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Zhykandy cape. Mangistau.


2017-10-07| Askar Isabekov
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weather солнце, сильный ветер
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notes с А.Беляевым


# species number comment

1Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)1

2Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

3Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)1?

4Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

5Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

6Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

7Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)

8Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)1

9Little Owl (Athene noctua)1

10Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)15

11Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)1

12Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)15

13Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)4

14Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

15Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)1

16Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)3

17European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)2

18Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)2

19Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)1

20Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)5

21Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)1

22Eurasian Siskin (Carduelis spinus)2

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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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