July 2020

Last update 23.07.2020. at 10:40:45
Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) 1 seen at Kvapani fish ponds, Rezekne county (A.Mousseau). Since 26.05.2020. when 2 (A.Klepers, J.Ukass).

Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla) M and Common Goldcrest (Regulus regulus) F successful breeding in mixed pair, ad feeding fledglings at Ogre (V.Roze). Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata) 1 at "Asnu Lejas" Degumnieki surroundings, Madona county (J.Ukass).

Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) 2 at Sloka lake, Jurmala (E. & V.Smislovs).

Little Bittern
 (Ixobrychus minutus) 1 M at Sunezers, Daugavpils (I.Gaile), pair at Rugeli ponds, Daugavpils (G.Grandans, A.Erts, S.Laime).

White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) 1 at Orenisi - Drabaki fish ponds, Rezekne county (E. & V.Smislovs).

Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) 1 at Daugava river, Daugavpils (A.Erts, G.Grandans). New bird species for Latvia!
Ardeola ralloides 
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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