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Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.


2017-08-26| Askar Isabekov
duration 10 часов
weather переменная облачность
rout по озерам 1-го и 2-го водохранилищ Малого Сорбулака, Жаманкум
equipment
notes с Б.М. Губиным, Александром Беляевым, Teppo Viherkoski


# species number comment

1Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)3

2Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)30

3Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)80

4Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)2

5Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)8000

6Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)1

7Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)1

8Great White Egret (Egretta alba)2

9Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)10

10Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)3

11Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)15

12Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)50

13Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)100

14Common Teal (Anas crecca)30

15Gadwall (Anas strepera)10

16Garganey (Anas querquedula)40

17Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)20

18Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)15

19Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)3

20Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)2

21Black Kite (Milvus migrans)30

22Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)2

23Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)5

24Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

25Shikra (Accipiter badius)1

26Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

27White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)1

28Barbary Falcon (Falco pelegrinoides)1

29Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)15

30Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)1самец

31Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)6

32Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)30

33Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)30

34Common Coot (Fulica atra)30

35Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)2

36Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)15

37Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)300

38Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)50

39Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)20

40Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)5

41Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)20

42Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)2

43Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)10

44Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)5

45Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)5

46Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)1

47Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)80

48Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)40

49Little Stint (Calidris minuta)60

50Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)60

51Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)5

52Dunlin (Calidris alpina)1

53Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus)1

54Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)5

55Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)1

56Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)150

57Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)35

58White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)3

59Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)4

60Stock Pigeon (Columba oenas)1

61Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)30

62Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)3

63Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)15

64Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)1

65Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)30

66Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)2

67Hoopoe (Upupa epops)10

68Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)15

69Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)300

70Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)2

71Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)10

72Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)20

73Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)300

74Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)10

75Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)5

76White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)2

77Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)10

78Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)2

79Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)1

80Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)3

81Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)1

82Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)1

83Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)50

84Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)20

85Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)10

86Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)3

87Rook (Corvus frugilegus)50

88Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)2

89Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)

90Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)2

91Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)

92Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)2

93Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)30

94Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei)25

95Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)20

96Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)15

97Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)2

98Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)3

99Black-throated Thrush (Turdus atrogularis)3

100Azure Tit (Parus cyanus)2

101Great Tit (Parus major)5

102Turkestan Tit (Parus bokharensis)2

103Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)10

104Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)15

105Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)5

106Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)5

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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
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Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
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