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Cetti's Warbler

Cettia cetti albiventris (Severtzov, 1873)

Соловьиная широкохвостка | Жалпаққұйрық бұлбұлша

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The upper parts and grey flanks are lighter than on orientalis. The crown is greyish-brown, more light; the grey tinge on the neck flanks is more expressed than on orientalis.


Breeds and occurs on migration in the south half of Kazakhstan from the mouth of Syrdarya river up to Zaysan depression, in north up to Telekol lakes, Chu valley, Ust-Kamenogorsk area and foothills of Southern Altai. In 2001 the male songs recorded in eastern part of Kazakh upland, near Zharma village; on western part of Kalbinskiy Altai; and in upper course of Bukhtarma river. In winter the quiet songs were heard on Chushkakol lake (3 February 2004) and at Karachengel (10 February 2004).


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург, Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.


relative taxons

Cettia cetti
(Temminck, 1820)
Cettia cetti orientalis
(Tristram, 1867)


Cettia cetti scalenura
(Severtzov, 1873)
Cettia cetti cettioides
(Hume, 1873)
Cettia cetti stoliczkae
(Hume, 1874)
Cettia cetti semenovi
(Zarudny et Loudon, 1903)

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Леонид Ишков: Вопрос к профессионалам. Может ли быть, что это все три вида наших лебедей в одной стае?


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Alexandr Mesiats: Да, безусловно, согласен с Вами, но следует ли из этого, что чернушке, как "скальнику" (и практически "чистому" синатропу) легче приспособится [....]

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