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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 2017

1. Oksana Raldugina (260)
2. Viacheslav Kaistro (230)
3. Alex Komarovskiy (227)
4. Uri Muhin (192)
5. Andrew Simon (192)
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rare birds records


White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Viktorija Ostrovska
2008-12-27
Berezne, Rivne region

A rare type of vagrants. It was registered mainly in the northwestern part of the country. It is known only a few meetings.


Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Viacheslav Kaistro
2017-09-11

Rare flying bird on the territory of Ukraine. In recent decades, the frequency of meetings has increased - since the beginning of the century, more than 20 registrations of species in the country. The closest known breeding grounds are in Turkey.


Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)

© Alexey Zolotov
2017-09-07
Kyiv

A rare type of vagrants in the nothern regions of Ukraine.


Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)

© Olexandr Ghryb
2015-08-26
Zhytomyr region, Chudniv district, near the village of Krasnohirka

A rare type of vagrants. Possibly it is the first meeting with this specie in Zhytomyr region.


Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

© Maxim Yakovlev
2017-05-26
Vulkovo

A rare type of vagrants. It is known about a dozen meetings of this specie in the country for all time of observation.


Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)

© Vlad Gedziuk
2017-06-05
Rivnenske smitiezvalische

The first registration of this specie in Rivne region.


Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)

© Alexander Nastachenko
2016-12-11
Dniprodzerzhinsk HPS

Rear vagrant to Ukraine. One bird was found in Dniprodzerzhins'k on hydroelectric dam.


Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

© Alexander Nastachenko
2017-01-05
Dnipropetrovsk

The first whinter meeting with Black-legged Kittiwake in the continental part of Ukraine. The bird was founded by Pol Bredbier and Olexandr Nastachenko 2017 January, 05. The second meeting with Black-legged Kittiwake in the Dnipropetrovsk region.


White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)

© Alexander Nastachenko
2014-12-07
Bulakhivka lyman lake

A rare stray specie. Perhaps the first photographic images of the species in Ukraine.


Sociable Lapwing (Chettusia gregaria)

© Alexander Nastachenko
2016-09-11
Poltava region

very rare record

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recent video

2017-10-30. Syrian Woodpecker (Darya Tereshchenko).

2017-10-29. Eurasian Nuthatch (Yakov Stepanov).

2017-10-26. Common Cuckoo (Yakov Stepanov).

2017-10-25. Black-headed Bunting (Darya Tereshchenko).

2017-10-24. Fieldfare (Darya Tereshchenko).

2017-09-22. Lesser Spotted Eagle (Andrew Simon), Ring Ouzel (Andrew Simon).

2017-08-28. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (Andrew Simon), Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Oleksandr Evtushevsky).

2017-08-22. Common Sandpiper (Andrew Simon).

2017-08-20. European Bee-eater (Stanislavs Gr).

2017-07-21. Yellowhammer (Andrew Simon), Eurasian Green Woodpecker (Andrew Simon).

2017-07-09. Northern Wren (Andrew Simon).

2017-06-21. Black Stork (Andrew Simon).

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