Kanshengel, Southern Trans-Balkhash area. Almaty oblast.

2017-09-16| Askar Isabekov
duration 4 часа
weather солнечно

# species number comment

1Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)1

2Common Teal (Anas crecca)7

3Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)1

4Crested Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus)1

5Black Kite (Milvus migrans)2

6Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)1

7Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

8Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

9Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

10Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)1

11Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)1

12Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)5

13Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

14Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)3

15Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)3

16Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)2

17Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)3

18Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)2

19Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)?

20Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)3

21Little Stint (Calidris minuta)20

22Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)10

23Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

24Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)200

25Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)50

26Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

27Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)3

28Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)6

29Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)2

30Hoopoe (Upupa epops)2

31Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)20

32Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)10

33Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)20

34Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)200

35White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)10

36Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)30

37White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)30

38Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)10

39Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)2

40Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)20

41Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)5

42Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)20

43Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)5

44Rook (Corvus frugilegus)20

45Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)2

46Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei)5

47Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)2

48Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)2

49Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)1

50Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)5

51Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)1самка

52Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)1самец

53Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)2

54House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

55Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra)15



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rare birds records

Amur (White) Wagtail (Motacilla (alba) leucopsis)

© Sveta Ashby

Fist record of Amur Wagtail (Motacilla alba leucopsis) in Kazakhstan. Most of systematics treat this taxon as subspecies of White Wagtail (Mac Kinnon&Phillips, 2000; Степанян, 2003; Roberts, 2006; Brazil, 2014; Clements, 2016; HBW, 2016) but include it to special group of eastern races. Breeding range of this bird contains Far East Russia, Korea peninsula, SW Japan, central and eastern China. Winters in Southern Asia eastward to Northern India. Records of vagrant birds known in Vitim Reserve (Russia, Northern Trans-Baikal area) at April 29, 2014 (S.L.Volkov, and in Eastern Mongolia (Gombobaatar & Monks, 2011). From November 27 to December 2 of 2015 one male was observed in Finland (Kujala, Päijät-Häme), it's third record in Western Palearctic.

Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
VKO Katon-Karagay

The first nest of Altai Snowcock found in Kazakhstan. Previously only several broods were recorded.

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Alexandr Katuncev

New species for Sorbulak system.

Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)

© Gennadiy Dyakin
Aktau, Mangistau region

Rare record for Mangyshlak peninsula. Previously the following records are known: June 1-2 1888 in area of Sherkala mountain and Akmysh well, May 06, 1947 in vicinity of Fort-Shevchenko, May 07, 1964 in Danga, May 17, 2009 near Kaundy depression, and May 09, 2017 in the square of Aktau city.

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