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Best photos of the month, September 2019.

Blue Tit | Andrey Kovalenko | 21

Yellow-browed Bunting | Askar Isabekov | 13

Goldcrest | Andrey Kovalenko | 13

Crested Honey-Buzzard | Askar Isabekov | 12

Goldcrest | Andrey Kovalenko | 12

Great White Egret | Natali Kim | 11

Yellow-browed Bunting | Askar Isabekov | 11

Great Cormorant | Natali Kim | 10

Great Cormorant | Natali Kim | 10

Common Chaffinch | Natali Kim | 10

Red-throated Pipit | Yuriy Malkov | 10

Northern Reed Bunting | Andrei Kuryashkin | 10

Cinereous Vulture | Askar Isabekov | 9

Crested Honey-Buzzard | Askar Isabekov | 9

Eurasian Roller | Askar Isabekov | 9

Egyptian Vulture | Askar Isabekov | 9

Osprey | Askar Isabekov | 9

Spotted Flycatcher | Andrey Kovalenko | 9

Black Kite | Andrey Kovalenko | 9

Great Tit | Andrey Kovalenko | 9

Eurasian Siskin | Andrey Kovalenko | 9

Black-throated Thrush | Gennadiy Dyakin | 9

Black-eared Kite | Natali Kim | 9

Great Cormorant | Natali Kim | 9

Temminck's Stint | Yevgeny Belousov | 9

Common Nightingale | Yevgeny Belousov | 9

Little Bittern | Yevgeny Belousov | 9

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker | Andrei Kuryashkin | 9

Grey Wagtail | Viktoriya Zvyaginceva | 9

Yellow-browed Bunting | Askar Isabekov | 9

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater | Askar Isabekov | 8

Pacific Golden Plover | Askar Isabekov | 8

Grey Heron | Andrey Kovalenko | 8

Steppe Eagle | Andrey Kovalenko | 8

Spanish Sparrow | Andrey Kovalenko | 8

Blue Tit | Andrey Kovalenko | 8

Grey-Headed Woodpecker | Viktor Kolesnikov | 8

Black Kite | Natali Kim | 8

Grey Heron | Natali Kim | 8

Grey Heron | Natali Kim | 8

Eurasian Curlew | Yuriy Malkov | 8

European Nightjar | Alexandr Belyaev | 8

Merlin | Alexandr Belyaev | 8

Citrine Wagtail | Marina Merz | 8

European Golden Oriole | Marina Merz | 8

Oriental Turtle Dove | Askar Isabekov | 7

Steppe Eagle | Askar Isabekov | 7

Desert Wheatear | Askar Isabekov | 7

Little Owl | Askar Isabekov | 7

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater | Askar Isabekov | 7

House Sparrow | Natali Kim | 7

Azure Tit | Natali Kim | 7

Common Chiffchaff | Natali Kim | 7

Eurasian Hobby | Natali Kim | 7

Coal Tit | Natali Kim | 7

Northern Pintail | Natali Kim | 7

Pied Wheatear | Natali Kim | 7

Common Kingfisher | Yevgeny Belousov | 7

Lesser Kestrel | Yuriy Malkov | 7

Temminck's Stint | Yuriy Malkov | 7

Grey Plover | Yuriy Malkov | 7

Common Snipe | Yuriy Malkov | 7

Short-toed Snake-Eagle | Alexandr Belyaev | 7

Mongolian Finch | Alexandr Belyaev | 7

Northern Wheatear | Viktor Kalyuzhnov | 7

Wood Sandpiper | Maksut Nurkabayev | 7

Sky Lark | Andrei Kuryashkin | 7

Turkestan Shrike | Viktoriya Zvyaginceva | 7

Common Stonechat | Viktoriya Zvyaginceva | 7

Lesser Whitethroat | Ruslan Telegin | 7

Ruff | Marina Gudimova | 7

Eurasian Redstart | Marina Gudimova | 7

Yellow-browed Bunting | Philippe Campeau | 7

Yellow-browed Bunting | Askar Isabekov | 7

Yellow-browed Bunting | Askar Isabekov | 7

rare birds records


Shikra (Accipiter badius)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2022-06-22
Atyrau.

The northernmost nesting record in the Caspian region. Prior to this, since 2015, the Shikra has been found nesting in the Mangistau region of Aktau (see the birds.kz gallery), on April 22, 2019, one bird was photographed north of Aktau - in the city of Fort Shevchenko (A. Kydyr, birds.kz ).


White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2022-06-03
VKO Katon-Karagay

A new species for the Katon-Karagai National Park. A flock of 12 birds was recorded on May 20, 2022 in the floodplain of the middle reaches of the Bukhtarma in the Taylakova Yama tract, one bird on May 27, 2022 in the valley of the middle reaches of the Kara-Kaba on Lake Shoptykol, on June 3, 2022 in the Karazher tract, June 6 on the lake Yazevoe. Воробьёв В.М. 2022. Встреча белокрылой крачки Chlidonias leucopterus в среднем течении реки Бухтармы на Южном Алтае // Рус. орнитол. журн. 31 (2191): 2376-2379.


Great Snipe (Gallinago media)

© Martin Grienenberger
2022-04-21
Betpak Dala

The first record of the Great Snipe in Kazakhstan, after more than 30 years, confirmed by photography. The last record of this species dates back to 1987, when on May 7 a migrating Great Snipe was caught in the Tentek delta (Khrokov et al. 1993).


Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)

© Yuriy Malkov
2022-06-04
karabalik

The first nesting record in the Kostanay region. It is known that the Ural Owl breeds in the South-Western Altai and Kalba, there is also evidence of nesting in the North Kazakhstan region (Zuban, Kalashnikov 2017) and in the East Kazakhstan region in forests north of Semey (Karpov, Levin 2005). In the Kostanay region, this species was occasionally found only during wintering (A.Yu. Timoshenko, G.Yu. Timoshenko 2021, Yu. Malkov, birds.kz).

unidentified birds


2022-09-27

Анна Ясько: Как пролёт чаек, так каждый раз головоломка. Чайка слева - барабинская или халей?

2022-09-26

Кудайберген Амирекул: Предлагаю удалить фотографию.

more unidentified birds...