April 2021

Last update 17.04.2021. at 21:46:12
 
   
17.04.2021.
Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) 2 at Krievragciems, Talsi county (I.Grinerte, K.Millers).

 
14.04.2021.
Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus) 1 at Adazi next to Gauja - Baltezers canal, Adazi county (I.Denisovs).

13.04.2021.
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) 1 at Kolka Cape, Dundaga county (E.Smislovs).

 
12.04.2021.
Red Kite
(Milvus milvus) 3 (1 + 2) migrating at Kolka surroundings, Dundaga county (I.Krams, M.Munkevics), 1 at Naudite parish, Dobele county (A.Platais).

 
11.04.2021.
Wryneck (Jynx torquilla) 2 vocalizing at Valle surroundings, Vecumnieki county (M.Kilups). Quite early first spring migrants record.

 
10.04.2021.
Red-crested Pochard
(Netta rufina) 1 M at Kanieris lake, Engure county (Rare Bird Alert group/R.Rekmanis).

 
09.04.2021.
Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus) 1 at Birznieki surroundings, Adazi county (I.Denisovs). Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus) 1 ad M at Stameriena, Gulbene county (B.Puspure). Arctic Redpoll (Acanthis hornemanni) 1 with 30 Common Redpolls (Acanthis flammea) and 5 European Serins (Serinus serinus) at Pavilosta (Rare Bird Alert group/R.Rekmanis).

04.04.2021.
Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus) 1 with ~50 Anser sp. Geese at Bernati polder, Nica county (I.Brediks). Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 1 at Nica fields, Nica county (I.Brediks). Black Kite (Milvus migrans) 1 at Bernati polder, Nica county (I.Brediks). Quite early first spring migrant record. Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) 1 at Eimuri fields, Adazi county (I.Denisovs). Early first spring migrant record.

03.04.2021.
Red Kite
(Milvus milvus) 1 at Talsi (J.Ukass).

 
02.04.2021.
Red Kite
(Milvus milvus) 1 at Kapsede surroundings, Grobina county (I.Brediks). Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus) 1 at Ane surroundings, Jelgava county (A.Kurockins). Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) 1 M at Zvirgzdusala, Riga (A.Cerina). Quite early first spring migrant record. European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola) 2 (M & F) at Saraiki manor surroundings, Pavilosta county (I.Brediks). Returning breeding pair since 26.04.2019. (I.Mardega).

01.04.2021.
Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus) 1 with ~600 Anser sp. Geese at Adazi fields, Adazi county (I.Denisovs). 

 

Local wintering birds 2020/2021

Last update 07.03.2021. at 19:54:42
Section "Local wintering birds 2019/2020" activated on 04-Jan-2021 and closed on 26-Feb-2021
   
Tundra Bean Goose (Anser serrirostris) 1 2cy at Daugava river next to Kengarags, Riga, since 01.01.2021. (U.Piterans). Last record: 22.01.2021. I.Denisovs.

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) 1 2cy at Daugava river next to Kengarags, Riga, since 29.10.2020. (V.Spuņgis). 2 2cy since 10.12.2020. (E. & V.Smislovs). Last record: 2 2cy 30.01.2021. A.Klepers.

 
Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) 1 1cy at Suņupe river, Daugavpils, since 15.12.2020. (A.Erts). Last record: 24.02.2021. A.Erts.

Greylag Goose (Anser anser) 1 at Kalngale fields, Carnikava county, since 27.12.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 28.12.2020. I. Denisovs.

 
Gadwall (Anas strepera) 1 at Sunupe river, Daugavpils, since 13.12.2020. (A.Erts). Last record: 04.02.2021. when 2 A.Erts.

Gadwall (Anas strepera) 1 at Mangalsala pier, Riga, since 15.12.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 25.12.2020. I.Denisovs.

 
Gadwall (Anas strepera) 2 at Daugava river next to Audupe river estuary, Riga, since 28.01.2021. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 03.02.2021. I.Denisovs.

Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) 1 F/2cy at Daugava river next to Kengarags, Riga, since 16.01.2021. (J.Vigulis). Last record: 30.01.2021. A.Klepers.

Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) 1 M at Sarkandaugava distributary, Riga, since 12.12.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 07.02.2021. I.Denisovs.

Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca) 18 (8 MM & 10 FF/1cy) Sarkandaugava distributary, Riga, since 12.12.2020. (I.Denisovs). 18 (8 MM & 10 FF/1cy) on 17.01.2021. I.Denisovs. Last record: 07.02.2021., when 1 F/2cy, I.Denisovs.

Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca) 5 (1 M & 4 FF/1cy) at Sunupe & Daugava rivers, Daugavpils, since 14.12.2020. (A.Erts). 5 (1 M & 4 FF/1cy) on 12.01.2021. A.Erts. Last record: 3 (M & 2 F/2cy) on 24.02.2021. A.Erts.

Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) 1 M at Darzini distributary, Salaspils county, since 14.01.2021. (M.Kilups). Last record: 30.01.2021. A.Klepers.

 
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) 1 at Sunupe river, Daugavpils, since 12.02.2021. (A.Erts). Last record: 19.02.2021. A.Erts.

 
Eurasian Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) 1 at Darzini distributary, Salaspils county, since 10.01.2021. (E.Smislovs). Last record: 14.02.2021. I.Gaile.

Eurasian Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) 1 at Ezerkrasts next to Liepaja lake, Liepaja, since 17.01.2021. (E.Haberkorns, I.Brediks et al.). Last record: 06.02.2021. I.Grinerte, K.Millers.

 
Great Egret (Ardea alba) 16 at Lielais Baltezers lake, Adazi county, since 23.12.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 28.02.2020. when 12 at Baltezers channel, I.Denisovs.

 
Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus) 1 at Vaidava lake next to Strikupe river source, Koceni county, since 13.12.2020. (A.Klepers). Last record 19.01.2021. (A.Klepers).

 
Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus) 1 at Liepaja lake next to Ezerkrasts sewage rore, Liepaja, since 14.01.2021. (K.Millers). 2 individuals on 17.01.2021. (I.Brediks, E.Haberkorns). Last record: 06.02.2021. when 2, I.Grinerte, K.Millers.

 
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) 2 (ad & 1cy) at Sarkandaugava distributary, Riga, since 14.12.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 07.02.2021. when 5 (2 ad & 3 2cy) I.Denisovs.

Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) 1 at Sunupe river, Daugavpils, since 14.12.2020. (A.Erts). Last record: 21.02.2021. A.Erts.

 
Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) 2 flushed at Darzini distributary, Salaspils county, since 07.12.2020. (V.Smislovs). Last record: 05.03.2021., when 2 flushed V.Smislovs.

 
Redwing (Turdus iliacus) 2 at Vecdaugava, Riga, since 15.01.2021. (I.Denisovs). 2 individuals on 19.01.2021. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 31.01.2021., when 1, I.Denisovs.

Common Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) 1 at Mangalsala, Riga, since 13.12.2020. (I.Denisovs). Last record: 24.12.2020., when 2, I.Denisovs.