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total species: 94
total photos: 341
total videos: 0
total blogposts: 2

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2. European Golden Oriole (2011-07-23)
3. Grey Wagtail (2011-07-23)
4. Isabelline Wheatear (2011-07-25)
5. Eurasian Hobby (2011-07-25)
6. Hoopoe (2011-07-25)
7. Turkestan Shrike (2011-07-26)
8. European Bee-eater (2011-07-26)
9. Common Rosefinch (2011-07-27)
10. Lesser Grey Shrike (2011-07-28)
11. Eastern Common Cuckoo (2011-07-29)
12. European Greenfinch (2011-07-30)
13. Eurasian Sparrowhawk (2011-07-30)
14. Common Buzzard (2011-07-31)
15. Bohemian Waxwing (2013-05-02)
16. Great Tit (2013-05-04)
17. Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (2013-05-05)
18. Tree Pipit (2013-05-05)
19. Eurasian Crag Martin (2013-05-05)
20. Pied Wheatear (2013-05-05)
21. Calandra Lark (2013-05-05)
22. Long-legged Buzzard (2013-05-05)
23. Tawny Pipit (2013-05-05)
24. Eurasian Roller (2013-05-05)
25. Crested Lark (2013-05-05)
26. Lesser Kestrel (2013-05-05)
27. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (2013-05-06)
28. Corn Bunting (2013-05-06)
29. Black Kite (2013-05-06)
31. Black-Necked Grebe (2013-05-07)
32. White-headed Duck (2013-05-07)
33. Caspian Gull (2013-05-07)
34. Lesser Whitethroat (2013-05-07)
35. Black-headed Gull (2013-05-07)
36. Sand Martin (2013-05-07)
37. Green Sandpiper (2013-05-07)
38. Garganey (2013-05-07)
39. Great White Pelican (2013-05-07)
40. Temminck's Stint (2013-05-07)
41. Black-winged Stilt (2013-05-07)
42. Ruddy Shelduck (2013-05-07)
43. Kentish Plover (2013-05-07)
44. Ruff (2013-05-07)
45. Little Tern (2013-05-07)
46. Grey Plover (2013-05-07)
47. White Wagtail (2013-05-07)
48. Common Sandpiper (2013-05-07)
49. Oriental Turtle Dove (2013-05-07)
50. Rosy Starling (2013-05-07)
51. Common Tern (2013-05-07)
52. Central Asia Starling (2013-05-07)
53. Little Ringed Plover (2013-05-07)
54. Common Stonechat (2013-05-07)
55. Ferruginous Duck (2013-05-07)
56. Common Greenshank (2013-05-07)
57. Blue Whistling Thrush (2013-05-09)
58. Eversmann's Redstart (2013-05-09)
59. Ibisbill (2013-05-09)
60. Himalayan Rubythroat (2013-05-09)
61. Mistle Thrush (2013-05-09)
62. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2013-05-09)
63. Brown Accentor (2013-05-09)
64. Red-billed Chough (2013-05-09)
65. Water Pipit (2013-05-09)
66. White-winged Grosbeak (2013-05-09)
67. Wood Pigeon (2013-05-10)
68. Little Stint (2014-05-23)
69. Lesser Sand Plover (2014-05-23)
70. Terek Sandpiper (2014-05-23)
71. Mute Swan (2014-05-23)
72. Whooper Swan (2014-05-23)
73. Eurasian Whimbrel (2014-05-23)
74. Spotted Redshank (2014-05-23)
75. Common Moorhen (2014-05-23)
76. Black Stork (2014-05-23)
77. Brown-necked Raven (2014-05-24)
78. Pallas's Sandgrouse (2014-05-24)
79. Crested Honey-Buzzard (2014-05-24)
80. Barn Swallow (2014-05-24)
81. Caspian Plover (2014-05-24)
82. Bimaculated Lark (2014-05-24)
83. Spanish Sparrow (2014-05-24)
84. Greater Sand Plover (2014-05-24)
85. Red-headed Bunting (2014-05-24)
86. Spotted Flycatcher (2014-05-24)
87. Baraba Steppe Gull (2014-05-24)
88. Common Kingfisher (2014-05-24)
89. Hume's Warbler (2014-05-24)
90. Little Owl (2014-05-24)
91. Bluethroat (2014-05-24)
92. Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (2014-05-24)
93. Indian Sparrow (2014-05-24)
94. Greater Short-toed Lark (2014-05-25)

recent uploads


2016-06-28. Spanish Sparrow, Indian Sparrow.

