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Best photos of the month, April 2018.

Cattle Egret | Andrey Kovalenko | 3

Whooper Swan | Konstantin Andrussenko | 3

Saxaul Sparrow | Askar Isabekov | 2

Common Crane | Alexey Timoshenko | 2

Demoiselle Crane | Alexey Timoshenko | 2

Dalmatian Pelican | Vassiliy Fedorenko | 2

Great Bustard | Malik Nukusbekov | 2

Citrine Wagtail | Valentin Zenkov | 2

Black-eared Kite | Andrei Kuryashkin | 2

Black Stork | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Citrine Wagtail | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Common Sandpiper | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Song Thrush | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Eurasian Wryneck | Konstantin Andrussenko | 2

Big Year 2019

rare birds records


White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

© Fedor Karpov
2019-01-20

Fisrt winter record of White-winged Tern in Kazakhstan.


Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)

© Ivan Bevza
2019-11-06

First record of Arctic Skua in South-Eastern Kazakhstan. Generally rare bird in inner part of continent. In Kazakhstan was recorded mostly in large lakes (in Caspian Sea near Atyrau and Mangyshlak, in Tengiz, in Aral Sea, in Telikol lakes, in road to Arnasai lake, in Chelkar lake), and also in Naurzum reserve and Chokpak ringing station.


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Ivan Bevza
2019-11-18

Two Red-brested Geese were recorded in flock of Ruddy Shelducks in Kapchagai reservoir. First record for Kapchagai, thirds one for South-Eastern Kazakhstan.


Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

© Marina Gudimova
2019-11-07
Mangictauskaya oblast', g. Aktau

Second record of Long-tailed Tit in Mangyshlak peninsula. The first one was almost exactly 3 years ago at November 05, 2016 (A.Yasko, www.birds.kz).

unidentified birds


2019-12-14

Андрей Баздырев: Плечо тут как раз плохо видно. Это вообще беда с этой парой. У полярной серый лишь самый край плеча, который чаще закрыт перьями груди. У этой [....]

2019-11-22

Андрей Баздырев: Полевой без сомнения - практически нет пестрин, мощная светлая бровь.

more unidentified birds...