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Birdwatching Reports


2017-07-30 Big Almaty Channel roadAskar Isabekov 13
2017-07-30 Springs in Big Boguty MtsAskar Isabekov 31
2017-07-30 Kuluktau mts foothills. Almaty oblast.Askar Isabekov 31
2017-07-29 Little Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.Askar Isabekov 71
2017-07-21 Little Sorbulak. Almaty oblast.Askar Isabekov 71
2017-07-18 Canyon Badam-say, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 8
2017-07-11 Karatau, Berkara gorge.Askar Isabekov 16
2017-07-10 Shymkent, South KazakhstanKudaibergen Amirekul 1
2017-07-10 KaratauAskar Isabekov 1
2017-07-09 Aksakal well, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 30
2017-07-09 Kyzylkum desert, Arabian road, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 2
2017-07-09 Kyzylkum desert, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 7
2017-07-08 Forest Well, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 15
2017-07-08 Arys river flood land, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 8
2017-07-08 Murynkarak, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 20
2017-07-07 Syrdaria river near Bairkum, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 11
2017-07-07 Kyzylkum desert, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 17
2017-07-07 Tabakbulak, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 2
2017-07-07 Darbaza gorge, Southern Kazakhstan.Askar Isabekov 15
2017-07-02 Ile Alatau National Park. Talgar pass.Askar Isabekov 7

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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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2022-10-05

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2022-10-04

Александр Катунцев: одиночная халей цвет не высвечивается остальные хохотуньи.

2022-09-26

Кудайберген Амирекул: Предлагаю удалить фотографию.

2022-09-20

Анна Ясько: Похожа на молодую плешанку.

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