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Karakol lake, Mangystau


2017-01-14| Anna Yasko
duration 2,5 ч
weather пасмурно, -2С
rout оз. Караколь по периметру
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# species number comment

1Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

2Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)1

3Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)2

4Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)4

5Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)около 30

6Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)сотни

7Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)менее сотни

8Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

9Gadwall (Anas strepera)

10Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)тысячи

11Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

12Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

13Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)

14Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)

15Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)

16Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)

17Goosander (Mergus merganser)3

18Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)1

19Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)1

20Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

21White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)более 8

22Common Coot (Fulica atra)

23Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)около 20

24Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)

25Mew Gull (Larus canus)

26Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)2

27Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)2

28Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

29Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)

30Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)более 30

31Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)более 4

32Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

33Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)

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rare birds records


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.


Great Snipe (Gallinago media)

© Martin Grienenberger
2022-04-21
Betpak Dala

The first record of the Great Snipe in Kazakhstan, after more than 30 years, confirmed by photography. The last record of this species dates back to 1987, when on May 7 a migrating Great Snipe was caught in the Tentek delta (Khrokov et al. 1993).


Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)

© Yuriy Malkov
2022-06-04
karabalik

The first nesting record in the Kostanay region. It is known that the Ural Owl breeds in the South-Western Altai and Kalba, there is also evidence of nesting in the North Kazakhstan region (Zuban, Kalashnikov 2017) and in the East Kazakhstan region in forests north of Semey (Karpov, Levin 2005). In the Kostanay region, this species was occasionally found only during wintering (A.Yu. Timoshenko, G.Yu. Timoshenko 2021, Yu. Malkov, birds.kz).

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