Mohebi Pour, 39, lives in Sari, the provincial capital of Mazandaran and the former capital of Iran. The city is the largest in the province, located between the Alborz mountains and the Caspian Sea and is home to the Miankaleh lagoon, a UNESCO biosphere reserve.
For five years, he has photographed the Miankaleh lagoon. The reserve attracts tens of thousands of migratory birds each year. Migratory birds in the lagoon include flamingos, swans, pelicans, grey heron, pheasant and Eurasian teal. Many are escaping harsh winters in Siberia.
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