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1. Alexander Rogal' (208)
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4. Anatolii Khodakov (174)
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rare birds records


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.


Oriental Plover (Charadrius veredus)

© Ivan Borovkov
2022-05-14
Primorsky Kray, Shmidtovka

A very rare migrant.

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unidentified birds


2022-08-16

Николай Харин: понятно. спасибо...

2022-08-15

Николай Харин: длинноклювый пыжик?

2022-08-10

Валерий Шохрин: Да и на фото видно хорошо

more unidentified birds...