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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 2018

1. Golubeva Anna (310)
2. Sukhov Ilya (260)
3. Dubikovskiy Dmitry (256)
4. Semenov Andrey (244)
5. Bazdyrev Andrey (232)
6. Romanov Konstantin (227)
7. Sofronov Evgeniy (223)
8. Belousow Mishail (218)
9. Zhbir Denis (216)
10. Fedotova Ekaterina (202)
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rare birds records


River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)

© Anastasia Klueva
2017-07-15
Kemerovo region, Krapivinsky district, Biological station Azhendarovo

The first record of this species in Kemerovo Region.


Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)

© Valery Shokhrin
2018-09-26
Prymorsky kray, Lazovsky rayon, Proselochnay river

The first registration in the Far East.


Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

© Mishail Belousow
2018-10-31

The first meeting in Tomsk region, and the first photo registration in West Siberia.


Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

© Nadezhda Orlova
2018-11-05
Altai region, Smolensk district

The first photo registration in Altai Krai, and the second photo registration in West Siberia.


Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)

© Denis & Raisa Sayfutdinov
2018-11-16
Irkutsk city, Irkutsk region

A rare vagrant in the southern Siberia. The fourth record for the Baikal region, and the third one for Irkutsk Region.


Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)

© Andrey Fedotov
2017-04-24
Primorsky Krai, Nakhodka

Rare vagrant (migrant) species for Primorsky Krai


Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)

© Mishail Belousow
2018-05-13

The second registration in Tomsk Region.


Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)

© Sergey L. Volkov
2014-10-13
Vitim river near the Delyun-Uran rapid, Northern Transbaikalia

The first meeting in the Irkutsk region.


Large-billed Crow (Corvus macrorhynchos)

© Sergey L. Volkov
2016-04-29
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia

The second meeting and the first photo registration of this species in Transbaikalia and Siberia.


Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)

© Radik Kutushev
2015-06-10

First photo record of Oriental Turtle Dove in Tatarstan.

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recent video

2018-12-06. Terek Sandpiper (vasily malishcin), Common Redpoll (vasily malishcin), Long-tailed Rosefinch (vasily malishcin), Northern Bullfinch (vasily malishcin).

2018-12-05. Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Dmitry Erokhin).

2018-11-27. Snow Bunting (Evgeniy Sofronov), Snow Bunting (Evgeniy Sofronov).

2018-11-20. Broad-billed Sandpiper (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2018-11-19. Grey Plover (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2018-11-14. Wood Sandpiper (vasily malishcin), Ruff (vasily malishcin), Fieldfare (vasily malishcin).

2018-11-13. Griffon Vulture (Julia Abramova), Eurasian Nuthatch (Julia Abramova).

2018-11-09. Grey Plover (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

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unidentified birds


2018-12-18

Александр Рогаль: Средняя белая?

2018-12-18

Илья Сухов: Спасибо, просто сейчас глаз цепляется за необычное в архивах за 2017 год (мной тогда была определена как камышовая). Наблюдение можно удалить
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2018-12-16

Руслан Кириллин: Тонкая темная уздечка, оказывается, не показатель! Я одного бекаса с тонкой "уздечкой" добыл, тоже думал, что азиатский, а по хвосту был явный
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