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Branta Cover Language of the article: Russian Cite: Gavrilyuk N, M. . (2003). Records of Rose-coloured Starlings (Sturnus roseus) in Central and North regions of Ukraine. Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 6, 199-201 Keywords: Rose-coloured Starlings, biological invasion, Central regions of Ukraine, North regions of Ukraine Views: 301 Branta copyright Branta license

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Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 199-201

Records of Rose-coloured Starlings (Sturnus roseus) in Central and North regions of Ukraine

Gavrilyuk M.N.

Records of Rose-coloured Starlings were common during the first quarter of the XX c.

The nesting cases were recorded in 1906 near Chernigov and in 1925 inPoltava region. Invasions were rare in the middle of the XX c. Records of Starlings became more often from the middle of 1980s. Invasions coincide with increasing of bird's number in the Crimea and the Precaucasus.

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