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

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
North Osetia, Kardzhin

First nesting record for Osetia

Olive-backed Pipit (Anthus hodgsoni)

© Alexandr Masalev

White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellochettusia leucura)

© Igor Torgachkin
Sudzhukskaya lagoon, Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Krai.

The first record in the Krasnodarsky krai

White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)

© Evgeniy Sofronov

more rarities...

Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Golubeva Anna (285)
2. Semenov Andrey (242)
3. Sofronov Evgeniy (216)
4. Fedotova Ekaterina (201)
5. Torgachkin Igor (160)
6. Medvedeva Svetlana (153)
7. Masalev Alexandr (146)
8. Katanova Galina (144)
9. Dvurekov Igor (138)
10. Bazdyrev Andrey (132)


unidentified birds


Александр Масалев: Я за желтоголовую.Горло,щеки да и голова.


Сергей Л. Волков: У северной бормотушки пальцы были бы темные, наоборот. Это камышевка. Навскидку мне кажется болотной. Но по такому снимку только гадать.


Глеб Кириллов: коллеги, спасибо за живую дискуссию.Визуально все же думаю это была садовая камышевка с темными пальцами (поэтому и понадеялся, что может


Николай Балацкий: Серая славка отводит от гнезда (ноги светлые, двуцветный клюв). У садовой славки ноги тёмные и она по земле не отводит.

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