August 2021

Last update 30.08.2021. at 12:05:11
Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans) 2 1cy at Mangalsala, Riga (I.Denisovs).

Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans) Mangalsala, Riga, 24-Aug-2021. © Igors Denisovs
Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) 2 at Kanieris lake with Coots (Fulica atra), Tukums county (E. & V.Smislovs). Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) 1 1cy at Starpinupite river mouth, Tukums county (E. & V.Smislovs). Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) 1 1cy at Mersrags, Talsi county (E. & V.Smislovs).

Eurasian Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus) 3 at Nica fields, Deinvidkurzeme county (Rare Bird Alert group/R.Rekmanis).

Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) 1 at Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja (K.Millers).

European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) 1 vocalizing for a long time around 23:10 at the edge of the clearing at Skrunda parish, Kuldiga county (K.Millers). Late song at the end of summer.

Red-footed Falcon
(Falco vespertinus) 1 1cy foraging at Alejas, Kekava county (K.Millers, I.Grinerte).

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) 1 1cy & 2 ad with Ruddy Turnstones (Arenaria interpres), Little Stints (Calidris minuta) and Dunlins (Calidris alpina) at Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja (K.Millers, I.Grinerte). Quite early juv bird record.

Broad-billed Sandpiper
(Limicola falcinellus) 2 at Ainazi shore line, 2 at Randi meadows, Limbazi county (I.Brediks), 1 at Skersseklis in Daugava river, Salaspils county (R.Matrozis, E.Smislovs).

Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus) Ainazi, Limbazi county, 08-Aug-2021. © Ivars Brediks
Lesser Redpoll
(Acanthis cabaret) 3 (incl. 1 ad & 1 juv) at Kolka, Talsi county (E. & V.Smislovs).

Canada Goose
(Branta canadensis) 1 at Mersrags seaside, Mersrags (E. & V.Smislovs). Rare during summer months. Since 08.07.2021. (T.Mizinenko).

Greater White-fronted Goose
(Anser albifrons) 1 at Engure lake next to bird tower, Tukums county (E.Smislovs). Rare during summer months. Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) 2 at Engure lake next to bird tower, Tukums county (E.Smislovs).

Greater White-fronted Goose
(Anser albifrons) 1 at Daugava river, Kraslava (J.Vigulis). Rare during summer months.