Irpin' river incl. surroundings

2017-03-21| Max Allan Niklasson
duration 06:00-08:00
weather Good weather
rout The paths along the river
equipment Zeiss 10x40 + Canon incl. 600mm

# species number comment

1Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)300Total sum of migrated birds, on really high altitude

2Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1Migr. E

3Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)1Flying over

4Black Lark (Melanocorypha yeltoniensis)31 ad. male + 2 female type, migr. NE, heard at first then seen rather good

5Sky Lark (Alauda arvensis)2Singing

6White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)2Resting

7Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)20In pairs, at closest 2 pair 23m from each other

8Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)2Flying onver

9Eurasian Linnet (Acanthis cannabina)3Foraging



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rare birds records

Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)

© Ivan Lavrenchuk

The first fact of bird wintering in the North Ukraine.

Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia)

© Evgeniy Man

Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

© Vlad Gedziuk
Ozero Basiv Kut m.Rivne

Rare specie in winter in the region.

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

© Olexandr Ghryb
Zhytomyr region, Romaniv district, village Myropil

May be it is first wintering bird of this specie in the region and one of some registration in winter for the North Ukraine.

more rarities...

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