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Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.


2019-08-11| Askar Isabekov
duration 7.30 - 11.00
weather солнечно
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notes было осмотрено только 1-е вдхр Малого Сорбулака


# species number comment

1Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)40

2Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)5

3Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)35

4Great White Egret (Egretta alba)1

5Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)100

6Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)2000

7Garganey (Anas querquedula)200

8Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)10

9Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)50

10Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)30

11White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)4

12Black Kite (Milvus migrans)2

13Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)2

14Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)1

15Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)1

16Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)1

17Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)2

18Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)10

19Common Coot (Fulica atra)30

20Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)5

21Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)50

22Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)100

23Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)1

24Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)2

25Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)1

26Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)20

27Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)1

28Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)2

29Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)2

30Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)30

31Little Stint (Calidris minuta)30

32Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)1

33Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)2

34Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)50

35Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)2

36Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)2

37Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)2

38Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)1

39Common Swift (Apus apus)2

40Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)15

41European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)1

42Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)1

43Northern House Martin (Delichon urbica)1

44Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)25

45Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)15

46Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)2

47Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)100

48Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)10

49Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

50Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

51Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)1

52Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)1

53Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)1

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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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