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Best photos of the month, September 2013.

White-browed Tit-Warbler | Aibek Adilmagambetov | 4

Bearded Tit | Andrey Kovalenko | 3

Common Treecreeper | Vera Voronova | 3

Osprey | Viktor Kolesnikov | 3

Common Stonechat | Askar Isabekov | 2

Eurasian Three-Toed Woodpecker | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Little Bustard | Oleg Lyakhov | 2

Greater Flamingo | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Whinchat | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Dunlin | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Spotted Flycatcher | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Osprey | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Ruddy Turnstone | Antonina Fokina | 2

Common Snipe | Antonina Fokina | 2

Common Sparrowhawk | Valentin Zenkov | 2

Greater Ringed Plover | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Bearded Tit | Andrey Kovalenko | 2

White-headed Duck | Gennadiy Dyakin | 2

Spotted Flycatcher | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

Willow Tit | Viktor Kolesnikov | 2

rare birds records


Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

© Askar Isabekov
2020-12-22
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First winter record for Sorbulak (-10 ° С). Before that, the latest sighting at Sorbulak was on November 24, 2006 (3 birds, Belyalov, Karpov, 2013). Twice the wintering of Pied Avocet were recorded on Shardara (7 birds on January 14, 2018 and 35 birds on January 11, 2020, B. M. Gubin, S. Baskakova, A. Isabekov).


Buff-bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

© Askar Isabekov
2020-12-22
Komsomol. Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First winter record of the Buff-bellied Pipit.


European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2020-12-10
VKO Katon-Karagay

The third record of the species for the Katon-Karagai state national nature park and the fourth for the Southern Altai. Before single birds were seen during spring migration and in winter on April 30 and December 11, 2005 in the gardens of the village Katon-Karagai (Starikov 2006, Chelyshev 2006), as well as on December 3, 2018, two robins were seen in the northern spurs of the Narym ridge (Berezovikov 2019).


Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor)

© Alexandr Fedulin
2020-11-08

A rare record for the Korgalzhyn reserve. In total, 3 sightings are known: one bird each on December 5, 1986 and November 27, 2008, two birds - on May 1, 2009. // Кошкин А.В. 2017. Орнитофауна Тениз-Коргалжынского региона (Центральный Казахстан) // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1415): 909-956.

unidentified birds


2021-01-18

Владимир Муравский: А вот какой? Алтайский? Восточный?

2021-01-18

Владимир Казенас: Большое спасибо за определение. У меня никак не получалось.

more unidentified birds...