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Little Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.


2017-07-21| Askar Isabekov
duration 7.30-17.00
weather солнечно
rout объезд вокруг 1-го, 2-го и 3-го водохранилищ Малого Сорбулака
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# species number comment

1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)20

2Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)5

3Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)45

4Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)500

5Great White Egret (Egretta alba)8

6Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)5

7Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)250

8Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)3

9Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)15

10Gadwall (Anas strepera)10

11Garganey (Anas querquedula)30

12Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)10

13Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)10

14Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)2

15Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)7

16White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)5

17Black Kite (Milvus migrans)5

18Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus)1

19Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

20Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)1

21Barbary Falcon (Falco pelegrinoides)2молодые

22Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)4

23Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

24Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)5

25Common Coot (Fulica atra)15

26Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)20

27Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)2

28Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)10

29Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)70

30Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)60

31Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)2

32Common Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)3

33Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)5

34Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)15

35Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)7

36Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)15

37Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)5

38Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)10

39Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)10

40Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)3

41Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)30

42Little Stint (Calidris minuta)50

43Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)50

44Dunlin (Calidris alpina)5

45Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)5

46Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)10

47Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)150

48Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)15

49Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)30

50Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)10

51Little Tern (Sterna albifrons)1

52Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)3

53Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)15

54Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)4

55Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)3

56Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)8

57European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)2

58Hoopoe (Upupa epops)1

59Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)5

60Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)130

61Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)1

62Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)5

63Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)50

64Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)100

65Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)10

66Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)2

67Rook (Corvus frugilegus)500

68Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)5

69Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)5

70House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)5

71Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)5

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rare birds records


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).


Trumpeter Finch (Bucanetes githagineus)

© Fedor Shakula
2022-05-13
The second record of the species on the territory of Kazakhstan. Observed by a group of 6 ornithologists on the eastern coast of the Aral Sea on May 11-12, 2022 and on the northern coast on May 12-13, 2022, where, according to S. Baskakova, it was especially numerous - several males singing at the same time on clayey chinks. For the first time this species was recorded on May 9, 2018 in Mangistau in the Karagie depression near the Ashibulak spring (see the site gallery).

The northernmost record of the Trumpeter Finch on the territory of Kazakhstan. A few more southern records are known: on the territory of Mangystau, on artesians near the village of Kanshengel, both in nesting and non-nesting time. According to unpublished data, one birds was observed on May 13, 2021 on artesians in western Betpakdala by Svetlana Baskakova and Nicolas Moulin. Also recently, in the Turkestan region in the Karaktau mountains in the eastern part of the Kyzylkum desert, on May 9-10, 2021, two pairs of the Trumpeter Finch and an unfinished nest, subsequently abandoned, were found (Fedorenko, 2022).

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