Iris cottage

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Country: Ukraine

Region: Danube delta

We speak: English, Русский

Web site: www.salix.od.ua

Location: Iris cottage is situated close to the centre of Reni town, close to the River Danube. It provides a convenient base for visiting the nearby lakes, wetlands, riverine forests and steppes in the pre-deltaic region of the Lower Danube. This region, which has several wetlands listed under the Ramsar Convention as well as Important Bird Areas identified by Birdlife International, is one of the best birdwatching areas in southern Ukraine. It is particularly suitable for bird photography.

Services: The cottage, which is set in a quiet garden, provides a comfortable base for local birding. It has a secure car parking area, kitchenette and lounge, and internet access. It has central heating for winter use. Recommendations on places to visit and guiding and/or transport (with driver) can be provided on request. There is a supermarket close-by for purchasing food, and a range of small restaurants within 10 minutes walk.

Guestrooms: Iris has a twin room with en suite bathroom/toilet, and three rooms with two single beds and shared bathroom and toilet. Bedding and towels are provided.

* Please note that the English bird names on this site follow the American terminology. If you can't find a species name, try searching by Family or latin name.
Status key: B = breeding species; RB - rare breeding; W = winter only; V - vagrant; RV = rare vagrant; TM - trans-migrant; In - introduced

Name
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Name (lat)
Family
White-tailed Eagle
1
1
1
1
Haliaeetus albicilla Accipitridae
Northern Harrier
0
0
0
1
Circus cyaneus Accipitridae
Eurasian Marsh-Harrier
1
1
1
1
Circus aeruginosus Accipitridae
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
1
1
1
1
Accipiter nisus Accipitridae
Booted Eagle
1
1
1
0
Hieraaetus pennatus Accipitridae
Lesser Spotted Eagle
1
1
1
1
Aquila pomarina Accipitridae
Montagu's Harrier
1
1
1
0
Circus pygargus Accipitridae
Long-legged Buzzard
1
1
1
0
Buteo rufinus Accipitridae
Pallid Harrier
1
0
1
0
Circus macrourus Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard
1
1
1
0
Pernis apivorus Accipitridae
Icterine Warbler
1
1
1
0
Hippolais icterina Acrocephalidae
Sedge Warbler
1
1
1
0
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Acrocephalidae
Marsh Warbler
1
1
1
0
Acrocephalus palustris Acrocephalidae
Moustached Warbler
1
1
1
0
Acrocephalus melanopogon Acrocephalidae
Great Reed-Warbler
1
1
1
0
Acrocephalus arundinaceus Acrocephalidae
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler
1
1
1
0
Hippolais pallida Acrocephalidae
Eurasian Reed-Warbler
1
1
1
0
Acrocephalus scirpaceus Acrocephalidae
Paddyfield Warbler
1
1
1
0
Acrocephalus agricola Acrocephalidae
Long-tailed Tit
1
1
1
1
Aegithalos caudatus Aegithalidae
Sky Lark
1
1
1
1
Alauda arvensis Alaudidae
Common Kingfisher
1
1
1
1
Alcedo atthis Alcedinidae
Greater White-fronted Goose
1
0
1
1
Anser albifrons Anatidae
Tufted Duck
1
0
1
1
Aythya fuligula Anatidae
Lesser White-fronted Goose
0
0
0
1
Anser erythropus Anatidae
Mute Swan
1
1
1
1
Cygnus olor Anatidae
Garganey
1
1
1
0
Anas querquedula Anatidae
Graylag Goose
1
1
1
1
Anser anser Anatidae
Mallard
1
1
1
1
Anas platyrhynchos Anatidae
Smew
0
0
0
1
Mergellus albellus Anatidae
Gadwall
1
1
1
1
Anas strepera Anatidae
Red-crested Pochard
1
1
1
0
Netta rufina Anatidae
Northern Shoveler
1
1
1
1
