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Common Buzzard

Buteo buteo

© ALENA FOMINA | 2020-09-19 | Kiev region

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2022-05-24. Dmytro Petrychenko: Eurasian Collared Dove, Inna Kyselova: Great Reed Warbler, Eurasian Reed Warbler, Northern Reed Bunting, Eurasian Penduline Tit, Black Tern, Bluethroat, Oksana Makhovska: Great Crested Grebe, Bluethroat.

2022-05-23. Dmytro Petrychenko: Collared Flycatcher, Common Chaffinch, Inna Kyselova: European Serin, Northern Lapwing, Common Swift, Northern House Martin, Thrush Nightingale, Tree Sparrow, Common Tern, Irina Ortik: Red-breasted Flycatcher, European Serin, Icterine Warbler, Natalia Honcharyk: Mew Gull, Goosander, Pallas's Gull, Common Whitethroat, Eurasian Hobby, Caspian Gull, Song Thrush, Oksana Makhovska: Little Bittern, Common Cuckoo, Red-backed Shrike, Common Tern, Vitalii Kazannyk: Lesser Whitethroat, Yuriy Kodrul: Long-legged Buzzard, White-tailed Sea-Eagle, Northern Reed Bunting, Great Tit.

2022-05-22. ALENA FOMINA: Glossy Ibis, Andrew Simon: Lesser Spotted Eagle, Montagu's Harrier, Common Buzzard, Dmytro Petrychenko: Eurasian Redstart, Common Coot, Common Moorhen, European Serin, Natalia Honcharyk: Eurasian Penduline Tit, Corn Bunting, Barn Swallow, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Oleg Martsun: Wood Pigeon, Wood Warbler, European Robin, Spotted Flycatcher, Common Chaffinch, Collared Flycatcher, Eurasian Wryneck, White Stork, Common Whitethroat, Whinchat, Lesser Whitethroat, Common Treecreeper, Eurasian Nuthatch, Eurasian Jay, Common Tern, Eurasian Hobby, Western Marsh-Harrier, Eurasian Penduline Tit, Great Tit, Common Raven, Yellowhammer, Fieldfare, Little Grebe, Common Buzzard, Black-headed Gull, Caspian Gull, Common Swift, Black Tern, Common Coot, Mallard, Grey Heron, Whiskered Tern, Barn Swallow, Song Thrush, Northern Bullfinch, Eurasian Goldfinch, Eurasian Siskin, Mute Swan, Black-Billed Magpie, Great White Egret, White Wagtail, Northern House Martin, Black Redstart, Hooded Crow, Rook, Common Moorhen, Great Crested Grebe, Common Kestrel, Vitalii Kazannyk: Coal Tit, Yuriy Kodrul: Eurasian Siskin, Eurasian Siskin, Greater White-fronted Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose, Whooper Swan, Eurasian Linnet.

2022-05-21. ALENA FOMINA: Spotted Redshank, Black-headed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Bluethroat, Sedge Warbler, Temminck's Stint, Sky Lark, Northern Wheatear, Northern Lapwing, Little Ringed Plover, Black Stork, Black Redstart, Oksana Makhovska: Icterine Warbler, European Golden Oriole, Eurasian Goldfinch, Common Tern, Mallard.

2022-05-20. Dmytro Petrychenko: Little Bittern, Great Reed Warbler, Oksana Makhovska: Black Tern, Vitalii Kazannyk: Black Redstart, Yuriy Kodrul: Common Eider, Mew Gull, Common Oystercatcher, Common Redshank, Common Shelduck, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Eurasian Goldfinch, Grey Plover, Mallard, Red Knot, Red-breasted Merganser, Goosander, Red-breasted Merganser, Long-tailed Tit.

2022-05-19. Inna Kyselova: Wood Pigeon, Natalia Honcharyk: Firecrest, Dunnock, Coal Tit, Lesser Whitethroat, Oksana Makhovska: Mute Swan, Common Coot, Little Bittern, Little Bittern, Oleg Martsun: Eurasian Reed Warbler, Common Starling, Bearded Tit, Yuriy Kodrul: Calandra Lark, Sky Lark, Common Sparrowhawk, Greylag Goose, Northern Reed Bunting, Long-legged Buzzard, Hen Harrier, Rough-legged Buzzard.

2022-05-18. Dmytro Petrychenko: Icterine Warbler.

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recent comments

2022-05-23. to photo # 06450057501 (Pallas's Gull)

Наталя Гончарик: так, звісно :) дякую!

2022-05-23. to photo # 06450057501 (Pallas's Gull)

Олег Шеремет: Каспійський

2022-05-23. to photo # 07530016502 (Common Tern)

Олег Шеремет: Мартин звичайний

2022-05-18. to photo # 05630010401 (Collared Flycatcher)

Ірина Ортік: це мухоловка білошия

2022-05-14. to photo # 07530014201 (Rook)

Оксана Маховская: молодой, поэтому клюв чёрный.

2022-05-14. to photo # 05820067901 (Common Whitethroat)

Василь Боднар: Для певності додаю ще фото. Дякую.

2022-05-14. to photo # 05820067701 (Short-toed Snake Eagle)

Василь Боднар: Дякую.

2022-05-14. to photo # 05820067901 (Common Whitethroat)

Андрій Міськов: Це сіра

2022-05-13. to photo # 05820067702 (Short-toed Snake Eagle)

Олег Шеремет: Змієїд

2022-05-13. to photo # 07530014201 (Rook)

Олег Шеремет: Так, Ви праві, грак

2022-05-13. to photo # 07530014201 (Rook)

Оксана Маховская: он гораздо меньше.

2022-05-13. to photo # 07530014201 (Rook)

Олег Шеремет: Крук

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Big Year 2022

2. Irina Ortik (119)
3. Inna Kyselova (93)
4. Oksana Makhovska (87)
5. Dmytro Petrychenko (86)
6. Andrey Mis\'kov (82)
7. Andrew Simon (64)
8. Vasil Bodnar (63)
9. Oleg Martsun (60)
10. A Zhuravel (48)

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rare birds records

Lesser Short-toed Lark (Alaudala heinei)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky

Rare vagrant and wintering species. There is no reliable information on nesting in the last 10 years. At the same time the species is also observed in Bulgaria and Cyprus. The first confirmed record in Odesa region.

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)

© Yuriy Kodrul
Odessa Oblast

The rare wintering species. Young individuals are more common.

Black-throated Accentor (Prunella atrogularis)

© Aleksandr Arhipov
Kuchurhan, Odesa district

Black-throated Accentor is a new species in the fauna of Ukraine. It is a rare vagrant species in Europe, most observed during the autumn migration. This year, three observations on Europe in general, in particular, the first record for the country also in Poland.

Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky

Vary Rare vagrant species in East Europe. The first record in Ukraine.

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recent video

2022-04-04. White Wagtail (Stanislavs Gr).

2022-01-30. Horned Lark (Valerii Knysh).

2022-01-29. Black Woodpecker (David Golodetsky).

2022-01-04. Eurasian Bittern (David Golodetsky).

2021-11-10. Northern Bullfinch (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-11-07. Great Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-11-04. Rook (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-11-02. Grey Partridge (Andrew Simon).

2021-10-31. Common Sparrowhawk (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-28. Hooded Crow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-24. European Robin (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-10-19. Tree Sparrow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-17. Long-eared Owl (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-10-05. Hooded Crow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-09-21. White Wagtail (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

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unidentified birds


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