About migration of Golden Plover in the city of Sumy. - I.R. Merzlikin, A.V. Sheverdyukova. - Avifauna of Ukraine. 3. 2006. - P. 58-59.
Golden Plover is a rare migratory species in Sumy re-gion (NE Ukraine). During 1967–1992 only 34 birds were registered. In autumn of 2005 the unusually mass migration of the species was observed within the precincts of Sumy. Flocks of plovers were observed on ponds. In total 634 individuals were registered since 16.09 till 4.10. [Russian].
Key words: Golden Plover, Pluvialis apricaria, Sumy region, migration, number.
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