rare birds records
Sociable Lapwing (Chettusia gregaria)
© Nadezhda Orlova
Sychevka, Altai Krai
The first photo record of this species for the eastern part of Altaiski Krai.
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
© Valerii Bogdanovihc
A rare vagrant in Transbaikalia. First foto-proof for Republic of Buryatia. These birds may be arrived migrants or may have spent winter in the open water close to the electric plant.
Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)
© Sofia Buntovskaya
Listvyanka, Irkutsk Oblast', Lake Baikal
A rare vagrant in the southern part of the Lake Baikal area. The first wintering trial.
Japanese Waxwing (Bombycilla japonica)
© Yuri Karpov
Slyudyanka, Irkutsk Region
A rare record much west from the species range.