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Fetisovo, rocks near bay. Mangistau.


2017-10-02| Askar Isabekov
duration 3 часа
weather солнечно
rout ущелья чинка у залива Киндерли
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# species number comment

1Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

2Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)8

3Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)11

4Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug)2

5Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

6Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)4

7Little Owl (Athene noctua)1

8European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)1

9Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)

10Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

11White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)1

12Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)1

13Rook (Corvus frugilegus)1

14Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)10

15Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)4

16Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

17Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)1

18Finsch's Wheatear (Oenanthe finschii)5

19Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)3

20European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)1

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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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