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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

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rare birds records


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


Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla)

© Steve Klasan
2018-09-09
Korgalzhyn

The second record for Tengiz-Korgalzhyn area. Before this record one bird was observed at December 12, 1969 in floodland of Nura river.
Кошкин А.В. 2017. Орнитофауна Тениз-Коргалжынского региона (Центральный Казахстан) // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1415): 909-956.


Amur (White) Wagtail (Motacilla (alba) leucopsis)

© Sveta Ashby
2018-05-21
Kanshengel

Fist record of Amur Wagtail (Motacilla alba leucopsis) in Kazakhstan. Most of systematics treat this taxon as subspecies of White Wagtail (Mac Kinnon&Phillips, 2000; Степанян, 2003; Roberts, 2006; Brazil, 2014; Clements, 2016; HBW, 2016) but include it to special group of eastern races. Breeding range of this bird contains Far East Russia, Korea peninsula, SW Japan, central and eastern China. Winters in Southern Asia eastward to Northern India. Records of vagrant birds known in Vitim Reserve (Russia, Northern Trans-Baikal area) at April 29, 2014 (S.L.Volkov, www.sibrids.ru) and in Eastern Mongolia (Gombobaatar & Monks, 2011). From November 27 to December 2 of 2015 one male was observed in Finland (Kujala, Päijät-Häme), it's third record in Western Palearctic.


Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2018-05-29
VKO Katon-Karagay

The first nest of Altai Snowcock found in Kazakhstan. Previously only several broods were recorded.

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1. Isabekov Askar (304)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (284)
3. Gubin Boris (255)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (239)
5. Golubeva Anna (207)
6. Yasko Anna (198)
7. Katuncev Alexandr (177)
8. Vorobyov Vladimir (166)
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