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Birdwatching Reports


2017-02-28 Aktau, MangystauAnna Yasko 16
2017-02-26 Zhanalyk, Ile river valleyAskar Isabekov 7
2017-02-26 Little SorbulakAskar Isabekov 23
2017-02-23 Almaty. Dendropark.Askar Isabekov 13
2017-02-22 Almaty. Dendropark.Askar Isabekov 14
2017-02-21 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 9
2017-02-20 Aktau, MangystauAnna Yasko 22
2017-02-19 Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.Askar Isabekov 40
2017-02-14 Almaty. Orbita.Askar Isabekov 15
2017-02-13 Lenger, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-02-13 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-02-02 Almaty. Askar Isabekov 13

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rare birds records


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Anna Yasko
2019-02-18
Aktau, Mangystau region

Rare record for Mangyshlak peninsuls. In the middle of the last century Red-breasted Goose was common migrant in coast of Mangyshlak (Gubin, 2015), due wintering place was in Southern Caspian Sea. Then wintering places moved to Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine, in that regard the migration path changed.

Губин Б.М. Орнитофауна п-ова Мангышлак // Птицы пустынь Казахстана. Часть 1. Алматы, 2015.

Полевой определитель гусеобразных птиц России / ред.-сост. Е. Е. Сыроечковский. - Москва: Рабочая группа по гусеобразным Северной Евразии: Всероссийский научно-исследовательский ин-т охраны природы, 2011


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Askar Isabekov
2019-02-15
Koksarai kotregulator. Southern Kazakhstan

Rare vagrant, far from the basic migration path.


Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

© Natali Kim
2019-01-19
Eastern Kazakhstan

The nothernmost winter record of Little Grebe in Kazakhstan. Usual Little Grebe winterings are in southern and south-eastern Kazakhstan, but recent years wintering range enlarged to North-East up to Alacol depression (Berezovikov, 2005, 2012).


Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Kanat Kenzhegulov
2018-12-30
Aktau, Karakol

First winter record for Kazakhstan, second one for Central Asia. First single bird was recorded January 16, 2009 at Issyk-Kul lake.

Kulagin S, Sagymbayev S, Flechtner S, 2008. First winter record of Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) in Cenral Asia // Selevinia: 259.

more rarities...

unidentified birds


2019-03-19

Александр Катунцев: хохлатая чернеть.

2019-03-19

Сергей Л. Волков: Возможно, монгольская чайка. Может оказаться, что они зимуют у вас или немного южнее. Но в таком случае необходимо мнение человека, хорошо
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2019-03-14

Марина Гудимова: К сожалению, нет снимков для сравнения. Следующий раз буду умнее.

2019-03-13

Сергей Л. Волков: Благодарю.

more unidentified birds...