To the ornithofauna of the Lower Desna river. - V.N. Grishchenko, E.D. Yablonovska-Grishchenko. - Berkut. 16 (2). 2007. - P. 184-186.
Data were collected during an expedition in Chernigiv and Kyiv regions (North-East Ukraine) on 29.07–6.08.2007. Materials on 14 species are presented. Migrating waders were counted on the river-bed. In total 258 individuals of 13 species were registered (Table). The mean size of broods of the Oystercatcher was 2,2 ± 0,5 (n = 6). [Ukrainian].
Key words: the Desna river, fauna, rare species, migration, number, wader.
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