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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

rare birds records


Black-throated Accentor (Prunella atrogularis)

© Sergey Ogleznev
2019-02-02
Yagodnoe, Magadanskaya oblast



White-cheeked Starling (Sturnus cineraceus)

© Sergey L. Volkov
2016-04-26
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia

A rare spring migrant. To the North of lake Baikal it is noted only in valleys of lake Oron and the Vitim river.


Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)

© Nina Shteinbrenner
2019-01-26
Kemerovskaya oblasy, Polomoshnoe

Very rare bird species in Siberia. The first meeting in the Kemerovo region and the first photo registration in Siberia.


Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

© Sergey L. Volkov
2016-06-09
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia

One of the northernmost flights in the Lena river basin. The bird of this species was also recorded in 2015 on the Vitim river near the mouth of the Amalyk river.


Mew Gull (Larus canus)

© Valerii Bogdanovich
2019-01-22

The first photo-record for the wintering in Buryatia.


Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

© Maxim Afanasiev
2019-01-19

The second official meeting in Yakutia.
First: In May 2006, at the Chabda meteorological station (south-eastern margin
Yakutia) one jackdaw was spotted with a flock of rooks. This jackdaw, according to local residents, has been kept alone since September last year.


Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)

© Dmitry Nizovtsev
2016-07-30
Bely Island, YNAO.

Third observation on Beliyu Island


Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)

© Anastasia Lozovskaya
2018-12-28
Tyumen region, Tyumen

Photofact of Eagle Owl observation in Tyumen


Gadwall (Anas strepera)

© Igor Fefelov
2018-12-23
Irkutsk

The first winter record of this species on "cold wintering" sites of ducks on the Angara River. Probably, a very late brood.


Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)

© Maksim Mitropolskiy
2018-01-14
Tyumen region, Tyumen

One of the first winter observation of Brumbling in Tyumen region

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recent video

2019-02-03. Bohemian Waxwing (Nikolay Kuvshanov).

2019-01-23. Black Woodpecker (Konstantin Surgutskiy).

2018-12-26. European Nightjar (Vyacheslav Yusupov).

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).

more video...

unidentified birds


2019-02-21

Вадим Ивушкин: Да, черноголовых. И в феврале и марте...

2019-02-21

Дмитрий Шевцов: Скорее всего лесной конек. Пестрины на груди толще, чем по бокам, спина пестрая.

2019-02-18

Сергей Л. Волков: Виктор, ваши слова будут учтены при указании вида птицы, если вы назовете видные на снимках признаки, соответствующие именно гаге-гребенушке
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more unidentified birds...