rare birds records
Alpine Swift (Apus melba)
© Igor Kozytsky
Potentially the first observation in a Kharkiv Region.
Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
© Kostiantyn Pylypiuk
Kuyalnytsky estuary, Odesa region
Few irregular wintering species in the Azov-Black Sea region. The third observation at the Kuialnytskyi lyman.
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
© Oleksander Oliinyk
Probably the first winter observation outside the Azov-Black Sea region, where the species regularly winters mainly in the deltas of large rivers. 2 birds have been observed in Poltava since December 23.
Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)
© Sergii Kaminskyi
Новомосковск Днепропетровская область Украина
The first confirmed observation in Ukraine.