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Almatinskaja obl.. g. Taldykorgan


2017-03-25| Alexandr Belyaev
duration 6 часов
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rout пруды-отстойники, с/х поле, р. Каратал, пустынное низкогорье
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# species number comment

1Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)2

2Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

3Great White Egret (Egretta alba)1

4Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

5Common Teal (Anas crecca)

6Gadwall (Anas strepera)

7Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

8Garganey (Anas querquedula)

9Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

10Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

11Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)

12Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)

13Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)2

14Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)1

15Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)4

16Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar)2

17Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)2

18Common Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)4

19Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

20Hoopoe (Upupa epops)1

21Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)10

22Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)5

23White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)1

24Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)15

25Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)1

26Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)

27Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

28Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

29Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

30Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

31Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)

32Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)5

33Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)4

34Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)2

35Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)6

36Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)2

37Eversmann's Redstart (Phoenicurus erythronotus)15

38Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)2

39Black-throated Thrush (Turdus atrogularis)20

40Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)1

41Azure Tit (Parus cyanus)2

42Great Tit (Parus major)

43Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)

44Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)20

45Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

46European Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)

47Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)5

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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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