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Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.


2017-09-15| Askar Isabekov
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# species number comment

1Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)2

2Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)8

3Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)5

4Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)12

5Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

6Great White Egret (Egretta alba)2

7Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1

8Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)4

9Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)80

10Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

11Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

12Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

13Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

14Black Kite (Milvus migrans)7

15Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)4

16Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)3

17Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)1

18Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)2

19Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)15

20Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

21Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)1

22Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)3

23Common Coot (Fulica atra)30

24Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)1

25Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)5

26Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)50

27Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)5

28Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)3

29Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)5

30Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)1

31Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)2

32Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)2

33Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)5

34Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)15

35Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)70

36Little Stint (Calidris minuta)100

37Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)30

38Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

39Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)3

40Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)50

41Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)5

42Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

43Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)5

44Hoopoe (Upupa epops)3

45Northern House Martin (Delichon urbica)5

46Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)500

47Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)20

48Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)10

49Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)10

50Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)200

51Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)300

52White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)70

53Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)20

54Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)1

55Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)1

56Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)30

57Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)10

58Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)2

59Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

60Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)10

61Rook (Corvus frugilegus)200

62Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)1

63Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)2

64Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)1

65Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)5

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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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