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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 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
2017-05-30 Between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 1
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
2017-05-29 Ashyozek river, between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 14
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
2017-05-28 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
2017-05-24 Zhylak-Ata, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 4
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
2017-05-22 Kosagash, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
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, 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
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, Sor.Askar Isabekov 8
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
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, Azgyr.Askar Isabekov 5
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, Balkuduk.Askar Isabekov 14
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
2017-05-11 Caspian depressionAskar Isabekov 11
2017-05-11 Caspian depression, rocksAskar Isabekov 7
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 Caspian depression, Isatai.Askar Isabekov 5
2017-05-04 Kaynar, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 5
2017-05-04 Caspian depression, Isatai.Askar Isabekov 10
2017-05-03 Kaynar, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 2

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rare birds records


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.


Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)

© Viktor Grishenkov
2018-10-26
Kamenka, Vostochno Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'.

The northernmost record of Wallcreeper in Kazakhstan. Outside Kazakstan only two more northern records from Alatisky Krai of Russia are known: valley of Chu river (S.Pisarevsky, sibirds.ru) and mouth of Ursul river (V.Pankratov, sibirds.ru).


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.

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Big Year 2019

supported by

1. Isabekov Askar (62)
2. Dyakin Gennadiy (27)
3. Katuncev Alexandr (27)
4. Vorobyov Vladimir (27)
5. Kim Natali (25)
6. Malkov Yuriy (25)
7. Belyaev Alexandr (24)
8. Silan Serg (21)
9. Ongarbayev Nurlan (20)
10. Belousov Yevgeny (19)

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unidentified birds


2019-01-20

Анна Ясько: Здесь, видимо, есть сомнения из-за темных помарок на спине и по бокам шеи между маской и плечом у самца. Поэтому возникает вопрос, гибрид или
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2019-01-11

Павел Пархаев: Я тогда создам дубль серии из молодых и положу "на определение". Аскар, пожалуйста, удали молодежь из этой серии

2019-01-04

Нурлан Онгарбаев: Не стали пугать птицу. Ноги не увидели.

2018-11-30

Сергей Л. Волков: Думал я, что у хохотуньи маховые в апреле не столь сильно обтрепанные. А оказывается, бывают такие. Но при этом бывают и совсем целые. Интересно,
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