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Best photos of the month, August 2017.

Syke's Warbler | Askar Isabekov | 2

Common Raven | Askar Isabekov | 2

Chukar Partridge | Askar Isabekov | 2

Bluethroat | Askar Isabekov | 2

Ring-necked Pheasant | Askar Isabekov | 2

Tibetan Common Crane | Oleg Belyalov | 2

Great Cormorant | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Red-backed Shrike | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Great Cormorant | Natali Kim | 2

Common Kingfisher | Natali Kim | 2

Lesser Whitethroat | Malik Nukusbekov | 2

Common Cuckoo | Malik Nukusbekov | 2

Short-toed Snake-Eagle | Darren Bell | 2

Turkestan Shrike | Darren Bell | 2

Northern Lapwing | Victor Moiseikin | 2

Greater White-fronted Goose | Yuriy Malkov | 2

Common Whitethroat | Askar Isabekov | 2

Eurasian Curlew | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Common Kingfisher | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Great Cormorant | Natali Kim | 2

Coal Tit | Alexandr Katuncev | 2

Turkestan Tit | Askar Isabekov | 2

Barbary Falcon | Askar Isabekov | 2

Common Snipe | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Common Cuckoo | Askar Isabekov | 1

Eastern Rock Nuthatch | Askar Isabekov | 1

Asian Paradise Flycatcher | Askar Isabekov | 1

Cinereous Vulture | Askar Isabekov | 1

Griffon Vulture | Askar Isabekov | 1

Egyptian Vulture | Askar Isabekov | 1

European Bee-eater | Askar Isabekov | 1

Calandra Lark | Askar Isabekov | 1

Laughing Dove | Askar Isabekov | 1

Grey-headed Goldfinch | Askar Isabekov | 1

Wood Pigeon | Askar Isabekov | 1

Black-breasted Tit | Askar Isabekov | 1

Blyth's Reed Warbler | Askar Isabekov | 1

Turkestan Shrike | Askar Isabekov | 1

Pacific Golden Plover | Askar Isabekov | 1

Pied Avocet | Askar Isabekov | 1

Greenish Warbler | Askar Isabekov | 1

Common Redshank | Askar Isabekov | 1

Yellow-backed Wagtail | Askar Isabekov | 1

Yellow Wagtail | Askar Isabekov | 1

Red-necked Phalarope | Askar Isabekov | 1

Little Ringed Plover | Askar Isabekov | 1

Ruff | Askar Isabekov | 1

Red-necked Phalarope | Askar Isabekov | 1

Pacific Golden Plover | Askar Isabekov | 1

Common Snipe | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Green Sandpiper | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Common Sandpiper | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Greater Sand Plover | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Broad-billed Sandpiper | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Spotted Flycatcher | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Red-necked Phalarope | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Little Ringed Plover | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Black-winged Stilt | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Temminck's Stint | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Little Stint | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Calandra Lark | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Chukar Partridge | Oleg Belyalov | 1

Caspian Gull | Oleg Belyalov | 1

Sanderling | Oleg Belyalov | 1

Eurasian Roller | Oleg Belyalov | 1

Turkestan Shrike | Oleg Belyalov | 1

Coal Tit | Oleg Belyalov | 1

Common Kingfisher | Viktor Kolesnikov | 1

Eurasian Penduline Tit | Viktor Kolesnikov | 1

Masked Wagtail | Natali Kim | 1

Common Whitethroat | Vladimir Vorobyov | 1

Bluethroat | Vladimir Vorobyov | 1

Pied Avocet | Alexandr Katuncev | 1

Northern Lapwing | Alexandr Katuncev | 1

Great Cormorant | Alexandr Katuncev | 1

Greater White-fronted Goose | Yuriy Malkov | 1

Sanderling | Yuriy Malkov | 1

Pied Wheatear | Anna Yasko | 1

Booted Warbler | Anna Yasko | 1

Black-eared Kite | Anna Yasko | 1

Wood Sandpiper | Anna Yasko | 1

Citrine Wagtail | Anna Yasko | 1

Wood Pigeon | Ivan Bevza | 1

Spotted Flycatcher | Viktoriya Zvyaginceva | 1

Common Stonechat | Viktoriya Zvyaginceva | 1

Long-tailed Shrike | Darren Bell | 1

Lesser Grey Shrike | Darren Bell | 1

Northern Wheatear | Victor Moiseikin | 1

Wood Pigeon | Askar Isabekov | 1

Blyth's Reed Warbler | Askar Isabekov | 1

Ring-necked Pheasant | Askar Isabekov | 1

Yellow Wagtail | Askar Isabekov | 1

Red-necked Phalarope | Askar Isabekov | 1

Spotted Flycatcher | Viktor Kolesnikov | 1

Pale Sand Martin | Serg Silan | 1

Little Stint | Serg Silan | 1

Wood Sandpiper | Anna Yasko | 1

Green Sandpiper | Viktoriya Zvyaginceva | 1

Common Buzzard | Konstantin Andrussenko | 1

Barbary Falcon | Boris Gubin | 1

Common Sandpiper | Alexandr Katuncev | 1

Greater White-fronted Goose | Yuriy Malkov | 1

Pacific Golden Plover | Askar Isabekov | 1

Coal Tit | Alexandr Katuncev | 1

Pacific Golden Plover | Askar Isabekov | 1

Common Snipe | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Black-winged Stilt | Gennadiy Dyakin | 1

Turkestan Shrike | Askar Isabekov | 1

Asian Paradise Flycatcher | Askar Isabekov | 1

Blyth's Reed Warbler | Askar Isabekov | 1

rare birds records


Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)

© Gennadiy Dyakin
2020-01-18
Sorbulak, Almaty region

First record in Sorbulak during recent 10 years. Rarely observed in winter time in Sorbulak. Previously was observed at 2002, October 20 and 27 (1 male in winter plumage), and December 15 (female); at 2003, February 02 (1 female in channel); at 2004, December 12 (4 birds), December 19 (3 birds); at 2005 January 23 (1 bird); at 2010 October 24 (1 bird) (Belyalov, Karpov, 2012).


Spotted Great Rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilla severtzovi)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2020-01-11
Almaty area, Zailiysky Alatau.

First photo-record of Great Rosefinch in Ile-Alatau ridge. Previously regularly recorded in winter time in Almaty, but population was destroied in end of 90th by poachers. Recent 20 years was not observed in fact. In addition to autumn-winter records Great Rosefinches were recorded in highlands of Ili-Alatau ridge at May 5th, 1965 in altitude 2900 m (Gavrilov,1974); in first half od August, 1973 in altitude 3000 m, male (Gubin, 2002); and at March 23, 1975 in altitude 3300 m, singning male (Kovshar, et all, 1978).


White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

© Fedor Karpov
2019-01-20

Fisrt winter record of White-winged Tern in Kazakhstan.


Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)

© Ivan Bevza
2019-11-06

First record of Arctic Skua in South-Eastern Kazakhstan. Generally rare bird in inner part of continent. In Kazakhstan was recorded mostly in large lakes (in Caspian Sea near Atyrau and Mangyshlak, in Tengiz, in Aral Sea, in Telikol lakes, in road to Arnasai lake, in Chelkar lake), and also in Naurzum reserve and Chokpak ringing station.

unidentified birds


2020-01-23

Дмитрий Шевцов: Да, только арчовый.

2020-01-21

Марина Гудимова: Нашла еще кадры. Тут лучше видно птичку.

more unidentified birds...