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Fetisovo, rocks near bay. Mangistau.


2017-10-02| Askar Isabekov
duration 3 часа
weather солнечно
rout ущелья чинка у залива Киндерли
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# species number comment

1Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

2Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)8

3Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)11

4Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug)2

5Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

6Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)4

7Little Owl (Athene noctua)1

8European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)1

9Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)

10Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

11White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)1

12Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)1

13Rook (Corvus frugilegus)1

14Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)10

15Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)4

16Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

17Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)1

18Finsch's Wheatear (Oenanthe finschii)5

19Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)3

20European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)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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