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rare birds records


River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)

© Anastasia Klueva

2017-07-15
Kemerovo region, Krapivinsky district, Biological station Azhendarovo



The first record of this species in Kemerovo Region.

Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

© Mishail Belousow

2018-10-31



The first meeting in Tomsk region, and the first photo registration in West Siberia.

Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

© Nadezhda Orlova

2018-11-05
Altai region, Smolensk district



The first photo registration in Altai Krai, and the second photo registration in West Siberia.

Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)

© Denis & Raisa Sayfutdinov

2018-11-16
Irkutsk city, Irkutsk region



A rare vagrant in the southern Siberia. The fourth record for the Baikal region, and the third one for Irkutsk Region.

Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)

© Mishail Belousow

2018-05-13



The second registration in Tomsk Region.

Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2014-10-13
Vitim river near the Delyun-Uran rapid, Northern Transbaikalia



The first meeting in the Irkutsk region.

Large-billed Crow (Corvus macrorhynchos)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-04-29
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



The second meeting and the first photo registration of this species in Transbaikalia and Siberia.

Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

© Alexander Yakovlev

2018-07-01
Yamal Yamal-Nenets autonomous region



Too far to the North!

Yellow-breasted Bunting (Emberiza aureola)

© Mariya Lupinos

2018-05-22



One of the first obserwation in region for last 20 years!

White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)

© Mariya Lupinos

2018-08-26
Tyumen region, Sladkovsky district, lake Solyonoe (Tavolzhan)



Few number of breeding birds in southern part on Tyumen region

Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)

© Luiza Mardonova

2017-05-25
Tyumenskaya oblast, Berdyuzhsky District, Lake Kushluk



Very rare found on the far south of the region

Pallas's Rosefinch (Carpodacus roseus)

© Dmitry Porshnev

2016-10-22
Yalutorovsk



Rare species on the South of ourregion. One of the few photos.

European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)

© Luiza Mardonova

2017-08-19
Tyumenskaya oblast, Uporovskiy district, surroundings of the village of Kizak



First record in Tyumen region in August 2017

Oriental Greenfinch (Chloris sinica)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2018-06-12
Bodaibo, Irkutsk region



The first meeting in northern Trans-Baikal area and in Irkutsk region.

Pallas's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus)

© Andreyenkov Oleg and Nataly

2018-06-23
The bridge over the river Charysh



The 2nd photo-confirmed record in Russia in the last 50-60 years.

Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

© Igor Fefelov

2018-06-10
Selenga River delta, Kabansk District, Buryatia



A rare vagrant in Buryatia. The 2nd confirmed record in the
Selenga delta, and the first one for a group of birds.

Little Owl (Athene noctua)

© Andreyenkov Oleg and Nataly

2017-08-02



Very rare breeding bird in Novosibirsk region.

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)

© Mishail Belousow

2018-06-01



A rare vagrant in the continental Western Siberia.

White-naped Crane (Grus vipio)

© Maxim Afanasiev

2018-05-28
Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Suntarsky ulus, village Suntar



The 2nd encounter in Yakutia.

Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)

© Valerii Bogdanovich

2018-04-26
Buriatia, ivolginski raion, Beloe lake.



A rare vagrant for Buryatia.

Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2013-06-04
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



A rare vagrant in the northeastern Transbaikal.

Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)

© Mishail Belousow

2018-04-08




Black Lark (Melanocorypha yeltoniensis)

© Nikita Yablokov

2018-04-07
Krasnoyarsk region



The first record in Krasnoyarsk Krai and in the southcentral Siberia.

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

© Marina Zubareva

2018-01-11
Irkutsk



A very rare wintering speies in Irkutsk Region; the first photo record.

Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)

© Ilya Sukhov

2018-03-11



The first photo-record with the sufficient quality for Altai Krai.

Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)

© Mishail Belousow

2018-02-23



The first photo-record of this species in Tomsk Region.

Stock Pigeon (Columba oenas)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2017-09-19
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia




Thick-billed Warbler (Phragamaticola aedon)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2017-06-11
Bodaibo, Irkutsk region



A find of a breeding birds to the north of the well-known continuous border of the range

Daurian Jackdaw (Corvus daurica)

© Konstantin Samodurow

2017-04-02



A very rare vagrant in Tomsk Region, the first photo-record.

Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)

© Alexandr Kochetkov

2018-01-02
g. Novosibirsk



The first winter record of this species in Novosibirsk Region.

Amur White Wagtail (Motacilla alba leucopsis)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2014-04-29
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



Motacilla alba leucopsis. Vagrant subspecies in Eastern Siberia

Asiatic Dowitcher (Limnodromus semipalmatus)

© Maxim Afanasiev

2013-05-25



A very rare vagrant in Yakutia.

Eurasian Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)

© Maxim Afanasiev

2017-05-21



A vagrant record in the western Yakutia (probably the first find in this area).

Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

© Maxim Afanasiev

2017-06-23



The fourth record in Yakutia.

Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

© Maxim Afanasiev

2015-06-05



Very rare vagrant in Yakutia.

White-cheeked Starling (Sturnus cineraceus)

© Tatyana Archimaeva

2010-06-19
r.Cheder, Tuva



A rare vagrant in Tuva.

Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)

© Tatyana Archimaeva

2015-06-10
Chadanskiy ugol'nyi razrez, Dzun-Khemchikskiy r-n, Tuva



Very rare species in Tuva.

Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)

© Mihail Ivanov

2017-10-07



A very rare vagrant for Irkutsk Region.

Plumbeous Water Redstart (Rhyacornis fuliginosus)

© Natalia Shaburova

2013-10-06
Pokoyniki bay, Lake Baikal, Baikali-Lenski NR, Olkhon District, Irkutsk Region



The first confirmed record in Russia.

Chinese Pond-heron (Ardeola bacchus )

© Natalia Shaburova

2009-06-28
Pokoyniki bay, Lake Baikal, Baikali-Lenski NR, Olkhon District, Irkutsk Region



The 3rd record for Lake Baikal, and the 2nd - for Irkutsk Region.

Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)

© Nina Shteinbrenner

2017-03-23
Hakasija



Presumably, the first record of this species in Khakasia.

Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)

© Tatiana Semenova

2016-09-17



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

2017-09-16
Altai



The 3rd documented record for Altai Province. Also, very rare vagrant on plain parts of this region.

Great White Egret (Casmerodius albus)

© Vadim Ivushkin

2017-05-19
Res. Buryatia



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).

Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)

© Igor Fefelov

2017-06-11
Selenga River delta, Kabansk District, Buryatia



The 2nd registration in the Selenga River delta. In total, only about ten records is known in the Eastern Asia east from the breeding range of this species.

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

© Aleksandr Gontcharov

2017-05-13



The first observation in Kemerovo Region after 1926.

Sociable Lapwing (Chettusia gregaria)

© Nadezhda Orlova

2015-04-20
Sychevka, Altai Krai



The first photo record of this species for the eastern part of Altaiski Krai.

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

© Valerii Bogdanovich

2017-05-12
Buryatia. Selenginsky region, Gusinoe lake.



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

2016-01-23
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

2012-10-12
Slyudyanka, Irkutsk Region



A rare record much west from the species range.

Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-05-12
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



Rare vagrant in northern Trans-Baikal area

Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

© Konstantin Samodurow

2015-12-22



Reliable winter photo registration in the Tomsk region. Earlier, finches were observed several times in last days of November, but the nature of their further staying remained in question.

Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)

© Alexandr Belyaev

2016-08-06
Altajskij kraj, Kosihinskij r-n, p. Ukrainskij



A host of this Cuckoo fledgling is Grasshopper Warbler. An occasional nest paratisism by Cuckoo on this species, which is not mentioned in the known list of Cuckoo's host species.

Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

© Yuri Karpov

2016-10-21
Slyudyanka, Irkutsk Region



The first record of this species in Irkutsk Region.

Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-05-02
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



The northeasternmost registration of this species in the East Siberia. It's also interesting the birds seems to belong to the "western" subspecies gшbraltariensis.

Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-05-02
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



The North recording in Eastern Siberia

Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

© Vadim Ivushkin

2016-10-22
Irkutsk



The bird was found in the suburban of Irkutsk on 22 October 2016. A very rare vagrant in Irkutsk Region (the thirg record since 1950s).

Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)

© Mishail Belousow

2016-05-14



The first fotoregistraciâ for Tomsk oblast

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

© Evgeniy Boginskiy

2016-02-23
Barnaul (park Nagorniy), Altayskiy kray



The first winter registration for West Siberia

Smew (Mergellus albellus)

© Vladimir Pankratov

2016-01-01
Biysk Altai region



The first winter registration in West Sibiria.

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

© Maria Demina

2016-01-21
Krasnoyarsk. o Tatyshev.



The first winter registration in Krasnoyarsk region

Godlewski's Bunting (Emberiza godlewskii)

© Andrey Chernykh

2016-01-15



New species for the Novosibirsk region.

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

© Dmitry Dubikovskiy

2016-01-05
Altay reg. Urozhainoe



The first winter registration.

European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)

© Elena Shnayder

2016-01-05
Koltsovo, Novosibirsk region



First winter monitoring for the Novosibirsk region.

Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2015-05-15
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



The first regisration for Siberia

Upland Buzzard (Buteo hemilasius)

© Alexei Ebel

2015-12-14



First winter meeting for the Altai region, the second documented meeting for the Altai region

Chestnut-eared Bunting (Emberiza fucata)

© Vadim Ivushkin

2012-06-15
Baikal



The first registration of a bird in the Irkutsk region

Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)

© Vadim Ivushkin

2008-05-25
Irkutsk



The first registration of a bird in the Irkutsk region

Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)

© Sergey Pisarevskiy

2015-06-06
Savkino, Baganskiy Raion, Novosibirskaya Oblast.



The first registration for the Novosibirsk region.

Siberian Thrush (Zoothera sibirica)

© Ilya Ukolov

2012-06-06
Republic of Altai



the first observation in Altai

Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)

© Sergey Pisarevskiy

2014-06-08
Tobeler, Altai Republic.



The first observation for Altai Republic.

Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)

© Sergey Pisarevskiy

2015-05-07
Aigulak-Ak-Bom, Chuya River, Altai Republic.



Previously unknown place.

Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides)

© Sergey Pisarevskiy

2014-06-08
Kosh-Agach, Altai Republic.



The first observation in the Altai Republic over the past 100 years.

Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)

© Sergey Pisarevskiy

2013-07-07
Yarkul, Lake Chany, Novosibirskaya Oblast.



The first sign up for 40 years

Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)

© Sergey Pisarevskiy

2014-05-08
Khabarovka, Altai Republic.



the most Eastern point registration for this species

Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)

© Egor Dyachenko

2015-04-25
Tomsk Region, Tomsk



The rare species, the forth registration in Tomsk oblast

Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

© Alexei Ebel

2015-08-17
Lake near Khosh-Agatch, Altai Republic



The fifth registration ever recorded in Altai

Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Sukhov Ilya (260)
2. Dubikovskiy Dmitry (256)
3. Romanov Konstantin (227)
4. Belousow Mishail (218)
5. Zhbir Denis (200)
6. Shteinbrenner Nina (184)
7. Chernykh Andrey (180)
8. Kochetkov Alexandr (174)
9. Pankratov Vladimir (172)
10. Samodurow Konstantin (166)

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unidentified birds


2018-12-16

Сергей Л. Волков: Андрей прямо-таки мои мысли выразил. Ничего не видно, но интуитивно - полярная овсянка.

2018-12-16

Руслан Кириллин: Тонкая темная уздечка, оказывается, не показатель! Я одного бекаса с тонкой "уздечкой" добыл, тоже думал, что азиатский, а по хвосту был явный
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2018-12-14

Андрей Коваленко: Я бы не был столь уверен... Вот пример пятнистого...

2018-12-13

Вадим Ивушкин: сибирская

2018-12-11

Николай Балацкий: Сергей, бывает и по нормальному фото ошибаемся, а здесь явно не хватает монетки, спички или линейки для масштаба.

2018-12-09

Игорь Фефелов: В целом да. Но это не мохноногий курганник, по пропорциям, а зимняку там делать нечего это время, в это время наиболее реален та восточный
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