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Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.


2018-10-10| Askar Isabekov
duration 4hrs
weather облачно
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notes только 1 вдхр


# species number comment

1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)30

2Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)1

3Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)200

4Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)5

5Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)25

6Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)200

7Common Teal (Anas crecca)30

8Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)15

9Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)15

10Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)10

11Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)1

12Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)15

13White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)15

14Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)1

15Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)2

16Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)1

17Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

18Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

19Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)4

20Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)1

21White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)1

22Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)1

23Merlin (Falco columbarius)1

24Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)3

25Common Coot (Fulica atra)800

26Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)15

27Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)5

28Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)15

29Little Stint (Calidris minuta)5

30Dunlin (Calidris alpina)2

31Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)150

32Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)2

33Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

34Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)2

35Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)2

36Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)2

37Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)50

38Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)5

39Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)30

40Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)1sibiricus

41Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)50

42Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)

43Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

44Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

45Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

46Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)5

47Great Tit (Parus major)2

48House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

49Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)

50Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

51Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)

52Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra)2

53Pine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephala)1

54Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia)1

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rare birds records


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Natalia Melnikova
2022-10-20
Shetpe

The second record of the Red-flanked Bluetail in the west of Kazakhstan, the first for the Mangistau region. Before that, it was noted by Andrey Kovalenko on October 12, 2017 on the artificial island of Kairan in the northeastern Caspian (see birds.kz gallery).


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Viktor Kolesnikov
2022-10-05
VKO

Rare entry into East Kazakhstan region from main flyways.


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.

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