rare birds records
Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)
© Nina Shteinbrenner
Presumably, the first record of this species in Khakasia.
Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)
© tatiana semenova
The first record in Buryatia. The point if it mighr belong to the eastern form T. (merula) mandarinus is being discussed.
Upland Buzzard (Buteo hemilasius)
© Vladislav Zhizhkov
The 3rd documented record for Altai Province. Also, very rare vagrant on plain parts of this region.
Great White Egret (Casmerodius albus)
© Vadim Ivushkin
Sixth species registration in Buryatia. In total, there are 10 meetings of this species in the Baikal area. In Buryatia 3 - for the second half of the 20th century. At the beginning of the 21st century: in the Irkutsk region 3, in Buryatia - 3. In 2017, two registrations (in Western and Southern Buryatia). Data on materials Yu.I. Melnikov (2016).