Folk names of birds in Kharkiv region. - S.A .Shaparenko. - Berkut. 3 (1). 1994. - P. 40-42.
A survey of bird folk names in Kharkiv region and changes that have been taken place with them during the last 100 years is presented. During this period the number of folk names has been decreased and alongside the knowledge about birds among the inhabitants has been getting worse. The reasons of such decrease are the russifikation of the population, technokratization of the society and disappearance of various bird species in different parts of the region. [Ukrainian].
Key words: folk names of birds, Kharkiv region.