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Zhykandy cape. Mangistau.


2017-10-07| Askar Isabekov
duration
weather солнце, сильный ветер
rout
equipment
notes с А.Беляевым


# species number comment

1Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)1

2Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

3Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)1?

4Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

5Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

6Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

7Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)

8Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)1

9Little Owl (Athene noctua)1

10Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)15

11Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)1

12Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)15

13Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)4

14Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

15Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)1

16Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)3

17European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)2

18Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)2

19Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)1

20Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)5

21Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)1

22Eurasian Siskin (Carduelis spinus)2

calendar

2018

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2017

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2016

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2015

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

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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