The Aqaba Bird Observatory


Aqaba is located at the south of Jordan, and being a junction area between three continents; Asia, Africa and Europe, makes it a meeting point for the birds migratory pathways where millions of migrating birds cross over the country and Aqaba twice a year.

(ABO) or the Aqaba Bird Observatory was founded in 2008 and is Jordan’s first observatory for birds. ABO provides a “refueling” station for the rare birds and even some endangered species in the form of forest habitats or wetland habitats where visitors may enjoy bird watching.