September 2020

Last update 02.10.2020. at 04:45:40
   
   
30.09.2020.
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) 1 at Satini fish ponds, Saldus county (K.Millers).

 
29.09.2020.
Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) 15 (10 TT & 5 MM/1cy) at Kanieris lake, Engure county (E. & V.Smislovs). Nuthatch ssp. asiatica (Sitta europaea asiatica) 1 (wing 75 mm, bill to the base of the head 18 mm); Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Birzgale surroundings, Kegums county (D.Boiko).

Sitta europaea asiatica 
28.09.2020.
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 at Laucini quarry surroundings, Cesis county (S.Laime).

Phylloscopus inornatus
27.09.2020.
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Birzgale surroundings, Kegums county (D.Boiko).

 
26.09.2020.
Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) 1 1cy at Skisterciems surroundings, Salacgriva county (E. & V.Smislovs, R.Matrozis). Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 2 (1 cy & ad) at Lauteri, Salacgriva county (E. & V.Smislovs).

Aquila clanga
Aquila clanga
25.09.2020.
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 1 at Bikernieki forest, Riga (E. & V.Smislovs). Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Birzgale surroundings, Kegums county (D.Boiko). Late autumn record.

 
23.09.2020.
Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Birzgale surroundings, Kegums county (D.Boiko). Repeated latest autumn record.

 
21.09.2020.
Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans) 1 1cy flew along Mangalsala pier, Riga (I.Denisovs). Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Birzgale surroundings, Kegums county (D.Boiko).

Larus cachinnans 
20.09.2020.
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Birzgale surroundings, Kegums county (D.Boiko).

 
18.09.2020.
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Pumpuri, Jurmala (E.Ledins).

Phylloscopus inornatus
15.09.2020.
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 3 1cy at Kolka, Dundaga county (K.Funts). Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus) 1 at Ventspils harbor S pier, Ventspils (M.Kilups). First autumn migrant record.

 
14.09.2020.
Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans) 1 1cy on Mangalsala pier, Riga (I.Denisovs).

Larus cachinnans
12.09.2020.
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) 2 at Ragaciems shore line, Engure county (M.Kilups).

 
11.09.2020.
Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) 1 migrating S at Ogre (V.Roze).

 
08.09.2020.
Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia) 1 trapped and ringed at Lauteri, Salacgriva county (G.Graubics). Late autumn record.

 
01.09.2020.
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Ainazi, Salacgriva county (A.Kalvans). Earliest autumn migrant record for Latvia.
Phylloscopus inornatus 
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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