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total species: 144
total photos: 1867
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total blogposts: 10

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1. Common Starling (2011-05-07)
2. Eurasian Redstart (2011-07-07)
3. Common Kestrel (2011-07-07)
4. Rock Bunting (2011-07-07)
5. Hoopoe (2011-07-08)
6. Long-eared Owl (2011-08-11)
7. Northern Bullfinch (2012-03-10)
8. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2012-05-13)
9. Fieldfare (2012-05-13)
10. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2012-05-19)
11. Common Nightingale (2012-05-20)
12. Mallard (2012-05-20)
13. Black-headed Gull (2012-06-11)
14. Common Rosefinch (2012-07-13)
15. Northern Hazelhen (2012-07-16)
16. Common Chaffinch (2012-07-20)
17. Eurasian Nuthatch (2012-07-24)
18. Grey Heron (2012-09-11)
19. Great Cormorant (2012-09-25)
20. White-Backed Woodpecker (2012-10-13)
21. Great Tit (2012-11-19)
22. Eurasian Dipper (2012-11-22)
23. Baikal Bullfinch (2012-12-24)
24. Goosander (2013-02-26)
25. Smew (2013-03-12)
26. Bohemian Waxwing (2013-03-25)
27. Azure Tit (2013-04-15)
28. Masked Wagtail (2013-04-15)
29. Eurasian Hobby (2013-04-27)
30. Pied Wheatear (2013-05-11)
31. Ortolan Bunting (2013-05-11)
32. Yellowhammer (2013-05-11)
33. Black Kite (2013-05-11)
34. Spotted Flycatcher (2013-05-18)
35. Lesser Whitethroat (2013-05-25)
36. Common Stonechat (2013-06-09)
37. Yellow Wagtail (2013-06-09)
38. Bluethroat (2013-06-09)
39. Booted Warbler (2013-06-09)
40. Eurasian Linnet (2013-07-06)
41. Common Whitethroat (2013-07-06)
42. Caspian Gull (2013-07-08)
43. Oriental Turtle Dove (2013-07-09)
44. Northern Wheatear (2013-07-09)
45. Barn Swallow (2013-07-12)
46. Common Kingfisher (2013-08-10)
47. Grey Wagtail (2013-08-21)
48. Willow Tit (2013-08-29)
49. Spotted Nutcracker (2013-08-29)
50. Common Buzzard (2013-08-29)
51. Common Sparrowhawk (2013-09-22)
52. Brambling (2013-09-22)
53. Eurasian Siskin (2013-11-16)
54. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2013-12-01)
55. Black-throated Thrush (2014-01-01)
56. Common Goldeneye (2014-01-02)
57. Common Redpoll (2014-01-03)
58. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2014-01-25)
59. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2014-02-01)
60. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2014-02-01)
61. Eurasian Blackbird (2014-02-09)
62. Eurasian Goldfinch (2014-03-21)
63. Baraba Steppe Gull (2014-03-24)
64. Meadow Bunting (2014-04-19)
65. Common Chiffchaff (2014-04-25)
66. Bewick's Swan (2014-04-27)
67. Tree Pipit (2014-04-27)
68. Hooded Crow (2014-04-27)
69. Eurasian Wryneck (2014-05-03)
70. Collared Pratincole (2014-05-09)
71. Sand Martin (2014-05-09)
72. Great White Egret (2014-05-09)
73. European Bee-eater (2014-05-09)
74. Isabelline Wheatear (2014-05-09)
75. Dalmatian Pelican (2014-05-09)
76. Mute Swan (2014-05-09)
77. Little Ringed Plover (2014-05-09)
78. Kentish Plover (2014-05-09)
79. Common Oystercatcher (2014-05-09)
80. Common Sandpiper (2014-05-09)
81. Pallas's Gull (2014-05-09)
82. Tawny Pipit (2014-05-09)
83. Corn Bunting (2014-05-09)
84. Pallas's Sandgrouse (2014-05-09)
85. Gadwall (2014-05-09)
86. Greylag Goose (2014-05-09)
87. Eurasian Roller (2014-05-09)
88. Eurasian Whimbrel (2014-05-09)
89. Lesser Kestrel (2014-05-09)
90. Caspian Tern (2014-05-09)
91. Black-headed Wagtail (2014-05-09)
92. Lesser Grey Shrike (2014-05-09)
93. Northern Lapwing (2014-05-09)
94. Pied Avocet (2014-05-09)
95. Common Redshank (2014-05-10)
96. Greater Short-toed Lark (2014-05-10)
97. Western Marsh-Harrier (2014-05-10)
98. Great White Pelican (2014-05-10)
99. White-winged Tern (2014-05-10)
100. Red-crested Pochard (2014-05-10)
101. Eurasian Jackdaw (2014-05-11)
102. Common Cuckoo (2014-05-11)
103. Hume's Warbler (2014-05-11)
104. Common Mynah (2014-05-12)
105. Greenish Warbler (2014-05-24)
106. Red-backed Shrike (2014-05-25)
107. Tree Sparrow (2014-05-25)
108. Ruddy Shelduck (2014-05-31)
109. Montagu's Harrier (2014-05-31)
110. Black-Billed Magpie (2014-05-31)
111. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2014-06-08)
112. European Golden Oriole (2014-06-14)
113. Pine Bunting (2014-06-14)
114. Red-headed Bunting (2014-06-22)
116. Olive-backed Pipit (2014-07-20)
117. Mistle Thrush (2014-07-21)
118. Water Pipit (2014-07-23)
119. Black-throated Accentor (2014-07-26)
120. Pine Grosbeak (2014-07-26)
121. Short-eared Owl (2014-07-27)
122. Eversmann's Redstart (2014-07-28)
123. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2014-07-31)
124. Himalayan Accentor (2014-07-31)
125. Asian Rosy-Finch (2014-07-31)
126. Siberian Tit (2014-08-01)
127. Siberian Rubythroat (2014-08-04)
128. Arctic Loon (2014-08-07)
129. Common Tern (2014-08-07)
130. Eurasian Honey-Buzzard (2014-08-17)
131. Whooper Swan (2014-11-01)
132. Goldcrest (2015-02-07)
134. Eurasian Jay (2015-02-08)
135. Long-tailed Tit (2015-02-08)
136. Mew Gull (2015-04-03)
137. Black-tailed Godwit (2015-04-03)
138. Redwing (2018-01-13)
139. Hawfinch (2018-01-13)
140. Citrine Wagtail (2018-04-12)
141. Common Treecreeper (2020-12-16)
142. Common Teal (2021-06-17)
143. Common Swift (2022-05-21)
144. Long-legged Buzzard (2022-05-21)

