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Best photos of the month, February 2020.

Great Grey Owl | Ruslan Kirillin | 38

Eurasian Pygmy-Owl | Mishail Belousow | 30

Gyrfalcon | Mihail Ivanov | 28

Northern Pintail | Olga Nemezhikova | 25

Willow Ptarmigan | Mishail Belousow | 24

Red Crossbill | Vladimir Maer | 23

Northern Hawk Owl | Mishail Belousow | 23

White-winged Crossbill | Vladimir Maer | 22

Ural Owl | Pavel Karplyuk | 21

Great Grey Owl | Maxim Afanasiev | 20

Eurasian Pygmy-Owl | Dmitry Dubikovskiy | 18

Lapland Longspur | Mishail Belousow | 18

Northern Bullfinch | Sergey Chumakov | 17

Rough-legged Buzzard | Ilya Sukhov | 17

Bohemian Waxwing | Vladimir Maer | 16

Yellowhammer | Sergey Chumakov | 16

Northern Goshawk | Mishail Belousow | 16

Eurasian Dipper | Aleksey Bolshakov | 16

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2020

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may jun jul aug
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2019

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2018

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2017

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2016

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2015

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rare birds records


Oriental Greenfinch (Chloris sinica)

© Jack Wilshere
2020-05-28

The first photo-record (and probably the first record) in the Republic of Buryatia.


Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)

© Nadejda Popova
2020-05-25
Irkutsk

A very rare and episodically nesting vagrant in the Irkutsk Region and the Repubic of Buryatia. The first photo-record in the Baikal region.


Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus)

© Igor Fefelov
2020-05-22
Sukhovskaya, Angarsk District, Irkutsk Region

The species has the much limited range in the Irkutsk Region. The first record in this region for the last ten years (and, additionally, outside of the only known breeding location).


Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)

© Mishail Belousow
2020-05-17

A rare vagrant in the Tomsk Region.

unidentified birds


2020-06-04

Павел Карплюк: Может быть большая чечевица. Птица достаточно крупная. Издавала звуки похожие на мяуканье котенка.

2020-06-04

Станислав Витер: кто-то из серых сорокопутов, если я правильно понял по фото, длина первых трех маховых существенно различается? если да - это надежный признак [....]

more unidentified birds...