rare birds records
Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)
© Alexandr Kochetkov
The first meeting in the Altai Territory.
Oriental Greenfinch (Chloris sinica)
© Jack Wilshere
The first photo-record (and probably the first record; the previous recirds stays unconfirmed) in the Republic of Buryatia.
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
© Nadejda Popova
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
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
A rare vagrant in the Tomsk Region.