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Little Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.


2017-07-29| Askar Isabekov
duration 7.30 - 17.30
weather солнечно
rout охера Малого Сорбулака
equipment
notes с Викторией Звягинцевой


# species number comment

1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)200

2Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)10

3Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)40

4Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)250

5Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)1

6Great White Egret (Egretta alba)10

7Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)10

8Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)150

9Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)70

10Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)20

11Gadwall (Anas strepera)5

12Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)10

13Garganey (Anas querquedula)70

14Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)20

15Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)30

16Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)3

17White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)5

18Black Kite (Milvus migrans)10

19Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus)2

20Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)2

21Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)3

22Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)1

23White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)5

24Barbary Falcon (Falco pelegrinoides)1?

25Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

26Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)3

27Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)7

28Common Coot (Fulica atra)20

29Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)15

30Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)7

31Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)200

32Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)100

33Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)50

34Common Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)5

35Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)30

36Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)5

37Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)50

38Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)3

39Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)20

40Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)2

41Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)25

42Little Stint (Calidris minuta)15

43Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)5

44Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)1

45Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)3

46Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)250

47Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)15

48Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)20

49Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)15

50Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

51Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

52Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)2

53Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)20

54Hoopoe (Upupa epops)2

55Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)3

56Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)15

57Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)2

58Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)7

59Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)1

60Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)2

61Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)10

62Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)300

63Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)5

64Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)5

65Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)2

66Rook (Corvus frugilegus)300

67Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)?

68Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

69Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)15

70House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

71Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)5

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© Andrey Kovalenko
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Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-03-10
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