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found 19 new species for Kazakhstan


Жабаглы. Высокогорья

2020-07-05| Svetlana Baskakova


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1Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus)4

2Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus)2

3Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)1

4Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)1

5Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)4

6Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar)11

7Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix)9

8Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)1

9Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)1

10European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)7

11Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)1

12Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)3

13Indian Golden Oriole (Oriolus kundoo)1

14Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)3

15Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)1

16Rook (Corvus frugilegus)2000

17Brown Accentor (Prunella fulvescens)1

18Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)1

19Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)1

20Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)1

21Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)3

22Black-breasted Tit (Parus rufonuchalis)1

23Grey-headed Goldfinch (Carduelis caniceps)1

24White-capped Bunting (Emberiza stewarti)1

25Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia)2

26Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)5

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rare birds records

Pallas's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus)

© Sean Minns
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
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

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White's Thrush (Zoothera dauma)

© Alexey Timoshenko
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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Александр Нефёдов: Елнур, не подскажете, почему 2 чёрных лебедя и кликун в неопределённых? Чёрные разве не в неволе?


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