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Kaliningrad area. Weekend

2021-09-01 | Michael Nevski

This trip in august combined as touristic purposes as birdwatching purposes. Anyway I found some lifers there. The timetable was easy:06.08 (Friday evening) arrive,07.08 the whole day for Curonic spit examination,08.08 Svetlogorsk examination and departure back to Moscow in the evening. The departures in both directions were delayed for some hours.Telling about Curonic spit, it is a place where you can observe both 'northern' and 'southern' bird species. Here are arctic and sandwich terns, brambling and tawny pipit, common shelduck and black scoter. [...... read more ]


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rare birds records


Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

© Michael Nevski
2021-10-17
Moscow area, Bogorodsky



Levant Sparrowhawk (Accipiter brevipes)

© Сергей Ефанов
2020-05-24
Russia, Penza R-n Barkouki.



Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius)

© Anatoly Mishchenko
2021-08-15



Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-08-12
North Osetia, Balta


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