rare birds records
Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)
© Igor Torgachkin
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
First record for Ulianovsk region
Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)
© Radik Kutushev
The first photo record of Red-breasted Goose in Republic of Tatarstan.
Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)
© Mikhail Kalagin
Rare (probably first) record of Oriental Turtle Dove in Ulyanovskaya oblast.