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486 photographed species of 517 (94%)
found 19 new species for Kazakhstan


Papp Gabor

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total species: 19
total photos: 24
total videos: 0
total blogposts: 0

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1. Yellow Wagtail (2011-04-20)
2. White Wagtail (2011-04-27)
3. Tawny Pipit (2011-04-27)
4. Pied Wheatear (2011-04-30)
5. Isabelline Wheatear (2011-05-01)
6. Demoiselle Crane (2011-05-04)
8. Northern Wheatear (2011-05-09)
9. Caspian Plover (2011-05-10)
10. Rosy Starling (2011-05-13)
11. Booted Warbler (2011-05-20)
12. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2011-05-24)
13. Red-headed Bunting (2011-05-24)
14. Great White Pelican (2011-05-30)
15. Short-eared Owl (2011-06-02)
16. Desert Wheatear (2011-06-06)
17. Plumbeous Water Redstart (2011-06-09)
18. Eurasian Curlew (2011-06-16)
19. Asian Desert Warbler (2011-06-19)

recent uploads

2011-12-22. Eurasian Curlew, Caspian Plover, Great White Pelican, Great White Pelican, Demoiselle Crane, Short-eared Owl.

2011-11-18. Rosy Starling, Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush, Desert Wheatear, Isabelline Wheatear, Isabelline Wheatear, Northern Wheatear, Pied Wheatear, Plumbeous Water Redstart, Blyth's Reed Warbler, Booted Warbler, Asian Desert Warbler, Tawny Pipit, Siberian White Wagtail, East Siberian White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, North Mongolian Yellow Wagtail, North Mongolian Yellow Wagtail, Red-headed Bunting.

recent comments

2013-07-04. to photo # 00130002001 (Caspian Plover)

madina: Wow

2013-07-03. to photo # 00130002001 (Caspian Plover)

Ahmet Karataş: This is one of my dream bird species. Your shot is perfect, with all feautures. Congratulations.
With my best regards from Turkiye.

rare birds records

White-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
VKO Katon-Karagay

Rare record of White-winged Grosbeak in Altai. Previously observed at February 7 1978 and November 29 1981 (Berezovikov et al, 1992; Berezovikov, 1989). Sergei Starikov recognizes White-winged Grosbeak as resident of upper Bukhtarma river, in altitude 2200 m he observed territorial behavior of couple (Starikov, 2006).

Blue-capped Redstart (Phoenicurus caeruleocephalus)

© Andrey Kovalenko

First winter record of Blue-capped Redstart in Kazakhstan. Normally it appears in mid-March, Closest spring record in birds.kz was at March 2nd (20 days gap).

Great Rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilla)

© Malik Nukusbekov
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

First photo record in Kyrgyz Alatau. First Great Rosefinch in upper of Merke gorge was recorded by Fedor Karpov at November 24, 1985 (adult male in juniper belt, KOB-2007, p. 268); in same gorge in altitude about 2400 m at June 03, 2003 one male was recorded in juniper bush by S.Annenkova and V.Ashby (KOB-2003, p.91).

White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi)

© Askar Isabekov
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

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

more rarities...

recent video

2020-02-18. Long-tailed Rosefinch (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2020-02-14. Common Redpoll (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2020-01-22. Great White Egret (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2020-01-20. Himalayan Snowcock (Pavel Petrovskiy), Northern Lapwing (Pavel Petrovskiy).

2020-01-04. Guldenstadt's Redstart (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2019-12-29. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (Natali Kim).

2019-12-17. Crested Lark (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2019-11-30. Bohemian Waxwing (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2019-11-23. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Natali Kim).

2019-11-09. Great White Egret (Natali Kim).

2019-11-06. Ural Owl (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2019-11-02. Grey Heron (Natali Kim).

2019-10-31. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Natali Kim).

2019-10-29. Caspian Gull (Natali Kim).

more video...

unidentified birds


Аскар Исабеков: красное пятно на бугорке клюва указывает на ББГЧ (исключает сизую), на маховых большое белое пятно есть только на крайнем, что указывает на [....]


Канатбек Кенжегулов: Спасибо Олег


Актан Мухашов: Ассалаумгалейкум, Рахмет!


Актан Мухашов: Колдын койы.


Владимир Казенас: Большое спасибо, Аскар!!!

more unidentified birds...