rare birds records
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.
Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
© Mykola Moroz
The first observation in Ukraine in the winter.
Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)
© Yuriy Kodrul
Odessa Oblast, city of Chornomorsk
A rare vagrant species. Observations are known on Zmiiny Island in the 1980s and 2008, and in Odesa in 2016.<br>The bird was found by K. Pylypiuk.