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The Checklist of the Birds of Russia


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Turniciformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocletiformes

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

Big Year 2020

1. Golubeva Anna (251)
2. Sikorssky Igor (238)
3. Sukhov Ilya (235)
4. Sofronov Evgeniy (230)
5. Semenov Andrey (228)
6. Bazdyrev Andrey (223)
7. Kochetkov Alexandr (211)
8. Dubikovskiy Dmitry (191)
9. Khasanov Grigory (183)
10. Chernykh Andrey (182)
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rare birds records


Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2020-06-24
North Osetia, Kardzhin



Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)

© Alexandr Kochetkov
2020-05-31
Altai krai

The first meeting in the Altai Territory.


Oriental Greenfinch (Chloris sinica)

© Jack Wilshere
2020-05-28

The first photo-record (and probably the first record; the previous recirds stays unconfirmed) in the Republic of Buryatia.


Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)

© Nadejda Popova
2020-05-25
Irkutsk

A very rare and episodically nesting vagrant in the Irkutsk Region and the Repubic of Buryatia. The first photo-record in the Baikal region.


Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus)

© Igor Fefelov
2020-05-22
Sukhovskaya, Angarsk District, Irkutsk Region

The species has the much limited range in the Irkutsk Region. The first record in this region for the last ten years (and, additionally, outside of the only known breeding location).


Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)

© Mishail Belousow
2020-05-17

A rare vagrant in the Tomsk Region.


Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov
2020-05-14
Krasnogorka



Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)

© Valerii Bogdanovich
2020-05-20

The first registration of this species in Republic of Butyatia, and in the 'Baikalian Siberia' in total, much east from its range.


Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)

© Andrei Kiselev
2020-05-03
Ozery.Moscow region



Eurasian Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)

© Galina Katanova
2020-05-13
Vologda region


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recent video

2020-06-29. White Wagtail (Tatiana Dudarenko), Eurasian Linnet (Tatiana Dudarenko).

2020-06-28. Sky Lark (vasily malishcin).

2020-06-24. Booted Warbler (vasily malishcin).

2020-06-17. Yellow Wagtail (vasily malishcin).

2020-06-15. Eurasian Spoonbill (Evgeniya Николаевна).

2020-06-14. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Victor Feldsherov), Common Redshank (vasily malishcin).

2020-06-12. Booted Warbler (Nadia Goncharova).

2020-06-10. Sedge Warbler (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-06-08. Eurasian Stone Curlew (Nadia Goncharova), Western Grasshopper Warbler (vasily malishcin).

2020-06-07. Common Rosefinch (Nadia Goncharova).

2020-06-05. Black-tailed Godwit (vasily malishcin).

2020-06-01. Eurasian Stone Curlew (Nadia Goncharova).

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unidentified birds


2020-07-05

Игорь Фефелов: Ну нет конечно.

2020-07-05

александр гонч: садовая камышевка

2020-07-04

Дмитрий Шевцов: Лесной конек

more unidentified birds...