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Ganushkino, delta of Volga.


2017-05-16| Askar Isabekov
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1Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)1

2Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)5

3Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1

4Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)2

5Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)3

6Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)1самец

7Eurasian Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)2

8Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)1

9Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)1

10Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)7

11Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)6

12Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)4

13Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)1

14Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)1

15Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

16Hoopoe (Upupa epops)1

17Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

18White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)2

19Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)10

20Rook (Corvus frugilegus)10

21Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)3

22Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)10

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rare birds records


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.


Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)

© Sergey Ukhov
2018-01-22
Bautino, Mangystau

First record in Mangyshlak peninsula.


Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2018-01-28
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

The second winter record of Black Redstart in S and SE Kazakhstan. Before this record one male was observed in 7th of February, 1998 in Zhabagly village (Чаликова, 2008).

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