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Lesser Whitethroat

Sylvia curruca halimodendri (Sushkin, 1904)

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2013-06-01
Almaty region, Topar lakes
© Gennadiy Dyakin

Description

Upper parts are brownish-clayey sandy tinged, paler than on curruca and telengetica, but darker than on minula and jaxartica. Crown is greyish, less brownish, appreciably contrasting with other upper parts. Flight and tail feathers are pale-brownish with light edges on outer webs, secondaries with light tips. Wing length 60.0-70.0 (64.4) mm. Wing-tip is broad, its top is formed by equal P3-P5; usually P2 < P7. young birds whitish field on R6 occupies somewhat more than 1/3 of inner vane, narrowing along shaft to feather base; small whitish spot present on the tip of R5.

Distribution

Breeds and also occurs on migration in Kazakhstan deserts from Northern Trans-Caspian area and Mangyshlak westward to Zaysan depression and Muyunkum desert; in north to lowers of Irgiz and Turgay rivers, Kurgaldzhino Reserve, Tusum sands and Betpak-Dala.

References

В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург, Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.

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relative taxons

Sylvia curruca
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Sylvia curruca curruca
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Sylvia curruca telengetica
(Sushkin, 1925)
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Sylvia curruca jaxartica
(Snigirevski, 1929)
Sylvia curruca minula
(Hume, 1873)
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Big Year 2018

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1. Belyaev Alexandr (264)
2. Isabekov Askar (260)
3. Gubin Boris (227)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (217)
5. Yasko Anna (170)
6. Katuncev Alexandr (155)
7. Vorobyov Vladimir (146)
8. Malkov Yuriy (135)
9. Nukusbekov Malik (132)
10. Andrussenko Konstantin (123)

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unidentified birds


2018-07-17

Анна Голубева: Перенесите, пожалуйста, птицу куда надо, где её место.

2018-07-17

Анна Ясько: С такими параметрами (окрас верха, цвет ног, пропорции) кроме травника никто и не подходит. Если смущает "кривизна" клюва, то достаточно приложить
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2018-07-17

Анна Ясько: Я пока перенесу на определение, может будут еще мнения - бледная береговушка или нет.

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