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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

    317. Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

Big Year 2022

1. Alexander Rogal' (222)
2. Arseniy Markiv (211)
3. Nikolay Kharin (201)
4. Anatolii Khodakov (197)
5. Andrey Vyalkov (185)
6. Valery Shokhrin (184)
7. Irina Malykina (164)
8. Olga Vasik (160)
9. Anna Golubeva (137)
10. Alexander Bobkov (135)
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rare birds records


Japanese Wood-Pigeon (Columba janthina)

© Olga Vasik
2020-05-23
Vladivostok



American herring gull (Larus smithsonianus)

© Yuri Artukhin
2015-01-25
Sea of Okhotsk, South-West Kamchatka

The first record of the American (herring) gull in the Russian Federation. Details here: Artukhin, Yu. B. (2022) American herring gull Larus smithsonianus Coues, 1862 is a new species for the avifauna of Russia. Amurian Zoological Journal, 2022, vol. XIV, No 2, p. 335–344.


Providence Petrel (Pterodroma solandri)

© Ilya Ukolov
2022-07-16



Light-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus sinensis)

© Nikolay Kharin
2022-06-26
Putyatin

A vagrant in the region. The 1st photo-record at the website fareastru.


Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)

© Grigorii Smekalov
2022-05-27
Sakhalin, Alexandrovsk

The 1st confirmed record on Sakhalin.

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recent video

2022-08-20. Japanese Wood-Pigeon (Olga Vasik), Japanese Wood-Pigeon (Olga Vasik), Japanese Wood-Pigeon (Olga Vasik).

2022-07-11. Chestnut-eared Bunting (Yuri Suparman).

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).

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unidentified birds


2022-09-25

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2022-09-10

Вадим Ивушкин: Похоже клинохвостый.

2022-08-26

Ольга Васик: Птица с красноватым подклювьем, несколько меньше больших белых цапель. Держалась на заливе вместе с серыми и большими белыми. Склоняюсь [....]

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