Anas clypeata Anatidae
Ferruginous Duck
1
1
1
0
Aythya nyroca Anatidae
Whooper Swan
0
0
0
1
Cygnus cygnus Anatidae
Red-breasted Goose
0
0
0
1
Branta ruficollis Anatidae
Northern Pintail
1
1
1
1
Anas acuta Anatidae
Eurasian Wigeon
1
0
1
1
Anas penelope Anatidae
Great Bittern
1
1
1
0
Botaurus stellaris Ardeidae
Purple Heron
1
1
1
0
Ardea purpurea Ardeidae
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
1
1
0
Nycticorax nycticorax Ardeidae
Great Egret
1
1
1
1
Ardea alba Ardeidae
Little Egret
1
1
1
0
Egretta garzetta Ardeidae
Squacco Heron
1
1
1
0
Ardeola ralloides Ardeidae
Gray Heron
1
1
1
1
Ardea cinerea Ardeidae
Little Bittern
1
1
1
0
Ixobrychus minutus Ardeidae
Eurasian Treecreeper
1
1
1
1
Certhia familiaris Certhiidae
Northern Lapwing
1
1
1
0
Vanellus vanellus Charadriidae
Little Ringed Plover
1
1
1
0
Charadrius dubius Charadriidae
White Stork
1
1
1
0
Ciconia ciconia Ciconiidae
Black Stork
1
0
1
0
Ciconia nigra Ciconiidae
Stock Dove
1
1
1
1
Columba oenas Columbidae
Rock Pigeon
1
1
1
1
Columba livia Columbidae
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
1
1
1
Streptopelia decaocto Columbidae
European Turtle-Dove
1
1
1
0
Streptopelia turtur Columbidae
European Roller
1
1
1
0
Coracias garrulus Coraciidae
Eurasian Jackdaw
1
1
1
1
Corvus monedula Corvidae
Hooded Crow
1
1
1
1
Corvus cornix Corvidae
Eurasian Magpie
1
1
1
1
Pica pica Corvidae
Rook
1
1
1
1
Corvus frugilegus Corvidae
Eurasian Jay
1
1
1
1
Garrulus glandarius Corvidae
Eurasian Nutcracker
1
1
1
1
Nucifraga caryocatactes Corvidae
Reed Bunting
1
1
1
1
Emberiza schoeniclus Emberizidae
Ortolan Bunting
1
1
1
0
Emberiza hortulana Emberizidae
Merlin
0
0
0
1
Falco columbarius Falconidae
Eurasian Hobby
1
1
1
0
Falco subbuteo Falconidae
Red-footed Falcon
1
1
1
0
Falco vespertinus Falconidae
Eurasian Kestrel
1
1
1
1
Falco tinnunculus Falconidae
European Goldfinch
1
1
1
1
Carduelis carduelis Fringillidae
Eurasian Bullfinch
1
1
1
1
Pyrrhula pyrrhula Fringillidae
Hawfinch
1
1
1
1
Coccothraustes coccothraustes Fringillidae
Eurasian Linnet
1
1
1
1
Carduelis cannabina Fringillidae
European Greenfinch
1
1
1
1
Chloris chloris Fringillidae
Barn Swallow
1
1
1
0
Hirundo rustica Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow
1
1
1
0
Riparia riparia Hirundinidae
Red-backed Shrike
1
1
1
1
Lanius collurio Laniidae
Northern Shrike
0
0
0
1
Lanius excubitor Laniidae
Lesser Gray Shrike
1
1
1
0
Lanius minor Laniidae
Great Black-backed Gull
1
0
1
1
Larus marinus Laridae
Black-headed Gull
1
1
1
1
Chroicocephalus ridibundus Laridae
Caspian Gull
1
1
1
1
Larus cachinnans Laridae
Little Gull
1
1
1
0
Hydrocoloeus minutus Laridae
Whiskered Tern
1
1
1
0
Chlidonias hybrida Laridae
Black Tern
1
1
1
0
Chlidonias niger Laridae
Lesser Black-backed Gull
1
1
1
0
Larus fuscus Laridae
Mew Gull
1
1
0
1
Larus canus Laridae
White-winged Tern
1
1
1
0
Chlidonias leucopterus Laridae
Savi's Warbler
1
1
1
0
Locustella luscinioides Locustellidae
European Bee-eater
1
1
1
0
Merops apiaster Meropidae
Tree Pipit
1
1
1
0
Anthus trivialis Motacillidae
White Wagtail
1
1
1
1
Motacilla alba Motacillidae
Tawny Pipit
1
1
1
0
Anthus campestris Motacillidae
Spotted Flycatcher
1
1
1
0
Muscicapa striata Muscicapidae
Collared Flycatcher
1
1
1
0
Ficedula albicollis Muscicapidae
Northern Wheatear
1
1
1
0
Oenanthe oenanthe Muscicapidae
Thrush Nightingale
1
1
1
0
Luscinia luscinia Muscicapidae
European Robin
1
1
1
1
Erithacus rubecula Muscicapidae
Pied Wheatear
1
1
1
0
Oenanthe pleschanka Muscicapidae
European Pied Flycatcher
