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Zaburunie, North Caspian Sea


2017-05-20| Askar Isabekov
duration 1 час
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equipment бинокль Штурман 110x50
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# species number comment

1Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)11

2Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)30

3Greater Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)15

4Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)15

5Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)25

6Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)10

7Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)1

8Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)25

9Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)50

10Little Stint (Calidris minuta)20

11Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)20

12Dunlin (Calidris alpina)2

13Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)5

14Pallas's Gull (Larus ichthyaetus)50

15Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)5

16Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)5

17Black Tern (Chlidonias nigra)2

18White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)50

19Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)2

20Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)2

21European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)5

22Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)3

23Hoopoe (Upupa epops)2

24Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)5

25Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)1

26Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)1

27Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)5

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rare birds records


Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2018-05-29
VKO Katon-Karagay

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


Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Alexandr Katuncev
2018-05-06

New species for Sorbulak system.


Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)

© Gennadiy Dyakin
2018-05-09
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.


Finsch's Wheatear (Oenanthe finschii)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2018-05-25
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

The new species for Moinkum desert. The known breeding range of Finsch's Wheatear in Kazakhstan covers Mangyshlak, Ustyurt and Kyzylkum desert. The records in area eastward of Syrdaria river were not known. In May of 2017, Sergey Domashevski recorded adults and huveniles in Togyzkentau, NW of Moinkum desert. This record indicate to expantion of breeding range in eastern direction.

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Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Isabekov Askar (256)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (251)
3. Gubin Boris (226)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (212)
5. Yasko Anna (168)
6. Katuncev Alexandr (137)
7. Vorobyov Vladimir (137)
8. Malkov Yuriy (130)
9. Nukusbekov Malik (129)
10. Andrussenko Konstantin (122)

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