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An unidentified Shrike

2015-08-16 | Michael Shapira

Anybody has an idea? I'm thinking brown shrike, but I'm not sure. The sighting was in the Zhungar mountains early August, near Charkessai canyon [...... read more ]


Unidentified eagle

2015-08-16 | Michael Shapira

Pictures taken in the Zhungar mountains, near the Kora river [...... read more ]


another unidentified raptor

2015-08-16 | Michael Shapira

Again, Zhungar mountains, near the Kora river [...... read more ]


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rare birds records


Ashy Drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus)

© Alexandr Fedulin
2019-06-12
Korgalzhyn, Akmola oblast.

New species for Kazakhstan.


Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Andrey Borodin
2019-05-29



Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)

© Anna Yasko
2019-05-08
Aktau, Mangystau region

The second record of the Woodchat Shrike in Kazakhstan. The first one was recorded on May 3, 2015, also in Aktau (Mangistau).


Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

© Yuriy Malkov
2019-04-24
karabalik

Rare passage migrant. One bird was observed in flock of the Greater White-fronted Gooses.

more rarities...

Big Year 2019

1. Isabekov Askar (293)
2. Muravskiy Vladimir (209)
3. Sukhov Ilya (201)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (183)
5. Belyaev Alexandr (171)
6. Malkov Yuriy (171)
7. Gudimova Marina (140)
8. Katuncev Alexandr (136)
9. Vorobyov Vladimir (130)
10. Kovalenko Andrey (129)
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unidentified birds


2019-08-23

Марина Гудимова: Вроде бы хохлатый. Но, мне кажется, клюв коротковатый и голова более изящная.

2019-08-23

Николай Балацкий: Болотная камышовка.

2019-08-23

Александр Беляев: Камышевка? Величиной показалась с дроздовидную.

2019-08-23

Александр Беляев: Индийская камышевка с нарушением пигментации (светлая полоса на голове, серый затылок) или другой вид?

more unidentified birds...