rare birds records
Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)
© Yevgen Chernolyev
Rare vagrant. During August 2020, several observers were noted in the Kherson region. The first observation on August 9, 2020 by Oleksandr Burkovsky, Yevhen Chernolyev, Tetiana Chernolyeva and Nicola Zmievskiy.
Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis)
© Maria-Adel Bradbeer
The first observation for Ukraine and yhe 17-th for Western Palearctic.
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)
© Marach Igor
The fifth confirmed observation for Ukraine and the second in a row in the Kyiv region (the previous one took place on November 15, 2019 at the Kyiv reservoir).
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
© Andrey Mis\'kov
Rare vagrant. Over the last decade, it has been observed in Odesa, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Cherkasy regions and the Crimea.
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
© Maxim Yakovlev
Lake Katlabuh, Odessa region
Rare vagrant species. The Third observation in Ukraine and the third within the Odesa region. Previous observations took place in 1837 and 2019. The Bird was found by M. Yakovlev and O. Haidash.
Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)
© Pavel Panchenko
Odesa region, Yuzhy tawn.
A rare migratory bird in the south of Ukraine. The first observation in Odesa region.
Siberian Stonechat (Saxicola maurus)
© Nikola Zmievskiy
Berislav district. Kherson region.
The Westernmost observation and the first on the territory of the Right Bank steppe in the nesting period, a brood was observed. Actively settles in the western direction, the nearest known places of regular nesting are in the south of the Kherson area.
Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)
© Natalia Honcharyk
Rare migratory and nesting bird in northern Ukraine. The third observation in 2020 for the country and the first from Kyiv region (also observed by V. Kazannyk in Sumy and I. Kozytsky in Kharkiv region).
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
© Family Kuzhel
Heorhiivka, Donetsk obl.
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
© Yevgen Chernolyev
Rare species. The first observation at the Tyligul estuary.