The appearance of the Coal Tit (Parus ater) in the fauna of an artificial isolated wood area on the Kerch Peninsula (South Ukraine). – V.M. Popenko, A.N. Tsvelykh. - Berkut. 22 (1). 2013. - P. 78.
Coal Tits have never inhabited artificial steppe afforestations. In 2006–2007, their appearance was registered in the fauna of an artificial wood area near the village of Maryivka (45.09 N, 36.15 E) on the Kerch Peninsula in steppe zone of the Crimea [Russian]
Key words: fauna, distribution, expansion, steppe zone, the Crimea.
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