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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

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Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

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rare birds records


Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)

© Maxim Afanasiev
2021-06-15

The 2nd encounter of the species in the western Yakutia.


Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)

© Aleksey Bolshakov
2021-05-29

A scarce species at the eastern limit of its range.


Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)

© Khasan Zhurtov
2021-05-22
Priblizhnaya, KBR



Grey-capped Woodpecker (Dendrocopos canicapillus)

© Vasiliy Dugintsov
2021-05-20



Trumpeter Finch (Bucanetes githagineus)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-05-14
North Osetia, Chmi



Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)

© Alexey Denisov
2021-05-19
Irkutsk region, Irkutsk

A rare vagrant in the Irkutsk Region; the 3rd or 4th location.


Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

© Nina Shteinbrenner
2021-05-16

The forst photo-record of the species in the Kemerovo Region. Formerly, vagrants were known on the Salair Ridge and in the Tom' River valley tens of years ago, and in the Kuznetsk steppe there were records in late XIXth century ony.


Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides)

© Denis Kazakov
2021-04-29



Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov
2021-05-12
Kstovo



Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-05-02
North Osetia, Vladikavkaz


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recent video

2021-06-18. Common Sandpiper (Oleg Popov), Blyth's Reed Warbler (Oleg Popov), Common Cuckoo (vasily malishcin).

2021-06-13. White Wagtail (Alexander Liseenko).

2021-06-12. Sedge Warbler (vasily malishcin).

2021-06-05. Redwing (vasily malishcin).

2021-06-01. Eurasian Wigeon (vasily malishcin).

2021-05-31. Common Chaffinch (vasily malishcin).

2021-05-27. Eurasian Woodcock (Galina Katanova).

2021-05-20. Citrine Wagtail (vasily malishcin).

2021-05-14. Red-flanked Bluetail (Nadia Goncharova).

2021-05-13. Eurasian Siskin (Nadia Goncharova).

2021-05-07. Eurasian Jay (Alexandr Balaev).

2021-05-06. Eurasian Wigeon (vasily malishcin).

2021-05-02. Western Capercaillie (Nadia Goncharova).

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unidentified birds


2021-06-20

Александр Рогаль: Серый скворец.

2021-06-19

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2021-06-18

Анна Иванкова: Спасибо! Судя по характерному полету, я так и думала, но были сомнения.

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