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Kelinshektau. Southern Kazakhstan.


2017-08-06| Askar Isabekov
duration 4 часа
weather солнечно
rout от Чулак-Кургана до Келншектау и вдоль гор
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# species number comment

1Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1у Чулак-кургана

2Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)4

3Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)2

4Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus)2

5Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)4

6Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

7Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar)15

8Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix)10

9Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)2

10Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)3

11Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)25

12Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)2Абай

13Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)25

14European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)10

15Hoopoe (Upupa epops)2

16Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)5

17Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)10

18Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)5

19Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)25

20Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)2

21Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)4

22Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)1

23Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)1

24Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)3

25Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)5

26Common Raven (Corvus corax)15

27Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)1?

28Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)1

29Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

30Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)1

31Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)5

32Eastern Rock Nuthatch (Sitta tephronota)1

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2017

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2016

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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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