Naryn sands between Volga and Ural rivers.

2017-05-29| Askar Isabekov
duration 2 часа
weather солнечно, ветер
equipment Бинокль Штурман 10х50

# species number comment

1Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus)1

2Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)1гнездо

3Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)1гнездо

4Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)1

5Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1гнездо

6Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)2

7Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)2

8Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)4

9European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)8

10Hoopoe (Upupa epops)2

11Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)1

12White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)1

13Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)2гнездо

14Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)6+ 2 слетка

15Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)6+ слетки

16Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)1

17Syke's Warbler (Hippolais rama)1

18Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)1

19Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)2

20Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)голос



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rare birds records

Eyebrowed Thrush (Turdus obscurus)

© Anna Yasko
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
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
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
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).

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Big Year 2017

1. Askar Isabekov (306)
2. Alexandr Belyaev (235)
3. Gennadiy Dyakin (190)
4. Boris Gubin (189)
5. Anna Yasko (189)