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Best photos of the month, July 2022.

Long-eared Owl | Raouf Bairashev | 14

European Bee-eater | Raouf Bairashev | 11

Eurasian Honey-Buzzard | Yuriy Malkov | 10

Ruddy Turnstone | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov | 8

Common Oystercatcher | Vadim Nagumanov | 8

Long-legged Buzzard | Raouf Bairashev | 7

Common Kestrel | Anna Yasko | 7

Barn Swallow | Anna Yasko | 7

Short-toed Snake-Eagle | Kudaibergen Amirekul | 7

Eurasian Roller | Alyona Kaptyonkina | 7

Long-eared Owl | Raouf Bairashev | 7

Spanish Sparrow | Raouf Bairashev | 7

Demoiselle Crane | Yuriy Malkov | 7

Laughing Dove | Raouf Bairashev | 6

Azure Tit | Raouf Bairashev | 6

Wood Sandpiper | Ainur Iskakova | 6

Grey Heron | Aldiyar Saparbayev | 6

Hoopoe | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov | 6

Red-footed Falcon | Vadim Nagumanov | 6

Hoopoe | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov | 6

Wood Pigeon | Raouf Bairashev | 5

Common Tern | Raouf Bairashev | 5

Black Kite | Serg Silan | 5

Pallid Harrier | Yuriy Malkov | 5

Rosy Starling | Anna Yasko | 5

Meadow Bunting | Viktor Kalyuzhnov | 5

Marsh Sandpiper | Ainur Iskakova | 5

Common Tern | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov | 5

Little Ringed Plover | Vadim Nagumanov | 5

Common Tern | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov | 5

Spanish Sparrow | Raouf Bairashev | 5

Eurasian Honey-Buzzard | Yuriy Malkov | 5

Demoiselle Crane | Yuriy Malkov | 5

rare birds records


Desert Lark (Ammomanes deserti)

© Mark Pestov
2018-05-01
Mangistau province, Karakiyanskiy District, Kaplankyr Chink

First record on the territory of Kazakhstan.


Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-12-10

The first winter record of Whiskered Tern in Kazakhstan.


Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-12-10

The first winter record of the Marsh Sandpiper in Kazakhstan.


Solitary Snipe (Gallinago solitaria)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-11-27

A rare wintering species in the western part of Kazakhstan. In the Mangistau region, it has been recorded three times before. At the Tushchibek spring A.P. Moiseev caught a female on February 6, 1967 (Karpov, Kovshar, 2011), one bird was encountered on a stream near the Khangababa mosque on November 13, 2007 (Belyalov, 2008), at the non-freezing stream in the Tamshaly tract - one bird on February 2, 2014 (Belyalov, 2014).

unidentified birds


2023-01-30

Канатбек Кенжегулов: Белых пятен маловато на краю как у хохотуний.

2023-01-29

Канатбек Кенжегулов: Если выбирать между ними - то это скорее всего барабинская, так как не был так темнее как халей.

more unidentified birds...