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RARE ORNITHOLOGICAL FINDS IN WEST KAZAKHSTAN REGION FOR 2018

2019-08-23 | Aldiyar Saparbayev

RARE ORNITHOLOGICAL FINDS IN WEST KAZAKHSTAN REGION FOR 2018 y. [...... read more ]


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birdpoty.co.uk: Bird Photographer of the Year 2019 Winners

2019-08-20 | Raouf Bairashev

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Майна: корм для птенцов

2019-08-14 | Raouf Bairashev

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Альбиносы (продолжение)

2019-08-12 | Askar Isabekov

Спасибо за указание на то, что пропустил. Публикую новую серию птиц с изменениями в окраске.Белый скворец из Томска (ссылка),Воробей-альбинос из Новороссийска (ссылка),Еще один белый воробей, теперь уже из Томска (ссылка),Белая деревенская ласточка из Бурятии (ссылка),Белый малый зуек из Чувашии (ссылка), Кряква-альбинос из Брянской области (ссылка),Еще одна белая кряква, из Центрального Казахстана (ссылка),Белая трясогузка частичный альбинос из Витимского заповедника (ссылка),Депигментированный клест-еловик (ссылка),Почти белая певчая славка (ссылка),Желтоголовая [...... read more ]


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Поилка на карнизе

2019-08-11 | Raouf Bairashev

When the summer turned dry and hot, I've arranged a small drinking box for birds. Pigeons, mynahs and tits consume about a liter per day. [...... read more ]


Common Mynah

2019-08-09 | Raouf Bairashev

Watching from home. [...... read more ]


Rock Pigeon in Sunset Light

2019-08-07 | Raouf Bairashev

Watching from home. [...... read more ]


rare birds records


White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi)

© Askar Isabekov
2020-01-18
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

Probably first winter record. Probably first record in Sorbulak, and generally in southern part of Kazakhstan.


Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

© Alexey Timoshenko
2019-10-30
Mamyrkol lake

First photorecord in Kazakhstan. Before this record singles and small flocks observed in Northern Kazakhstan (Drobovzev, Vilkov, 1997; Erokhov, 1999), in Naurzum Reserve (Bragin, Bragina, 2002), Selety lake, Kurgaldzhino lakes (21 October 1993; Andrusenko, 2002; Koshkin, 2003), in Zaysan depression, Sasykkol' lake (12 birds 15 October, 1994; Berezovikov, 1999b) and on Sorbulak lake close to Almaty (Erokhov, 1997). Regular recorded in autumn migration in lakes of Pavlodar area, in small flocks of up to 30 in 1970s, and only 2-3 birds in 1990s (Solomatin, 1999b).


Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)

© Gennadiy Dyakin
2020-01-18
Sorbulak, Almaty region

First record in Sorbulak during recent 10 years. Rarely observed in winter time in Sorbulak. Previously was observed at 2002, October 20 and 27 (1 male in winter plumage), and December 15 (female); at 2003, February 02 (1 female in channel); at 2004, December 12 (4 birds), December 19 (3 birds); at 2005 January 23 (1 bird); at 2010 October 24 (1 bird) (Belyalov, Karpov, 2012).


Spotted Great Rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilla severtzovi)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2020-01-11
Almaty area, Zailiysky Alatau.

First photo-record of Great Rosefinch in Ile-Alatau ridge. Previously regularly recorded in winter time in Almaty, but population was destroied in end of 90th by poachers. Recent 20 years was not observed in fact. In addition to autumn-winter records Great Rosefinches were recorded in highlands of Ili-Alatau ridge at May 5th, 1965 in altitude 2900 m (Gavrilov,1974); in first half od August, 1973 in altitude 3000 m, male (Gubin, 2002); and at March 23, 1975 in altitude 3300 m, singning male (Kovshar, et all, 1978).

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2020-01-28

Аскар Исабеков: это молодые щеглы, исходя из локации должны быть обыкновенные, черноголовые

2020-01-28

Леонид Ишков: Спасибо.

2020-01-28

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2020-01-26

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