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unidentified birds


2014-03-01 | Almaty area. Sorbulak. | Andrey Kovalenko

2013-06-19 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

2014-07-19 | | Svetlana Aleinikova

2015-06-27 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

2015-05-22 | | Sergei Shmygalev

2016-08-07 | Sonkul, Kyrgyzstan. | Askar Isabekov

2017-01-15 | Shymkent, Yuzhno Kazakhstanskaya obl. | Andrey Vilyayev

2017-02-13 | | Sergei Shmygalev

2017-06-25 | Ertai. Zhambyl oblast. | Malik Nukusbekov

2017-06-20 | | Alexandr Katuncev

2017-05-27 | | Vladislav Blokhin

2017-10-06 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2018-05-10 | Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2018-04-30 | Land of Larks, Ch-Ili Mnts. | Askar Isabekov

2018-05-08 | Fakel, Mangistau region | Gennadiy Dyakin

2018-05-24 | VKO Katon-Karagay | Vladimir Vorobyov

2018-05-24 | Ertai. Zhambyl oblast. | Malik Nukusbekov

2018-05-20 | Kulyktau | Askar Isabekov

2018-05-31 | Almatinskaja obl., Kokpekskoe ushhel'e | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-06-15 | | Boris Gubin

2018-06-29 | Dzhungarskij Alatau, Almalysu | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-06-02 | | Anna Golubeva

2018-07-20 | Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2018-07-26 | VKO Katon-Karagay | Vladimir Vorobyov

2015-04-30 | Turkistan state, Kentau, Koskorgan reservoir | Nurlan Tolybayev

2018-07-21 | | Nurlan Ongarbayev

2018-07-31 | V 3-h km ot pos.Kosozen, Almatinskaya obl. | Viktoriya Zvyaginceva

2018-07-22 | Turkistan state,Syrdarya river | Nurlan Tolybayev

2018-08-05 | Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-08-05 | Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-08-08 | | Boris Gubin

2018-08-11 | Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-08-11 | Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-08-11 | Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-08-04 | Kanshengel. Almaty oblast. | Askar Isabekov

2018-08-02 | VKO Katon-Karagay | Vladimir Vorobyov

2018-08-08 | Selo Praporshchikovo, Vostochno Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'. | Viktor Grishenkov


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rare birds records


Amur (White) Wagtail (Motacilla (alba) leucopsis)

© Sveta Ashby
2018-05-21
Kanshengel

Fist record of Amur Wagtail (Motacilla alba leucopsis) in Kazakhstan. Most of systematics treat this taxon as subspecies of White Wagtail (Mac Kinnon&Phillips, 2000; Степанян, 2003; Roberts, 2006; Brazil, 2014; Clements, 2016; HBW, 2016) but include it to special group of eastern races. Breeding range of this bird contains Far East Russia, Korea peninsula, SW Japan, central and eastern China. Winters in Southern Asia eastward to Northern India. Records of vagrant birds known in Vitim Reserve (Russia, Northern Trans-Baikal area) at April 29, 2014 (S.L.Volkov, www.sibrids.ru) and in Eastern Mongolia (Gombobaatar & Monks, 2011). From November 27 to December 2 of 2015 one male was observed in Finland (Kujala, Päijät-Häme), it's third record in Western Palearctic.


Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2018-05-29
VKO Katon-Karagay

The first nest of Altai Snowcock found in Kazakhstan. Previously only several broods were recorded.


Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Alexandr Katuncev
2018-05-06

New species for Sorbulak system.


Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)

© Gennadiy Dyakin
2018-05-09
Aktau, Mangistau region

Rare record for Mangyshlak peninsula. Previously the following records are known: June 1-2 1888 in area of Sherkala mountain and Akmysh well, May 06, 1947 in vicinity of Fort-Shevchenko, May 07, 1964 in Danga, May 17, 2009 near Kaundy depression, and May 09, 2017 in the square of Aktau city.


Finsch's Wheatear (Oenanthe finschii)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2018-05-25
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

The new species for Moinkum desert. The known breeding range of Finsch's Wheatear in Kazakhstan covers Mangyshlak, Ustyurt and Kyzylkum desert. The records in area eastward of Syrdaria river were not known. In May of 2017, Sergey Domashevski recorded adults and huveniles in Togyzkentau, NW of Moinkum desert. This record indicate to expantion of breeding range in eastern direction.

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recent video

2018-08-10. Barn Swallow (Anna Yasko), Lesser Whitethroat (Anna Yasko).

2018-08-04. Caspian Gull (Anna Yasko).

2018-06-21. Little Bittern (Anna Yasko).

2018-05-29. Common Nightingale (Andrei Kuryashkin), Bluethroat (Andrei Kuryashkin), Bluethroat (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2018-05-27. Common Nightingale (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2018-05-24. Sanderling (Anna Yasko), Common Cuckoo (Anna Yasko), Black-eared Wheatear (Anna Yasko).

2018-05-22. Sky Lark (Yuriy Malkov).

2018-04-13. Calandra Lark (Anna Yasko).

2018-04-07. Hoopoe (Anna Yasko).

2018-03-19. Great Crested Grebe (Anna Yasko).

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