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For birds in a heavenly town

2018-03-24 | Stanislav Martinson

From the Slavic resort, it's terrible to take off, for a long time I wanted to go beyond the city, but there was not enough time. Today was the time, but I went to Raygorodok. Walking the fields abundantly covered with loose snow.He saw a lot of gray ravens, and forty. I saw pheasants for three times, but I never had the opportunity to take pictures. In the middle of the field found the bones and wings of the iceberg, judging by the fact that the bones of the whole, he became a meal for the hawk (the dog would smoke and them). There are no ice sheets on the river Kozenny Torets, so the ice skiers feel good and there are several dozens of them, such a lot of foliage (about half past one hundred days a day).There were clicks, blue tits, black thrush, plain plain (laiter), bone marrow, met with a flock of chicotnies. It was very pleasing to see the hillock black, and the white plush. Already wanted to come back, but something said that I needed to look, I could see someone. And, indeed, I [...... read more ]

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rare birds records

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)

© Marach Igor

The fifth confirmed observation for Ukraine and the second in a row in the Kyiv region (the previous one took place on November 15, 2019 at the Kyiv reservoir).

Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)

© Andrey Mis\'kov

Rare vagrant. Over the last decade, it has been observed in Odesa, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Cherkasy regions and the Crimea.

Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)

© Maxim Yakovlev
Lake Katlabuh, Odessa region

Rare vagrant species. The Third observation in Ukraine and the third within the Odesa region. Previous observations took place in 1837 and 2019. The Bird was found by M. Yakovlev and O. Haidash.

Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)

© Pavel Panchenko
Odesa region, Yuzhy tawn.

A rare migratory bird in the south of Ukraine. The first observation in Odesa region.

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Big Year 2020

1. Sapuga Alex (222)
2. Chernolyev Yevgen (208)
3. Pylypiuk Kostiantyn (189)
4. Travelian Sergo (186)
5. Sheremet Oleg (184)
6. Snitsar Oleh (182)
7. Komarovskiy Alex (174)
8. Mis\'kov Andrey (173)
9. Kyselova Inna (170)
10. Rudenko Vadim (162)

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Юрій Кодруль: Гарні світлини! Це пастушок. Вкажіть правильно дату будь ласка. Щоб правильно указати місце зйомки треба перетягнути маркер на мапі.

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