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Aktau. Mangistau.


2017-10-05| Askar Isabekov
duration 3 часа
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# species number comment

1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)5

2Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)10

3Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)2

4Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)50

5Common Teal (Anas crecca)15

6Black Kite (Milvus migrans)2

7Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

8Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

9Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

10Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)1

11Greater Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)1

12Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)2

13Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

14Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)30

15Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)15

16Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)20

17Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)20

18White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)5

19Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)1

20Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)3

21Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)1

22Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)10

23Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)1

24Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)3

25European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)1

26Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)2

27House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)50

28Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

29Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)15

30Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)1

31Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)5

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2017

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2016

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2015

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rare birds records


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.


Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Alexandr Belyaev
2018-11-03
Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan

Rare vagrant visitors in SE Kazakhstan.


Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2018-10-14
Northern Caspian, Kalamkas.

Rare vagrant bird. First record in western part of Kazakhstan. Before observed in Central Kazakhstan (Kurgaldzhino), and in S and SE Kazakhstan.


Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-10-07
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

Second photo record of Long-billed Dowitcher in Kazakhstan. The first one was recorded in Sorbulak lakes too at September 7th, 2014 (Fedorenko, Isabekov, Dyakin, 2014). Group of birdwatchers with Peter Kennely also watched this bird in Sholak lake near Kurgaldzhino village at May 15, 2005, but unfortunately no evidence of this record was provided.
Орнитологический вестник Казахстана и Средней Азии, вып. 3, Алматы, 2014: 211-212

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1. Isabekov Askar (306)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (293)
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4. Dyakin Gennadiy (249)
5. Golubeva Anna (207)
6. Yasko Anna (203)
7. Katuncev Alexandr (191)
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