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Almatinskaja obl.. g. Taldykorgan


2017-03-24| Alexandr Belyaev
duration 6 часов
weather ясно,слабый ветер
rout пруды-отстойники, с/х поле, р. Каратал, пустынное низкогорье
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# species number comment

1Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)4

2Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

3Great White Egret (Egretta alba)5

4Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)15

5Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)1

6Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)2

7Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

8Common Teal (Anas crecca)10

9Gadwall (Anas strepera)

10Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)5

11Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

12Garganey (Anas querquedula)4

13Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

14Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

15Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)

16Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)

17Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)

18Black Kite (Milvus migrans)6

19Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)4

20Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

21Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)1

22Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)2

23Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus)2

24Upland Buzzard (Buteo hemilasius)1

25Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

26Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)2

27Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)10

28Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar)6

29Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)4

30Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)1

31Common Coot (Fulica atra)30

32Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)30

33Common Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)4

34Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)3

35Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)4

36Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)1

37Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)7

38Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

39Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)9

40Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

41Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)2

42Little Owl (Athene noctua)1

43White-Winged Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucopterus)2

44Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)10

45Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)5

46White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)5

47Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)15

48Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)15

49Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)2

50Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)2

51Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)30

52Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)

53Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

54Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

55Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

56Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

57Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)

58Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)5

59Northern Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)1

60Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)10

61Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)2

62Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)2

63Eversmann's Redstart (Phoenicurus erythronotus)10

64Black-throated Thrush (Turdus atrogularis)5

65Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)50

66Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)5

67Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)2

68Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus)2

69Azure Tit (Parus cyanus)5

70Great Tit (Parus major)

71Eastern Rock Nuthatch (Sitta tephronota)2

72Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)20

73Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)20

74Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

75European Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)

76Long-tailed Rosefinch (Uragus sibiricus)4

77Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)1

78Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)30

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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.

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