Tichodroma (Dec 2019)

19. správa Faunistickej komisie Slovenskej ornitologickej spoločnosti/BirdLife Slovensko / The 19th report of the Rarities Committee of the Slovak Ornithological Society/BirdLife Slovakia

  • Richard KVETKO,
  • Marian MOJŽIŠ,
  • Stanislav HARVANČÍK,
  • Dušan KARASKA,
  • Milan OLEKŠÁK,
  • Vladimír ŠRANK,
  • Rudolf JUREČEK

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 31
pp. 49 – 55


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In 2018, the Rarities Committee of the Slovak Ornithological Society/BirdLife Slovakia reviewed 54 records, of which 35 were accepted in the category A, three in category C, nine in category D, one in category E. Furthermore five breeding records were accepted and one record was rejected. One record of Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba), six records of Rosy Starling (Pastor roseus), one record of Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus), one record of Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens), two records of Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), one record of Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita tristis type) and one record of Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopusinornatus) were the most interesting records in 2018. Rarities Committee accepted also some other valuable observations from the years 2016 and 2017. For example one record of Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis), three records of Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis), three records of Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca), seven records of Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea), four breeding records of Common Merganser (Mergus merganser), one breeding record of Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca), three records of Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus), one record of Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis), two records of Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus), several records of Eurasian Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus), two records of Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus), two records of European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), two records of Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus intermedius/heuglini), one record of European Roller (Coracias garrulus), one record of Citrine wagtail (Motacilla citreola), one record of Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides) and one record of Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus).