Western-Ukrainian Ornithological Station
Західно-Українська орнітологічна станція



Зміст - Contents

1. Міграції птахів
    Bird migrations
2. Загрози мігруючим птахам
    Treats to migrating birds
3. Західно-Українська орнітологічна станція: "AVOSETTA"
    Western-Ukrainian ornithological station: "AVOSETTA"
4. Орнітологічний заказник "Чолгинський"
    "Cholginsky" ornithological reserve
5. Моніторинг за міграціями. Основні види робіт, методики та результати
    Monitoring on birds migrations. Observations of migrations
6. Новини фауністики

New data on fauna

Following faunistic finds were recorded during time of investigation:

  • first case of breeding of Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula L.) on the territory of Ukraine was noted in 1995. Number of this species grows including 1997. But now, the number of this species decreases because of the natural succession. Nearly 5-7 pairs of Ringed Plover is nesting now on the territory of reserve;
  • single specimen of Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia L.) was noted in summer in 1995. The bird fed on the shallows of the lake;
  • hatching of Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna L.) was noticed in 1996 (13.08). Two pairs of adults and seven juveniles were fed and rested during one week on the territory of the reserve;
  • Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus L.) was recorded only once on the territory of reserve. Two birds rested on the shallows (at the beginning of September 1996).
  • Knot (Calidris canutus L.) - three birds in juvenile plumage had been recorded from the end of August - till the beginning of September, 1997. One bird was trapped and ringed;
  • Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni L.) - single specimen was observed occasionally visiting the reserve in August, 1997. Bird had being hunted on dragon-flies;
  • Great Black-headed Gull (Larus ichthyaetus L.) - individual specimens of this species had been noted every year in breeding season and during migrations;
  • Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides L.) - single bird was trapped and ringed in August, 1998;
  • Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmeus L.) - 23 specimens were once observed being flied above the territory of reserve;
  • Paddyfield Warbler (Acrocephalus agricola J.) - adult male was trapped and ringed at the beginning of July, 1999;
  • Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus L.) - was recorded on the territory of Western Ukraine for the first time. Adult bird was noted on the shallows of the lake in March 10, 1999.

7. Охорона території та видів
    Protection of species and habitat
8. Подяки
9. Бібліографія

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