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Black-crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax

© Roman Yaremchuk | 2020-05-09 |

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2022-09-23. Alex Komarovskiy: Wood Pigeon, V Koval: Common Swift, Common Buzzard, Eurasian Nuthatch.

2022-09-22. V Koval: European Bee-eater, Eurasian Linnet, Common Kestrel, Grey Partridge, White Stork, Vitalii Kazannyk: Mallard, Common Kestrel, Red-backed Shrike, Common Swift, European Robin, Common Moorhen, Mallard, Mallard, Great Spotted Woodpecker, European Bee-eater, European Bee-eater, Common Moorhen, Common Swift.

2022-09-21. Irina Ortik: Osprey, Little Stint, Temminck's Stint, Greater Ringed Plover, V Koval: Mallard, Mew Gull, Pied Flycatcher, Common Chaffinch, Spotted Nutcracker, Wood Warbler, Black Swan, White-winged Tern, Whiskered Tern.

2022-09-20. Egor Loboda: Syrian Woodpecker, V Koval: Eurasian Redstart, Song Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Blackbird, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Syrian Woodpecker, European Golden Oriole, Grey-Headed Woodpecker, European Greenfinch, Short-toed Snake Eagle, Common Cuckoo, Goldcrest, Common Chaffinch, Northern Wheatear, Savi's Warbler, Eurasian Linnet, Common Raven, Common Chiffchaff, Common Buzzard, Lesser Whitethroat, Common Whitethroat, Collared Flycatcher, Eurasian Wryneck, Black Tern, Caspian Gull, White Stork, Mute Swan, Western Marsh-Harrier, Barn Swallow, Northern House Martin, Sand Martin, Common Tern, Spotted Flycatcher, Sedge Warbler, Coal Tit, Eurasian Reed Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Red Crossbill, Hawfinch, Black Kite, Vasil Koval Vasil Koval: Wood Warbler.

2022-09-19. Egor Loboda: Common Sparrowhawk, V Koval: European Bee-eater, Common Kestrel, Little Bittern, Northern Wren, European Robin, Marsh Tit, Eurasian Dipper, Black-tailed Godwit, Eurasian Goldfinch, European Serin, Water Pipit, Water Pipit, Fieldfare, Great White Egret, Grey Heron, Northern Lapwing, Common Stonechat, Whinchat, Lesser Grey Shrike, Red-backed Shrike, Black-Billed Magpie, Thrush Nightingale, Eurasian Jay, Northern Bullfinch, Northern Bullfinch, Bluethroat, Long-tailed Tit, Bearded Tit, Eurasian Penduline Tit, Wood Pigeon, Eurasian Nuthatch, Yellow Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, White Wagtail, White Wagtail, Common Treecreeper, Great Reed Warbler, Great Reed Warbler.

2022-09-18. Andrey Mis\'kov: Western Marsh-Harrier, V Koval: Common Starling, House Sparrow, Hooded Crow, Common Moorhen, Common Coot, Great Cormorant, Great Tit, Tree Sparrow, Black Redstart, Black-headed Gull, Rook, Rock Pigeon, Black-headed Gull, Great Crested Grebe, Eurasian Jackdaw, Rook, Garden Warbler, Great Cormorant, Common Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher, Great Tit, Black Redstart, Blue Tit, Blue Tit, House Sparrow, Blackcap, Vitalii Kazannyk: Great Cormorant, European Bee-eater, Grey Heron.

2022-09-17. V Koval: Eurasian Collared Dove.

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recent comments


2022-09-21. to photo # 07740009706 (Black Tern)

В Коваль: Думаю що я поспішив. НА останньому фото білокрилий а на передостанньому білощокий. Прошу адміністратора видалити два останніх фото. Дякую [....]


