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Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.


2018-10-07| Askar Isabekov
duration 6 часов
weather облачно, пасмурно
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# species number comment

1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)30

2Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)2

3Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)10

4Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)100

5Great White Egret (Egretta alba)3

6Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)10

7Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)300

8Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)50

9Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)500

10Common Teal (Anas crecca)20

11Gadwall (Anas strepera)

12Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)20

13Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)30

14Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)20

15Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)200

16Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)20

17Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)30

18White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)15

19Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)2

20Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

21Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)3

22Eastern Buzzard (Buteo japonicus)1

23Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)2

24Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)1

25White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)4

26Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)3

27Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)4

28Common Coot (Fulica atra)700

29Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)1

30Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)50

31Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)1

32Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)15

33Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)2

34Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)10

35Little Stint (Calidris minuta)3

36Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)1

37Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)500

38Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)10

39Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

40Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

41Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)2

42Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)5

43Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)1

44Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)100

45Sky Lark (Alauda arvensis)1

46Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)5

47White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)15

48Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)30

49Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)10

50Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)

51Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

52Rook (Corvus frugilegus)500

53Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)3

54Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei)2

55Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)50

56Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

57Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)25

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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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