October 2019

Last update 17.10.2019. at 00:45:24
   
   
14.10.2019.
Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) 1 1cy on Mangalsala pier, Riga (I.Denisovs). Present since 13.10.2019. (Z.Krievans).

Calidris maritima 
13.10.2019.
Black-throated Loon (Gavia arctica) 214 migrating to SE/E from 7:45 to 9:45 at Ogre (V.Roze). Best autumn migration count and furthermore inland! Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Lauteri, Salacgriva county (J.Lipsbergs). Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava) 1 at Daugava river, Daugavpils (A.Erts). Quite late autumn record.

Motacilla flava 
11.10.2019.
Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla) 1 M 1cy trapped and ringed at Birzgale surroundings, Ķegums county (D.Boiko).

 
10.10.2019.
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) 1 1cy at Mangalsala pier, Riga (I.Denisovs). 2nd latest autumn record.

Phalaropus lobatus
09.10.2019.
Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus) 1 1cy at Daugava river, Daugavpils (A.Erts). 2nd record inland.

Anthus petrosus 
08.10.2019.
Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Lauteri, Salacgriva county (J.Lipsbergs).

 
06.10.2019.
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus) 1 1cy trapped and ringed at Lauteri, Salacgriva county (E. & V.Smislovs, R.Matrozis).

 
05.10.2019.
Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) 1 1cy at Pape channel, Rucava county (V.Jaunzemis, A.Priedniece, K.Freibergs).
Calidris maritima 
M – male, F – female, 1cy – 1st calendar year bird, imm – immature bird, ad – adult bird
N – North, S – South, W – West, E – East

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