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rare birds records


Lesser 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.


Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky
2021-12-03

Vary Rare vagrant species in East Europe. The first record in Ukraine.


Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)

© ALENA FOMINA
2021-11-13
Kiev region

Rare migratory and wintering species. The second observation this year: on February 13, one bird was photographed by Serhiy Liubchenko in Kyiv on Lake Telbin, in the Odesa region 17.02 P. Panchenko noted in the top of the Sukhyi estuary also one individual (not yet published), 29.12 one bird was photographed near the village Velykyi Dalnyk near the Odesa city dump(K. Pylypiuk and S. Kovaliov).

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2022-05-20

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