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Авiфауна Украни [The Ukrainian Avifauna] (Berkut, supplement 1: “Avifauna of Ukraine 1” (1998) and supplement 2: “Avifauna of Ukraine 2” (2002))

 

(APUSlist Nos. 3036, 3037, 3038, 3039 and 3040)

  

by IGOR FEFELOV

 

 

 

In 1998 and 2002 the Ukrainian ornithological magazine Berkut published two supplements with the title "Avifauna of Ukraine“. These works contain 28 monographs in volume 1 and 21 monographs into volume 2 on various topics of local ornithology as well as bird lists. There are five articles about phenological data of Apus apus, listed below.

 

 

Khlebeshko V.M. & Tsitsyura V.K. (1998): Times of the spring arrival of birds in environs of the Ovruch town in 1975-1992. Berkut Supplement No. 1: Avifauna of Ukraine 1: 56-61. (In Ukrainian)

 

Apus apus

Spring arrival. 13.05.1972, 11.05.1973, 15.05.1974, 12.05.75, 13.05.76, 14.05.78, 12.05.80, 20.05.81, 19.05.83, 12.05.84, 15.05.85, 15.05.86, 13.05.87, 15.05.88, 16.05.89, 14.05.90. n = 16, M = 14 May, SE = 0.6, SD = 2.5, lim: 11-20 May.

 

 

Polyushkevich I.M. (1998): Materials on the phenology of bird migrations in the Korostyshiv district of Zhitomir region. Berkut Supplement No. 1: Avifauna of Ukraine 1: 62-74. (In Ukrainian)

Observations made mainly in Bil'kivitsi village.

 

Apus apus

Spring arrival. 09.05.90, 07.05.91, 12.05.95, 05.05.96, 05.05.98. n = 5, M = 8 May, SE = 1.3, SD = 3.0, lim: 5-12 May.

Last record in autumn. 28.08.95, 28.08.98.

 

 

Ocheretny D.G. (1998): Materials on the phenology of bird migrations in the Tulchin district of Vinnitsa region. Berkut Supplement No. 1: Avifauna of Ukraine 1: 74-82. (In Russian) Tul'chin town, and surrounding villages Kleban', Zarechnoye, Kopiyevka at Sil'nitsa river, and Man'kovka at Juzhny Bug (Southern Bug) river.

 

Apus apus

Spring arrival. 22.05.92, 14.05.93, 16.05.94, 10.05.95, 03.05.96, 06.05.97. n = 6, M = 12 May, SE = 2.8, SD = 6.9, lim: 3-22 May.

Last record in autumn. 17.08.94, 16.08.98.

 

 

Novak V.O. (2002): Materials on the phenology of bird migrations in Podolia. 1. Non-Passeriformes. Berkut Supplement No. 2: Avifauna of Ukraine 2: 73-86. (In Ukrainian)

Letichiv, Khmelnitsky, Derazhnya, Starosinyavsk districts of the Khmelnitsky region, mainly in the western part of the Letichiv district.

 

Apus apus

Spring arrival. 08.05.90,  11.05.94, 24.05.95, 15.05.98, 16.05.2001

Last record in autumn. 21.08.90, 14.08.92, 15.09.93, 10.09.95, 28.07.96 (sic!- IF), 04.08.97, 26.08.98, 13.08.99, 06.08.2001, 13.08.2002.

 

 

Gavrilyuk M.N. (2002): Times of season migrations of birds in the area of Cherkasy in 1991-2002. Berkut Supplement No. 2: Avifauna of Ukraine 2: 86-96. (In Ukrainian)

Mainly in the Cherkasy district, partly in the Zolotonisk and Chigirin districts, and also near Smili village.

 

Apus apus

Spring arrival. 03.05.95, 29.04.96, 01.05.97, 28.04.99, 30.04.2000, 28.04.2001, 01.05.2002.

Last record in autumn. 18.08.99, 22.08.2000, 13.08.2001, 27.08.2002.