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Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)

© Andrey Borodin

2022-11-22




Grey-necked Bunting (Emberiza buchanani)

© Maksim Volkov

2022-05-28



The first vagrant record of this species in the northern Siberia.

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)

© Olga Vasik

2022-11-12
Sivakovka



The 1st record of the species in the Primorsky Kray.

Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Natalia Melnikova

2022-10-20
Shetpe



The second record of the Red-flanked Bluetail in the west of Kazakhstan, the first for the Mangistau region. Before that, it was noted by Andrey Kovalenko on October 12, 2017 on the artificial island of Kairan in the northeastern Caspian (see birds.kz gallery).

Red-mantled Rosefinch (Carpodacus rhodochlamys)

© Olga Fattakhova

2022-11-03
Kosh-Agach region, RA



The first photo-record at the website sibirds.ru.

Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis)

© Marina Borovskaya

2022-10-25
Irkutsk



The 2nd confirmed record in the Irkutsk Region

Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)

© Maxim Afanasiev

2022-10-20
Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), village of Kyundyaya



The 1st record in Yakutia as a vagrant.

Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Viktor Kolesnikov

2022-10-05
VKO



Rare entry into East Kazakhstan region from main flyways.

Richard's Pipit (Anthus richardi)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov

2022-09-11
Chuvarlei vil., Nizhny Novgorod Oblast



A rare vagrant species for the European part of Russia.

Falcated Duck (Anas falcata)

© Alexander Yakovlev

2022-05-17
Chukotka, Ugolnye Kopi



The 1st record in the Chukotka Peninsula.

Dusky Thrush (Turdus eunomus)

© Andrey Bazdyrev

2022-10-04
Tomsk, Tomsk region



First record in the Tomsk region

Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

© Alexandr Kochetkov

2022-10-02
Novosibirskaya oblast



The 1st record for the south of the West Siberia, and for the Novosibirsk Region.

Great White Egret (Egretta alba)

© Konstantin Kisloy

2022-10-02
Gubkinskiy city, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug



A rare vagrant on the Yamal Peninsula.

Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky

2022-09-04



A rare vagrant, formerly nesting species of southern Ukraine. The first observation in Odesa region in decades and the first photo from its territory.

Shikra (Accipiter badius)

© Andrey Kovalenko

2022-06-22
Atyrau.



The northernmost nesting record in the Caspian region. Prior to this, since 2015, the Shikra has been found nesting in the Mangistau region of Aktau (see the birds.kz gallery), on April 22, 2019, one bird was photographed north of Aktau - in the city of Fort Shevchenko (A. Kydyr, birds.kz ).

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

© Maxim Afanasiev

2022-08-28



The 1st photo-record in Yakutia, the 3rd known vagrant encounter.

Japanese Wood-Pigeon (Columba janthina)

© Olga Vasik

2020-05-23
Vladivostok




Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach)

© Andrey Bazdyrev

2022-08-20
Karasuksky district, Novosibirsk region



The 1st record of the species in the territory of Russia.

American herring gull (Larus smithsonianus)

© Yuri Artukhin

2015-01-25
Sea of Okhotsk, South-West Kamchatka



The first record of the American (herring) gull in the Russian Federation. Details here: Artukhin, Yu. B. (2022) American herring gull Larus smithsonianus Coues, 1862 is a new species for the avifauna of Russia. Amurian Zoological Journal, 2022, vol. XIV, No 2, p. 335–344.

Grey-tailed Tattler (Heteroscelus brevipes)

© Andrey Chernykh

2022-08-07



The 1st confirmed record in the Novosibirsk Region and in the West Siberian plain.

Providence Petrel (Pterodroma solandri)

© Ilya Ukolov

2022-07-16




White-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes)

© Olga Kolotilina

2022-06-18
Republic of Altai, Kosh-Agach district



The 2nd confirmed record in the Russian Federation.

Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)

© Olga Fattakhova

2022-04-15



The first find in the Kemerovo region

Great Northern Loon (Gavia immer)

© Valeriya Nikiforova

2022-06-22
Murmanskaya oblast




Light-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus sinensis)

© Nikolay Kharin

2022-06-26
Putyatin



A vagrant in the region. The 1st photo-record at the website fareastru.

Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

© Khasan Zhurtov

2022-06-25
Maiskiy,KBR




European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)

© Marina Borovskaya

2022-06-18
Irkutsk, i. Konnyi



The 1st photo-evidence for a successful nesting of the species in the Irkutsk Region.

Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

© Mikhail Kalagin

2022-05-13




Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

© Zyambeda Ayanitova

2022-06-19



The 2nd record in Yakutia.

Little Crake (Porzana parva)

© Dmitry Dubikovskiy

2022-06-13
Altai



The 2nd photo-record in Altaisky Kray. The species is included in the Red Books of Altaisky Kray and some other regions of Siberia.

White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov

2022-06-03
VKO Katon-Karagay



A new species for the Katon-Karagai National Park. A flock of 12 birds was recorded on May 20, 2022 in the floodplain of the middle reaches of the Bukhtarma in the Taylakova Yama tract, one bird on May 27, 2022 in the valley of the middle reaches of the Kara-Kaba on Lake Shoptykol, on June 3, 2022 in the Karazher tract, June 6 on the lake Yazevoe. Воробьёв В.М. 2022. Встреча белокрылой крачки Chlidonias leucopterus в среднем течении реки Бухтармы на Южном Алтае // Рус. орнитол. журн. 31 (2191): 2376-2379.

Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov

2022-06-10
North Osetia, Kardzhin



New breeding species of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania.

Great Snipe (Gallinago media)

© Martin Grienenberger

2022-04-21
Betpak Dala



The first record of the Great Snipe in Kazakhstan, after more than 30 years, confirmed by photography. The last record of this species dates back to 1987, when on May 7 a migrating Great Snipe was caught in the Tentek delta (Khrokov et al. 1993).

Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)

© Yuriy Malkov

2022-06-04
karabalik



The first nesting record in the Kostanay region. It is known that the Ural Owl breeds in the South-Western Altai and Kalba, there is also evidence of nesting in the North Kazakhstan region (Zuban, Kalashnikov 2017) and in the East Kazakhstan region in forests north of Semey (Karpov, Levin 2005). In the Kostanay region, this species was occasionally found only during wintering (A.Yu. Timoshenko, G.Yu. Timoshenko 2021, Yu. Malkov, birds.kz).

Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata)

© Igor Fefelov

2021-07-15
Bratsk, Irkutsk Region



A species in the eastern margin of its range, its spatial distribution in the region is obscure. The 2nd photo-record in the Irkutsk Region.

White-crowned Penduline Tit (Remiz coronatus)

© Aleksey Bolshakov

2022-05-28



A very rare specis in the Irkutsk Region, the 1st photo-record in the region.

Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)

© Grigory Khasanov

2021-05-14



A rare vagrant on Lake Baikal.

Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)

© Grigorii Smekalov

2022-05-27
Sakhalin, Alexandrovsk



The 1st confirmed record on Sakhalin.

Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

© Marina Borovskaya

2022-05-24
Irkutskaya obl. pos. Kultuk



The 1st registration of the species in the Irkutsk Region and on Lake Baikal.

Grey-headed Lapwing (Microsarcops cinereus)

© Denis Zhbir

2022-05-17
Republic of Altai



The first record of the species in the Western Siberia; probably its westernmost record in Russia.


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