Between Volga and Ural rivers. South of Kamysh-Samar.

2017-05-31| Askar Isabekov
duration 45 минут
weather переменная облачность
equipment бинокль Штурман 10х50
notes жузгуневый лес, неподалеку ферма

# species number comment

1Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)1

2European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)3

3Hoopoe (Upupa epops)1

4Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)3

5Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)2

6White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)2

7Syke's Warbler (Hippolais rama)2

8Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)2

9Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)2

10Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)4

11Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)1самка

12Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps)2



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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)