Ukrainian Birdwatching Centre

…some rare birds in Ukraine are common in the world and some common ones in Ukraine are rare outside it, but all of them are sure to be worth watching…

One day birdwatching program in Lviv

This is a program for birders, who would like combine business trip and birdwatching in Lviv.

If you need, the telescope and binocular are available; you should not bring it with you. The program of the tour includes birdwatching in 2 spots in Lviv area and visit to Cholginy Ornithological Reserve and Roztochia Nature Reserve.

Transportation is included.
Guide: English speaking field guide.
Duration: 4-6 hours, starts in early morning if other is not required.

The program is available from March to October.

Total bird list is above 100 bird species

List of birds:

Ural Owl, Towny Owl, White-backed Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker,  Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Syrian Woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Buzzard, Honey Buzzard, Lesser Spotted Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, Goshawk,  Great Crested Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Little Grebe, Bittern, Grelag Goose, Mute Swan, Garganey, Mullard, Shoveler, Gadwall, Great White Egret, Grey Egret, White Stork, Coot, Moorhen, Lapwing, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Redshank, Ruff, Curlew, Common Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Avocet, Black-headed Gull, Black Tern, Common Tern, White-winged Black Tern,  Cornkrake, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Cuckoo, Swift, Hoopoe, Kingfisher, Wryneck, Sand Martin, Swallow, House Martin, Crested Lark, Skylark, Yellow Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Red-backed Shrike, Starling, Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Rook, Hooded Crow, Raven, Wren, Savi’s Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler,  Great Reed Warbler, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Wood Warbler, Goldcrest, Spotted Flycatcher, Pied Flycatcher, Collared Flycatcher, Wheatear, Redstart, Black Redstart, Robin, Fieldfare, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Bearded Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Marsh Tit, Great Tit, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, House Sparrow, Tree Sparrow, Chaffinch, Serin, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Linnet, Hawfinch, Corn Bunting, Reed Bunting.

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1. Ian Higginson - 16.07.2014


I’m visiting Lviv for a few days at the beginning of August. How much does your one-day tour cost. How easy is it to see white-backed woodpecker at this time of year


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