MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Birds begin migrating in August, with the most recent migrating in November.
In autumn, many birds fly to wintering in warm countries, and others fly in their place. In Moscow, you can find 245 species of birds, of which 90 remain here to winter.
Mosprirodacompiled a calendar for the departure of birds, it indicates the approximate time of its beginning. In isolated cases, some birds can be observed in Moscow at the end of November, and fieldbirds may not fly away at all for the winter.
“We accompany our local nesting birds on a long journey to the southern shores of Africa and Southeast Asia. Warm autumn will not hold them back in Moscow, because birds go south when the duration of daytime decreases, the usual amount of food decreases or it disappears altogether, ”said ornithologists of Mospriroda.
Common cuckoo, river tern and barn swallow are the first to go. Greater than others in Moscow there are great crested grebe, woodcock and field thrush.
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