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Springs in Big Boguty Mts


2017-07-30| Askar Isabekov
duration 2,5 часа
weather солнечно
rout Большие Богуты + Кокпек
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notes с О.Беляловым, Б.М.Губиным


# species number comment

1Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

2Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)1

3Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug)1

4Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar)50

5Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)5Кокпек

6Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)12

7Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)5

8Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)3

9Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)3Кокпек

10Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)10

11Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)2

12Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)50

13Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)20brandti

14Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)1

15Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)1

16Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)4

17Steppe Grey Shrike (Lanius pallidirostris)1

18Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)5

19Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)4

20Asian Desert Warbler (Sylvia nana)2

21Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)2

22Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)5

23Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)3

24House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)2

25Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)3

26Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)2

27Eurasian Linnet (Acanthis cannabina)3

28Mongolian Finch (Bucanetes mongolicus)1

29Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)1

30Grey-necked Bunting (Emberiza buchanani)10

31Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)2

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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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