recent uploads


2022-11-14. Eurasian Nuthatch.

2022-10-17. Eurasian Redstart, Tree Pipit.

2022-10-13. Common Stonechat, Black-eared Kite.

2022-10-05. Hoopoe, Lesser Whitethroat.

2022-05-24. Barn Swallow, Black-headed Gull, Oriental Turtle Dove, Common Swift, Long-legged Buzzard.

2022-05-16. Ortolan Bunting, Northern Wheatear.

2022-05-11. Tree Pipit, Common Chaffinch, Common Stonechat.

2022-05-03. Hybrid Bunting.

2022-04-25. Rock Bunting, Long-tailed Tit.

2022-04-12. Common Chaffinch.

2022-04-11. Common Starling, Common Starling.

2022-04-04. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Black-headed Gull.

2022-01-29. Redwing, Eurasian Blackbird, Brambling.

2022-01-11. Goosander, Common Goldeneye, Smew.

2021-12-26. Whooper Swan, Long-tailed Tit.

recent comments


2022-10-13. to photo # 02110057901 (Black-eared Kite)

Jochen: It is my pleasure.


2022-10-13. to photo # 02110057901 (Black-eared Kite)

Валентин Зенков: Thanks Jochen!
I was also inclined that it was him, but there were some doubts


2022-10-13. to photo # 02110057901 (Black-eared Kite)

Jochen: This looks like Milvus migrans lineatus, juvenile.


2022-05-28. to photo # 02110057501 (Long-legged Buzzard)

Валентин Зенков: Спасибо!


2022-05-28. to photo # 02110057501 (Long-legged Buzzard)

Игорь Фефелов: Скорее всего.


2022-05-27. to photo # 02110057501 (Long-legged Buzzard)

Алдияр Сапарбаев: Видятся курганники.


2022-05-24. to photo # 02110057301 (Oriental Turtle Dove)

Валентин Зенков: Спасибо!


2022-05-24. to photo # 02110057302 (Oriental Turtle Dove)

Анна Ясько: Большие горлицы. Рыжие каймы в окрасе верха более узкие, чем у обыкновенной, зеркальца по бокам шеи сизого цвета (у обыкновенной более белесые), [....]


