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unidentified birds


2013-07-13 | East Kazakhstan, Rahmanovskoye lake | Gennadiy Dyakin

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

2013-06-19 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

2014-08-02 | Almatinskaja obl. JUzhnoe Pribalhash'e s. Karaoj | Alexandr Belyaev

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

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

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

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

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

2018-06-15 | | Boris Gubin

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

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

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

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

2018-09-02 | nursery-garden, the Karagie Depression,Mangystau region | Anna Yasko

2018-08-19 | Zhylandy cape, Mangystau | Anna Yasko

2016-08-01 | Mangistau | Maksut Nurkabayev

2018-06-04 | | Anna Golubeva

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

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

2018-09-22 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2018-09-23 | Almatinskaja obl.,Sorbulakskaja sistema ozer | Alexandr Belyaev

2013-08-01 | Atyrau oblast. | Fedor Sarayev

2018-10-04 | Almatinskaja obl.,Kojbynskoe ushhel'e | Alexandr Belyaev


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1. Isabekov Askar (304)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (284)
3. Gubin Boris (252)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (239)
5. Golubeva Anna (207)
6. Yasko Anna (198)
7. Katuncev Alexandr (177)
8. Vorobyov Vladimir (166)
9. Malkov Yuriy (148)
10. Nukusbekov Malik (147)

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rare birds records


Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-10-07
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

Second photo record of Long-billed Dowitcher in Kazakhstan. The first one was recorded in Sorbulak lakes too at September 7th, 2014 (Fedorenko, Isabekov, Dyakin, 2014). Group of birdwatchers with Peter Kennely also watched this bird in Sholak lake near Kurgaldzhino village at May 15, 2005, but unfortunately no evidence of this record was provided.
Орнитологический вестник Казахстана и Средней Азии, вып. 3, Алматы, 2014: 211-212


Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla)

© Steve Klasan
2018-09-09
Korgalzhyn

The second record for Tengiz-Korgalzhyn area. Before this record one bird was observed at December 12, 1969 in floodland of Nura river.
Кошкин А.В. 2017. Орнитофауна Тениз-Коргалжынского региона (Центральный Казахстан) // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1415): 909-956.


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.

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2018-09-17. Azure Tit (Viktor Grishenkov).

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).

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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