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Kuluktau mts foothills. Almaty oblast.


2017-07-30| Askar Isabekov
duration 3,5 часа
weather пасмурно
rout
equipment
notes с О.Беляловым и Б.М.Губиным


# species number comment

1Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)1

2Black Kite (Milvus migrans)2

3Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

4Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)1

5Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)2

6Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)1

7Himalayan Vulture (Gyps himalayensis)8

8Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)12

9Daurian Partridge (Perdix dauurica)10

10Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)2

11Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)1

12Common Swift (Apus apus)20

13Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)10

14Northern House Martin (Delichon urbica)70

15Eurasian Crag Martin (Ptyonoprogne rupestris)50

16Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)1albigula

17Sky Lark (Alauda arvensis)10

18Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)15

19Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)15

20Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)5

21Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)10

22Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)10

23Rook (Corvus frugilegus)200

24Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)5

25Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)1

26Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)2

27Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)30

28Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia)2

29Meadow Bunting (Emberiza cioides)1

30Grey-necked Bunting (Emberiza buchanani)2

31Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)3

calendar

2018

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may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2017

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sep oct nov dec

2016

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2015

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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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1. Askar Isabekov (81)
2. Andrey Vilyayev (55)
3. Boris Gubin (49)
4. Alexandr Katuncev (44)
5. Anna Yasko (44)

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