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Александр Катунцев / Alexandr Katuncev

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total species: 109
total photos: 280
total videos: 0
total blogposts: 0

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1. Eurasian Blackbird (2018-01-02)
2. House Sparrow (2018-01-02)
3. Common Chaffinch (2018-01-02)
4. Rook (2018-01-02)
5. Great Tit (2018-01-02)
6. Rock Pigeon (2018-01-02)
7. Laughing Dove (2018-01-08)
8. Common Mynah (2018-01-08)
9. Black-Billed Magpie (2018-01-08)
10. Eurasian Siskin (2018-01-08)
11. Azure Tit (2018-01-08)
12. Eversmann's Redstart (2018-01-08)
13. European Robin (2018-01-08)
14. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2018-01-08)
15. Carrion Crow (2018-01-08)
16. Goldcrest (2018-01-08)
17. Coal Tit (2018-01-08)
18. Red-fronted Serin (2018-02-04)
19. Black-throated Thrush (2018-02-04)
20. Mistle Thrush (2018-02-04)
21. Brambling (2018-02-04)
22. Eastern Buzzard (2018-02-04)
23. Hooded Crow (2018-02-04)
24. Pygmy Cormorant (2018-02-11)
25. Caspian Gull (2018-02-11)
26. Northern Reed Bunting (2018-02-11)
27. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2018-02-11)
28. European Greenfinch (2018-02-11)
29. Lesser Short-toed Lark (2018-02-11)
30. Tree Sparrow (2018-02-11)
31. Mallard (2018-02-11)
32. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2018-02-11)
33. Goosander (2018-02-11)
34. Smew (2018-02-11)
35. Yellowhammer (2018-02-11)
36. Common Goldeneye (2018-02-11)
37. Great Crested Grebe (2018-02-11)
38. Ruddy Shelduck (2018-02-11)
39. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2018-02-11)
40. Twite (2018-02-11)
41. Corn Bunting (2018-02-11)
42. Long-eared Owl (2018-02-11)
43. Pine Bunting (2018-02-11)
44. Red Crossbill (2018-02-19)
45. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2018-03-03)
46. Common Buzzard (2018-03-03)
47. Hen Harrier (2018-03-05)
48. Masked Wagtail (2018-03-05)
49. Whooper Swan (2018-03-05)
50. Bewick's Swan (2018-03-05)
51. Northern Pintail (2018-03-05)
52. Eurasian Linnet (2018-03-05)
53. Little Grebe (2018-03-05)
54. Black-headed Gull (2018-03-05)
55. Great White Egret (2018-03-05)
56. Tufted Duck (2018-03-05)
57. Common Coot (2018-03-05)
58. Great Cormorant (2018-03-05)
59. Gadwall (2018-03-05)
60. Red-crested Pochard (2018-03-05)
61. Upland Buzzard (2018-03-05)
62. Northern Shoveler (2018-03-05)
63. Common Kestrel (2018-03-05)
64. Eurasian Jackdaw (2018-03-05)
65. Calandra Lark (2018-03-05)
66. Rough-legged Buzzard (2018-03-05)
67. Eurasian Collared Dove (2018-03-05)
68. Common Pochard (2018-03-05)
69. Common Sparrowhawk (2018-03-15)
70. Pied Wheatear (2018-03-15)
71. Rock Sparrow (2018-03-15)
72. Wood Pigeon (2018-03-30)
73. Black-throated Accentor (2018-03-30)
74. Common Chiffchaff (2018-03-30)
75. Turkestan Shrike (2018-04-08)
76. Cetti's Warbler (2018-04-08)
77. Common Pheasant (2018-04-21)
78. Black Kite (2018-04-21)
79. Common Snipe (2018-04-21)
80. Common Redshank (2018-04-21)
81. White Wagtail (2018-04-21)
82. Black-winged Stilt (2018-04-21)
83. Common Oystercatcher (2018-04-21)
84. Gull-billed Tern (2018-04-21)
85. Common Tern (2018-04-21)
86. Black Tern (2018-04-21)
87. Common Sandpiper (2018-04-21)
88. Eurasian Curlew (2018-04-21)
89. Grey Heron (2018-04-21)
90. Citrine Wagtail (2018-04-21)
91. Little Ringed Plover (2018-04-21)
92. Common Moorhen (2018-04-21)
93. Demoiselle Crane (2018-04-21)
94. Eurasian Redstart (2018-04-21)
95. Yellow Wagtail (2018-04-21)
96. Barn Swallow (2018-04-21)
97. Grey Wagtail (2018-04-21)
98. Garganey (2018-04-21)
99. Ferruginous Duck (2018-04-21)
100. Black-Necked Grebe (2018-04-21)
101. Black-headed Wagtail (2018-04-21)
102. Pied Avocet (2018-04-21)
103. Slender-billed Gull (2018-04-21)
104. Green Sandpiper (2018-04-21)
105. Marsh Sandpiper (2018-04-21)
106. Northern Wheatear (2018-04-21)
107. Isabelline Wheatear (2018-04-21)
108. Dalmatian Pelican (2018-04-21)
109. Black-tailed Godwit (2018-04-21)

