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Best photos of the month, April 2018.

Cattle Egret | Andrey Kovalenko | 3

Whooper Swan | Konstantin Andrussenko | 3

Saxaul Sparrow | Askar Isabekov | 2

Common Crane | Alexey Timoshenko | 2

Demoiselle Crane | Alexey Timoshenko | 2

Dalmatian Pelican | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Great Bustard | Malik Nukusbekov | 2

Blackcap | Aibar Magazov | 2

Citrine Wagtail | Valentin Zenkov | 2

Black-eared Kite | Andrei Kuryashkin | 2

Black Stork | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Citrine Wagtail | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Common Sandpiper | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Song Thrush | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Great Bustard | Malik Nukusbekov | 2

Eurasian Wryneck | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

rare birds records


Pallas's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus)

© Sean Minns
2020-07-13
Prorva area, Atyrau Oblast

Pallas's Sea-Eagle is rare summer visitor in Kazakhstan. Mostly recorded in eastern part of country. In western Kazakhstan in former times it was recorded in Mangyshlak, relatevely recent record is only observation of two birds in Urda forest in the end of June, 1990. So this record is first for western part of Kazakhstan in recent 30 years.


Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

© Natali Kim
2020-07-13
Eastern Kazakhstan

First record of breeding Peregrine Falcon in high-rise building in large city. Before 1950-60-s Peregrine Falcon was regular breeding bird in cities of Europe, but desapeared after using pesticides by human. In XXI centure Peregrine Falcon became to appeare in large cities, there are articles about nesting in Irkutsk, Ufa, Moscow. But in Kazakhstan this is first record ever.


Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius)

© Svetlana Baskakova
2020-06-23

First photorecord in birds.kz


White's Thrush (Zoothera dauma)

© Alexey Timoshenko
2020-06-03
Uly-Zhylanshyk riv., Kostanay reg.

Second record of White's Thrush in Kustanai oblast. At September 03, 1938 one bird was observed in Naurzum reserve.

unidentified birds


2020-08-03

Андрей Коваленко: Думаю, что шахин все же.

2020-08-02

Анна Ясько: Садовая камышевка. Проекция ПМ не длинная. Длинный клюв, отсутствие брови, недобрый взгляд - в пользу садовой.

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