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Zhykandy cape. Mangistau.


2017-10-05| Askar Isabekov
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1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)1

2Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)1

3Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)50

4Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)2

5Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)1

6Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

7Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

8Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)5

9Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)5

10Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)2

11Little Owl (Athene noctua)2

12European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)20

13White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)2

14Steppe Grey Shrike (Lanius pallidirostris)1

15Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)15

16Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)10

17Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

18Blue-capped Redstart (Phoenicurus caeruleocephalus)5

19European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)2

20Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)1

21Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)5

22Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)20

23Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)2

24Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

25Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)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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2. Andrey Vilyayev (55)
3. Boris Gubin (52)
4. Alexandr Katuncev (44)
5. Anna Yasko (44)

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