2022-09-21. to photo # 07740009706 (Black Tern)

Альона Фоміна: На останньому фото Крячок білокрилий


2022-09-20. to photo # 07740003101 (Pied Flycatcher)

Сергій Травелян: вид визначити неможливо


2022-09-20. to photo # 07740010904 (Eurasian Reed Warbler)

Сергій Травелян: тут 3 різних птаха. на всіх крім четвертого фото очеретянка чагарникова. а на четвертому молодий птах, вид за таким ракурсом визначити неможливо, [....]


2022-09-14. to photo # 07710000604 (Black Redstart)

Василь Коваль: Горихвістка чорна


2022-09-05. to photo # 06730067101 (Little Grebe)

Андрій Міськов: На рахунок лісу не знаю, я тільки на болоті знімав


2022-09-05. to photo # 06730067101 (Little Grebe)

Оксана Маховская: а в Рыбном свободно можно снимать?.. лес всё-таки.


2022-08-30. to photo # 06350074201 (Eurasian Dipper)

Сергій Травелян: Дякую, спробую!


2022-08-30. to photo # 06350074201 (Eurasian Dipper)

Василь Боднар: Сергій, у вас теж Д7200, то я при зніманні в кроні дерева став так знімати: чутливість - 800, а корекція в мінус 2 - 2,5 значення, м`ягкий спуск (Q), далі [....]


2022-08-28. to photo # 06350074901 (Arctic Loon)

Дмитро Петриченко: Дякую. Не дуже далеко.


2022-08-28. to photo # 06350074901 (Arctic Loon)

Оксана Маховская: супер! Далеко от берега?


2022-08-25. to photo # 06760190901 (Caspian Gull)

Альона Фоміна: Перше фото - Мартин жовтоногий з кільцем HC53N від 30.05.2019. Друге фото - Мартин жовтоногий з кільцем HСVA1 від 07.06.2021. Обидва мартини були закільцьовані [....]


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Big Year 2022

1. ALENA FOMINA (203)
2. Irina Ortik (148)
3. Dmytro Petrychenko (133)
4. Andrey Mis\'kov (129)
5. Inna Kyselova (120)
6. Oksana Makhovska (114)
7. V Koval (103)
8. Andrew Simon (90)
9. Vasil Bodnar (87)
10. Natalia Honcharyk (71)
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rare birds records


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.


Turkestan Short-toed Lark (Alaudala heinei)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky
2021-12-29

Rare vagrant and wintering species. There is no reliable information on nesting in the last 10 years. At the same time the species is also observed in Bulgaria and Cyprus. The first confirmed record in Odesa region.


Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)

© Yuriy Kodrul
2021-12-12
Odessa Oblast

The rare wintering species. Young individuals are more common.


Black-throated Accentor (Prunella atrogularis)

© Aleksandr Arhipov
2021-12-03
Kuchurhan, Odesa district

Black-throated Accentor is a new species in the fauna of Ukraine. It is a rare vagrant species in Europe, most observed during the autumn migration. This year, three observations on Europe in general, in particular, the first record for the country also in Poland.

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recent video

2022-04-04. White Wagtail (Stanislavs Gr).

2022-01-30. Horned Lark (Valerii Knysh).

2022-01-29. Black Woodpecker (David Golodetsky).

2022-01-04. Eurasian Bittern (David Golodetsky).

2021-11-10. Northern Bullfinch (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-11-07. Great Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-11-04. Rook (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-11-02. Grey Partridge (Andrew Simon).

2021-10-31. Common Sparrowhawk (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-28. Hooded Crow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-24. European Robin (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-10-19. Tree Sparrow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-17. Long-eared Owl (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-10-05. Hooded Crow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-09-21. White Wagtail (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

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unidentified birds


2022-09-22

Оксана Маховская: Молодая жёлтая трясогузкаПлиска жовта

2022-09-22

no any comments:

2022-09-13

no any comments:

2022-07-31

Василь Боднар: Це синяк, бо нема білої плями на шиї як у припутня і клюв не темний, як у сизаря.

2022-06-30

David M. Dickerson: [....]

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