2022-05-16. to photo # 02110056905 (Ortolan Bunting)

Анна Ясько: Информация нужная, не спорю. Но мне кажется, процесс умерщвления и приготовления можно было бы не так подробно расписывать, пощадив чувства [....]


2022-05-16. to photo # 02110056905 (Ortolan Bunting)

Александр Нефёдов: Не знаю, по мне так очень даже полезная заметка. Про охотников на птичью мелюзгу в цивилизованных Европах тоже знать надо всем. Валентин, [....]


2022-05-16. to photo # 02110057001 (Northern Wheatear)

Валентин Зенков: Спасибо!


2022-05-16. to photo # 02110056901 (Ortolan Bunting)

Валентин Зенков: Если считаете нужным, то удалите мой шокирующий комментарий. К сожалению у меня нет прав это сделать самому...


2022-05-16. to photo # 02110057001 (Northern Wheatear)

Анна Ясько: Каменка.


2022-05-16. to photo # 02110056901 (Ortolan Bunting)

Анна Ясько: Ну птицам на Кипре мы уж точно ничем не поможем. А чувствительным людям такое чтиво будет шокирующим. Не стоит...


2022-05-16. to photo # 02110056901 (Ortolan Bunting)

Валентин Зенков: Садовая овсянка очень любит петь песни. Красивая маленькая птичка, посимпатичнее воробья, живет добра наживает, поёт сама себе песни, никому [....]


2022-05-11. to photo # 02110056601 (Tree Pipit)

Валентин Зенков: Спасибо!


2022-05-11. to photo # 02110056601 (Tree Pipit)

Анна Ясько: Это конек. Лесной конек.


2022-05-11. to photo # 02110056601 (Tree Pipit)

Валентин Зенков: Какой из дроздов?
Поет просто замечательно"


2021-12-26. to photo # 02110055001 (Whooper Swan)

Валентин Зенков: Очередная фотосессия.
Похоже останется здесь на зимовку.


2021-08-02. to photo # 02110039501 (Black-headed Gull)

Рауф Байрашев: Первая ассоциация — "балерина у станка"...


2020-11-27. to photo # 02110053301 (White-Backed Woodpecker)

Аскар Исабеков: ЗдОрово, Валентин! Сколько лет, сколько зим.


2020-03-25. to photo # 02110029301 (Mallard)

Николай Балацкий: Мама-утка детям-утятам: "Не бойтесь, это же фотоохотник, ничего он нам плохого не сделает".


2018-07-24. to photo # 02110006301 (Northern Wheatear)

Анна Ясько: По окрасу маховых похожа на плясунью. Слишком уж светлые серединки больших и средних кроющих крыла. Алула на их фоне резко выделяется. Наверное [....]


2018-05-16. to photo # 02110052501 (Lesser Whitethroat)

Валентин Зенков: Спасибо за помощь, Анна!


2018-05-16. to photo # 02110052501 (Lesser Whitethroat)

Анна Ясько: Ноги темные, крыло без рыжих каемок - это славка-завирушка.


rare birds records


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 ).


White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2022-06-03
VKO Katon-Karagay

A new species for the Katon-Karagai National Park. A flock of 12 birds was recorded on May 20, 2022 in the floodplain of the middle reaches of the Bukhtarma in the Taylakova Yama tract, one bird on May 27, 2022 in the valley of the middle reaches of the Kara-Kaba on Lake Shoptykol, on June 3, 2022 in the Karazher tract, June 6 on the lake Yazevoe. Воробьёв В.М. 2022. Встреча белокрылой крачки Chlidonias leucopterus в среднем течении реки Бухтармы на Южном Алтае // Рус. орнитол. журн. 31 (2191): 2376-2379.

more rarities...

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).

more video...

unidentified birds


2022-11-26

Анна Ясько: Все же теньковка, на мой взгляд. У Ларса Свенссона (Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds) в описании теньковки есть упоминание, что некоторые птицы, особенно [....]

2022-11-23

Нурлан Онгарбаев: Если других версий нет, переношу в Садовую.

2022-11-23

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

2022-11-21

Игорь Фефелов: На мой взгляд, перепелятник и есть, форма крыльев вполне похожа в этой позиции.

2022-11-07

Вадим Ивушкин: Гибридная овсянка, ближе к обыкновенной.

more unidentified birds...