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What birds can be seen in Almaty right now?


2017-04-07| Askar Isabekov

At morning from 8.15 am to 11.15 am I visited the Republic Square in sunny but cold weather (+5C in average). All the birds were expected, the large flock of White-winged Grosbeaks eating on the ground the seeds of dogwood-tree, the couple of Blue-capped Redstarts, and the Bluethroat. Surpringly I didn't see Shrikes, Stonechats and Bramblings. The Carrion Crow came and looked at me, probably it remember me from the recent years visits. There are a lot of very shy Chaffinches perhaps passage migrants. All the birds are expected but very beauty.

After noon we had one kilometer walking along the snowy channel in Kimasar. The weather was cold and very cloudy. I was thinking we will not see Blue Whistling Thrush but we found it. We also watched three Brown Dippers in mating games, very active and brave Wrens, and Eversmann's Redstarts. The most significant record to me was the Wallcreeper posed a long time in different poses. In the mouth of gorge I took photo of little bird in the birch-tree. I thoght that I photographed Wren or Goldcrest but it was Tit-Warbler. It is very nice record too, but Wallcreeper is best to me.

So, all of these birds can be seen in Almaty right now.


1. Wallcreeper


2. White-winged Grosbeak


3. female Chaffinch


4. male Blue-capped Redstart


5. female Blue-capped Redstart


6. Bluethroat


7. male Eversmann's Redstart


8. Northern Wren


9. male Eversmann's Redstart


10. Blue Whistling Thrush


11. Wallcreeper


12. Brown Dipper


13. Mistle Thrush


14. White-browed Tit-Warbler


15. enter to Kimasar gorge

comments:
2017-04-11. Светлана:

Потрясающе! Стенолаз - фантастическая птица, похожа на бабочку, и совсем в городе.

Синяя птица вернулась!

А мы сегодня в печальном месте на Бурундайском кладбище увидели 2 стаи журавлей. Первая кружилась особей 40, сделала несколько кругов, поднимаясь все выше и выше и полетела буквой W на восток.
А через минут 10 вторая стая тоже собралась над нами, они были гораздо ниже и клином полетела на восток.

Вчера, наверное эти же три стаи видели там же. И пролет журавлей наблюдали в районе ниже Саяхата.
Там озеро отстойник возле ТЭЦ.Может они там отдыхали.


2017-04-12. Аскар Исабеков:

надо в выходные тоже поехать журавлей поискать



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