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Особливості визначення очеретянок та кобилочок на фото та в природі..

2020-08-25 | Igor Kozytsky

Очеретянка чи Кобилочка.Мова про порівняння пари очеретянка ставкова-чагарникова з кобилочкою солов'їною - найбільш розповсюдженних у нас птахів в однотипному біотопі (очерет з сусідством чагарників).Очеретянка (як ставкова, так і чагарникова). Характерні риси.Загальний тон забарвлення – оливковий (чагарникова), рудувато-бурий (ставкова), більш яскравий рудий (молодь обох видів).На противагу – кобилочка має більш темний коричневий колір навесні (дорослі птахи), та більш насичений рудо-коричневий молодь в осінь. В загальному сенсі очеретянки [...... read more ]


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Kiev reservoir. 22.08.2020

2020-08-23 | Andrew Simon

The plan was to visit the forest near Suvid, and part of the way there could be chosen along the reservoir, which we did together with a colleague from Belarus, Ludmila. The season, to be honest, is not the best for bird watching in the reservoir, but I was still curious, although I could not see large flocks of birds. The first bird we met was Black-headed Gull. A little further on the stones Caspian Gulls were sitting together with the Black-headed Gulls, mallards, gray heron, cormorant and floated a lonely Common Pochard. A little further south we managed to see a small duck that sailed from the shore in the sun. It was defined as Common Goldeneye. Immediately behind the yachtclube in the corner found a few waders: 2-3 Common Sandpiper and one Dunlin. Together with them ran white wagtails of different ages. In general, the white wagtails were evenly distributed throughout the parapet. While photographing the balls arrived individuals of 5-6 large cormorants. Along [...... read more ]


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Alpine Swift (Apus melba)

© Igor Kozytsky
2021-04-17
Ukraine, Kharkiv

Potentially the first observation in a Kharkiv Region.


Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)

© Kostiantyn Pylypiuk
2021-01-21
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
2021-01-14
Полтава

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
2021-01-11
Новомосковск Днепропетровская область Украина

The first confirmed observation in Ukraine.

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2021-05-05

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2021-05-05

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2021-05-02

Євген Чернолєв: Крячок чорний

2021-04-09

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