Springs in Big Boguty Mts

2017-07-30| Askar Isabekov
duration 2,5 часа
weather солнечно
rout Большие Богуты + Кокпек
notes с О.Беляловым, Б.М.Губиным

# species number comment

1Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

2Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)1

3Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug)1

4Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar)50

5Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)5Кокпек

6Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)12

7Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)5

8Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)3

9Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)3Кокпек

10Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)10

11Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)2

12Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)50

13Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)20brandti

14Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)1

15Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)1

16Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)4

17Steppe Grey Shrike (Lanius pallidirostris)1

18Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)5

19Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)4

20Asian Desert Warbler (Sylvia nana)2

21Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)2

22Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)5

23Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)3

24House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)2

25Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)3

26Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)2

27Eurasian Linnet (Acanthis cannabina)3

28Mongolian Finch (Bucanetes mongolicus)1

29Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)1

30Grey-necked Bunting (Emberiza buchanani)10

31Red-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 (305)
2. Alexandr Belyaev (235)
3. Gennadiy Dyakin (189)
4. Boris Gubin (189)
5. Anna Yasko (189)