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
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
First photorecord in birds.kz
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.