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Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.


2017-03-29| Askar Isabekov
duration 8 часов
weather солнечно
rout
equipment Штурман 10х50
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# species number comment

1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)1

2Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)20

3Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)2

4Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)700

5Great White Egret (Egretta alba)10

6Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)5

7Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)2

8Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)3

9Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)20

10Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)2

11Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)20

12Common Teal (Anas crecca)2

13Gadwall (Anas strepera)2

14Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)1

15Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)25

16Garganey (Anas querquedula)2

17Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)40

18Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)20

19Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)30

20Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)5

21Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)20

22White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)3

23Goosander (Mergus merganser)10

24Black Kite (Milvus migrans)60

25Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)1

26Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)2

27Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

28Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)1

29White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)2

30Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)7

31Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)2

32Common Coot (Fulica atra)500

33Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)25

34Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)150

35Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)10

36Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)10

37Dunlin (Calidris alpina)1

38Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)50

39Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)10

40Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)150

41Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)2

42Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)2

43Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)2

44Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)2

45Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)20

46White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)3

47Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)40

48Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)10

49Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)4

50Steppe Grey Shrike (Lanius pallidirostris)1

51Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)150

52Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)

53Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

54Rook (Corvus frugilegus)200

55Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)5

56Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)1

57Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)1

58Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)6

59Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)2самец, самка

60Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)3

61Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)3

62Great Tit (Parus major)3

63Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)1

64Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)30

65Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)150

66Eurasian Linnet (Acanthis cannabina)50

67Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)3

68Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)20

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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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