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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


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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