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Buff-bellied Pipit

Anthus rubescens (Tunstall, 1771)

Гольцовый конек | Америка жадырағы

Almaty area. Sorbulak lake.
© Andrey Kovalenko


Occurs in plain Kazakhstan and in foothills of Western Tien Shan on migration. Birds obtained on Ural valley (13 October 1957, Kozhekharovo; 11 October 1973, Atyrau), in Chu valley (Baytal village, 24 April 1967), near Taraz (25 October 1964), on Chokpak Pass (2 April 1969, 15 April 1983, 9 October 1969, 13 October 2002, 15 October 1984, 21 October 1971 and 25 October 1989), on Sorbulak lake (October 7 and 20, 2012).


Rare passage migrant and probably winter visitor. Occurs on wet meadow, shore of lakes and rivers. In spring recorded from mid to end or April, in autumn recorded in October, singly or in small groups (with Water Pipit often).


Anthus rubescens japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1847)


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005.
Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.
"Collins Bird Guide" Lars Svensson, Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterström, Peter J. Grant. 1999.



Anthus rubescens japonicus
(Temminck & Schlegel, 1847)

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