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Wintering thrushes in Moscow

2020-01-20 | Michael Nevski

It's well-known, that when there are a lot of berries in winter, thrushes can be wintering in these places. The most of them is fieldfares (Turdus pilaris), but in smaller numbers another species can be wintering. Annually in one of parks in Moscow eurasian blackbirds (Turdus merula) are watched, and this year they're going to winter in number of 2 till 5 males. But the most unusual winterer is redwing (Turdus iliacus). I haven't found anything about redwing wintering in the Internet, but Anna Golubeva sais that she had taken photos of redwing in winter 2013. In 2020 one bird was watched twice in one plce, with an interval of 1 week (01.12 and 01.19). [...... read more ]


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rare birds records


Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov
2020-05-14
Krasnogorka



Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)

© Andrei Kiselev
2020-05-03
Ozery.Moscow region



Eurasian Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)

© Galina Katanova
2020-05-13
Vologda region



Bimaculated Lark (Melanocorypha bimaculata)

© Galina Katanova
2020-05-10
Vologda region


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Big Year 2020

1. Sikorssky Igor (237)
2. Golubeva Anna (222)
3. Sofronov Evgeniy (222)
4. Semenov Andrey (181)
5. Bazdyrev Andrey (173)
6. Petrov Andrei (132)
7. Medvedeva Svetlana (128)
8. Zhurtov Khasan (126)
9. Sizov Alexey (124)
10. Nevski Michael (120)
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unidentified birds


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Алексей Сизов: какая-то пеночка?

2020-05-28

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2020-05-27

Сергей Ефанов: Андрей, теперь после прочтения статьи определения садовых, болотных и трастниковых комышевок, я тоже согласен, что бровь это не признак по [....]

2020-05-27

Сергей Ефанов: Андрей! Возможно оно и так. Фото действительно сложное и определиться с видом на все 100 по нему сложно.

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