Best photos of the month, June 2017.

Little Owl | Viacheslav Kaistro | 10

Bearded Tit | Oksana Raldugina | 6

Hoopoe | Viacheslav Kaistro | 5

European Bee-eater | Viktor Sevidov | 5

Big Year 2023

rare birds records

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

© Alex Komarovskiy

Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky

A rare vagrant, formerly nesting species of southern Ukraine. The first observation in Odesa region in decades and the first photo from its territory.

Turkestan 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.

unidentified birds


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