Scientific Journal of the BirdLife Hungary

A Magyar Madártani és Természetvédelmi Egyesület tudományos folyóirata

Ornis Hungarica. vol.27(2). (2019) p.175-179.

New species in the Hungarian avifauna in 2017
Tibor Hadarics

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Two new species appeared in the Hungarian avifauna in 2017: the Siberian Accentor and the Bonaparte’s Gull. A Siberian Accentor was observed and photographed at Surány near Pócsmegyer between 18th–29th January. A Bonaparte’s Gull was seen and photographed over Hortobágy Fishponds at Hortobágy on 14th April. With the observations of these species, the number of bird species known to occur in Hungary rose to 416.