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Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.


2017-10-14| Askar Isabekov
duration 7 часов
weather солнечно, очень тепло
rout 1 и 2 водохранилища Малого Сорбулака
equipment
notes поиск дольневосточного кроншнепа с Василием Федоренко, триплист не отражает общей картины, так как мы практически не обращали внимания на основную массу птиц


# species number comment

1Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)1

2Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)30

3Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)3в общей стае с кудрявыми

4Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)300

5Great White Egret (Egretta alba)5

6Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)4

7Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)5

8Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)1500основная утка дня, прочие единичны

9Gadwall (Anas strepera)

10Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

11Garganey (Anas querquedula)1

12Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

13Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

14Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)50

15Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)

16Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)50

17Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)2

18Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)2

19Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)1

20White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)3

21Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)1

22Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

23Common Coot (Fulica atra)500

24Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)200

25Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)1

26Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

27Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)1возможно дальневосточный

28Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)1

29Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

30Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)

31Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)100

32Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)1

33Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)3

34Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)15

35Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)

36Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)

37Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)

38White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

39Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)

40Buff-bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)1

41Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)10

42Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)50

43Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

44Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

45Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

46Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

47Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)стаями летит на юг

48Eversmann's Redstart (Phoenicurus erythronotus)1

49Black-throated Thrush (Turdus atrogularis)3

50Azure Tit (Parus cyanus)

51Great Tit (Parus major)

52Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

53Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)

54Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)10

55Pine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephala)2

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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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