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Zaburunie, North Caspian Sea


2017-05-20| Askar Isabekov
duration 1 час
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rout
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


Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-02-11
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First winter record in Sorbulak lakes. Only spring records are known before this one: May 30, 1995 (Erokhov, 2002), April 11, 1999 (Grachev, 2002), and April 23, 2017 (Dyakin, www.birds.kz). In winter time Pygmy Cormorant is not rare in Chardara reservoir (Erokhov et al, 2006; Kovalenko, Kravchenko, 2007; Kovalenko, Karpov, 2008); recent years was observed in Taraz (Kolbintsev, 2009; M.Nukusbekov, www.birds.kz; A.Balykin, www.birds.kz), in foothill part of Chu river valley (Belyalov, Karpov, 2009), one specimen was photographed at December 23, 2017 in Taldykurgan vicinity (A.Belyaev, www.birds.kz).


Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2018-02-17
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

Rare observation of Black Kite in Kazakhstan in winter time. Previously in winter time recorded in Almaty oblast (Karpov, Belyalov, 2009; Berezovikov, 2014; S.Shmygalev, www.birds.kz); in Mangyshlak (Yasko, 2017); and in Chardara (A.Kovalenko, www.birds.kz).

Березовиков Н.Н. 2014. Зимняя встреча черноухого коршуна Milvus migrans lineatus в городе Алматы // Рус. орнитол. журн. 23 (1082): 3957.
Карпов Ф.Ф., Белялов О.В. 2009. О зимней встрече чёрного коршуна в Алматинской области // Selevinia: 234.
Ясько А.О. 2017. Орнитологические наблюдения в городе Актау // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1399): 382-394.


Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)

© Sergey Ukhov
2018-01-22
Bautino, Mangystau

First record in Mangyshlak peninsula.


Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2018-01-28
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

The second winter record of Black Redstart in S and SE Kazakhstan. Before this record one male was observed in 7th of February, 1998 in Zhabagly village (Чаликова, 2008).

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1. Askar Isabekov (81)
2. Andrey Vilyayev (55)
3. Boris Gubin (49)
4. Alexandr Katuncev (44)
5. Anna Yasko (44)

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