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Almatinskaja obl.. g. Taldykorgan


2017-03-27| Alexandr Belyaev
duration 6 часов
weather пасмурно с прояснениями, порывистый ветер
rout заросли лоха узколистного, пруды-отстойники, поле, р. Каратал
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# species number comment

1Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)4

2Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)2

3Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

4Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)9

5Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1

6Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)2

7Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

8Common Teal (Anas crecca)

9Gadwall (Anas strepera)

10Garganey (Anas querquedula)

11Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)

12Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)

13Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)1

14Smew (Mergellus albellus)1

15Black Kite (Milvus migrans)4

16Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

17Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)1

18Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)4

19Common Coot (Fulica atra)50

20Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)6

21Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)8

22Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)4

23Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

24Baraba Steppe Gull (Larus barabensis)1?

25Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)1

26Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

27Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)2

28Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)1

29Hoopoe (Upupa epops)2

30Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)2

31Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)

32Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)

33Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)

34Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)1

35Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

36Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

37Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)

38Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)5

39Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)10

40Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)2

41Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)1

42Eversmann's Redstart (Phoenicurus erythronotus)5

43Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)2

44Black-throated Thrush (Turdus atrogularis)20

45Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)2

46Azure Tit (Parus cyanus)2

47Great Tit (Parus major)

48European Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)

49Grey-headed Goldfinch (Carduelis caniceps)

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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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