1
1
1
0
Ficedula hypoleuca Muscicapidae
Bluethroat
1
1
1
0
Luscinia svecica Muscicapidae
Whinchat
1
1
1
0
Saxicola rubetra Muscicapidae
Black Redstart
1
1
1
1
Phoenicurus ochruros Muscicapidae
Red-breasted Flycatcher
1
1
1
0
Ficedula parva Muscicapidae
Eurasian Golden Oriole
1
1
1
0
Oriolus oriolus Oriolidae
Osprey
1
1
1
0
Pandion haliaetus Pandionidae
Bearded Reedling
1
1
1
1
Panurus biarmicus Panuridae
Eurasian Blue Tit
1
1
1
1
Cyanistes caeruleus Paridae
Great Tit
1
1
1
1
Parus major Paridae
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
1
1
1
1
Passer montanus Passeridae
House Sparrow
1
1
1
1
Passer domesticus Passeridae
Dalmatian Pelican
1
1
1
0
Pelecanus crispus Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican
1
1
1
1
Pelecanus onocrotalus Pelecanidae
Pygmy Cormorant
1
1
1
1
Phalacrocorax pygmaeus Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant
1
1
1
1
Phalacrocorax carbo Phalacrocoracidae
Ring-necked Pheasant
1
1
1
1
Phasianus colchicus Phasianidae
Common Quail
1
1
1
0
Coturnix coturnix Phasianidae
Gray Partridge
1
1
1
1
Perdix perdix Phasianidae
Willow Warbler
1
1
1
0
Phylloscopus trochilus Phylloscopidae
Eurasian Wryneck
1
1
1
0
Jynx torquilla Picidae
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
1
1
1
1
Dendrocopos minor Picidae
Gray-faced Woodpecker
1
1
1
1
Picus canus Picidae
Black Woodpecker
1
1
1
1
Dryocopus martius Picidae
Middle Spotted Woodpecker
1
1
1
1
Dendrocopos medius Picidae
Red-necked Grebe
1
1
1
0
Podiceps grisegena Podicipedidae
Little Grebe
1
1
1
1
Tachybaptus ruficollis Podicipedidae
Eared Grebe
1
1
1
1
Podiceps nigricollis Podicipedidae
Great Crested Grebe
1
1
1
1
Podiceps cristatus Podicipedidae
Eurasian Moorhen
1
1
1
1
Gallinula chloropus Rallidae
Spotted Crake
1
1
1
0
Porzana porzana Rallidae
Eurasian Coot
1
1
1
1
Fulica atra Rallidae
Water Rail
1
1
1
1
Rallus aquaticus Rallidae
Black-winged Stilt
1
1
1
0
Himantopus himantopus Recurvirostridae
Goldcrest
1
1
1
1
Regulus regulus Regulidae
Eurasian Penduline-Tit
1
1
1
1
Remiz pendulinus Remizidae
Spotted Redshank
1
0
1
0
Tringa erythropus Scolopacidae
Little Stint
1
1
1
0
Calidris minuta Scolopacidae
Black-tailed Godwit
1
1
1
0
Limosa limosa Scolopacidae
Ruff
1
1
1
0
Philomachus pugnax Scolopacidae
Wood Sandpiper
1
0
1
0
Tringa glareola Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit
1
0
1
0
Limosa lapponica Scolopacidae
Eurasian Curlew
1
1
1
0
Numenius arquata Scolopacidae
Green Sandpiper
1
1
1
0
Tringa ochropus Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock
1
1
1
1
Scolopax rusticola Scolopacidae
Dunlin
1
0
1
0
Calidris alpina Scolopacidae
Little Owl
1
1
1
1
Athene noctua Strigidae
Long-eared Owl
1
1
1
1
Asio otus Strigidae
Short-eared Owl
1
1
1
1
Asio flammeus Strigidae
European Starling
1
1
1
1
Sturnus vulgaris Sturnidae
Rosy Starling
0
1
1
0
Pastor roseus Sturnidae
Lesser Whitethroat
1
1
1
0
Sylvia curruca Sylviidae
Barred Warbler
1
1
1
0
Sylvia nisoria Sylviidae
Garden Warbler
1
1
1
0
Sylvia borin Sylviidae
Greater Whitethroat
1
1
1
0
Sylvia communis Sylviidae
Blackcap
1
1
1
0
Sylvia atricapilla Sylviidae
Glossy Ibis
1
1
1
0
Plegadis falcinellus Threskiornithidae
Eurasian Spoonbill
1
1
1
0
Platalea leucorodia Threskiornithidae
Eurasian Wren
1
1
1
1
Troglodytes troglodytes Troglodytidae
Eurasian Blackbird
1
1
1
1
Turdus merula Turdidae
Song Thrush
1
1
1
1
Turdus philomelos Turdidae
Eurasian Hoopoe
1
1
1
0
Upupa epops Upupidae

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