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Best photos of the month, October 2014.

Black-throated Thrush | Natali Kim | 3

Black-throated Thrush | Natali Kim | 3

Greater Ringed Plover | Askar Isabekov | 2

Song Thrush | Askar Isabekov | 2

Whinchat | Askar Isabekov | 2

Brambling | Askar Isabekov | 2

Greater Flamingo | Askar Isabekov | 2

Hawfinch | Askar Isabekov | 2

Common Starling | Askar Isabekov | 2

Common Starling | Askar Isabekov | 2

Common Kestrel | Askar Isabekov | 2

Greater Spotted Eagle | Andrey Kovalenko | 2

Greater Ringed Plover | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Meadow Bunting | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Black Woodpecker | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Great Spotted Woodpecker | Natali Kim | 2

Brambling | Natali Kim | 2

Grey Partridge | Serg Silan | 2

Ural Owl | Aleksandr Klimenko | 2

Eurasian Jackdaw | Alexandr Belyaev | 2

White-tailed Sea-Eagle | Askar Isabekov | 2

Song Thrush | Askar Isabekov | 2

Song Thrush | Askar Isabekov | 2

Black-throated Thrush | Vladimir Shefer | 2

Red-breasted Flycatcher | Askar Isabekov | 2

Redwing | Askar Isabekov | 2

Black-throated Thrush | Natali Kim | 2

Northern Lapwing | Yuriy Malkov | 2

Greater Ringed Plover | Askar Isabekov | 2

Eurasian Eagle-Owl | Askar Isabekov | 2

Azure Tit | Andrey Kovalenko | 2

Steppe Eagle | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Osprey | Yevgeny Belousov | 2

Rock Bunting | Alexandr Belyaev | 2

rare birds records


White-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2020-02-01
VKO Katon-Karagay

Rare record of White-winged Grosbeak in Altai. Previously observed at February 7 1978 and November 29 1981 (Berezovikov et al, 1992; Berezovikov, 1989). Sergei Starikov recognizes White-winged Grosbeak as resident of upper Bukhtarma river, in altitude 2200 m he observed territorial behavior of couple (Starikov, 2006).


Blue-capped Redstart (Phoenicurus caeruleocephalus)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2020-02-10
Almaty.

First winter record of Blue-capped Redstart in Kazakhstan. Normally it appears in mid-March, Closest spring record in birds.kz was at March 2nd (20 days gap).


Great Rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilla)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2020-01-18
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

First photo record in Kyrgyz Alatau. First Great Rosefinch in upper of Merke gorge was recorded by Fedor Karpov at November 24, 1985 (adult male in juniper belt, KOB-2007, p. 268); in same gorge in altitude about 2400 m at June 03, 2003 one male was recorded in juniper bush by S.Annenkova and V.Ashby (KOB-2003, p.91).


White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi)

© Askar Isabekov
2020-01-18
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First record in Sorbulak, and generally in southern part of Kazakhstan. First winter record.

unidentified birds


2020-02-15

Канатбек Кенжегулов: Спасибо Олег

2020-02-15

Олег Белялов: Белая трясогузка первого года

more unidentified birds...