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Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.


2018-10-09| Askar Isabekov
duration 9 часов
weather солнечно
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# species number comment

1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)100

2Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)20

3Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)30

4Great White Egret (Egretta alba)15

5Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)5

6Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)3

7Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)500

8Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)15

9Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)1000

10Common Teal (Anas crecca)10

11Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)20

12Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)20

13Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)30

14Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)500

15Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)30

16White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)15

17Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)1

18Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)2

19Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

20Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)3

21Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)1

22Eastern Buzzard (Buteo japonicus)2

23Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)3

24Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga)1

25White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)1

26Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)1

27Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)3

28Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)1

29Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)2

30Common Coot (Fulica atra)2500

31Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)1

32Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)30

33Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)15

34Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)2

35Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)2

36Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)15

37Little Stint (Calidris minuta)2

38Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)500

39Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)10

40Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

41Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)3

42Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)1

43Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)3

44Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)5

45Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)70

46Sky Lark (Alauda arvensis)1

47Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)15

48White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)10

49Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)20

50Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)1

51European Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)50

52Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)

53Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

54Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

55Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

56Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

57Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)15

58Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei)10

59Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)2

60Blue-capped Redstart (Phoenicurus caeruleocephalus)2

61Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)4

62Eversmann's Redstart (Phoenicurus erythronotus)10

63Black-throated Thrush (Turdus atrogularis)3

64Azure Tit (Parus cyanus)2

65Great Tit (Parus major)10

66Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)

67Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)50

68Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)10

69Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)10

70Pine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephala)3

71Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)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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