Sandgrouse, Pigeons and doves, Cuckoos, Nightjars, Swifts, Kingfishers,
Bee-eaters, Rollers, Hoopoe of Saratov region. - E.V. Zavyalov, V.G. Tabachishin,
G.V. Shlyakhtin, N.N. Yakushev. - Berkut. 11 (1). 2002. - P. 61-78.
On base of the analysis of literature and results of field research total 14 species of birds from these 6 orders were registered in Saratov region in 18712002. From them 12 species are breeding and 2 vagrant. Rock Dove, Swift and Bee-eater are the most numerous species. Very rare visitors to Saratov region Pallas Sandgrouse and Oriental Cuckoo. Data about distribution and ecology of all 14 species are presented. [Russian].
Key words: Saratov region, non-passeriformes, fauna, distribution, ecology, breeding, migration.
Address: E.V. Zavyalov, Saratov University, Astrakhanskaya str. 83, 410026 Saratov, Russia.