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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 2021

1. Anna Golubeva (436)
2. Egor Vlasov (362)
3. Alexey Sizov (348)
4. Andrey Chernykh (308)
5. Andrey Semenov (279)
6. Andrey Bazdyrev (259)
7. Nataliya Pokhodzey (255)
8. Igor Sikorsky (250)
9. Valery Shokhrin (234)
10. Nina Shteinbrenner (229)
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rare birds records


White-naped Crane (Grus vipio)

© Ruslan Kirillin
2021-09-21
Gornyi district, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

The 4th record in Yakutia.


Black bittern (Ixobrychus flavicollis)

© Valery Shokhrin
2021-09-07
Prymorsky kray, Proselochnay bay

First record in Russia


Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)

© Valerii Bogdanovich
2021-09-13

The 1st photo-record (plus probably the 1st record) in Buryatia.


Rufous-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis)

© Andreyenkov Oleg and Nataly
2021-08-14

The 1st record in Novosibirsk Region (and probaby in the West Siberian plain in total).


Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)

© Anna Golubeva
2021-08-29



Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)

© Denis Zhbir
2021-08-29



Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius)

© Anatoly Mishchenko
2021-08-15



Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-08-12
North Osetia, Balta



Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-07-01
North Osetia



Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)

© Khasan Zhurtov
2021-07-30
Maiskiy, KBR


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recent video

2021-09-11. Carrion Crow (vasily malishcin).

2021-09-09. Mallard (Nadia Goncharova).

2021-08-22. Gadwall (vasily malishcin).

2021-08-13. Oriental Greenfinch (Yana Pogodina), Grey Bunting (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-07. Wood Pigeon (vasily malishcin).

2021-08-06. Taiga Flycatcher (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-05. Spotted Nutcracker (Yana Pogodina).

2021-07-18. Black Kite (vasily malishcin).

2021-07-13. Siberian Rubythroat (Nadia Goncharova).

2021-07-12. Northern Reed Bunting (vasily malishcin).

2021-07-10. Common Stonechat (vasily malishcin).

2021-07-02. Wood Pigeon (vasily malishcin).

2021-06-28. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (vasily malishcin).

2021-06-21. Corncrake (Nadia Goncharova).

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unidentified birds


2021-09-22

Александр Рогаль: Да, особенно кукушка."Кукушка хвалит петуха, за то, что хвалит он кукушку..." :)))

2021-09-22

Игорь Фефелов: Очень контрастная белая бровь. Бурая, похоже.Или свистела, а не чокала?

2021-09-22

Анна Ясько: Здесь более короткие крайние рулевые (жаль, центральных не видно), что бывает и у бормотушек. Вот пример. А вот как выглядит действительно [....]

more unidentified birds...