2014-06-23. Black-Bellied Sandgrouse.

2014-06-22. Black-winged Stilt, Common Moorhen, Black Stork, European Bee-eater, Brown-necked Raven, Greater Short-toed Lark, Pallas's Sandgrouse, Grey Wagtail, Temminck's Stint, Crested Honey-Buzzard, White Wagtail, Barn Swallow, Little Ringed Plover, Eurasian Hobby, Caspian Plover, Bimaculated Lark, Spanish Sparrow, Long-legged Buzzard, Greater Sand Plover, Isabelline Wheatear, Red-headed Bunting, Short-toed Snake-Eagle, Spotted Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat, Baraba Steppe Gull, Common Kingfisher, Hume's Warbler, Little Owl, Long-legged Buzzard, Hybrid Shrike, Pied Wheatear, Bluethroat, Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush, Hoopoe.

2014-06-15. Lesser Sand Plover, Lesser Sand Plover, Terek Sandpiper, Mute Swan, Whooper Swan, Eurasian Whimbrel, Eurasian Roller, Spotted Redshank, Ruff, Little Stint.

2013-05-11. Green Sandpiper, Common Greenshank.

2013-05-10. Black-eared Kite, Blue Whistling Thrush, Grey Wagtail, Eversmann's Redstart, Ibisbill, Himalayan Rubythroat, Mistle Thrush, Guldenstadt's Redstart, Brown Accentor, Red-billed Chough, Water Pipit, White-winged Grosbeak, Wood Pigeon, European Greenfinch.

2013-05-08. Caspian Gull, Lesser Whitethroat, Black-headed Gull, Sand Martin, Garganey, Caspian Gull, Great White Pelican, Temminck's Stint, Black-winged Stilt, Ruddy Shelduck, Garganey, Kentish Plover, Ruff, Little Tern, Grey Plover, White Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Common Sandpiper, Oriental Turtle Dove, Rosy Starling, Eurasian Roller, Common Tern, Central Asia Starling, Little Ringed Plover, Hoopoe, Common Stonechat, Ferruginous Duck.

2013-05-07. White-crowned Penduline Tit, Long-legged Buzzard, Black-Necked Grebe, White-headed Duck.

2013-05-06. Short-toed Snake-Eagle, Bohemian Waxwing, Lesser Grey Shrike, Long-tailed Shrike, Corn Bunting, Black Kite, Lesser Kestrel.

2013-05-05. Bohemian Waxwing, Turkestan Shrike, Turkestan Shrike, Great Tit, Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush, Tree Pipit, Eurasian Crag Martin, Pied Wheatear, Isabelline Wheatear, Calandra Lark, Long-legged Buzzard, Tawny Pipit, Eurasian Roller, Crested Lark, Lesser Grey Shrike.

2011-12-22. Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Eurasian Hobby, Eastern Common Cuckoo, European Bee-eater, Hoopoe, Common Buzzard.

2011-11-18. European Golden Oriole, European Golden Oriole, Isabelline Wheatear, Grey Wagtail, Lesser Grey Shrike, Turkestan Shrike, Western Long-tailed Shrike, Western Long-tailed Shrike, Western Long-tailed Shrike, European Greenfinch, Common Rosefinch

recent comments


2016-12-29. to photo # 00240002504 (Pied Wheatear)

ваше имя: сообщение спасибо за тончайшие чувство красоты


2016-06-28. to photo # 00240014101 (Spanish Sparrow)

Даурен Омаров: Разбил серию, т.к. эти испанские.


