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Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.


2017-09-15| Askar Isabekov
duration 3 часа
weather солнечно
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# species number comment

1Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)2

2Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)8

3Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)5

4Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)12

5Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

6Great White Egret (Egretta alba)2

7Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1

8Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)4

9Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)80

10Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

11Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

12Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

13Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

14Black Kite (Milvus migrans)7

15Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)4

16Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)3

17Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)1

18Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)2

19Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)15

20Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

21Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)1

22Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)3

23Common Coot (Fulica atra)30

24Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)1

25Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)5

26Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)50

27Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)5

28Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)3

29Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)5

30Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)1

31Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)2

32Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)2

33Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)5

34Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)15

35Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)70

36Little Stint (Calidris minuta)100

37Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)30

38Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

39Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)3

40Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)50

41Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)5

42Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

43Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)5

44Hoopoe (Upupa epops)3

45Northern House Martin (Delichon urbica)5

46Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)500

47Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)20

48Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)10

49Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)10

50Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)200

51Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)300

52White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)70

53Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)20

54Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)1

55Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)1

56Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)30

57Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)10

58Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)2

59Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

60Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)10

61Rook (Corvus frugilegus)200

62Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)1

63Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)2

64Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)1

65Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)5

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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 (83)
2. Andrey Vilyayev (55)
3. Boris Gubin (52)
4. Alexandr Katuncev (44)
5. Anna Yasko (44)

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