rare birds records
Pale Rock-Finch (Carpospiza brachydactyla)
© Alexandr Belyaev
Mangistauskaja obl., vpadina Karagie
Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)
© Ainur Iskakova
One more record of rare vagrant visitor in Kazakhstan.
Blue Whistling Thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)
© Andrey Vilyayev
Almatinskaya obl., Malaisary
Rare record of Blue Whistling Thrush ouside the Northern Tian Shan. In addition to this record the following ones are known: in Taukum desert (April 28-29 1996, Berezovikov, Erokhov, 1996); in Chulak mountains (April 14 1973, Kovshar, Berezovikov, 2001); and in upper Charyn river (June 14 1980, Kubykin, 1991).
Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)
© Andrey Kovalenko
The first record in Mangyshlak peninsula. The closest breeding spots of Wallcreeper are located in Kopetdag and Great Balkhan mountains (Turkmenia), more than 500 kms to south.