2014-07-17. to post # 20140524002401 (Birding trip - Day 2)

Art Wittingen: Nice Albert, it is Obvious you all enjoyed this trip. Great images you have made !


2014-06-22. to photo # 00240010501 (Black Stork)

Исабеков Аскар: Да, Борис Михайлович, сейчас начну исправлять. Альберт еще немного с датами напутал.


2014-06-22. to photo # 00240010701 (Brown-necked Raven)

B.Gubin: Снова ошибка. Пустынный ворон!


2014-06-22. to photo # 00240010501 (Black Stork)

B.Gubin: "Какая огромная"!?,Аскар, исправь на черного аиста.


2014-06-15. to photo # 00240009101 (Lesser Sand Plover)

Белялов Олег: Ведь гнездится где-то у нас под боком. Самым перспективным местом из близлежащих мест мне представляется плато на Бакае - оконечность Зиилийского [....]


2014-06-15. to photo # 00240010001 (Ruff)

Исабеков Аскар: Солянку разделил, разнес по папкам.


2014-06-15. to photo # 00240010001 (Ruff)

Коваленко Андрей: Эт даже не коноплянка, а какая-то сборная солянка... :)


2013-05-11. to photo # 00240008001 (Guldenstadt's Redstart)

Meek Albert: Thanks for your comment! Sure mistake, I updated the name!


2013-05-10. to photo # 00240008001 (Guldenstadt's Redstart)

Олег Белялов: Произошла ошибка при загрузке. Если забываешь указать вид - всегда получается коноплянка. Это краснобрюхая горихвостка


2013-05-05. to photo # 00240001902 (Turkestan Shrike)

Исабеков Аскар: It's female Turkestan Shrike


2013-05-05. to photo # 00240002103 (Great Tit)

Исабеков Аскар: Albert, we id the birds lives in Almaty (like you shot) as Great Tits (Parus major). While the most of birds in Almaty population have the features of both major and bokharensis species.


2013-05-05. to photo # 00240001802 (Bohemian Waxwing)

Albert Meek: Василий, Yes, absolutely sure, because we just arrived from Netherlands that day to Kazahkstan and went to my wife's parents Datsja. I was also very suprised to see so many of them, it were at least 60, but probably more.


2013-05-05. to photo # 00240001802 (Bohemian Waxwing)

Федоренко Василий: Albert, I see the leaves, but I have to ask. The date is correct?


2012-11-02. to photo # 00240001703 (Common Buzzard)

Олег Белялов: Тема определения хищных птиц стала занимать достаточно много места на сайте и уверен это очень полезно. Вместе мы сможем научиться определять [....]


2012-11-01. to photo # 00240001703 (Common Buzzard)

Карякин Игорь: Андрей правильно написал что птица не первогодка и по пропорциям и сложению действительно канюк. Вот на этом и заканчивается объективное [....]


2012-11-01. to photo # 00240001703 (Common Buzzard)

Олег Белялов: Ну вот я вытянул из тебя признание, что это не vulpinus. Интересно, а что скажет по этому поводу Игорь Карякин? Возможно это птица из тех частей [....]


2012-11-01. to photo # 00240001703 (Common Buzzard)

Коваленко Андрей: Если продолжать рассуждать логически с учетом времени встречи и места, то я склоняюсь к гибриду korelovi с курганником. Хотя доказать это фактически [....]


2012-11-01. to photo # 00240001703 (Common Buzzard)

Олег Белялов: Ответ предельно ясен - ты тоже не знаешь, что это за птица. Но в отличие от меня у тебя хотя бы есть варианты, причем много. Хорошо что можно [....]


2012-11-01. to photo # 00240001703 (Common Buzzard)

Коваленко Андрей: Давай рассуждать логически. Начнем с возраста. Птица не этого года, т.к. радужина глаз темная и на крыле видны кроющие перья разных генераций [....]


2012-11-01. to photo # 00240001703 (Common Buzzard)

Олег Белялов: Вопрос к Андрею Коваленко. Если это vulpinus, то почему такой окраски и что делает на Сорбулаке летом? Это не наш горный? В смысле горный курганник? [....]


