Tichodroma (Dec 2020)

20. správa Faunistickej komisie Slovenskej ornitologickej spoločnosti/BirdLife Slovensko

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

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 32
pp. 63 – 68


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In 2019, the Rarities Committee of the Slovak Ornithological Society/BirdLife Slovakia reviewed 34 records, of which 22 were accepted in the category A and four in category C. Furthermore, seven breeding records were accepted. First record of the Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica), one record of the Brant Goose (Branta bernicla), one record of the Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus), two records of the Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis), one record of the Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita tristis type) and two records of the Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) were the most interesting records in 2019. Rarities Committee accepted observations from the year 2019, but also some valuable observations from years 2015 and 2018. For example four records of the Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca), two records of the Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), three breeding records of the Common Merganser (Mergus merganser), two breeding records of the Egyptian Goose (A. aegyptiaca), some breeding records of the Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina), first breeding record of the Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus), two records of the Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus), one record of the Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus), one record of the Eurasian Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus), one record of the Greater Spotted Eagle (Clanga clanga), two records of the European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), one record of the Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla), one record of the European Roller (Coracias garrulus),one record of the Citrine wagtail (Motacilla citreola), one record of Pratincole species (Glareola sp.) and one record of the Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus).