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Branta Cover Language of the article: Russian Cite: Domashevsky V, S. . (2007). Migration of birds of prey in the Skadov district of Kherson region in October 1992. Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 10, 143-146 Keywords: birds of prey, migration, October, Kherson region Views: 328 Branta copyright Branta license

Branta Issues > Issue №10 (2007)

Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 143-146

Migration of birds of prey in the Skadov district of Kherson region in October 1992

Domashevsky S. V.

The data presented in the article refer to observations and number of 16 birds of prey species. All the species were registered during the migratory period from an observation point in the Skadov district of Kherson region in October 1992. They were Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) – 6 birds; Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)  – 1 bird; Hen Harrier and Montagu′s Harrier (Circus cyaneus, C. pygargus) – 80 birds; Marsh Harrier (C. aeruginosus)  – 13 birds; Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) – 3 birds; Sparrowhawk (A. nisus) – 545 birds; Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus) – 4 birds; Buzzard (B. buteo) – 16 birds; Eagle sp. (Aquila sp.) – 1 bird; White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) – 1 bird; Saker (Falco cherrug) – 3 birds; Hobby (F. subbuteo) – 25 birds; Merlin (F. columbarius) – 12 birds; Red-footed Falcon (F. vespertinus) – 2 birds; Kestrel (F. tinnunculus) – 33 birds.

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