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Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.


2017-09-16| Askar Isabekov
duration 1 час
weather солнечно
rout Савкино озеро
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# species number comment

1Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)400

2Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1

3Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)7

4Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)2

5Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)5

6Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)8

7Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)15

8Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)10

9Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)1

10White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)3

11Black Kite (Milvus migrans)2

12Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

13Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)1

14Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)1

15Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

16Common Coot (Fulica atra)25

17Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)1

18Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)2

19Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)5

20Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)2

21Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)3

22Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)3

23Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

24Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)80

25Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)3

26Rook (Corvus frugilegus)5

27Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)1

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2016

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rare birds records


Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

© Natali Kim
2019-01-19
Eastern Kazakhstan

The nothernmost winter record of Little Grebe in Kazakhstan. Usual Little Grebe winterings are in southern and south-eastern Kazakhstan, but recent years wintering range enlarged to North-East up to Alacol depression (Berezovikov, 2005, 2012).


Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Kanat Kenzhegulov
2018-12-30
Aktau, Karakol

First winter record for Kazakhstan, second one for Central Asia. First single bird was recorded January 16, 2009 at Issyk-Kul lake.

Kulagin S, Sagymbayev S, Flechtner S, 2008. First winter record of Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) in Cenral Asia // Selevinia: 259.


Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)

© Viktor Grishenkov
2018-10-26
Kamenka, Vostochno Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'.

The northernmost record of Wallcreeper in Kazakhstan. Outside Kazakstan only two more northern records from Alatisky Krai of Russia are known: valley of Chu river (S.Pisarevsky, sibirds.ru) and mouth of Ursul river (V.Pankratov, sibirds.ru).


Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

© Aleksey Timoshenko
2018-10-18
Kostanay reg., Naurzum rezerve

New species of Naurzum Reserve. In northern part of Kazakhstan Pygmy
Cormorant previously was recorded at October 6th, 1998 in Kulykol lake
(Pynnonen, 1999), about 180 km to west from the point of new record.
Also singles or group of 2-80 birds were regularly observed in
Kurgaldzhin Reserve since 2001.

Ерохов С.Н., Березовиков Н.Н. 2009. Материалы к орнитофауне озёрной
степи и лесостепи Кустанайской области. Часть 1 // Рус. орнитол. журн.
18 (516): 1715-1742.
Кошкин А.В. 2017. Орнитофауна Тениз-Коргалжынского региона (Центральный
Казахстан) // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1415): 909-956.

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