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The Checklist of the Birds of European Russia


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocletiformes

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Golubeva Anna (311)
2. Semenov Andrey (245)
3. Sofronov Evgeniy (224)
4. Fedotova Ekaterina (203)
5. Medvedeva Svetlana (164)
6. Torgachkin Igor (163)
7. Dvurekov Igor (160)
8. Yusupov Vyacheslav (157)
9. Shursha Sergey (153)
10. Masalev Alexandr (149)

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rare birds records


Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)

© Radik Kutushev
2015-06-10

First photo record of Oriental Turtle Dove in Tatarstan.


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Galina Katanova
2018-09-22

Rare (probably first) record in Vologodskaya oblast.


Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

© Vyacheslav Zametnya
2018-10-07
Leningrad region, Bolshaya Izhora.

First record in Leningrad Oblast. Many times recorded in neighbor regions: in Pskov Oblat [Zarudny, 1910], Estonia [Mank, 1970], central Finland [Lilja, 1964], Karelia [Neifeld, 1970].


Lanceolated Warbler (Locustella lanceolata)

© Galina Katanova
2017-06-23
Vologda region, Vozhegodsky district

Rare record of lanceolated warbler in Vologodskaya oblast.


Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2018-07-22
North Osetia, Kardzhin

First nesting record for Osetia


Olive-backed Pipit (Anthus hodgsoni)

© Alexandr Masalev
2018-04-26
Kostroma



White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellochettusia leucura)

© Igor Torgachkin
2018-04-20
Sudzhukskaya lagoon, Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Krai.

The first record in the Krasnodarsky krai


White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)

© Evgeniy Sofronov
2018-04-05



Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2018-03-25

The first record in the Ulyanovsk region.


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Julia Buyanova
2017-09-23
Meshchera National Park, Vladimir Region


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recent video

2018-11-27. Snow Bunting (Evgeniy Sofronov), Snow Bunting (Evgeniy Sofronov).

2018-11-20. Broad-billed Sandpiper (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2018-11-19. Grey Plover (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2018-11-13. Griffon Vulture (Julia Abramova), Eurasian Nuthatch (Julia Abramova).

2018-11-09. Grey Plover (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2018-11-04. European Nightjar (Vasiliy Vishnevskiy), Spotted Nutcracker (Vasiliy Vishnevskiy).

2018-10-30. Greater White-fronted Goose (Galina Katanova), Western Capercaillie (Galina Katanova), Northern Hazelhen (Galina Katanova), Corncrake (Galina Katanova), Red-flanked Bluetail (Galina Katanova), Rustic Bunting (Galina Katanova).

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