birdwatching blogs

New service on site

2016-09-08 | Askar Isabekov

Dear friends. Please check the new service of the site. Now you can go the pages of Photoseries directly from the map on the page of the Gallery of the species (subspecies). You need only click to marker, then click to the link in the opened window with the name of place of the photo shooting.For example, gallery of the Red-throated Pipit.Attention! The icon of the marker (blue bird) was taken from the Internet. If there are willing to offer its own design, please send png-file (size approximately 40x40px, mask) to email Since we plan to show on the map not only positions of photoseries but also positions of the watching sites please send the marker's design in different colors, or different design. [...... read more ]



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rare birds records

White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellochettusia leucura)

© Mikhail Kalagin

New species for Ulyanovsk region

Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

© Igor Torgachkin
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
Moscow region

rare record in Moskow region

White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Evgeniy Sofronov

New species for Ulyanovsk region

more rarities...

Big Year 2017

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

unidentified birds


Андрей Коваленко: По мне скорее барабинка...


Галина Катанова: чуть длиннее куриного яйца, где-то 7,5 см, и уже


Николай Каранов: Спасибо!Значит так и назовем?


Сергей Волков: подозреваю хохотунья

more unidentified birds...