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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


Desert Lark (Ammomanes deserti)

© Mark Pestov
2018-05-01
Mangistau province, Karakiyanskiy District, Kaplankyr Chink

First record on the territory of Kazakhstan.


Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-12-10

The first winter record of Whiskered Tern in Kazakhstan.


Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-12-10

The first winter record of the Marsh Sandpiper in Kazakhstan.


Solitary Snipe (Gallinago solitaria)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-11-27

A rare wintering species in the western part of Kazakhstan. In the Mangistau region, it has been recorded three times before. At the Tushchibek spring A.P. Moiseev caught a female on February 6, 1967 (Karpov, Kovshar, 2011), one bird was encountered on a stream near the Khangababa mosque on November 13, 2007 (Belyalov, 2008), at the non-freezing stream in the Tamshaly tract - one bird on February 2, 2014 (Belyalov, 2014).

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