search

basic information
reports

Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos (Linnaeus, 1758)

Перевозчик | Мамырқұс
spring plumage

2011-04-27
Kyzyl-Sharyk, Enbekshikazakh region, Almaty oblast
© Askar Isabekov

Distribution

Breeds on Ural and Irtysh rivers, in mountains and foothills of Southwest Altai, Kalbinskiy Altai, Saur, Monrak, Tarbagatay, Dzhungarskiy Alatau and Tien Shan. On migration occurs in Kazakhstan everywhere, mostly on plains. Occasionally winters on unfrozen waters in south from Shymkent.

Biology

Common, in places rare breeding migrant. Inhabits freshwater lakes, ponds, lowland and mountain rivers and streams with pebbly, mud or sandy shores covered with sparse vegetation. In mountains it lives in altitudes up to 3000 m. In spring appears singly or in pairs and small groups in southern areas in the end of March – early April, in northern areas in April or in early May. Migration finishes in mid-end May. Breeds in separate pairs not close one to other. Nest is built in shallow hole and is lined with dry grass. Clutches of 4 eggs is in May – June. Both parents incubate for 20 days and feed nestlings which hatch in June – July. After the juveniles become independent the broods disperse to south singly or in small groups, not formed the large flocks. Autumn migration begins in mid-July, most birds departed in August – September.

References

Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.

supplement

go to family:

Scolopacidae

in other projects

Birds of Siberia

information gallery
Birds of Xinjiang

information gallery
Birds of Ukraine

information gallery

Big Year 2017

1. Anna Yasko (55)
2. Andrey Vilyayev (48)
3. Askar Isabekov (48)
4. Alexandr Katuncev (45)
5. Serg Silan (27)
more...

unidentified birds


2017-02-26

Анна Ясько: Ответа нет, поэтому пока переношу на определение.

2017-02-25

Анна Ясько: Окрас самочий, клюв однотонный, поэтому исключаем самок кряквы, серой утки, чирка-свистунка. За глазом виднеется темная полоса, хвост не длинный,
[....]

2017-02-22

Анна Ясько: Наверное, мне следовало смотреть не на "морду лица", а на короткий хвост и довольно крепкие ноги (что более соответствует камышевке). Но почему-то
[....]

more unidentified birds...