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The Checklist of the Birds of Russian Far East


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

    Flamingos

    61. Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Turniciformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocletiformes

    Sandgrouses

    315. Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

Big Year 2021

1. Valery Shokhrin (240)
2. Alexander Rogal' (238)
3. Andrey Vyalkov (234)
4. Anatolii Khodakov (199)
5. Anna Golubeva (195)
6. Ilya Sukhov (175)
7. Andrey Chernykh (165)
8. Arseniy Markiv (162)
9. Irina Malykina (149)
10. Arsenii Iakovlev (135)
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rare birds records


Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)

© Alexander Yakovlev
2019-07-29
Chukotka, Lavrentiya

The second registration of the species in Russia. It was first encountered by T. Noa on July 2, 2017 in the Anadyr lowland near the village of Ugolnye Kopi (Noa, 2018).


Black bittern (Ixobrychus flavicollis)

© Valery Shokhrin
2021-09-07
Prymorsky kray, Proselochnay bay

First record in Russia


Grey-capped Woodpecker (Dendrocopos canicapillus)

© Vasiliy Dugintsov
2021-05-20

The first record of a nest of a Grey-capped Woodpecker in the Amur region.


Little Curlew (Numenius minutus)

© Valery Shokhrin
2021-04-16
Prymorsky kray, Kievka river

A very rare migratory species of Primorsky Krai.


Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis)

© Oleg Burkovskiy
2020-09-05

The second record of the Buff-breasted Sandpiper on Sakhalin.

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recent video

2021-08-13. Oriental Greenfinch (Yana Pogodina), Grey Bunting (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-06. Taiga Flycatcher (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-05. Spotted Nutcracker (Yana Pogodina).

2020-06-14. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Victor Feldsherov).

2020-04-06. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (Yulya Goroshko).

2020-04-04. Mandarin Duck (Pavel Petrushin), Oriental Stork (Pavel Petrushin), Oriental Stork (Pavel Petrushin).

2017-11-26. American Scoter (Ilya Ukolov).

2017-10-07. White-bellied Green-Pigeon (Ilya Ukolov).

2017-10-01. Siberian Grouse (Alexander Yakovlev).

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unidentified birds


2021-11-26

Дмитрий Коробов: монгольская)

2021-11-25

Дмитрий Коробов: Молодой полевой. Хвост ещё не дорос...

2021-11-17

Николай Балацкий: Проблема в определении птиц находится из-за дробления орнитологами многих видов до географических рас.

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