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2020-08-14. Andrey Shatalov: Wood Pigeon, Bassel Abi Jummaa: River Warbler, Konstantin Andrussenko: Blyth's Reed Warbler, Common Swift, Natali Kim: Common Chiffchaff, Lesser Whitethroat.

2020-08-13. Askar Isabekov: Booted Eagle, Spotted Flycatcher, Turkestan Shrike, Greenish Warbler, Common Sparrowhawk, Blyth's Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Natali Kim: Lesser Whitethroat, Grey Heron, Black Kite, Common Sandpiper, Grey Wagtail, Blyth's Reed Warbler, White Wagtail, Great Cormorant, Green Sandpiper.

2020-08-12. Alexandr Katuncev: Blyth's Reed Warbler, Common Stonechat, Wood Warbler, Anna Yasko: Great Cormorant, Rosy Starling, Sanderling, Caspian Gull, Caspian Gull, Caspian Gull, Common Cuckoo, Common Teal, White Wagtail, Sanderling, Ruddy Turnstone, Little Stint, Black-Necked Grebe, Great Reed Warbler, Red-backed Shrike, Common Whitethroat, Booted Warbler, Askar Isabekov: Common Stonechat, Natali Kim: White-tailed Sea-Eagle, Great Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Common Sandpiper, Viktor Kolesnikov: Blyth's Reed Warbler, Yuriy Malkov: Red-crested Pochard, Barn Swallow, Red-necked Phalarope, Marsh Sandpiper, Mew Gull, Common Tern, Little Gull, Little Stint, Little Ringed Plover, Temminck's Stint, Common Starling.

2020-08-11. Askar Isabekov: Montagu's Harrier, Western Marsh-Harrier, Spotted Flycatcher, Eurasian Curlew, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Little Stint, Greater Sand Plover, Collared Pratincole, Rosy Starling, Great Cormorant, Common Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit, Gull-billed Tern, Common Tern, Pied Avocet, Eurasian Roller, Curlew Sandpiper, Garganey, Rook, Isabelline Wheatear, Little Bustard, Black-Necked Grebe, Little Grebe, Dalmatian Pelican, Gennadiy Dyakin: Northern House Martin, Eurasian Crag Martin, Natali Kim: Caspian Gull, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Grey Heron, Spotted Flycatcher, Common Kingfisher, Yuriy Malkov: Black Woodpecker, Common Cuckoo, Oriental Turtle Dove, Eastern Imperial Eagle.

2020-08-10. Aisagali Kadirov: House Sparrow, House Sparrow, Andrey Shatalov: Great Spotted Woodpecker, Common Stonechat, Common Stonechat, Natali Kim: Common Stonechat, Common Kestrel, Red-backed Shrike, Viktor Kalyuzhnov: Spotted Nutcracker, Yuriy Malkov: European Bee-eater, Yellow Wagtail, Eurasian Hobby.

2020-08-09. Natali Kim: Common Kingfisher, Common Greenshank, Suhaaz Abdulkhader: Azure Tit, Booted Warbler, Northern Reed Bunting, Paddyfield Warbler, Common Coot, Great Crested Grebe, Mute Swan, Eurasian Hobby, Common Stonechat, Common Rosefinch, Common Sparrowhawk, Viktoriya Zvyaginceva: Black-headed Gull, Tree Sparrow, Tawny Pipit, Common Tern, Eurasian Hobby, Rock Pigeon, Common Redshank, Turkestan Shrike, Black-winged Stilt, Black-winged Stilt, Caspian Gull, Black-headed Wagtail, Great Crested Grebe, Yuriy Malkov: Common Pochard, Eurasian Wigeon, Eurasian Hobby, European Bee-eater.

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recent comments


2020-08-14. to photo # 00012040904 (Booted Eagle)

Аскар Исабеков: вряд ли, там сороки только и ждали когда я уйду.


2020-08-14. to photo # 00012040908 (Booted Eagle)

Сергей Л. Волков: Интересно, подобрал ли он потом фазана.


2020-08-14. to photo # 01340309602 (White Wagtail)

Наталья Ким: Большое спасибо, Анна!


2020-08-14. to photo # 01340309602 (White Wagtail)

Анна Ясько: Это молодая белая трясогузка. На кроющих крыла более узкие каймы, горло белое, а не серое.


2020-08-14. to photo # 00012040901 (Booted Eagle)

Аскар Исабеков: случайно вспугнул орла-карлика в парке, я его не видел в траве, не дошел до него метров 20. Он взлетел, бросил добычу, и стал кругами набирать [....]


2020-08-13. to photo # 03060354101 (Wood Warbler)

Сергей Л. Волков: Согласен с Анной. Северная бормотушка, полагаю.


2020-08-13. to photo # 03980320003 (Sanderling)

Сергей Л. Волков: Камнешарок много не бывает :) Шлите их на Северный Урал ;-)


2020-08-13. to photo # 03980319401 (Caspian Gull)

Сергей Л. Волков: Уж и не дорастет, получается.


2020-08-13. to photo # 03460309701 (Eastern Imperial Eagle)

Юрий Малков: Спасибо Аскар.


2020-08-12. to photo # 03060353901 (Blyth's Reed Warbler)

Николай Балацкий: Серая славка не смогла бы изобразить Варакушку, а Садовая камышовка (первый снимок) - может.


2020-08-12. to photo # 03060353905 (Blyth's Reed Warbler)

Анна Ясько: У серой славки были бы рыжие каймы на крыле. Это садовая камышевка.


2020-08-12. to photo # 03060354103 (Wood Warbler)

Анна Ясько: По-моему, это не пеночка, а бормотушка. Нет ни желтых, ни зеленых тонов в окрасе, ноги светлые.


2020-08-12. to photo # 03930469301 (Common Cuckoo)

Светлана Мещерягина: Кукушке очень жарко - вентилирует легкие


2020-08-12. to photo # 03460309601 (Oriental Turtle Dove)

Аскар Исабеков: Спасибо, Александр, пришлите, пожалуйста, на ask2@birds.kz


2020-08-12. to photo # 03460309601 (Oriental Turtle Dove)

Александр Нефёдов: Тоже за большую - кожистого кольца вокруг глаз нет, на шейном пятне между голубоватыми пять чёрных полосок.На фото (Ю.Малкова от 15.08.2019) на которое [....]


2020-08-12. to photo # 00870158701 (Blyth's Reed Warbler)

Виктор Колесников: Спасибо!:-)


2020-08-12. to photo # 03980320003 (Sanderling)

Анна Ясько: Камнешарок много, везде в кадр лезут.


2020-08-12. to photo # 03980320101 (Ruddy Turnstone)

Анна Ясько: Камнешарки и песчанки.


2020-08-12. to photo # 00870158702 (Blyth's Reed Warbler)

Анна Ясько: Садовая камышевка


2020-08-12. to photo # 03980319402 (Caspian Gull)

Анна Ясько: Какая-то маленькая хохотунья, по размеру как сизая чайка. Может самка, да еще не доросла...


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rare birds records


Pallas's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus)

© Sean Minns
2020-07-13
Prorva area, Atyrau Oblast

Pallas's Sea-Eagle is rare summer visitor in Kazakhstan. Mostly recorded in eastern part of country. In western Kazakhstan in former times it was recorded in Mangyshlak, relatevely recent record is only observation of two birds in Urda forest in the end of June, 1990. So this record is first for western part of Kazakhstan in recent 30 years.


Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

© Natali Kim
2020-07-13
Eastern Kazakhstan

First record of breeding Peregrine Falcon in high-rise building in large city. Before 1950-60-s Peregrine Falcon was regular breeding bird in cities of Europe, but desapeared after using pesticides by human. In XXI centure Peregrine Falcon became to appeare in large cities, there are articles about nesting in Irkutsk, Ufa, Moscow. But in Kazakhstan this is first record ever.


Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius)

© Svetlana Baskakova
2020-06-23

First photorecord in birds.kz


White's Thrush (Zoothera dauma)

© Alexey Timoshenko
2020-06-03
Uly-Zhylanshyk riv., Kostanay reg.

Second record of White's Thrush in Kustanai oblast. At September 03, 1938 one bird was observed in Naurzum reserve.

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recent video

2020-07-21. Peregrine Falcon (Natali Kim).

2020-07-18. Common Cuckoo (Anna Yasko).

2020-07-04. Caspian Gull (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2020-06-16. Pallas's Sandgrouse (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2020-06-06. Ortolan Bunting (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2020-06-01. Common Mynah (Raouf Bairashev).

2020-05-23. Bluethroat (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2020-05-21. Booted Warbler (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2020-05-13. Little Ringed Plover (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2020-05-12. Common Whitethroat (Vladimir Muravskiy).

2020-05-06. Common Tern (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2020-04-30. Red-footed Falcon (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2020-03-28. European Golden Oriole (Konstantin Andrussenko).

2020-03-27. Eurasian Dipper (Konstantin Andrussenko).

2020-03-22. Steppe Eagle (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

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unidentified birds


2020-08-13

Александр Нефёдов: "чёрные невольники"?

2020-08-13

Сергей Л. Волков: Озерные чайки, молодые.

2020-08-03

Андрей Коваленко: Думаю, что шахин все же.

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