September 2021

Last update 16.09.2021. at 09:23:08
 
   
14.09.2021.
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 1 1cy color ringed individual migrating at Mangalsala, Riga (I.Denisovs). Bird ringed at the South-West of the UK (https://cr-birding.org/node/3678).

11.09.2021.
Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus) 1 1cy at Sporta & M.Tala str. surroundings, Riga (A.Arnicans). Quite late autumn record.

09.09.2021.
Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus) 33 (07:30 - 11:00) migrating W at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (M.Kilups, I.Mardega). Large number during autumn migration.

 
08.09.2021.
Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus) 16 (during 4h after sunrise + 1h afternoon) migrating W at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (M.Kilups, I.Mardega). Quite large number during autumn migration.

 
05.09.2021.
River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis) 1 trapped and ringed at Nereta surroundings, Aizkraukle county (K.Funts). Quite late autumn record.

 
04.09.2021.
Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Velena, Gulbene county (J.Leja). 5th record for Latvia.

03.09.2021.
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 1 1cy migrating at Kolka Cape, Talsi county (A.Klepers).

 
02.09.2021.
Mediterranean Gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus) 1 1cy at Mangalsala, Riga (I.Denisovs).

 

 

August 2021

Last update 30.08.2021. at 12:05:11
 
   
24.08.2021.
Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans) 2 1cy at Mangalsala, Riga (I.Denisovs).

21.08.2021.
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).

 
20.08.2021.
Eurasian Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus) 3 at Nica fields, Deinvidkurzeme county (Rare Bird Alert group/R.Rekmanis).

 
17.08.2021.
Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) 1 at Liepaja harbor S pier, Liepaja (K.Millers).

 
16.08.2021.
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.

 
13.08.2021.
Red-footed Falcon
(Falco vespertinus) 1 1cy foraging at Alejas, Kekava county (K.Millers, I.Grinerte).

 
10.08.2021.
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.

 
08.08.2021.
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).

06.08.2021.
Lesser Redpoll
(Acanthis cabaret) 3 (incl. 1 ad & 1 juv) at Kolka, Talsi county (E. & V.Smislovs).

 
05.08.2021.
Canada Goose
(Branta canadensis) 1 at Mersrags seaside, Mersrags (E. & V.Smislovs). Rare during summer months. Since 08.07.2021. (T.Mizinenko).

 
04.08.2021.
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).

 
03.08.2021.
Greater White-fronted Goose
(Anser albifrons) 1 at Daugava river, Kraslava (J.Vigulis). Rare during summer months.