Tehran SAMA reported that the project started last summer in district four of Tehran in Lavizan neighborhood and has two phases, the first phase of which has progressed 60 percent.
Latif Pendarian, project manager, noted that 80 hectares in Lavizan Park has been set aside for recreation, tourism and cultural activities of which 20 hectares will turn into bird garden. The first phase is 5.5 hectares in area and building the landscape for the phase two is also underway. Both phases have totally progressed 35 percent.
This will be the biggest bird garden in the country. In other cities, such gardens are 2 hectares in area and a 20-hectare garden has had no precedence in Iran.
Pendarian added that a good environment has been provided for tropical birds and about 250 species of birds numbering more than 20,000 will be living in the park. As various parts of the garden are finished, birds will be transferred there.