Some 535 species of birds have been identified in Iran. About 70 percent of birds in Iran are immigrant birds. The presence of different wetlands in Iran has caused different number of immigrants birds stop here in Iran. There are different zones for bird watching in Iran because of this Iran is one of the rare spot in the world that enjoy both variety and abundance of birds beside each other. Persian ground jay is endemic to Iran that has been seen in desert areas around Semnan and Shahroud.