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The Checklist of the Birds of Northern Eurasia


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocletiformes

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

Gaviiformes

Big Year 2021

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3. Egor Vlasov (346)
4. Andrey Chernykh (300)
5. Andrey Semenov (273)
6. Andrey Bazdyrev (253)
7. Yuriy Kodrul (251)
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rare birds records


Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)

© Inna Kyselova
2021-07-26

A rare vagrant species. Last year, a young bird was observed near the Kyrylivka village, Zaporizhia region.


Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)

© Andrey Mis\'kov
2021-08-01

Rare migratory, in the past nesting species. In 2020, several observers also noted these birds in the Kherson region.


Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)

© Andrey Borodin
2021-08-01



Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-07-01
North Osetia



Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)

© Khasan Zhurtov
2021-07-30
Maiskiy, KBR



Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)

© Victor Natykanets
2021-05-05
"Tremlya" fishfarm, Petrikov district, Gomel region



Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus)

© Maxim Afanasiev
2021-07-17

A rare vagrant in Yakutia. The first record of moulting individuals in the region.


Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2021-07-04

For the first time, the fact of nesting of Eurasian Roller in Mangystau was established. Summer finds of vagrant birds are known, but nesting in Mangyshlak was not confirmed (Korelov, 1970).


European Serin (Serinus serinus)

© Gennady Kolotin
2021-06-30



Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-06-23
North Osetia, Chmi


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recent video

2021-08-06. Taiga Flycatcher (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-05. Spotted Nutcracker (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-04. Little Egret (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-08-02. Goosander (Andrei Kuryashkin), Grey Wagtail (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2021-07-31. European Serin (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-07-26. Common Crane (Andrew Simon).

2021-07-18. Black Kite (vasily malishcin).

2021-07-17. Grey Partridge (Alexender Zabolotnyy), Black-Billed Magpie (Raouf Bairashev).

2021-07-15. European Bee-eater (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-07-14. White-Backed Woodpecker (Alexender Zabolotnyy), Eurasian Linnet (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-07-13. Common Moorhen (Alexender Zabolotnyy), Siberian Rubythroat (Nadia Goncharova).

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unidentified birds


2021-08-06

Владимир Мурмило: Спасибо

2021-08-06

Игорь Фефелов: Красношейка или синий соловей.

2021-08-06

Анна Ясько: Здесь бормотушка. Но только я не уверена какая именно.

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