Local wintering birds 2019/2020

Last update 18.02.2020. at 10:15:12
Section "Local wintering birds 2019/2020" activated on 28-Dec-2019 and closed on 16-Feb-2020
Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) 2 1cy in Mazjumprava pond at Kengarags, Riga, since 16.10.2019. (R.Matrozis). Last record: 01.01.2020. in Daugava river next to Kengarags bird tower, Riga, E. & V.Smislovs.

Gadwall (Anas strepera) 1 M at Laveri, Carnikava county, since 03.01.2020. (M.Silina). Last record: 18.01.2020. I.Denisovs.

Anas strepera
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope) 3 (2 MM & 1 F) at flooded Ezerkrasts meadow, Liepaja, since 20.01.2020. (K.Millers). Last record: 14.02.2020., when 3 (3 MM & 1 F), I.Mardega, M.Kilups.

Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca) 13 (5 MM & 8 FF/1cy) at Sarkandaugava distributary, Riga, since 15.12.2019. (I.Denisovs). 10 (4MM & 6FF/2cy) on 05.01.2020. I.Denisovs. Last record: 19.01.2020., when 7, M.Kilups.

Anas crecca
Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) 3 MM at Dubna river, Livani, since 12.01.2020. (G.Grandans, A.Erts). Last record: 22.01.2020., when 1 M, G.Grandans.

Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) 1 M next to Snikera islet at Kisezers lake, Riga, since 23.01.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 25.01.2020. I.Denisovs.

Aythya ferina
Great Egret (Ardea alba) >13 at Sausa Daugava river next to Alejas, Kekava county, since 01.12.2019. (I.Grinerte, K.Millers). On 27.12.2019. at least 4, K.Millers, I.Grinerte. Last record: 01.01.2020. when >2, K.Millers, I.Grinerte.

Great Egret (Ardea alba) 2 in Dubna river, Livani, since 28.12.2019. (G.Grandans). Last record: 25.01.2020. G.Grandans.

Great Egret (Ardea alba) 1 at Kisezers lake next to Langa river estuary, Riga, since 18.01.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 14.02.2020. when 3, I.Denisovs.

 Ardea alba
Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) 5 (2 ad MM & 3 FF/1cy) at Nica fields, Nica county, at least since 10.11.2019. (K.Millers. I.Grinerte). Last record: 14.02.2020. when 1 ad M & 2 FF/2cy, I.Mardega, M.Kilups.

Merlin (Falco columbarius) 1 F 2cy at Nica fields, Nica county, since 11.01.2020. (I.Grinerte, K.Millers). Last record: 14.02.2020. I.Mardega, M.Kilups.

Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) 1 at Sunupe river, Daugavpils, since 22.12.2019. (A.Erts). Last record: 31.01.2020. A.Erts.

Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) 444-456 (counted in photos) at Kisezers lake NW part, Riga, since 25.01.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 14.02.2020. when 450 - 480, I.Denisovs.

Stock Dove (Columba oenas) 21 at Slampe surroundings, Tukums county, since 01.01.2020. (M.Tirums). Last record: 04.02.2020. when 3, K.Millers.

Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) 1 M attending feeder at Saulkrasti, since 31.12.2019. (I.Mardega). Last record: 02.01.2020. M.Tirums.

Hedge Accentor (Dunnock) (Prunella modularis) 1 at Zirgu islet, Liepaja, since 22.12.2019. (I.Brediks et al.). Last record: 11.01.2020. when 3, K.Millers, I.Grinerte.

White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) 15 at Getlini rubbish dump, Stopini county, at least since 09.11.2019. (A.Kurockins, E. & V.Smislovs). Last record: 28.12.2019. when 3, E. & V.Smislovs, R.Matrozis.

Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta) 1 on Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja, since 09.11.2019. (K.Millers, I.Grinerte). Last record: 17.01.2020. K.Millers.

Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus) 2 on Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja, since 09.11.2019. (K.Millers, I.Grinerte). Last record: 14.02.2020. I.Mardega, M.Kilups.

Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus) 1 on Mangalsala pier, Riga, since 22.12.2019. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 17.01.2020. I.Denisovs.

Anthus petrosus
Common Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) 2 at Vecdaugava peninsula, Riga, since 28.11.2019. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 04.01.2020., when 3, I.Denisovs.

Common Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) 2 at Bullupe river next to Bolderaja, Riga, since 28.11.2019. (A.Arnicans). Last record: 25.01.2020. M.Kilups.

Common Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) 4 at coastal dunes scrub, Riga, since 23.12.2019. (R.Blukis et al.). Last record: 07.01.2020., when 1, I.Denisovs.

Emberiza schoeniclus
Twite (Carduelis flavirostris) 8 at seaside dunes next to Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja, since 14.12.2019. (I.Grinerte, K.Millers). Last record: 17.01.2020. K.Millers.

 Carduelis flavirostris
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