Timing of autumn departure of the Quail in Ukraine. - V.N. Grishchenko. - Berkut. 14 (2). 2005. - P. 243-245.
Literature data, own observations and some unpublished materials for the period since 1975 till 2005 were analysed. Main statistic parameters of the last observation for 25 regions of Ukraine were calculated (Table), phenological map of migration was made (Figure). The last Quails were observed from the end of August till October and November. Times of the departure in west regions of Ukraine are earlier than in east part of the country. For the longest time birds stay in Kherson region and in the Crimea. [Russian].
Key words: Quail, Coturnix coturnix, Ukraine, migration, phenology.
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