Saura, Mangystau

2017-05-08| Anna Yasko
duration 2 часа
weather +25С, облачно с прояснениями
rout ущелье Саура и окрестности
equipment фотоаппарат

# species number comment

1Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)7пролетали вдоль береговой линии

2Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1сидела на скалах

3Eurasian Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)2пролетали над ущельем

4Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)2пролетали над ущельем

5Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)2

6European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)пролетали над ущельем

7Hoopoe (Upupa epops)в окрестностях ущелья (наверху)

8Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)в окрестностях ущелья (наверху)

9Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)в окрестностях ущелья (наверху)

10Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)в окрестностях ущелья (наверху)

11Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)1в окрестностях ущелья (наверху)

12Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)5в окрестностях ущелья (наверху)

13Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)1

14Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)в окрестностях ущелья (наверху)

15Paddyfield Warbler (Acrocephalus agricola)

16Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)

17Syke's Warbler (Hippolais rama)

18Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)

19Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)2

20Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)

21Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)1самец

22Finsch's Wheatear (Oenanthe finschii)со слетками

23Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)самки

24Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)2

25House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)в окрестностях ущелья (наверху)

26Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)небольшие стайки

27Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)1

28Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)



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rare birds records

Amur (White) Wagtail (Motacilla (alba) leucopsis)

© Sveta Ashby

Fist record of Amur Wagtail (Motacilla alba leucopsis) in Kazakhstan. Most of systematics treat this taxon as subspecies of White Wagtail (Mac Kinnon&Phillips, 2000; Степанян, 2003; Roberts, 2006; Brazil, 2014; Clements, 2016; HBW, 2016) but include it to special group of eastern races. Breeding range of this bird contains Far East Russia, Korea peninsula, SW Japan, central and eastern China. Winters in Southern Asia eastward to Northern India. Records of vagrant birds known in Vitim Reserve (Russia, Northern Trans-Baikal area) at April 29, 2014 (S.L.Volkov, and in Eastern Mongolia (Gombobaatar & Monks, 2011). From November 27 to December 2 of 2015 one male was observed in Finland (Kujala, Päijät-Häme), it's third record in Western Palearctic.

Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
VKO Katon-Karagay

The first nest of Altai Snowcock found in Kazakhstan. Previously only several broods were recorded.

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Alexandr Katuncev

New species for Sorbulak system.

Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)

© Gennadiy Dyakin
Aktau, Mangistau region

Rare record for Mangyshlak peninsula. Previously the following records are known: June 1-2 1888 in area of Sherkala mountain and Akmysh well, May 06, 1947 in vicinity of Fort-Shevchenko, May 07, 1964 in Danga, May 17, 2009 near Kaundy depression, and May 09, 2017 in the square of Aktau city.

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Big Year 2018

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1. Isabekov Askar (279)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (267)
3. Gubin Boris (243)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (217)
5. Yasko Anna (183)
6. Katuncev Alexandr (165)
7. Vorobyov Vladimir (157)
8. Golubeva Anna (150)
9. Malkov Yuriy (140)
10. Andrussenko Konstantin (132)