2012-10-15. to photo # 00240000603 (Turkestan Shrike)

Олег Белялов: Кстати переход сделан отлично. И этот синяк говорит о том, что вариации бесконечны. Я всю литературу сейчас передал Павлу Пфандеру - он сорокопутов [....]


2012-10-15. to photo # 00240000603 (Turkestan Shrike)

Федоренко Василий: Не знаю куда положить, пусть тут будет. Аскар, вот такой переход от номинального к карелини получился. По всем жуланам сразу сложно сделать [....]


2012-10-15. to photo # 00240000603 (Turkestan Shrike)

Федоренко Василий: А этого с синяком над глазом в номинальные.


Big Year 2017

1. Askar Isabekov (305)
2. Alexandr Belyaev (235)
3. Gennadiy Dyakin (190)
4. Boris Gubin (189)
5. Anna Yasko (189)
more...

rare birds records


Eyebrowed Thrush (Turdus obscurus)

© Anna Yasko
2017-10-02
Aktau, Mangystau region

The new species of the fauna of Kazakhstan. Eyebrowed Thrush is distributed from the east of Western Siberia (approximately to the line of Tomsk) to the Pacific Ocean. Vagrants were recorded in Western Europe.


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Alexandr Fedulin
2017-10-05
Korgalzhin v.

The second record in Kurgaldzhinho. Three birds were observed. The first bird was recorded on Kulanotpes river on September 29th 1960. (Krivitsky et al, 1985).


Masked Shrike (Lanius nubicus)

© Mark Pestov
2017-05-13
Southern Ustyurt

The second record of this species in Kazakhstan. Two birds were observed on trees near the railway junction Taigyr in the Karakiyan district of Mangystau region. In the latest research of birds of Mangyshlak, Ustyurt and Peninsula Buzachi B.M. Gubin (2015) mentions the records of 31th August and 8th September 2010, when Patrick Palmen took the photos of the female bird in Fetisovo village.


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2017-07-24
VKO Katon-Karagay

The first evidence of the nesting this species on the Altai Tarbagatai Ridge in the Katon-Karagai National Park, where it was previously assumed to be Y.A. Kotukhov. He observed there a worried female bird on the mountain pass Burkhat (Starikov, 2006). First in breeding season for the territory of Kazakhstan it was noted on the Ivanovo Ridge in 1969, species later turned out to be common in the damp dark coniferous forest areas not only of Ivanovo, but also of the Lineysky ridge (Shcherbakov, 1974, 1978).

more rarities...

recent video

2017-10-14. Sandwich Tern (Anna Yasko), Common Chiffchaff (Anna Yasko), Spotted Crake (Anna Yasko).

2017-09-22. Grey Plover (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-09-20. Dunlin (Askar Isabekov), Spotted Redshank (Natali Kim).

2017-08-23. Eurasian Curlew (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-08-21. Himalayan Vulture (Askar Isabekov).

2017-08-04. Common Kingfisher (Natali Kim).

2017-08-01. Red-backed Shrike (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-07-31. Chukar Partridge (Askar Isabekov), Common Sparrowhawk (Askar Isabekov).

2017-07-29. Broad-billed Sandpiper (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-07-21. Blyth's Reed Warbler (Natali Kim).

2017-07-15. Great White Pelican (Askar Isabekov).

more video...

unidentified birds


2017-10-18

no any comments:

2017-10-15

Анна Ясько: Похож, только тот взрослый (и все же непонятно у него с цевками, неужели все же оперенные?). Может это та пара начудила? Шучу, но вдруг?

2017-09-21

Олег Белялов: Да, Анна, в этом случае нельзя и зелёную исключать. Иногда светлая полоса едва различима, а очень ярко смотрится видимо только у первогодков.
[....]

2017-09-13

Аскар Исабеков: Мне кажется, что молодых птиц (а это же молодая, судя по чешуе на спине) лучше определять по взрослым особям, поскольку большинство признаков
[....]

2017-09-08

Сергей Силантьев: Обыкновенный или черноголовый?

more unidentified birds...