New breeding site of the Purple Heron in Odesa region. - D.S. Sokolovsky. - Berkut. 8 (2). 1999. P. 182.
New colony with 14 nests was found at lower current of the Baraboy river between villages Dobrooleksandrivka and Baraboy (46.14 N, 30.31 E), Ovidiopol district, in 1999. There were nestlings almost in all the nests. This is the first case of herons breeding on this small river. [Russian].