June 2015

Last update 06.07.2015. at 12:09:48
   
   
28.06.2015.
Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) 1 observed visually at Lilaste lake, Adazi county (E.Racinskis).

 
25.06.2015.
White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) 1 in pond at Meza Tuci, Vilani county (S.Laime). Rare during summer months. Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) 1 F in pond at Meza Tuci, Vilani county (S.Laime). Rare inland. Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) 2 at Zvejsala - Lodani fish ponds, Rezekne county (S.Laime). Dunlin (Calidris alpina) 1 ad at Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja (K.Millers). Rare during summer months.

 
24.06.2015.
Little Bittern(Ixobrychus minutus) 1 calling at Zvejsala - Lodani fish ponds, Rezekne county (S.Laime, D.Leimane).

 
19.06.2015.
Curlew (Numenius arquata) 300 (120 + 70 + 60 + 50) migrating SW at Mangalsala pier, Riga (I.Denisovs). First autumn migrants. Razorbill (Alca torda) > 1 pair (M & F) at Kolka lighthouse, Dundaga county (K.Millers). 1 - 2 pairs observed here regulary every summer at least since 2013, that possibly could indicate nesting.

 Alca torda
18.06.2015.
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) colony of >20 breeding pairs at Lubans lake, Madona county (K.Millers, A.Karklins, O.Jegers, A.Savics).

 Chlidonias hybrida
17.06.2015.
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) 2 (M & F) at Engure lake, Mersrags county (K.Millers, O.Jegers). Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) 15 breeding pairs at Babite lake, Babite county (V. & E.Smislovs). Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla) 1 singing and observed visualy at Laurenci primary school, Sigulda (U.Piterans).

Podiceps auritus
 Chlidonias hybrida
16.06.2015.
Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) pair (M & F) at Abava river, Talsu counrty (R.Rekmanis).

 
15.06.2015.
Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 1 singing at Jaudzemi surroundings, Livani county (G.Grandans, A.Erts, U.Lolans). New place.

 
14.06.2015.
Red Kite (Milvus milvus) 1 at Vilkene surroundings, Limbazi county (N.Zeidaks). Red Knot (Calidris canutus) 2 at Pekrags, Mersrags (S.Laime, D.Leimane). Rare during summer months.

 
11.06.2015.
Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) 1 M at Daugavgriva, Riga (E. & V.Smislovs). Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 1 singing at Jaunbilska surroundings, Smiltene county (A.Platais).

 Ixobrychus minutus
10.06.2015.
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) 1 in puddle at Degumnieki fields, Madona county (K.Millers, G.Graubics, V.Roze). Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 6 (3 pairs) at Degumnieki surroundings, Madona county (K.Millers, G.Graubics, V.Roze). 2 (incl. 1 singing) at this place on 07.06.2015. (K.Millers, I.Grinerte).

 Hippolais caligata
09.06.2015.
Tundra Bean Goose (Anser serrirostris) 2 at Degumnieki fields, Madona county (V.Roze, G.Graubics, K.Millers). Present since 04.06.2015. (D.Vasilevskis, D.Viksere). White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) >60 shortly at Zvejsala - Lodani fish ponds, Rezekne county (K.Millers). Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 9 (4 pairs and 1 single bird) at Degumnieki surroundings, Madona county (K.Millers, G.Graubics). At this place pair on 04.06.2013. (K.Millers, C.Kehoe). Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) 3 MM at Zvejsala - Lodani fish ponds, Rezekne county (V.Roze, G.Graubics, K.Millers).

 
08.06.2015.
Tundra Bean Goose (Anser serrirostris) 1 at Druviena surroundings, Gulbene county (G.Grandans). Rare during summer months.

 
07.06.2015.
Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) 1 M at Liksna parish, Daugavpils county (A.Erts). Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus) 2 at Liepaja lake surroundings, Grobina county (J.Jansons, A.Mankus). Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) >8 at Nagli fish ponds, Rezekne county (I.Grinerte, K.Millers). Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 2 (incl 1 singing) at Degumnieki surroundings, Madona county (K.Millers, I.Grinerte), 2 (incl. 1 singing) at Rudzati surroundings, Livani county (A.Erts). New places. Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) 2 (ad F and 1 1cy) at Vilce river, Jelgava county (A.Klepers). New breeding place.

 Chlidonias hybrida
 Hippolais caligata
 Motacilla cinerea
06.06.2015.
Tundra Bean Goose (Anser serrirostris) 2 at Degumnieki fields, Madona county (I.Grinerte, K.Millers). Present since 04.06.2015. (D.Vasilevskis, D.Viksere). Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus) 1 at Starpinupite river mouth, Engure county (T. & O.Mizinenko). Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) >2 (incl. 1 singing) at Rudzati surroundings, Livani county (K.Millers, I.Grinerte). New place.

 Limicola falcinellus
Hippolais caligata
05.06.2015.
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) 1 at Dunduri meadows KNP, Tukums county (M.Tirums et al.). Present since 03.06.2015. (K.Lapins). 10th record for Latvia. Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 3 (incl. 2 singing) at Skulte surroundings, Limbazi county (U.Piterans). New place.

 Hippolais caligata
04.06.2015.
Tundra Bean Goose (Anser serrirostris) 2 at Degumnieki fields, Madona county (D.Vasilevskis, D.Viksere). Rare during summer months. Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 2 singing MM at Smiltene surroundings, Smiltene county (G.Grandans, A.Erts). New place.

 Hippolais caligata
03.06.2015.
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis) 1, Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) 2 (M and F), Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) 1 M at Liepaja lake surroundings, Grobina county (K.Millers).

 Tringa stagantilis
 Phalaropus lobatus
 Motacilla citreola
02.06.2015.
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis) 3 at Svete floodplain meadows, Jelgava county (G.Grandans, A.Erts, M.Rozenfelde). Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) 4 M and a breeding pair at Lielupe river meadows Jelgava surroundings, Jelgava county (G.Grandans, A.Erts, M.Rozenfelde). Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 1 periodically sings at Lembuzi surroundings, Salacgriva county (U.Piterans). Most likely migrant, not re-found on 03.06.2015. (U.Piterans).

 Motacilla citreola
Hippolais caligata
01.06.2015.
Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) 2 MM and 1 F at Tabore parish, Daugavpils county (A.Erts). Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) 1 at Randi meadows shore line, Salacgriva county (U.Piterans, K.Ozoliņš). Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis) 1 at Virane surroundings, Madona county (G.Grandans).
Ixobrychus minutus
 Recurvirostra avosetta
M – male, F – female, 1cy – 1st calendar year bird, imm – immature bird, ad – adult bird
N – North, S – South, W – West, E – East

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