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The Checklist of the Birds of Ukraine


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

    Flamingos

    33. Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
    34. Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor)

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 (144)
2. Alex Komarovskiy (119)
3. Uri Muhin (104)
4. Olga Malygina (103)
5. Viacheslav Kaistro (98)
more...

rare birds records


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


Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)

© Pavel Panchenko
2016-10-21
Odesa

very rare record


Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

© Olexandr Ghryb
2016-04-16
Zhitomirska obl., Chudnivski r-n

Very rare flying specie. It is known only some tenth of registration in Ukraine.


Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)

© Yuriy Kodrul
2016-07-14
Odessa

This bird was firstly seen by Oleg Formanyuk and Pavel Panchenko on July 07, 2016. It is the fourth meeting in Ukraine of this specie..


Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)

© Oksana Raldugina
2016-05-08
Morskoe

Rare flying-pass specie. The first meeting in the Mykolaiv region.


Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)

© Viktor Busel
2016-05-05

The first known meeting with Dalmatian Pelican on the Kahovka reservoir.


Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)

© Maxim Yakovlev
2016-04-15
Odessa

The second record in region of Azov Sea - Black Sea. Also the second records in Ukraine excluding Zmeiny island and Crimea where this species nests recent years. Rare pass migrant in Odesskaya oblast. Most of migrating birds are not recorded, in consideration of many spring records in Zmeiny.

more rarities...

recent video

2017-03-23. Common Chaffinch (Andrew Simon).

2017-03-20. Tufted Duck (Andrew Simon), Common Pochard (Andrew Simon), Tufted Duck (Andrew Simon).

2017-03-19. Great Tit (Andrew Simon), Common Teal (Andrew Simon).

2017-03-06. Common Buzzard (Yakov Stepanov).

2017-02-26. Eurasian Jackdaw (Andrew Simon), Rook (Andrew Simon), European Robin (Andrew Simon).

2017-02-20. Black Woodpecker (Yakov Stepanov).

2017-02-11. Syrian Woodpecker (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2017-02-10. Mute Swan (Andrew Simon).

2017-02-08. Whinchat (Andrew Simon), Little Ringed Plover (Andrew Simon).

more video...

unidentified birds


2017-04-24

Ольга Малыгина: Я ориентировалась на цвет лап, длину крыла и длину подхвостья, ну и на отсутствие четкой светлой чаши под глазом, характерной для веснички.
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2017-04-19

Андрей Баздырев: Толстый клюв и, кажется, светлый глаз - в пользу средиземноморской, но твёрдой уверенности нет.

2017-03-13

Андрій Сімон: Скорее всего, молодая хохотунья.

more unidentified birds...