Birdwatching Reports

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2017-01-26 Almaty. Askar Isabekov 3
2017-01-25 Almaty. Dendropark.Askar Isabekov 10
2017-01-18 Ust-Kamenogorsk. Strelka.Askar Isabekov 13
2017-01-16 Ust-Kamenogorsk.Askar Isabekov 15
2017-01-14 Karakol lake, MangystauAnna Yasko 33
2017-01-11 Ust-Kamenogorsk. Strelka.Askar Isabekov 11
2017-01-11 Ust-Kamenogorsk. Park Zhastar (Kirova).Askar Isabekov 4
2017-01-08 Ust-KamenogorskAskar Isabekov 14
2017-01-06 Ust-Kamenogorsk.Askar Isabekov 1
2017-01-03 Republic Square/AlmatySanzhar Abdikhalyk 2
2017-01-02 Prohodnoe Ushelye/AlmatySanzhar Abdikhalyk 10
2017-01-02 Dam in the Maloe Almatinskoe UshelyeSanzhar Abdikhalyk 1
2017-01-02 Ekopost/Ferma SunkarSanzhar Abdikhalyk 1
2017-01-02 Ust-Kamenogorsk.Askar Isabekov 10
2017-01-01 Republic Square, AlmatySanzhar Abdikhalyk 11
2017-01-01 Rosha Bauma/AlmatySanzhar Abdikhalyk 7
2017-01-01 Ust-Kamenogorsk.Askar Isabekov 2
2016-12-25 Ust-Kamenogorsk.Askar Isabekov 11
2016-12-22 Ust-Kamenogorsk. Strelka.Askar Isabekov 12
2016-12-21 Ust-Kamenogorsk.Askar Isabekov 11
2016-12-20 Ust-Kamenogorsk.Askar Isabekov 12
2016-12-19 Ust-KamenogorskAskar Isabekov 15
2016-12-17 Ust-Kamenogorsk. Park Zhastar (Kirova).Askar Isabekov 8
2016-12-11 Ust-Kamenogorsk, Eastern KazakhstanAskar Isabekov 23
2015-10-26 Northern foothills of the Manrak ridgeAnna Barashkova 1

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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)