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Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.


2018-10-20| Askar Isabekov
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1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

2Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

3Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)16

4Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

5Great White Egret (Egretta alba)3

6Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)10

7Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)8

8Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)300

9Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)20

10Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

11Common Teal (Anas crecca)

12Gadwall (Anas strepera)20

13Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)30

14Garganey (Anas querquedula)20

15Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)5

16Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)50

17Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)50

18Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)10

19Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)150

20Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)3

21Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)1

22Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)2

23White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)4

24Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)1

25Merlin (Falco columbarius)1

26Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)2

27Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix)1

28Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)1

29Common Coot (Fulica atra)1000

30Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)1

31Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)20

32Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)15

33Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)3

34Little Stint (Calidris minuta)5

35Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)100

36Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)10

37Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)25

38Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

39Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)2

40Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)1

41Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)10

42Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)6

43Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)5

44Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)20

45Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)5

46Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)1

47Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)20

48Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)

49Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

50Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

51Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

52Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

53Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)10

54Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei)2

55Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

56Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)1

57Azure Tit (Parus cyanus)5

58Great Tit (Parus major)5

59Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)

60Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)50

61Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)30

62Eurasian Linnet (Acanthis cannabina)250

63Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)30

64Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra)1

65Pine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephala)10

66Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia)1

67Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)2

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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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