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Aksakal well, Southern Kazakhstan.


2017-07-09| Askar Isabekov
duration 2 часа
weather солнечно
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# species number comment

1Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1

2Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)6

3Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)8

4Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)5

5Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)20

6Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)10

7White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellus leucura)6

8Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)2

9Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)3

10Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)5

11Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)10

12Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)1

13Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)10

14Little Stint (Calidris minuta)8

15Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)2

16Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)2

17Pin-Tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata)150

18Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)10

19Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)50

20Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)2

21Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)2

22Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)2

23Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)2

24Clamorous Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus stentoreus)20

25Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata)1

26Syke's Warbler (Hippolais rama)5

27Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus)5

28Indian Sparrow (Passer indicus)

29Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)10

30Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)15

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rare birds records


Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

© Aleksey Timoshenko
2018-10-18
Kostanay reg., Naurzum rezerve

New species of Naurzum Reserve. In northern part of Kazakhstan Pygmy
Cormorant previously was recorded at October 6th, 1998 in Kulykol lake
(Pynnonen, 1999), about 180 km to west from the point of new record.
Also singles or group of 2-80 birds were regularly observed in
Kurgaldzhin Reserve since 2001.

Ерохов С.Н., Березовиков Н.Н. 2009. Материалы к орнитофауне озёрной
степи и лесостепи Кустанайской области. Часть 1 // Рус. орнитол. журн.
18 (516): 1715-1742.
Кошкин А.В. 2017. Орнитофауна Тениз-Коргалжынского региона (Центральный
Казахстан) // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1415): 909-956.


Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Alexandr Belyaev
2018-11-03
Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan

Rare vagrant visitors in SE Kazakhstan.


Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2018-10-14
Northern Caspian, Kalamkas.

Rare vagrant bird. First record in western part of Kazakhstan. Before observed in Central Kazakhstan (Kurgaldzhino), and in S and SE Kazakhstan.


Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-10-07
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

Second photo record of Long-billed Dowitcher in Kazakhstan. The first one was recorded in Sorbulak lakes too at September 7th, 2014 (Fedorenko, Isabekov, Dyakin, 2014). Group of birdwatchers with Peter Kennely also watched this bird in Sholak lake near Kurgaldzhino village at May 15, 2005, but unfortunately no evidence of this record was provided.
Орнитологический вестник Казахстана и Средней Азии, вып. 3, Алматы, 2014: 211-212

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1. Isabekov Askar (320)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (304)
3. Gubin Boris (273)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (250)
5. Yasko Anna (208)
6. Golubeva Anna (207)
7. Katuncev Alexandr (191)
8. Vorobyov Vladimir (169)
9. Malkov Yuriy (158)
10. Zvyaginceva Viktoriya (157)

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