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The Checklist of the Birds of European Russia


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocletiformes

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

Big Year 2018

1. Andrey Semenov (41)
2. Evgeniy Sofronov (39)
3. Igor Torgachkin (35)
4. Gleb Kirillov (34)
5. Alexandr Masalev (27)
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rare birds records


Rustic Bunting (Ocyris rusticus)

© Khasan Zhurtov
2018-01-08
Nalchik, KBR



Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)

© Khasan Zhurtov
2017-11-26
Bylyn,KBR

First record for Kabardino-Balkaria


Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

© Alexandr Masalev
2017-09-25



Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii)

© Anna Golubeva
2017-07-13



White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellochettusia leucura)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2017-04-15

New species for Ulyanovsk region


Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

© Igor Torgachkin
2017-03-14
City Novorossiysk, Krasnodar region, Sudzhukskaya lagoon.

The second year of observations purple sandpiper in Novorossiysk (the first meeting was in 2016 in the same place), made by a number of observers.


Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus)

© Ilya Ukolov
2014-10-04
Moscow region

rare record in Moskow region


White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Evgeniy Sofronov
2017-02-04

New species for Ulyanovsk region


White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2017-02-04

New species for Ulyanovsk region


Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)

© Igor Torgachkin
2016-04-23
City Novorossiysk, Krasnodar region, Sudzhukskaya lagoon.

Lesser Sand Plover was observed and photographed at 23rd of April 2016 in Novorossisk city, on the coast of Sudzhuk gulf, by birdwatcher I.P.Torgachkin. It is new vagrant species to Krasnodarsky krai, North Caucasus and Southern Russia, and probably to all European Russia Territory.

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recent video

2018-01-15. Corncrake (Vyacheslav Yusupov), Northern Hawk Owl (Vyacheslav Yusupov).

2017-12-04. Yellow Wagtail (Julia Stepnaya), Thrush Nightingale (Julia Stepnaya), Short-eared Owl (Julia Stepnaya).

2017-10-29. Black-Billed Magpie (Galina Katanova).

2017-10-26. Eurasian Three-Toed Woodpecker (Galina Katanova).

2017-10-10. Willow Warbler (Julia Stepnaya).

2017-09-11. Barn Swallow (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Wigeon (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Siskin (Galina Katanova), Northern House Martin (Galina Katanova), Fieldfare (Galina Katanova), Common Treecreeper (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Wryneck (Galina Katanova).

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