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total photos: 10
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1. Alpine Accentor (2009-09-07)
2. Alpine Accentor (2012-04-24)
3. Alpine Accentor (2012-04-24)
4. Pallas's Reed Bunting (2012-04-26)
5. Alpine Accentor (2012-04-26)
6. Great Crested Grebe (2012-08-20)
7. Alpine Accentor (2012-08-26)
8. Black-headed Gull (2012-08-29)
9. Marsh Tit (2012-08-29)
10. Grey-necked Bunting (2012-08-29)
11. Alpine Accentor (2012-11-15)
12. Brambling (2013-02-02)

recent uploads


2013-05-04. Isabelline Wheatear, Eurasian Redstart.

2013-05-03. Bohemian Waxwing, Short-eared Owl, White Wagtail, Northern Citrine Wagtail, Hoopoe, Red-Necked Grebe, Common Kestrel, Eurasian Collared Dove, European Bee-eater.

2011-12-22. Little Egret, Little Egret, Little Egret.

recent comments


2013-12-02. to photo # 00570001202 (Common Kestrel)

Gubin: Это обыкновенная пустельга с черными когтями


2013-05-04. to photo # 00570001102 (Red-Necked Grebe)

Isabekov Askar: Red-Necked Grebe


2013-05-04. to photo # 00570001301 (Eurasian Collared Dove)

Isabekov Askar: Collared Dove


2013-05-04. to photo # 00570000701 (White Wagtail)

Исабеков Аскар: White Wagtail


2013-05-04. to photo # 00570001401 (European Bee-eater)

Исабеков Аскар: Eaurasian Bee-eater


2013-05-04. to photo # 00570001501 (Isabelline Wheatear)

Isabekov Askar: Isabelline Wheatear


2013-05-04. to photo # 00570001601 (Eurasian Redstart)

Isabekov Askar: Common Redstart


2013-05-04. to photo # 00570000502 (Short-eared Owl)

Best Nigel: Thanks ASkar, I was on an ice breaking vessel carrying out a seal survey when I saw the Owl. It was not frightened at all by the vessel. I think it must live on the Offshore islands that Agip/NCPOC have nearby. I have posted other photos but am not [....]


2013-05-03. to photo # 00570000502 (Short-eared Owl)

Isabekov Askar: Nigel, it's Short-eared Owl (note black over the eyes. Very intersting photo!


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rare birds records


White-naped Crane (Grus vipio)

© Ruslan Kirillin
2021-09-21
Gornyi district, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

The 4th record in Yakutia.


Black bittern (Ixobrychus flavicollis)

© Valery Shokhrin
2021-09-07
Prymorsky kray, Proselochnay bay

First record in Russia


Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Dmytro Komarovskyi
2021-09-11
Ukraine

A Rare vagrant species. In addition to the Crimea, it is periodically observed in Sivash lake, where a case of nesting was noted in 2017, and in the North-Western Black Sea Coast.


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Alexander Sobolev
2021-09-14
Vitebsk region


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recent video

2021-09-23. Black-tailed Godwit (Gennadiy Dyakin).

2021-09-21. White Wagtail (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-09-12. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-09-11. Carrion Crow (vasily malishcin).

2021-09-10. Mute Swan (Vitalii Kazannyk), Whooper Swan (Vitalii Kazannyk).

2021-09-09. Mallard (Nadia Goncharova).

2021-09-06. Spotted Flycatcher (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2021-09-04. Eurasian Three-Toed Woodpecker (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2021-08-22. Gadwall (vasily malishcin).

2021-08-13. Oriental Greenfinch (Yana Pogodina), Grey Bunting (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-07. Little Bittern (Yakov Stepanov), Wood Pigeon (vasily malishcin).

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

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unidentified birds


2021-09-23

Дмитрий Шевцов: Перепелятник

2021-09-23

Андрей Коваленко: [....]

2021-09-23

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2021-09-22

Александр Рогаль: Да, особенно кукушка."Кукушка хвалит петуха, за то, что хвалит он кукушку..." :)))

2021-09-22

Игорь Фефелов: Очень контрастная белая бровь. Бурая, похоже.Или свистела, а не чокала?

more unidentified birds...