus phoenicurus .  ( 84 )
Phylloscopus trochilus .  ( 53 )
Phylloscopus collybita .  ( 44 )
Serinus serinus .  ( 41 )
Sylvia atricapilla .  ( 40 )
Carduelis chloris .  ( 35 )
Carduelis carduelis .  ( 32 )
Passer hispaniolensis .  ( 23 )
Sylvia curruca .  ( 22 )
Troglodytes troglodytes .  ( 21 )
Turdus philomelos .  ( 21 )
Certhia brachydactyla .  ( 20 )
Turdus viscivorus .  ( 19 )
Emberiza cirlus .  ( 17 )
Poecile lugubris .  ( 16 )
Buteo buteo .  ( 16 )
Muscicapa striata .  ( 14 )
Phylloscopus bonelli .  ( 13 )
Regulus regulus .  ( 13 )
Sylvia melanocephala .  ( 13 )
Certhia familiaris .  ( 13 )
Iduna pallida .  ( 10 )
Garrulus glandarius .  ( 10 )
Regulus ignicapilla .  ( 9 )
Pyrrhula pyrrhula .  ( 9 )
Phoenicurus ochruros .  ( 8 )
Lanius collurio .  ( 8 )
Sitta europaea .  ( 8 )


Field works

Dr. Tamer Albayrak 

Head of the lab

Genetical studies are done in Molecular Ornithology Lab. We usually use mitecondrial COI, Cyt b, ND2 genes

Lab works

Tugba Tunçel

study on mainly blood parasites. 
2012-continious


Lab team


Study areas