Fetisovo, Kenderli bay, Mangistau.

2017-10-03| Askar Isabekov
duration 2 часа
weather солнечно
rout отстойники у санатория Кендерли

# species number comment

1Common Teal (Anas crecca)10

2Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)1

3Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

4Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

5Merlin (Falco columbarius)1

6Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

7Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)3

8Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)3

9Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)500

10Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)1

11Hoopoe (Upupa epops)1

12Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)

13Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

14Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)

15Bimaculated Lark (Melanocorypha bimaculata)

16Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)1

17White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)3

18Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)10

19Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)30

20Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)3

21Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)50

22Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)10

23Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)1

24Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)2



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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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Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Isabekov Askar (280)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (267)
3. Gubin Boris (243)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (217)
5. Yasko Anna (188)
6. Katuncev Alexandr (165)
7. Vorobyov Vladimir (158)
8. Golubeva Anna (150)
9. Malkov Yuriy (140)
10. Andrussenko Konstantin (132)