August 2020

Last update 01.09.2020. at 11:52:53
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus) 1 at Ragaciems shore line, Engure county (M.Kilups). Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) 1 1cy at Mangalsala pier, Riga (I.Denisovs).

Phalaropus lobatus 
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 1 1cy at Nereta surroundings, Nereta county (K.Funts), 2 1cy on wires at Kalnciems, Jalgava county (D.Boiko).

Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 1 1cy on wires at Dzintari, Kegums county (D.Boiko), 1 1cy at Dunte school surroundings, Limbazi county, 1 1cy at Salacgriva, Salacgriva county (I.Brediks).

Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) 1 at Pusha parish, Rezekne county (fb/Inta Klismete). 9th record for Latvia since 1910.

Strix nebulosa 
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 1 1cy at Svetciems, Salacgriva county, 1 1cy at Eimuri, Carnikava county (E. & V.Smislovs).

Falco vespertinus 
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus) 1 at Mangalsala pier, Riga (I.Denisovs).

Limicola falcinellus 
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 1 1cy at Jaunmarupe surroundings, Marupe county (G.Grandans).

Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 2 1cy on wires at Pulkarne surroundings, Baldone county (M.Kilups).

Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 2 1cy at Babite lake next to Straupciems, Babite county (I.Gaile).

 Falco vespertinus
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 2 1cy at Kalngale fields, Carnikava county (I.Denisovs). Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) 1 1cy foraging at Ainazi shore line, Salacgriva county (E. & V.Smislovs).

Falco vespertinus 
Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) 1 1cy at Skrunda fish ponds, Skrunda county (D.Boiko, A.Kapenieks). Rare inland. Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 1 1cy at Durbe parish, Durbe county (A.Zacmanis).

 Falco vespertinus
Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) 1 F/1cy at Engure lake BT surroundings, Engure county (U.Piterans). Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) 2 1cy foraging at Roja harbor shore line, Roja (E. & V.Smislovs).

Netta rufina 
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) 1 at Engure lake BT, Engure county (I.Grinerte et al.). Present since 02.08.2020. (Z.Krievans). 11th record for Latvia.
Egretta garzetta
M – male, F – female, 1cy – 1st calendar year bird, imm – immature bird, ad – adult bird
N – North, S – South, W – West, E – East

Here are published most actual and interesting bird news in Latvia. All birders are welcome to report the observations and/or pictures to Most interesting and important records will be published. systematic since 01.02.2011. is based on "The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, 6th Edition 2007" (version 6.5). English names following "Birds of the World. Recommended English Names" by Gill and Wright on behalf of the International Ornithological Congress (IOC).