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Birdwatching Reports


2017-05-31 Between Volga and Ural rivers. South of Kamysh-Samar.Askar Isabekov 12
2017-05-31 Between Volga and Ural rivers. South of Iskra.Askar Isabekov 11
2017-05-30 Between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 1
2017-05-30 Kielitas, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 2
2017-05-30 50 km to south of Iskra. Between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 13
2017-05-30 Saikhin. Between Volga and Ural riversAskar Isabekov 6
2017-05-29 Ashyozek river, between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 14
2017-05-29 Naryn sands between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 20
2017-05-29 Naryn sands between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 4
2017-05-29 Urda pine forest, between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 9
2017-05-29 Saikhin-Shungai. Between Volga and Ural riversAskar Isabekov 26
2017-05-28 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Grove near salt lake Khaki. Askar Isabekov 16
2017-05-28 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Silverberry near salt lake Khaki. Askar Isabekov 9
2017-05-28 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Poplar grove near salt lake Khaki. Askar Isabekov 14
2017-05-28 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Suindilk, single poplar-tree.Askar Isabekov 14
2017-05-24 Zhylak-Ata, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 4
2017-05-22 Kosagash, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-05-22 North Trans-Caspian Sea areaAskar Isabekov 1
2017-05-22 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. YdranAskar Isabekov 11
2017-05-22 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Atanyn Basy.Askar Isabekov 12
2017-05-21 Northern Trans-Caspian Sea areaAskar Isabekov 9
2017-05-20 Zaburunie, North Caspian SeaAskar Isabekov 27
2017-05-20 Isatai, North Caspian SeaAskar Isabekov 16
2017-05-19 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 7
2017-05-16 Ganushkino, delta of Volga.Askar Isabekov 22
2017-05-16 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-05-14 Ganushkino, delta of Volga.Askar Isabekov 20
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, Sor.Askar Isabekov 8
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, near Asan.Askar Isabekov 8
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, near Asan.Askar Isabekov 8
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, near Koshalak.Askar Isabekov 9
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, Koshalak.Askar Isabekov 3
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, Azgyr.Askar Isabekov 5
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, Balkuduk.Askar Isabekov 14
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, Azgyr.Askar Isabekov 3
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, UshtaganAskar Isabekov 15
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, L-legged Buzzard nest.Askar Isabekov 6
2017-05-12 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 9
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, UshtaganAskar Isabekov 2
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, salinesAskar Isabekov 4
2017-05-12 Caspian depression near AsanAskar Isabekov 15
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, salines over AsanAskar Isabekov 4
2017-05-11 Caspian depressionAskar Isabekov 11
2017-05-11 Caspian depression, rocksAskar Isabekov 7
2017-05-11 Caspian depression, near UshtaganAskar Isabekov 2
2017-05-11 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-05-11 Caspian depressionAskar Isabekov 14
2017-05-11 Caspian depressionAskar Isabekov 3
2017-05-11 Caspian depression, KoshalakAskar Isabekov 2
2017-05-09 Atyrau, Quadrate sumpAskar Isabekov 37
2017-05-08 Saura, MangystauAnna Yasko 28
2017-05-05 Caspian depression, wintering place in sand-hill.Askar Isabekov 19
2017-05-04 Kaynar, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 5
2017-05-04 Caspian depression, Isatai.Askar Isabekov 10
2017-05-04 Caspian depression, Isatai.Askar Isabekov 5
2017-05-03 Kaynar, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 2

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rare birds records


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


Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla)

© Steve Klasan
2018-09-09
Korgalzhyn

The second record for Tengiz-Korgalzhyn area. Before this record one bird was observed at December 12, 1969 in floodland of Nura river.
Кошкин А.В. 2017. Орнитофауна Тениз-Коргалжынского региона (Центральный Казахстан) // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1415): 909-956.


Amur (White) Wagtail (Motacilla (alba) leucopsis)

© Sveta Ashby
2018-05-21
Kanshengel

Fist record of Amur Wagtail (Motacilla alba leucopsis) in Kazakhstan. Most of systematics treat this taxon as subspecies of White Wagtail (Mac Kinnon&Phillips, 2000; Степанян, 2003; Roberts, 2006; Brazil, 2014; Clements, 2016; HBW, 2016) but include it to special group of eastern races. Breeding range of this bird contains Far East Russia, Korea peninsula, SW Japan, central and eastern China. Winters in Southern Asia eastward to Northern India. Records of vagrant birds known in Vitim Reserve (Russia, Northern Trans-Baikal area) at April 29, 2014 (S.L.Volkov, www.sibrids.ru) and in Eastern Mongolia (Gombobaatar & Monks, 2011). From November 27 to December 2 of 2015 one male was observed in Finland (Kujala, Päijät-Häme), it's third record in Western Palearctic.


Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2018-05-29
VKO Katon-Karagay

The first nest of Altai Snowcock found in Kazakhstan. Previously only several broods were recorded.

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Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Isabekov Askar (304)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (284)
3. Gubin Boris (255)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (239)
5. Golubeva Anna (207)
6. Yasko Anna (198)
7. Katuncev Alexandr (177)
8. Vorobyov Vladimir (166)
9. Malkov Yuriy (149)
10. Nukusbekov Malik (149)

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unidentified birds


2018-10-22

Шевцов Дмитрий: Черный гриф. Длинные широкие крылья, короткий хвост, цевки не оперены, окраска очень темная.

2018-10-22

Шевцов Дмитрий: Молодой степной орел. Продольная белая полоса по нижней части крыла.

2018-10-22

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2018-10-21

Аскар Исабеков: Да, конечно, Сергей, я понимаю. Спасибо за помощь. Признак клюва хороший, но ведь есть и другие - окраска кроющих крыла, например, или длина птицы,
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