November 2022

Last update 14.11.2022. at 13:03:01
 
   
13.11.2022.
Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) 1 at Gauja river mouth (Rare Bird Alert group/A.Zarins). 19th record for Latvia. Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) 1 ad to W at Lielupe river mouth, Jurmala (K.Millers, I.Grinerte). Quite late autumn migrant record.

 
12.11.2022.
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) 5 (2 + 3) at Ainazi shore line, Limbazi county (K.Bernans et al.). Quite late autumn migrant record. Northern Hawk-Owl (Surnia ulula) 1 at Arciems surroundings, Limbazi county (K.Bernans et al.).

 
09.11.2022.
Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) 1; Sanderling (Calidris alba) 2 on Daugavgriva pier, Riga (I.Gaile). Quite late autumn migrant records for both species.

07.11.2022.
Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) several migration calls heard in the dark over Ziepniekkalns, Riga (K.Funts). Quite late autumn migrant record.

 
06.11.2022.
Common Murre (Uria aalge) 1 migrating N at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (I.Brediks, A.Klepers). Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) 1 trapped and ringed at Lauteri, Limbazi county (G.Graubics).
 
   

October 2022

Last update 08.11.2022. at 19:55:32
 
   
31.10.2022.
Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei) 1 trapped and ringed at Pape B. O., Dienvidkurzeme county (V.Vigants et al.). 4th record for Latvia.

 
30.10.2022.
Black scoter (Melanitta americana) 1 between Kolka harbor and Kolka Cape, Talsi county (E.Smislovs). Probably 2nd record for Latvia. However, it cannot be ruled out that the same bird observed on 14th of May stayed on the western coast of the Gulf of Riga till October. Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus) 1 1cy to N next to Kolka harbor, Talsi county (E.Smislovs). Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) 2 trapped and ringed at Pape B.O., Dienvidkurzeme county (Rare Bird Alert group/M.Jaunzemis).

 
28.10.2022.
Siberian White-winged Scoter (Melanitta stejnegeri) 1 M at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (E. & V.Smislovs). 29.10.2022. present at the same area (E.Smislovs). On 12.10.2022. 2 MM at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (E. & V.Smislovs). Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) 1 on Pavilosta harbor N pier, Dienvidkurzeme county (A.Klepers). Common Murre (Uria aalge) 1 migrating S at Ovisrags, Ventspils county (A.Klepers).

 
23.10.2022.
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 1 1cy migrating SW at Jurmalciems, Dienvidkurzeme county (I.Brediks, A.Klepers). Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) 6 on Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja (A.Klepers, I.Brediks). Twite (Carduelis flavirostris) 1 next to Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja (A.Klepers, I.Brediks).

 
22.10.2022.
Northern Hawk-Owl (Surnia ulula) 1 at Nica fields (A.Zacmanis), 1 at Nica fields next to Paipu village, Dienvidkurzeme county (A.Klepers, I.Brediks). Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei) 1 heard (call recorded) at Pape, Dienvidkurzeme county (V.Jaunzemis, M.Jaunzemis). 3rd record for Latvia.

 
19.10.2022.
Red kite (Milvus milvus) 1 at Cimdenieki surroundings, 1 at Dorupe surroundings, Dienvidkurzeme county (A.Ozolins). Red-flanked bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus) 1 trapped at Lauteri, Limbazi county (G.Graubics). 8th record for Latvia.

 
18.10.2022.
Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) 1 trapped and ringed at Lauteri, Limbazi county (G.Graubics).

 
14.10.2022.
Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) 1 trapped and ringed at Pape B.O., Dienvidkurzeme county (Rare Bird Alert group/V.Jaunzemis).

 
13.10.2022.
Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) 2 (1 + 1) trapped and ringed at Lauteri, Limbazi county (G.Graubics), 1 trapped and ringed at Pape B.O., Dienvidkurzeme county (Rare Bird Alert group/V.Vigants, I. Dinsbergs).

 
12.10.2022.
Siberian White-winged Scoter (Melanitta stejnegeri) 2 MM different (1 + 1) individuals at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (E. & V.Smislovs). 2nd & 3rd record for Latvia.

11.10.2022.
Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) 1 trapped and ringed at Lauteri, Limbazi county (G.Graubics).

 
10.10.2022.
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 in pine trees next to S pier, Pavilosta (Rare Bird Alert group/E.Smislovs).

 
09.10.2022.
Red Kite (Milvus milvus) 4 at Aizpute surroundings, Dienvidkurzeme county (K.Millers, I.Grinerte). Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) 6 at shore line next to Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja (A.Klepers). Present in varying numbers from 1 to 6 since 08.10.2022. (K.Millers, I.Grinerte). Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) 1 trapped and ringed at Jurmalciems, Dienvidkurzeme county (A.Klepers, I.Brediks, G.Brediks, P.Daknis).

08.10.2022.
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 1 migrating S at Jurmalciems, Dienvidkurzeme county (A.Klepers, P.Daknis), 1 at Nica fields, Dienvidkurzeme county (K.Millers). Arctic Redpoll (Acanthis hornemanni) 1 trapped and ringed at Birzgale surroundings, Ogre county (D.Boiko).

 
02.10.2022.
Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) 1 at Kolka Cape parking lot surroundings, Talsi county (G.Grandans, E.Laucis). Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina) 1 at Kalngale - Garkalne fields, Adazi county (I.Denisovs). 2nd record for Latvia.

01.10.2022.
Mediterranean Gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus) 1 1cy at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (G.Grandans, E.Laucis).