rare birds records
Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)
© OLENA FOMINA
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
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
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
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
Heorhiivka Donetsk obl.
The first meeting in the Left-Bank Ukraine.
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).