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Birdwatching Reports


2017-08-30 Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.Askar Isabekov 1
2017-08-27 Almaty. Republic Square.Askar Isabekov 14
2017-08-26 Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.Askar Isabekov 106
2017-08-19 Prorva portMikhail Antonov 2
2017-08-19 Almaty. Republic Square.Askar Isabekov 18
2017-08-13 Almaty. Republic Square.Askar Isabekov 15
2017-08-12 Zhanaarna Darren Bell 9
2017-08-07 Sairam-Ugam National Park.Askar Isabekov 15
2017-08-06 Kelinshektau. Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 32
2017-08-05 Karatau, Zhanatas.Askar Isabekov 9
2017-08-05 Karatau, Kamenoe (Taskol) lake.Askar Isabekov 19
2017-08-05 Karatau, Berkara.Askar Isabekov 25
2017-08-04 Karatau, Berkara.Askar Isabekov 17

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rare birds records


Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)

© Ainur Iskakova
2018-04-25

One more record of rare vagrant visitor in Kazakhstan.


Blue Whistling Thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)

© Andrey Vilyayev
2018-04-22
Almatinskaya obl., Malaisary

Rare record of Blue Whistling Thrush ouside the Northern Tian Shan. In addition to this record the following ones are known: in Taukum desert (April 28-29 1996, Berezovikov, Erokhov, 1996); in Chulak mountains (April 14 1973, Kovshar, Berezovikov, 2001); and in upper Charyn river (June 14 1980, Kubykin, 1991).


Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2018-04-25
Aktau

The first record in Mangyshlak peninsula. The closest breeding spots of Wallcreeper are located in Kopetdag and Great Balkhan mountains (Turkmenia), more than 500 kms to south.


Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-03-10
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First photo of rare wintering species in Sorbulak, and generelly in SE Kazakhstan. Before this record male and female were observed in flock of Tufted Ducks at February 2nd, 2003; and single bird at Jabuary 18th, February 21st, and March 13th of 2004 (Belyalov, Karpov 2012).

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Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Isabekov Askar (219)
2. Gubin Boris (206)
3. Belyaev Alexandr (201)
4. Yasko Anna (154)
5. Dyakin Gennadiy (137)
6. Katuncev Alexandr (128)
7. Vorobyov Vladimir (118)
8. Muravskiy Vladimir (115)
9. Andrussenko Konstantin (111)
10. Malkov Yuriy (109)

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unidentified birds


2018-05-21

Анна Ясько: Белое у основания первостепенных маховых у обыкновенного жулана тоже есть, только на сложенном крыле его чаще всего не видно, но вот иногда
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2018-05-21

Анна Ясько: Должно быть так - степная.

2018-05-21

Анна Ясько: Жаль, фото нечеткое. А так похожи на больших. И это было бы интересно, т.к. большой крохаль встречается на Мангышлаке в основном в осенне-зимний
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2018-05-20

Сергей Л. Волков: Признак далеко выступающего за крылья хвоста не работает. Так вполне бывает у азиатских бекасов. А то что у этой птицы в окраске совсем мало
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