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Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)

© Kostiantyn Pylypiuk

2019-04-26



The third observation for the Azov-Black Sea region and Ukraine at all, with the exception of Zmijinyi Island and Crimean Peninsula, where this species is now nesting.

Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis)

© Alexandr Fedulin

2019-04-24



The second record of the Spanish Sparrow in the region. One female kept in a flock of the Tree Sparrow. Before one male was observed on the south coast of Tengiz on July 27, 2000 (Koshkin, 2017). This is still the most northern records of vagrant birds of this species.

Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

© Yuriy Malkov

2019-04-24
karabalik



Rare passage migrant. One bird was observed in flock of the Greater White-fronted Gooses.

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)

© Maria Demina

2019-04-17



The 2nd registration and the 1st photo record in the south of Krasnoyarsk Kray.

Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)

© Yevgen Chernolyev

2019-04-07
Odesa oblast



Second registration in Ukraine. The first observation dates back to 1837, also near Odessa. The bird was observed by Tetiana Zhezheria, Oleg Chernolyev, Oleksandr Burkovsky and Eugene Chernolyev.<br>The first photo of the species in Ukraine.

Sooty Fox Sparrow (Passerella unalaschcensis)

© Anatolii Khodakov

2019-03-09
Island Russian



First registration in Primorsky Krai.

Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)

© Valery Shokhrin

2018-07-18
Prymorsky kray, Lazovsky rayon, Proselochnay bay



The first record in the Primorsky Territory.

Godlewski's Bunting (Emberiza godlewskii)

© Andreyenkov Oleg and Nataly

2018-10-20



The second registration in the Novosibirsk region

Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis)

© Andreyenkov Oleg and Nataly

2017-06-30



The first breeding record and the 4th record of this species in Tyva.

Eurasian Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)

© Andreyenkov Oleg and Nataly

2019-01-06



The first confirmed find of this species on Novosibirsk Region.

Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)

© Valery Shokhrin

2019-02-26
Prymorsky kray, Lazovsky rayon, Preobrajenie



The first record in the Primorsky Territory.

Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2019-02-08
Bodaibo, Irkutsk region



The first mass wintering in Eastern Siberia to the north of lake Baikal. Hundreds of birds were observed.

Red-throated Thrush (Turdus ruficollis)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2019-02-08
Bodaibo, Irkutsk region



The northernmost wintering of this species. Birds were recorded in the north of the nesting area.

Smew (Mergellus albellus)

© Vladimir Pankratov

2019-02-28
Biysk Altai Krai



A very rare wintering species in Altai region. It has been registered since 2016. This winter meeting is the third in Western Siberia.

Redwing (Turdus iliacus)

© Vadim Ivushkin

2019-02-15
Sludyanka, Baikal reg.



The second winter record of this species in the Baikal region.

Redwing (Turdus iliacus)

© Mihail Ivanov

2016-12-03



The first winter record of this species in the Baikal region.

Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Askar Isabekov

2019-02-15
Koksarai kotregulator. Southern Kazakhstan



Rare vagrant, far from the basic migration path.

Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Anna Yasko

2019-02-18
Aktau, Mangystau region



Rare record for Mangyshlak peninsuls. In the middle of the last century Red-breasted Goose was common migrant in coast of Mangyshlak (Gubin, 2015), due wintering place was in Southern Caspian Sea. Then wintering places moved to Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine, in that regard the migration path changed.

Губин Б.М. Орнитофауна п-ова Мангышлак // Птицы пустынь Казахстана. Часть 1. Алматы, 2015.

Полевой определитель гусеобразных птиц России / ред.-сост. Е. Е. Сыроечковский. - Москва: Рабочая группа по гусеобразным Северной Евразии: Всероссийский научно-исследовательский ин-т охраны природы, 2011

Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)

© Andrew Simon

2019-02-11
Novochornomoria, Kherson region



Rare wintering specie in the southern Ukraine.

Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

© Andrew Simon

2019-02-11
Novochornomoria, Kherson region



Rare wintering specie in the southern Ukraine.

Black-throated Accentor (Prunella atrogularis)

© Sergey Ogleznev

2019-02-02
Yagodnoe, Magadanskaya oblast



Apparently, the first record in the Far East, 4000 km from the nearest nesting sites.

Wood Lark (Lullula arborea)

© Yuliya Altunyuva

2019-01-04
derevnya Klinok, Chervenski r-n



The second winter record for Belarus.

Eyebrowed Thrush (Turdus obscurus)

© Luiza Mardonova

2017-09-21
Bukhara region, Gazli-Urgench road



First observation of species in Uzbekistan.

White-cheeked Starling (Sturnus cineraceus)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-04-26
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



A rare spring migrant. To the North of lake Baikal it is noted only in valleys of lake Oron and the Vitim river.

Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)

© Nina Shteinbrenner

2019-01-26
Kemerovskaya oblasy, Polomoshnoe



Very rare bird species in Siberia. The first meeting in the Kemerovo region and the first photo registration in Siberia.

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-06-09
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



One of the northernmost flights in the Lena river basin. The bird of this species was also recorded in 2015 on the Vitim river near the mouth of the Amalyk river.

Common Gull (Larus canus)

© Valerii Bogdanovich

2019-01-22



The first photo-record for the wintering in Buryatia.

Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

© Maxim Afanasiev

2019-01-19



The second official meeting in Yakutia.
First: In May 2006, at the Chabda meteorological station (south-eastern margin
Yakutia) one jackdaw was spotted with a flock of rooks. This jackdaw, according to local residents, has been kept alone since September last year.

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

© Natali Kim

2019-01-19
Eastern Kazakhstan



The nothernmost winter record of Little Grebe in Kazakhstan. Usual Little Grebe winterings are in southern and south-eastern Kazakhstan, but recent years wintering range enlarged to North-East up to Alacol depression (Berezovikov, 2005, 2012).

Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)

© Inna Kyselova

2019-01-13



Rare wintering specie in Kyiv region.

Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)

© Dmitry Nizovtsev

2016-07-30
Bely Island, YNAO.



Third observation on Beliyu Island

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Kanat Kenzhegulov

2018-12-30
Aktau, Karakol



First winter record for Kazakhstan, second one for Central Asia. First single bird was recorded January 16, 2009 at Issyk-Kul lake.

Kulagin S, Sagymbayev S, Flechtner S, 2008. First winter record of Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) in Cenral Asia // Selevinia: 259.

Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)

© Oleg Martsun

2018-12-23



Rare wintering specie in the northern regions of the country.

Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)

© Anastasia Lozovskaya

2018-12-28
Tyumen region, Tyumen



Photofact of Eagle Owl observation in Tyumen

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

© Igor Fefelov

2018-12-23
Irkutsk



The first winter record of this species on "cold wintering" sites of ducks on the Angara River. Probably, a very late brood.

Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)

© Maksim Mitropolskiy

2018-01-14
Tyumen region, Tyumen



One of the first winter observation of Brumbling in Tyumen region

Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)

© Viktor Grishenkov

2018-10-26
Kamenka, Vostochno Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'.



The northernmost record of Wallcreeper in Kazakhstan. Outside Kazakstan only two more northern records from Alatisky Krai of Russia are known: valley of Chu river (S.Pisarevsky, sibirds.ru) and mouth of Ursul river (V.Pankratov, sibirds.ru).

Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)

© Nurzhan Alymkanova

2018-12-07
Mihailovka, Issyk kul region



Very late record of Red-breasted Flycatcher.

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One of the less observation in Fergana Valeey

Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov

2018-11-01
fish farm



Very late observation in Uzbekistan


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