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Springs in Big Boguty Mts


2017-07-30| Askar Isabekov
duration 2,5 часа
weather солнечно
rout Большие Богуты + Кокпек
equipment
notes с О.Беляловым, Б.М.Губиным


# species number comment

1Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

2Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)1

3Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug)1

4Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar)50

5Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)5Кокпек

6Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)12

7Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)5

8Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)3

9Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)3Кокпек

10Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)10

11Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)2

12Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)50

13Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)20brandti

14Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)1

15Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)1

16Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)4

17Steppe Grey Shrike (Lanius pallidirostris)1

18Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)5

19Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)4

20Asian Desert Warbler (Sylvia nana)2

21Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)2

22Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)5

23Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)3

24House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)2

25Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)3

26Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)2

27Eurasian Linnet (Acanthis cannabina)3

28Mongolian Finch (Bucanetes mongolicus)1

29Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)1

30Grey-necked Bunting (Emberiza buchanani)10

31Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)2

calendar

2018

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2017

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may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2016

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sep oct nov dec

2015

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sep oct nov dec

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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