Materials to distribution of the Stock Dove (Columba oenas) in Kyiv region and adjacent areas. - V.A. Kostyushin, V.N. Grishchenko. - Berkut. 22 (1). 2013. - P. 48-50.
Doves were found in 31 localities in 1996–2013. They occurred mostly in northern districts of Kyiv region (northern Ukraine) within the bounds of forest zone. In forest-steppes, the Stock Dove was very rare. Majority of breeding localities was related to large woodlands with old trees. In last years, Stock Dove became to use for nesting cavities in concrete poles of high-voltage lines. There is a big breeding group in environs of Kaniv (Cherkasy region). Doves nesting on electric lines were found also in Kyiv region. [Russian].
Key words: breeding, nesting, habitat, number, electric line.
Address: V.A. Kostyushin, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology; Bohdan Khmelnytsky str., 15, Kyiv, 01601, Ukraine; e-mail: