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total species: 145
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1. Mute Swan (2022-02-05)
2. Whooper Swan (2022-02-05)
3. Northern Reed Bunting (2022-02-05)
4. Ruddy Shelduck (2022-02-05)
5. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2022-02-05)
6. Mallard (2022-02-05)
7. House Sparrow (2022-02-16)
8. Great Tit (2022-02-20)
9. Brown Dipper (2022-02-20)
10. Eurasian Jackdaw (2022-04-04)
11. Rock Pigeon (2022-04-04)
12. Black Kite (2022-04-04)
13. Black Redstart (2022-04-05)
14. Masked Wagtail (2022-04-05)
15. Mistle Thrush (2022-04-05)
16. Eurasian Dipper (2022-04-05)
17. Common Pheasant (2022-04-10)
18. Northern Wheatear (2022-04-10)
19. Great Cormorant (2022-04-10)
20. Red-crested Pochard (2022-04-10)
21. Tree Pipit (2022-04-10)
22. Black-winged Stilt (2022-04-10)
23. Black-headed Gull (2022-04-10)
24. Common Kestrel (2022-04-10)
25. Common Chiffchaff (2022-04-10)
26. Turkestan Tit (2022-04-10)
27. Pied Wheatear (2022-04-10)
28. Steppe Eagle (2022-04-10)
29. Crested Lark (2022-04-10)
30. Isabelline Shrike (2022-04-10)
31. Common Redshank (2022-04-10)
32. Yellow Wagtail (2022-04-10)
33. Little Ringed Plover (2022-04-10)
34. Sky Lark (2022-04-10)
35. Caspian Plover (2022-04-10)
36. Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (2022-04-10)
37. Green Sandpiper (2022-04-10)
38. Long-legged Buzzard (2022-04-10)
39. Northern Lapwing (2022-04-10)
40. Grey Heron (2022-04-10)
41. Great White Egret (2022-04-10)
42. White Wagtail (2022-04-10)
43. Northern Shoveler (2022-04-10)
44. Demoiselle Crane (2022-04-11)
45. Hoopoe (2022-04-11)
46. Garganey (2022-04-11)
47. Saxaul Sparrow (2022-04-11)
48. Chukar Partridge (2022-04-11)
49. Horned Lark (2022-04-19)
50. Isabelline Wheatear (2022-04-19)
51. Rock Bunting (2022-04-19)
52. Black-throated Thrush (2022-04-19)
54. Common Moorhen (2022-04-19)
55. Calandra Lark (2022-04-19)
56. Corn Bunting (2022-04-19)
57. Blue Whistling Thrush (2022-04-23)
58. Grey Wagtail (2022-04-23)
59. Azure Tit (2022-04-23)
60. Black-Necked Grebe (2022-05-07)
61. White-headed Duck (2022-05-07)
62. Great Crested Grebe (2022-05-07)
63. Common Kingfisher (2022-05-07)
64. Caspian Gull (2022-05-07)
65. Common Rosefinch (2022-05-07)
66. Common Coot (2022-05-07)
67. Temminck's Stint (2022-05-07)
68. Common Shelduck (2022-05-07)
69. Common Oystercatcher (2022-05-07)
70. Western Marsh-Harrier (2022-05-07)
71. Eurasian Roller (2022-05-07)
72. Ferruginous Duck (2022-05-07)
73. White-browed Tit-Warbler (2022-05-08)
74. Red-fronted Serin (2022-05-08)
75. Hume's Warbler (2022-05-08)
76. Blue-capped Redstart (2022-05-08)
77. Ibisbill (2022-05-08)
78. Eversmann's Redstart (2022-05-08)
79. Indian Golden Oriole (2022-05-09)
80. Long-tailed Shrike (2022-05-09)
81. European Turtle Dove (2022-05-14)
82. Bluethroat (2022-05-14)
83. Wood Pigeon (2022-05-14)
84. Eurasian Redstart (2022-05-14)
85. Citrine Wagtail (2022-05-14)
86. Eurasian Collared Dove (2022-05-14)
87. Little Stint (2022-05-14)
88. Spotted Flycatcher (2022-05-14)
89. Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (2022-05-14)
90. Rosy Starling (2022-05-14)
91. Greater Sand Plover (2022-05-14)
92. Turkestan Shrike (2022-05-14)
93. White-Winged Woodpecker (2022-05-15)
94. Yellow-eyed Pigeon (2022-05-15)
95. Red-headed Bunting (2022-05-15)
96. Common Tern (2022-05-15)
97. Lesser Whitethroat (2022-05-15)
98. Crested Honey-Buzzard (2022-05-15)
99. Black Tern (2022-05-15)
100. Black-headed Wagtail (2022-05-15)
101. Himalayan Rubythroat (2022-05-15)
102. Black Stork (2022-05-15)
103. Syke's Warbler (2022-05-15)
104. Rock Sparrow (2022-05-16)
105. Sand Martin (2022-05-16)
106. Montagu's Harrier (2022-05-16)
107. Eastern Rock Nuthatch (2022-05-16)
108. Red-rumped Swallow (2022-05-16)
109. Common Buzzard (2022-05-16)
110. Rufous Bush Robin (2022-05-16)
111. Common Nightingale (2022-05-16)
112. Golden Eagle (2022-05-17)
113. European Bee-eater (2022-05-17)
114. Grey-necked Bunting (2022-05-17)
115. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2022-05-17)
116. White-capped Bunting (2022-05-17)
117. Desert Wheatear (2022-05-17)
118. Pallas's Sandgrouse (2022-05-17)
119. Blue Rock Thrush (2022-05-17)
120. White-winged Grosbeak (2022-05-18)
121. Common Sparrowhawk (2022-05-18)
122. Himalayan Snowcock (2022-05-18)
123. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2022-05-19)
124. Red-billed Chough (2022-05-19)
125. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2022-05-19)
126. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2022-05-19)
127. Brown Accentor (2022-05-19)
128. Himalayan Accentor (2022-05-19)
129. Laughing Dove (2022-05-20)
130. Black-Billed Magpie (2022-05-20)
131. Eurasian Blackbird (2022-05-20)
132. Shikra (2022-05-24)
133. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (2022-05-29)
134. Dalmatian Pelican (2022-05-29)
135. Cinereous Vulture (2022-05-30)
136. Steppe Grey Shrike (2022-05-30)
137. Pallid Scops Owl (2022-05-31)
138. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (2022-05-31)
139. Common Cuckoo (2022-05-31)
140. Pygmy Cormorant (2022-05-31)
141. Eurasian Hobby (2022-05-31)
142. Little Bustard (2022-06-01)
143. Lesser Grey Shrike (2022-06-02)
144. Common Mynah (2022-06-02)
145. Tawny Pipit (2022-06-02)

recent uploads


2022-09-22. Eurasian Hobby.

2022-06-10. Saxaul Sparrow, Saxaul Sparrow, Isabelline Wheatear, Black-Bellied Sandgrouse.

2022-06-09. Hoopoe.

2022-06-07. Turkestan Shrike, Tawny Pipit, Desert Wheatear, Pygmy Cormorant.

2022-06-06. European Bee-eater, Dalmatian Pelican, Common Cuckoo, Azure Tit, White-tailed Sea-Eagle, Saxaul Sparrow, Steppe Grey Shrike, Common Mynah.

2022-06-05. Short-toed Snake-Eagle, Great Cormorant, White-Winged Woodpecker, Pallid Scops Owl, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater.

2022-06-04. Guldenstadt's Redstart, Brown Accentor, Guldenstadt's Redstart, Himalayan Accentor, Northern Wheatear, Northern Wheatear, Brown Accentor, Cinereous Vulture, Little Bustard.

2022-06-03. Himalayan Rubythroat, Lesser Grey Shrike, Black Stork, Eurasian Blackbird, Grey-headed Goldfinch, Syke's Warbler, Common Nightingale.

2022-05-27. Rosy Starling, Red-rumped Swallow, Black-Bellied Sandgrouse, Pallas's Sandgrouse, Saxaul Sparrow, Blue Rock Thrush, Blue Whistling Thrush, Lesser Whitethroat, Black-Billed Magpie, Calandra Lark, Common Buzzard, Greater Sand Plover, Rufous Bush Robin, Turkestan Shrike, Shikra, Hoopoe, Himalayan Snowcock, Common Pheasant, Crested Honey-Buzzard, Black Tern, Black-headed Wagtail.

2022-05-26. Common Tern.

2022-05-25. Red-billed Chough, Azure Tit, Eurasian Collared Dove, Little Stint, Sand Martin, Montagu's Harrier, Laughing Dove, Little Ringed Plover, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Spotted Flycatcher, White-capped Bunting, Common Rosefinch, Common Sparrowhawk, Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush, Eastern Rock Nuthatch, Desert Wheatear, White-browed Tit-Warbler.

2022-05-23. Wood Pigeon, Eurasian Redstart, European Turtle Dove, Grey Wagtail, Mistle Thrush, Black-backed Citrine Wagtail, Red-headed Bunting, Common Kingfisher, European Bee-eater, Isabelline Wheatear, Rock Sparrow, Grey-necked Bunting.

2022-05-22. Red-mantled Rosefinch, White-winged Grosbeak, White-Winged Woodpecker, Temminck's Stint, Golden Eagle, Great Tit, Brown Dipper, Yellow-eyed Pigeon, Turkestan Tit, Bluethroat.

2022-05-11. Tree Pipit, Eversmann's Redstart, Mute Swan, Common Moorhen, Ferruginous Duck, Mallard, Corn Bunting, Chukar Partridge.

2022-05-10. White-browed Tit-Warbler, Red-fronted Serin, Common Kingfisher, Hume's Warbler, Common Chiffchaff, Caspian Gull, Northern Lapwing, Black-winged Stilt, Common Rosefinch, Common Coot, Temminck's Stint, Common Shelduck, Common Oystercatcher, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Western Marsh-Harrier, Tree Pipit, Blue-capped Redstart, Ibisbill, Eurasian Roller.

rare birds records


Solitary Snipe (Gallinago solitaria)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-11-27

A rare wintering species in the western part of Kazakhstan. In the Mangistau region, it has been recorded three times before. At the Tushchibek spring A.P. Moiseev caught a female on February 6, 1967 (Karpov, Kovshar, 2011), one bird was encountered on a stream near the Khangababa mosque on November 13, 2007 (Belyalov, 2008), at the non-freezing stream in the Tamshaly tract - one bird on February 2, 2014 (Belyalov, 2014).


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Natalia Melnikova
2022-10-20
Shetpe

The second record of the Red-flanked Bluetail in the west of Kazakhstan, the first for the Mangistau region. Before that, it was noted by Andrey Kovalenko on October 12, 2017 on the artificial island of Kairan in the northeastern Caspian (see birds.kz gallery).


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Viktor Kolesnikov
2022-10-05
VKO

Rare entry into East Kazakhstan region from main flyways.


Shikra (Accipiter badius)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2022-06-22
Atyrau.

The northernmost nesting record in the Caspian region. Prior to this, since 2015, the Shikra has been found nesting in the Mangistau region of Aktau (see the birds.kz gallery), on April 22, 2019, one bird was photographed north of Aktau - in the city of Fort Shevchenko (A. Kydyr, birds.kz ).

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recent video

2022-09-27. White Wagtail (Raouf Bairashev), Common Chiffchaff (Raouf Bairashev).

2022-07-10. Lesser Whitethroat (Aliya Halliday).

2022-07-09. Long-legged Buzzard (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2022-07-04. Red-mantled Rosefinch (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2022-06-28. Common Whitethroat (Raouf Bairashev).

2022-06-17. Common Rosefinch (Aliya Halliday).

2022-06-16. Black-headed Wagtail (Aliya Halliday), Black-headed Wagtail (Aliya Halliday), White Wagtail (Aliya Halliday).

2022-06-15. Himalayan Rubythroat (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2022-06-10. Hoopoe (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2022-06-09. Eurasian Goldfinch (Aliya Halliday).

2022-03-21. Common Treecreeper (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2022-03-12. Black-Billed Magpie (Raouf Bairashev).

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unidentified birds


2022-12-06

Игорь Фефелов: Рыжее бледное, черное черное. И общее впечатление от птицы. Может быть и камышовая, потому что на надхвостье резких темных штрихов нет, при [....]

2022-12-06

Анна Ясько: Серый сорокопут.

2022-12-05

Алдияр Сапарбаев: Такого же мнения. +1

2022-12-01

Alexandr Mesiats: Да, безусловно, согласен с Вами, но следует ли из этого, что чернушке, как "скальнику" (и практически "чистому" синатропу) легче приспособится [....]

2022-11-23

Игорь Фефелов: Тоже за дерябу, расцветка физиономии очень характерная.

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