About probable breeding of Nutcracker in Kyiv. - I.R. Merzlikin, A.V. Sheverdyukova. - Berkut. 20 (1-2). 2011. - P. 179-180.
The mass invasion of Nutcrackers was observed in Ukraine in 2008-2009. Probably, not all of the birds returned to their habitats and bred in the south. There are several observations of Nutcrackers in different regions of Ukraine in breeding period. A dead young Nutcracker was found in a park in Kyiv on 10.08.2010. It is supposed that the bird was born in the city or its environs. [Russian].
Key words: Nutcracker, Nucifraga caryocatactes, distribution, invasion.
Address: I.R. Merzlikin, Sumy Pedagogical University, Dep. of Zoology, Romenska str. 87, 40002, Sumy, Ukraine; e-mail: mirdaodzi@gmail.com.