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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 2017

1. Anna Golubeva (199)
2. Evgeniy Sofronov (188)
3. Igor Torgachkin (175)
4. Alexandr Masalev (132)
5. Mikhail Kalagin (125)
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rare birds records


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
2017-01-27

New species for Ulyanovsk region


White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2017-02-04

New species for Ulyanovsk region


Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)

© 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.


Twite (Acanthis flavirostris)

© Evgeniy Sofronov
2014-03-05

First record for Ulianovsk region


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Radik Kutushev
2015-04-19

The first photo record of Red-breasted Goose in Republic of Tatarstan.


Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2016-08-23
Ulyanovsk

Rare (probably first) record of Oriental Turtle Dove in Ulyanovskaya oblast.


Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus)

© Radik Kutushev
2016-09-17

During autumn migration rarely recorded in Tatarstan mostly in northern part of Republic.

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recent video

2017-06-10. Yellow-breasted Bunting (Andrey Prokhorov).

2017-06-08. Great Snipe (Nikolaj Karanov).

2017-05-27. Eurasian Penduline Tit (Vladislav Iopek), Great Crested Grebe (Vladislav Iopek).

2017-05-21. Eurasian Golden Plover (Galina Katanova), Great Spotted Woodpecker (Galina Katanova), Common Starling (Galina Katanova), Common Crane (Galina Katanova), Northern Black Grouse (Galina Katanova), Green Sandpiper (Galina Katanova), Mew Gull (Galina Katanova), Bewick's Swan (Galina Katanova), Black-tailed Godwit (Galina Katanova), Wood Sandpiper (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Golden Plover (Galina Katanova).

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