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

Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

© Alexandr Masalev

Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii)

© Anna Golubeva

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.

more rarities...

Big Year 2017

1. Anna Golubeva (306)
2. Evgeniy Sofronov (209)
3. Mikhail Kalagin (206)
4. Igor Torgachkin (177)
5. Alexandr Masalev (169)

unidentified birds


Дмитрий Шевцов: теньковка


Николай Балацкий: Гнездо тулеса. Форма яиц укороченная, окраска и рисунок типичные.


Корольков Максим: Молодая средиземноморская чайка ;-)


Дмитрий Шевцов: Пусть пока останется на определение, может у кого-то есть другие предположения на счет ее гибридизации.

more unidentified birds...