recent uploads


2018-04-25. Black-tailed Godwit.

2018-04-24. Corn Bunting, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied Wheatear, Black Kite, Turkestan Shrike, Common Snipe, Common Redshank, Masked Wagtail, White Wagtail, Black-winged Stilt, Common Oystercatcher, Black-headed Gull, Gull-billed Tern, Common Tern, Caspian Gull, Black Tern, Common Sandpiper, Eurasian Curlew, Grey Heron, White-tailed Sea-Eagle, Red-crested Pochard, Great Crested Grebe, Citrine Wagtail, Little Ringed Plover, Great Cormorant, Common Moorhen, Demoiselle Crane, Common Chiffchaff, Eurasian Redstart, Yellow Wagtail, Barn Swallow, Grey Wagtail, Garganey, Eurasian Jackdaw, Tufted Duck, Ferruginous Duck, Black-Necked Grebe, Black-headed Wagtail, Pied Avocet, Slender-billed Gull, Green Sandpiper, Black-throated Thrush, Common Redshank, Little Ringed Plover, Marsh Sandpiper, Northern Wheatear, Isabelline Wheatear, Calandra Lark, Common Snipe, Dalmatian Pelican.

2018-04-08. Turkestan Shrike, Great Tit, Cetti's Warbler, Common Sparrowhawk.

2018-03-30. Great Tit, Wood Pigeon, Black-throated Accentor, Black-Billed Magpie, Common Chiffchaff.

2018-03-16. Steppe Buzzard.

2018-03-15. Common Sparrowhawk, Eurasian Collared Dove, Eurasian Linnet, Tufted Duck, Rock Pigeon, Ruddy Shelduck, Northern Pintail, Black-headed Gull, Whooper Swan, White-tailed Sea-Eagle, Common Chaffinch, Pine Bunting, Pied Wheatear, Rock Sparrow, Grey-headed Goldfinch, Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer, Calandra Lark, Common Kestrel, Long-tailed Rosefinch, Masked Wagtail, Common Coot, Gadwall.

2018-03-06. Himalayan Wagtail, White-tailed Sea-Eagle, Red-crested Pochard, Common Pochard.

2018-03-05. Hen Harrier, Ruddy Shelduck, Whooper Swan, Bewick's Swan, Northern Pintail, Eurasian Linnet, Little Grebe, Caspian Gull, Black-headed Gull, Great White Egret, Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, Common Coot, Great Cormorant, Gadwall, Red-crested Pochard, Tree Sparrow, Upland Buzzard, Northern Shoveler, Northern Reed Bunting, Twite, Common Kestrel, Eurasian Jackdaw, Calandra Lark, Rough-legged Buzzard, Eurasian Collared Dove.

2018-03-01. Hybrid Crow, Guldenstadt's Redstart, Great Tit, Red-fronted Serin, Common Buzzard.

2018-02-19. Coal Tit, Rock Pigeon, Mistle Thrush, Red Crossbill, Hooded Crow, Eurasian Siskin.

2018-02-14. Hybrid Bunting, Pine Bunting.

2018-02-12. Caspian Gull, Northern Reed Bunting, Brambling, Grey-headed Goldfinch, European Greenfinch, Lesser Short-toed Lark, Tree Sparrow, Mallard, White-tailed Sea-Eagle, Goosander, Smew, Yellowhammer, Common Goldeneye, Great Crested Grebe, Ruddy Shelduck, Long-tailed Rosefinch, Twite, Corn Bunting, Northern Reed Bunting, Black-Billed Magpie, Long-eared Owl.

2018-02-11. Pygmy Cormorant.

2018-02-04. Red-fronted Serin, Eurasian Siskin, Black-throated Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Goldcrest, Eurasian Blackbird, Great Tit, Laughing Dove, Brambling, House Sparrow, Eastern Buzzard, Common Chaffinch, Hooded Crow.

