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Birdwatching Reports


2017-05-31 Between Volga and Ural rivers. South of Kamysh-Samar.Askar Isabekov 12
2017-05-31 Between Volga and Ural rivers. South of Iskra.Askar Isabekov 11
2017-05-30 Saikhin. Between Volga and Ural riversAskar Isabekov 6
2017-05-30 Between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 1
2017-05-30 Kielitas, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 2
2017-05-30 50 km to south of Iskra. Between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 13
2017-05-29 Saikhin-Shungai. Between Volga and Ural riversAskar Isabekov 26
2017-05-29 Ashyozek river, between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 14
2017-05-29 Naryn sands between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 20
2017-05-29 Naryn sands between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 4
2017-05-29 Urda pine forest, between Volga and Ural rivers.Askar Isabekov 9
2017-05-28 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Suindilk, single poplar-tree.Askar Isabekov 14
2017-05-28 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Grove near salt lake Khaki. Askar Isabekov 16
2017-05-28 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Silverberry near salt lake Khaki. Askar Isabekov 9
2017-05-28 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Poplar grove near salt lake Khaki. Askar Isabekov 14
2017-05-24 Zhylak-Ata, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 4
2017-05-22 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. Atanyn Basy.Askar Isabekov 12
2017-05-22 Kosagash, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-05-22 North Trans-Caspian Sea areaAskar Isabekov 1
2017-05-22 North Trans-Caspian Sea area. YdranAskar Isabekov 11
2017-05-21 Northern Trans-Caspian Sea areaAskar Isabekov 9
2017-05-20 Isatai, North Caspian SeaAskar Isabekov 16
2017-05-20 Zaburunie, North Caspian SeaAskar Isabekov 27
2017-05-19 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 7
2017-05-16 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-05-16 Ganushkino, delta of Volga.Askar Isabekov 22
2017-05-14 Ganushkino, delta of Volga.Askar Isabekov 20
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, near Koshalak.Askar Isabekov 9
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, Koshalak.Askar Isabekov 3
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, Sor.Askar Isabekov 8
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, near Asan.Askar Isabekov 8
2017-05-13 Caspian depression, near Asan.Askar Isabekov 8
2017-05-12 Caspian depression near AsanAskar Isabekov 15
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, salines over AsanAskar Isabekov 4
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, Azgyr.Askar Isabekov 5
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, Balkuduk.Askar Isabekov 14
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, Azgyr.Askar Isabekov 3
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, UshtaganAskar Isabekov 15
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, L-legged Buzzard nest.Askar Isabekov 6
2017-05-12 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 9
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, UshtaganAskar Isabekov 2
2017-05-12 Caspian depression, salinesAskar Isabekov 4
2017-05-11 Caspian depressionAskar Isabekov 3
2017-05-11 Caspian depression, KoshalakAskar Isabekov 2
2017-05-11 Caspian depressionAskar Isabekov 11
2017-05-11 Caspian depression, rocksAskar Isabekov 7
2017-05-11 Caspian depression, near UshtaganAskar Isabekov 2
2017-05-11 Alatau, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-05-11 Caspian depressionAskar Isabekov 14
2017-05-09 Atyrau, Quadrate sumpAskar Isabekov 37
2017-05-08 Saura, MangystauAnna Yasko 28
2017-05-05 Caspian depression, wintering place in sand-hill.Askar Isabekov 19
2017-05-04 Kaynar, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 5
2017-05-04 Caspian depression, Isatai.Askar Isabekov 10
2017-05-04 Caspian depression, Isatai.Askar Isabekov 5
2017-05-03 Kaynar, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 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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unidentified birds


2022-09-25

Анна Ясько: Белая полоса по краю крыла очень широкая, что характерно именно для степного жаворонка. У полевого, к примеру, она заметно тоньше.

2022-09-25

Анна Ясько: Садовая камышевка.

2022-09-25

Анна Ясько: Тусклая пеночка.

2022-09-25

Анна Ясько: Садовая камышевка.

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