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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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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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