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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

rare birds records


Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)

© OLENA FOMINA
2019-05-11
Genicheskaya Gorka.

It is a rare flying sight in Ukraine. There is evidence of nesting of the species in the south of the Crimean peninsula.


Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

© Jurii Moskalenko
2019-11-26
Yahorlyk Kut peninsula. Kherson region

Gray lark is a species of uncertain status. There is no reliable breeding data for the last 35 years. Single reliable meetings available during migration and wintering. This is probably the first photograph of this species in Ukraine.


Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla)

© Jozef Sas
2019-09-22
Tyligul, Odesa region

A rare flying bird for the fauna of Ukraine. The second reliable meeting for the Odessa region and the Northwest Black Sea region. The bird was discovered by Polish animation photographers Józef Szołtun, Krzysztof Merski (aka Josef Sas), Paweł Makarewicz and Witold Lisicki in the lower lane of Tyligul estuary.


Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)

© Alexey Zolotov
2019-11-15
Kyiv

The 4th registration for Ukraine and the first registration for the Kyiv region took place at the Kiev Reservoir. The bird was discovered by Alexey Zolotov and Alexey Komarovsky.


Moustached Warbler (Lusciniola melanopogon)

© Family Kuzhel
2019-07-13
Heorhiivka Donetsk obl.

The first meeting in the Left-Bank Ukraine.


Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)

© Sergo Travelian
2019-10-14
Kyiv

The second record for this year in Ukraine. Juvenile individual was photographed at Telbin Lake, Kyiv (North Ukraine) on 14.10.2019. This is the 21th registration for Ukraine and this is the first registration for the Kyiv region.


Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)

© Kostiantyn Pylypiuk
2019-04-26

The third meeting for the Azov-Black Sea region and Ukraine at all, with the exception of Island Zmijinyi and Crimean Peninsula, where this species is now nesting.


Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

© Vladimir Popenko
2019-04-30

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


Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)

© Kostiantyn Pylypiuk
2019-04-28

In general, ше is a rare bird for the country. Occurs during spring migrations in the Northwest Black Sea region.


Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)

© Yevgen Chernolyev
2019-04-07
Odesa oblast

Second registration in Ukraine. The first meeting dates back to 1837, also near Odessa.

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recent video

2020-01-16. Long-eared Owl (Yakov Stepanov).

2020-01-06. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (Nikola Zmievskiy), Spotted Flycatcher (Nikola Zmievskiy), Long-tailed Tit (Nikola Zmievskiy).

2019-10-09. Wood Sandpiper (Nikola Zmievskiy), Yellow Wagtail (Nikola Zmievskiy), Black-headed Wagtail (Nikola Zmievskiy), Grey Wagtail (Nikola Zmievskiy), Tawny Pipit (Nikola Zmievskiy), Lesser Grey Shrike (Nikola Zmievskiy), Common Whitethroat (Nikola Zmievskiy), Blue Tit (Nikola Zmievskiy), Eurasian Penduline Tit (Nikola Zmievskiy).

2019-08-17. Common Chaffinch (Stanislavs Gr).

2019-06-23. Common Swift (Yakov Stepanov).

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unidentified birds


2020-01-22

Николай Змиевский: Понятно. А мне показалось, что ноги у него мохнатые... ;)Спасибо за помощь!

2020-01-19

Инна Киселева: Між сизим та звичайним мартином. Хто це може бути? якість погана. Вже темно було.

2019-07-12

Андрій Сімон: Подорлик. Вот только какой: "незначительный" или "существенный"?

more unidentified birds...