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Best photos of the month, March 2013.

Osprey | Aibek Adilmagambetov | 3

Brambling | Alexey Timoshenko | 2

Peregrine Falcon | Andrey Kovalenko | 2

Black-breasted Tit | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Little Grebe | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Great Tit | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Demoiselle Crane | Antonina Fokina | 2

Grey-headed Goldfinch | Aibek Adilmagambetov | 2

Turkestan Tawny Owl | Andrey Kovalenko | 2

Calandra Lark | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Daurian Jackdaw | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Osprey | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Little Ringed Plover | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Northern Bullfinch | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Osprey | Antonina Fokina | 2

Osprey | Antonina Fokina | 2

rare birds records


Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2021-03-01
Aktau

The first reliable record of the Great Black-backed Gull on the territory of Kazakhstan. There are indications of finds of this gull in the Caspian Sea between the mouths of the Volga and the Urals, as well as near Omsk (Dolgushin 1962). Vagrant are known to the Makhachkala region (Tatarinkova 1970).


Dusky Thrush (Turdus eunomus)

© Askar Isabekov
2021-02-28
Uzunagach, Almaty oblast.

A rare vagrant species for Kazakhstan. On February 27 and 28, two birds kept in the thickets of silverberries near the village of Uzynagash (43 km west of Almaty). This is the sixth record of the Dusky Thrush for Kazakhstan. Records of this species are known for the Syrdarya, near the village of Dzhulek (October 16, 1927), near Almaty (February 16, 2013), as well as Ust-Kamenogorsk (October 14 and 16, 2016), Kurgaldzhino (May 7, 2020).


Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)

© Alexey Timoshenko
2021-01-17
Karamendy vill., Kostanay reg.

The first record of this species in more than half a century on the territory of the Naurzum reserve.


Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

© Askar Isabekov
2021-01-09
Almaty, Aitykov str.

The first record of Pygmy Cormorant in Almaty in general and, in particular, during the winter. The expansion of the Pygmy Cormorant to the northeast concerns not only the probable nesting area, but also the wintering grounds. The nearest winter finds are Sorbulak and Taldykorgan (winter 2017-18, one bird each). In this connection, it is worth noting a significant number of birds in the Almaty (40) and Sorbulak (20) records this winter.

unidentified birds


2021-03-08

Андрей Баздырев: Барабинская чайка или халей.

2021-03-07

Алексей Кошкин: Какой-то башковитый канюк.

more unidentified birds...