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2013-07-13 | East Kazakhstan, Rahmanovskoye lake | Gennadiy Dyakin

2014-03-01 | Almaty area. Sorbulak. | Andrey Kovalenko

2013-06-19 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

2014-08-02 | Almatinskaja obl. JUzhnoe Pribalhash'e s. Karaoj | Alexandr Belyaev

2014-07-19 | | Svetlana Aleinikova

2015-06-27 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

2015-05-22 | | Sergei Shmygalev

2016-08-07 | Sonkul, Kyrgyzstan. | Askar Isabekov

2017-01-15 | Shymkent, Yuzhno Kazakhstanskaya obl. | Andrey Vilyayev

2017-02-13 | | Sergei Shmygalev

2017-06-25 | Ertai. Zhambyl oblast. | Malik Nukusbekov

2017-06-20 | | Alexandr Katuncev

2017-05-27 | | Vladislav Blokhin

2017-10-06 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2018-05-08 | Fakel, Mangistau region | Gennadiy Dyakin

2018-05-24 | VKO Katon-Karagay | Vladimir Vorobyov

2018-05-24 | Ertai. Zhambyl oblast. | Malik Nukusbekov

2018-05-31 | Almatinskaja obl., Kokpekskoe ushhel'e | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-06-15 | | Boris Gubin

2018-06-29 | Dzhungarskij Alatau, Almalysu | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-07-26 | VKO Katon-Karagay | Vladimir Vorobyov

2015-04-30 | Turkistan state, Kentau, Koskorgan reservoir | Nurlan Tolybayev

2018-07-22 | Turkistan state,Syrdarya river | Nurlan Tolybayev

2018-09-02 | nursery-garden, the Karagie Depression,Mangystau region | Anna Yasko

2018-08-19 | Zhylandy cape, Mangystau | Anna Yasko

2016-08-01 | Mangistau | Maksut Nurkabayev

2018-06-04 | | Anna Golubeva

2018-08-11 | Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-08-11 | Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-09-22 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2013-08-01 | Atyrau oblast. | Fedor Sarayev

2018-10-23 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Natali Kim

2018-10-20 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Natali Kim

2018-10-24 | | Boris Gubin

2018-11-05 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Natali Kim

2018-11-08 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Natali Kim

2018-06-10 | На фотографиях одно гнездо.Высота 1500.Последняя фотография снята 30 июня. | Aleksandr Klimenko

2018-11-18 | Almatinskaja obl.,Sorbulakskaja sistema ozer | Alexandr Belyaev

2012-04-25 | Bayanaul | Sergey Reznichenko

2018-11-13 | | Nurlan Ongarbayev

2016-05-27 | Kazakhstan, South Kazakhstan Region, Shoshkakol Lake | Pavel Parkhaev

2018-04-29 | Mangistau | Maksut Nurkabayev

2019-02-16 | Pushkin/Makataev, Almaty city | Vladimir Muravskiy

2019-03-08 | | Nurlan Ongarbayev

2019-03-09 | S.-E. Kazakhstan, near Almaty | Vladimir Kazenas

2019-03-10 | S.-E. Kazakhstan, near Almaty | Vladimir Kazenas

2019-03-10 | Mangictauskaya oblast, g. Aktau | Marina Gudimova

2019-03-10 | Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2019-03-23 | Mangictauskaya oblast, g. Aktau, plyazh naprotiv mikrorajona Primorskij | Marina Gudimova


rare birds records


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Anna Yasko
2019-02-18
Aktau, Mangystau region

Rare record for Mangyshlak peninsuls. In the middle of the last century Red-breasted Goose was common migrant in coast of Mangyshlak (Gubin, 2015), due wintering place was in Southern Caspian Sea. Then wintering places moved to Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine, in that regard the migration path changed.

Губин Б.М. Орнитофауна п-ова Мангышлак // Птицы пустынь Казахстана. Часть 1. Алматы, 2015.

Полевой определитель гусеобразных птиц России / ред.-сост. Е. Е. Сыроечковский. - Москва: Рабочая группа по гусеобразным Северной Евразии: Всероссийский научно-исследовательский ин-т охраны природы, 2011


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Askar Isabekov
2019-02-15
Koksarai kotregulator. Southern Kazakhstan

Rare vagrant, far from the basic migration path.


Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

© Natali Kim
2019-01-19
Eastern Kazakhstan

The nothernmost winter record of Little Grebe in Kazakhstan. Usual Little Grebe winterings are in southern and south-eastern Kazakhstan, but recent years wintering range enlarged to North-East up to Alacol depression (Berezovikov, 2005, 2012).


Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Kanat Kenzhegulov
2018-12-30
Aktau, Karakol

First winter record for Kazakhstan, second one for Central Asia. First single bird was recorded January 16, 2009 at Issyk-Kul lake.

Kulagin S, Sagymbayev S, Flechtner S, 2008. First winter record of Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) in Cenral Asia // Selevinia: 259.


Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)

© Viktor Grishenkov
2018-10-26
Kamenka, Vostochno Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'.

The northernmost record of Wallcreeper in Kazakhstan. Outside Kazakstan only two more northern records from Alatisky Krai of Russia are known: valley of Chu river (S.Pisarevsky, sibirds.ru) and mouth of Ursul river (V.Pankratov, sibirds.ru).

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recent video

2019-03-23. Black Woodpecker (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2019-03-21. Little Grebe (Natali Kim).

2019-03-19. Bean Goose (Natali Kim), Tufted Duck (Natali Kim), White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Natali Kim), Eurasian Dipper (Natali Kim).

2019-03-08. Bean Goose (Natali Kim), Smew (Natali Kim).

2019-03-03. Calandra Lark (Vladimir Muravskiy).

2019-03-02. Goosander (Natali Kim).

2019-02-24. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2019-02-23. Yellowhammer (Natali Kim).

2019-02-16. Little Grebe (Natali Kim), Long-tailed Rosefinch (Natali Kim).

2019-02-10. Goosander (Gleb Bolbotov).

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