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Aktau. Mangistau.


2017-10-05| Askar Isabekov
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1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)5

2Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)10

3Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)2

4Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)50

5Common Teal (Anas crecca)15

6Black Kite (Milvus migrans)2

7Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

8Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

9Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

10Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)1

11Greater Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)1

12Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)2

13Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

14Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)30

15Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)15

16Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)20

17Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)20

18White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)5

19Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)1

20Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)3

21Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)1

22Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)10

23Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)1

24Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)3

25European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)1

26Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)2

27House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)50

28Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

29Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)15

30Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)1

31Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)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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