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The Checklist of the Birds of Ukraine


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocletiformes

    Sandgrouses

    219. Pin-Tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata)
    220. Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)
    221. Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

Big Year 2020

1. Sapuga Alex (223)
2. Chernolyev Yevgen (208)
3. Sheremet Oleg (194)
4. Snitsar Oleh (191)
5. Pylypiuk Kostiantyn (189)
6. Travelian Sergo (188)
7. Mis\'kov Andrey (186)
8. Komarovskiy Alex (174)
9. Kyselova Inna (171)
10. FOMINA ALENA (166)
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rare birds records


Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)

© Marach Igor
2020-07-03

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
2020-06-13

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
2020-05-28
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
2020-05-28
Odesa region, Yuzhy tawn.

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


Siberian Stonechat (Saxicola maurus)

© Nikola Zmievskiy
2020-05-27
Berislav district. Kherson region.

The Westernmost observation and the first on the territory of the Right Bank steppe in the nesting period, a brood was observed. Actively settles in the western direction, the nearest known places of regular nesting are in the south of the Kherson area.


Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)

© Natalia Honcharyk
2020-05-26

Rare migratory and nesting bird in northern Ukraine. The third observation in 2020 for the country and the first from Kyiv region (also observed by V. Kazannyk in Sumy and I. Kozytsky in Kharkiv region).


Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

© Family Kuzhel
2020-05-11
Heorhiivka, Donetsk obl.



Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Yevgen Chernolyev
2020-05-04
Odesa oblast

Rare species. The first observation at the Tyligul estuary.


Eastern Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans)

© Eleonora Sindeyeva
2020-04-17
Dnipro, Peremoga-6, prospekt Geroyiv

A Rarе bird from the Mediterranian area. More than ten meetings are known for the south of Ukraine (including unpublished ones). The first observation for the Sicheslav (Dnipropetrovsk) region.


Eastern Bonelli's Warbler (Phylloscopus orientalis)

© Kostiantyn Pylypiuk
2020-04-18
Odesa Region, Ovidiopol District, SW of the Dobrooleksandrivka village

The second observation for the Odesa Region and the second observation in Ukraine (for the taxon Ph.orientalis).

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recent video

2020-07-04. Spotted Flycatcher (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-29. Song Thrush (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-20. Common Coot (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-18. Mute Swan (Alexender Zabolotnyy), Siberian Stonechat (Nikola Zmievskiy).

2020-06-14. Eurasian Blackbird (Alexender Zabolotnyy), Eurasian Green Woodpecker (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-12. Common Coot (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-11. Barn Swallow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-09. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-08. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Alexender Zabolotnyy), Eurasian Green Woodpecker (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-05. Mute Swan (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-03. Common Chaffinch (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-06-01. Barred Warbler (Vitalii Kazannyk).

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unidentified birds


2020-07-10

Николай Змиевский: Как по мне, так 100% Горихвостка-чернушка

2020-07-08

Олег Шеремет: Чи можна по цих фото визначити? Лучний?

2020-07-07

Oleg F: определить не реально, карточка не удачная.

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