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Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.


2017-09-16| Askar Isabekov
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weather солнечно
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# species number comment

1Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)400

2Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)1

3Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)7

4Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)2

5Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)5

6Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)8

7Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)15

8Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)10

9Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)1

10White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)3

11Black Kite (Milvus migrans)2

12Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

13Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)1

14Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)1

15Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

16Common Coot (Fulica atra)25

17Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)1

18Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)2

19Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)5

20Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)2

21Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)3

22Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)3

23Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

24Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)80

25Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)3

26Rook (Corvus frugilegus)5

27Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)1

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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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