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Barred Warbler

Sylvia nisoria nisoria (Bechstein, 1795)

Ястребиная славка | Қаршығарең сандуғаш

Kanshengel, Taukum sands, Southern Trans-Balkhash area
© Andrey Kovalenko


Upper parts are darker than on merzbacheri.


Breeds in the northern half of Kazakhstan, in middle and lower current of Ural river, south up to Mergenevo; on Ilek river; in upper Emba river and its inflows in south to Kokdzhida; in Mugodzhary ridge up to Aulie river; in south to lower Irgiz river; in upper current of Turgay river from the merge of Kara-Turgay and Sary-Turgay rivers; on Ishim and Nura (from Rozhdestvenka) valleys; in upper course of Sarysu river; at Karaganda and on Koksengir. Sporadically breeds in Bektauata, at Kargaly and in Kyzylray. Observed in summer near Ayaguz. It is common in Delbegerey, Semeytau and Kokon Mts.; on Irtysh valley between Pavlodar and Ust-Kamenogorsk; in foothills of Western Altai; in Kalbinskiy Altai; in Bukhtarma valley; rarely nests on Markakol' lake and in Zaysan depression. A brood observed 25 July 1982 near Naualy village. In south it occurs on migration (in Betpak-Dala recorded at Baygora and in Shukuroy coomb).


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


relative taxons

Sylvia nisoria
(Весhstеin, 1795)
Sylvia nisoria merzbacheri
(Schalow, 1907)


Sylvia nisoria undata
(Brehm, 1831)
Sylvia nisoria undulata
(Brehm, 1831)

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Александр Беляев: Самка пустынной каменки или плясунья?


Анна Ясько: Так я бы сказала, что по ссылке тоже кумай. Сравнивать лучше с сипами, которые обитают вне ареала кумая


Анна Ясько: Да надо бы. Если есть подозрительные - ссылку киньте, пожалуйста.

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