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Aksakal well, Southern Kazakhstan.


2017-07-09| Askar Isabekov
duration 2 часа
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# species number comment

1Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1

2Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)6

3Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)8

4Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)5

5Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)20

6Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)10

7White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellus leucura)6

8Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)2

9Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)3

10Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)5

11Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)10

12Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)1

13Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)10

14Little Stint (Calidris minuta)8

15Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)2

16Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)2

17Pin-Tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata)150

18Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)10

19Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)50

20Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)2

21Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)2

22Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)2

23Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)2

24Clamorous Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus stentoreus)20

25Booted Warbler (Hippolais caligata)1

26Syke's Warbler (Hippolais rama)5

27Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus)5

28Indian Sparrow (Passer indicus)

29Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)10

30Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)15

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rare birds records


Solitary Snipe (Gallinago solitaria)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-11-27

A rare wintering species in the western part of Kazakhstan. In the Mangistau region, it has been recorded three times before. At the Tushchibek spring A.P. Moiseev caught a female on February 6, 1967 (Karpov, Kovshar, 2011), one bird was encountered on a stream near the Khangababa mosque on November 13, 2007 (Belyalov, 2008), at the non-freezing stream in the Tamshaly tract - one bird on February 2, 2014 (Belyalov, 2014).


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 ).

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