July 2022

Last update 01.07.2022. at 00:00:01
 
   
01.07.2022.
No interesting records reported.
 

 

 

June 2022

Last update 01.07.2022. at 23:35:29
 
   
19.06.2022.
Common Murre (Uria aalge) 1 at Mangalsala, Riga (I.Denisovs).

14.06.2022.
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla) 1 at Kolka, Talsi county (A.Klepers). Rare during summer months.

 
12.06.2022.
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 1 at Siksni surroundings, Dienvidkurzeme county (A.Ozolins). Razorbill (Alca torda) 2 nests found at Kolka lighthouse artificial islet, Talsi county (A.Klepers et al.). 2nd breeding record for Latvia. Crested Lark (Galerida cristata) 1 at "Ushi" meadow in Kolka, Talsi county (A.Klepers et al.).

10.06.2022.
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) 1 at Lielupe river mouth, Jurmala (I.Denisovs).

05.06.2022.
Rosy Starling (Pastor roseus) 1 ad at Kolka, Talsi county (I.Brediks). Present since 01.06.2022. (Rare Bird Alert group/E. & V. Smislovs). Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) 1 at Gutmana cave, Sigulda (A.Platais).

04.06.2022.
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) 1 at Orenisi - Drabaki fish ponds, Rezekne county (K.Millers, I.Grinerte). Present since 24.05.2022. (C.McQuillan, Ed.O`Hara). Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) at least 5 breeding pairs at Zvejsala - Lodani fish ponds, Rezekne county (I.Grinerte, K.Millers).

03.06.2022.
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) >10 at Nagli fish ponds, Rezekne county (K.Millers, I.Grinerte), 9 at Babite lake, Marupe county (I.Brediks). Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra) 1 at singing at Pernciems surroundings (I.Brediks). 24th record for Latvia.

01.06.2022.

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 2 at Vecdaugava, Riga (I.Denisovs). Present since 12.05.2022. (I.Denisovs). Rosy Starling (Pastor roseus) 1 ad at Kolka, Talsi county (Rare Bird Alert group/E. & V. Smislovs). 13th record for Latvia.

 

 

May 2022

Last update 01.06.2022. at 07:37:09
 
   
24.05.2022.
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) 1 at Orenisi - Drabaki fish ponds; Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) 1; Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis) 2 at Zvejsala - Lodani fish ponds, Rezekne county (C.McQuillan, Ed.O`Hara). European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) 5 migrating at Kolka, Talsi county (A.Klepers).

 
23.05.2022.
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) 2 at Bale quarry, Valmiera county (A.Klepers). Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 1 ad M migrating at Kolka, Talsi county (C.McQuillan, Ed.O`Hara).

 
22.05.2022.
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 1 shortly at Engure lake, Tukums county (I.Mardega et al.). Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) 1 (4cy?) with Great Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo to N at Mersrags, Talsi county (Rare Bird Alert group/E.Smislovs et al.). Presumed the same as on 08.05.2022. at Daugavgriva, Riga (E.Smislovs, A.Arnicans).

 
21.05.2022.
Eurasian Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus) 4 (1 F, 1 M, & likely 2 2cy) at Kirpeni surroundings, Dobele county (A.Naudzius). 17th record for Latvia.

20.05.2022.
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) 5 migrating at Kanieris lake, Tukums county (C.McQuillan, Ed.O`Hara).

 
15.05.2022.
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) 1 F & 2 MM; White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) 4 foraging over Skuku lake, Augšdaugava county (A.Klepers). Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus) 1 at Svete river floodplain fields, Jelgava county (Rare Bird Alert group/E.Smislovs).

 
14.05.2022.
NEW SPECIES FOR LATVIA!!!
Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) 1 M photographed at Engure seaside, Tukums county (Rare Bird Alert group/A.Kums).

 
11.05.2022.
White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) >27 migrating at Orenisi - Drabaki fish ponds, Rezekne county (K.Millers).

10.05.2022.
Great Northern Loon (Gavia immer) 1 ad to N at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (E. & V.Smislovs, G.Grandans, K.Funts). 3rd record for Latvia. White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) 2 at Darzini distributary, Salaspils county (I.Gaile).

08.05.2022.
Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) 1 (4cy?) with Great Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo to NE at Daugavgriva, Riga (E.Smislovs, A.Arnicans). 5th record for Latvia. Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) 1 M at Mersrags coastal meadows, Talsi county (M.Kilups, I.Brediks).

07.05.2022.
Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) 1 M at Vidale surroundings, Talsi county (M.Kilups).

 
06.05.2022.
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) 2 migrating N at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (A.Klepers). Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) 1 at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (A.Klepers et al.). Present since 30.04.2022. (K.Millers, I.Grinerte).

 
05.05.2022.
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) 1 M at Kolka stadium, Talsi county (A.Klepers). On 01.05.2022. 1 M at Kolka harbor surroundings (I.Grinerte et al.), 1 F/2cy at Kolka stadium (I.Grinerte) Talsi county. Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) 1 migrating at Kolka, Talsi county (A.Klepers).

04.05.2022.
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) 2 migrating at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (A.Klepers).

03.05.2022.
Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) 1 M at Kviesu str., Liepaja (S.Berzina/reported by A.Celmins). 19th record for Latvia.

01.05.2022.
Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) 3 MM at Kanieris lake, Tukums county (A.Klepers, E.Hilmane). Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 1 ad at Mersrags, Talsi county (K.Millers, I.Brediks). Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus) 2 (1 + 1) flushed at Mersrags coastal meadows, Talsi county (I.Brediks). Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) 1 flushed at Mersrags coastal meadow, Talsi county (K.Millers, I.Grinerte, I.Brediks). Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) 1 M at Kolka harbor surroundings (I.Grinerte et al.), 1 F/2cy at Kolka stadium (I.Grinerte) Talsi county.