rare birds records
Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
© Artem Andryuchshenko
For the first time recorded in the Balkhash region and in general in the south-east of Kazakhstan. The Pied Flycatcher occurs on migration mostly in Western Kazakhstan, since 1999, 1-3 birds have been regularly observed in Karazhar and Korgalzhyn (Koshkin 2017), two spring records in the east of Kazakhstan in Ust-Kamenogorsk and Serebryansk are also known (see gallery this website).
Siberian Flycatcher (Muscicapa sibirica)
© Alexandr Belyaev
VKO, Katon-Karagajskij GNPP, Arshaty
Very rare species on breeding and migration. The first photo of a Siberian Flycatcher on the site birds.kz.
Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)
© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
For the first time, the fact of nesting of Eurasian Roller in Mangystau was established. Summer finds of vagrant birds are known, but nesting in Mangyshlak was not confirmed (Korelov, 1970).
Redwing (Turdus iliacus)
© Andrei Kuryashkin
The first winter meeting in the Semipalatinsk Irtysh region. //Куряшкин А.Н. 2020. Первая зимняя встреча белобровика Turdus iliacus в Семипалатинском Прииртышье.// Рус. орнитол. журн. 29 (2005): 5678-5680.