2018-01-08. Laughing Dove, Common Mynah, Rock Pigeon, House Sparrow, Black-Billed Magpie, Eurasian Siskin, Eurasian Blackbird, Azure Tit, Eversmann's Redstart, European Robin, Great Tit, Red-mantled Rosefinch, Carrion Crow, Eversmann's Redstart, Goldcrest, Coal Tit.

Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Isabekov Askar (178)
2. Gubin Boris (168)
3. Yasko Anna (114)
4. Katuncev Alexandr (109)
5. Belyaev Alexandr (105)
6. Nukusbekov Malik (88)
7. Andrussenko Konstantin (84)
8. Vorobyov Vladimir (75)
9. Dyakin Gennadiy (71)
10. Muravskiy Vladimir (69)

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rare birds records


Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-03-10
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First photo of rare wintering species in Sorbulak, and generelly in SE Kazakhstan. Before this record male and female were observed in flock of Tufted Ducks at February 2nd, 2003; and single bird at Jabuary 18th, February 21st, and March 13th of 2004 (Belyalov, Karpov 2012).


Dunnock (Prunella modularis)

© Alexandr Belyaev
2018-03-09
Almaty region, g. Taldykorgan

Second record of Dunncock in South-Easten Kazkahstan. Only one record for region was known before: at January 10, 1993 in northern foothills of Zailisky Alatau ridge, in sandthorn thickets of Chilik river four Dunncocks were recorded (Губин, 2002).


Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-02-11
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First winter record in Sorbulak lakes. Only spring records are known before this one: May 30, 1995 (Erokhov, 2002), April 11, 1999 (Grachev, 2002), and April 23, 2017 (Dyakin, www.birds.kz). In winter time Pygmy Cormorant is not rare in Chardara reservoir (Erokhov et al, 2006; Kovalenko, Kravchenko, 2007; Kovalenko, Karpov, 2008); recent years was observed in Taraz (Kolbintsev, 2009; M.Nukusbekov, www.birds.kz; A.Balykin, www.birds.kz), in foothill part of Chu river valley (Belyalov, Karpov, 2009), one specimen was photographed at December 23, 2017 in Taldykurgan vicinity (A.Belyaev, www.birds.kz).


Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2018-02-17
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

Rare observation of Black Kite in Kazakhstan in winter time. Previously in winter time recorded in Almaty oblast (Karpov, Belyalov, 2009; Berezovikov, 2014; S.Shmygalev, www.birds.kz); in Mangyshlak (Yasko, 2017); and in Chardara (A.Kovalenko, www.birds.kz).

Березовиков Н.Н. 2014. Зимняя встреча черноухого коршуна Milvus migrans lineatus в городе Алматы // Рус. орнитол. журн. 23 (1082): 3957.
Карпов Ф.Ф., Белялов О.В. 2009. О зимней встрече чёрного коршуна в Алматинской области // Selevinia: 234.
Ясько А.О. 2017. Орнитологические наблюдения в городе Актау // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1399): 382-394.

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recent video

2018-04-13. Calandra Lark (Anna Yasko).

2018-04-07. Hoopoe (Anna Yasko).

2018-03-19. Great Crested Grebe (Anna Yasko), Great Crested Grebe (Anna Yasko).

2018-03-10. Black-Necked Grebe (Anna Yasko), Crested Lark (Anna Yasko), Ring-billed Gull (Anna Yasko).

2018-01-23. Red Crossbill (Yuriy Malkov).

2018-01-20. Mallard (Anna Yasko).

2017-11-17. Slavonian Grebe (Yuriy Malkov), Slavonian Grebe (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-11-10. Ring-billed Gull (Anna Yasko).

2017-10-21. Bewick's Swan (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-10-19. Grey Heron (Natali Kim), Masked Wagtail (Natali Kim).

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unidentified birds


2018-04-26

Oleg F: Анна, описала однозначные признаки гибрида. Тростниковая исключается по форме, густоте и рисунку пестрин на нижней стороне тела. Необычный
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2018-04-26

Oleg F: Возможно, Аскар и прав, недосмотрел, признаю. Если убрать предполагаемый зеленый фон, в сухом остатке останется проекция и бровь вполне себе
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2018-04-26

Анна Ясько: Хвост ступенчатый и клюв массивный. Я думаю, ворон.

2018-04-20

Аскар Исабеков: Перевожу - анонимный комментатор высказывает мнение, что это северная бормотушка.

2018-04-09

Александр Катунцев: хоть в канюках множество окрасок предположу, что этот-ближе к малому !

more unidentified birds...