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Zhykandy cape. Mangistau.


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

2Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)1

3Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)50

4Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)2

5Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)1

6Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

7Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

8Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)5

9Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)5

10Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)2

11Little Owl (Athene noctua)2

12European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)20

13White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)2

14Steppe Grey Shrike (Lanius pallidirostris)1

15Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)15

16Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)10

17Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

18Blue-capped Redstart (Phoenicurus caeruleocephalus)5

19European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)2

20Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)1

21Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)5

22Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)20

23Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)2

24Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

25Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)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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