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unidentified birds


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

2014-06-19 | SKO | Ivan Zuban

2013-06-19 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

2014-07-19 | | Svetlana Aleinikova

2015-04-12 | | Alexandr Fedulin

2015-06-27 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

2015-05-22 | | Sergei Shmygalev

2016-09-07 | korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

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

2016-08-03 | Avangeldi | Aleksey Koshkin

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

2017-02-13 | | Sergei Shmygalev

2017-06-04 | Almatinskaja obl.,g. Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

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

2017-07-10 | Almatinskaja obl., Dzhungarskij Alatau, g. Bel'kain | Alexandr Belyaev

2017-05-27 | | Vladislav Blokhin

2017-07-04 | | Erik Baidavletov

2017-08-05 | Karatau, Berkara. | Askar Isabekov

2017-09-03 | | Aibar Magazov

2017-09-02 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2017-08-21 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2017-07-27 | Karazhar, Korgalzhyn reserve, Akmola region | Andrey Bazdyrev

2017-08-29 | Almatinskaja obl.,Terskej Alatau, Bol'shoj Kakpak | Alexandr Belyaev

2017-10-11 | Mangistau | Maksut Nurkabayev

2014-04-28 | Khromtau District, Aktobe, Kazakhstan | Albert Lastukhin

2017-07-12 | karabalik | Yuriy Malkov


Big Year 2017

1. Askar Isabekov (306)
2. Alexandr Belyaev (235)
3. Gennadiy Dyakin (190)
4. Boris Gubin (189)
5. Anna Yasko (189)
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rare birds records


Eyebrowed Thrush (Turdus obscurus)

© Anna Yasko
2017-10-02
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
2017-10-05
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
2017-05-13
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
2017-07-24
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).


Pallas's Reed Bunting (Emberiza pallasi)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2017-07-20
VKO Katon-Karagay

Male, female and juvenile bird were photographed by V.Vorobyov at the Maral lake located in Katon-Karagaysky state national nature park. It's new breeding spot. In the Kazakh part of the Altai the Pallas’s Reed Bunting breeds in the Ukok Plateau in the sources of the river Bukhtarma (Shcherbakov, 1991) and on the South-Altai Ridge in the sources of Kara-Kaba (Berezovikov, Starikov, 1991).

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recent video

2017-10-19. Grey Heron (Natali Kim), Masked Wagtail (Natali Kim).

2017-10-14. Common Chiffchaff (Anna Yasko), Sandwich Tern (Anna Yasko), Spotted Crake (Anna Yasko).

2017-09-22. Grey Plover (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-09-20. Dunlin (Askar Isabekov), Spotted Redshank (Natali Kim).

2017-08-23. Eurasian Curlew (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-08-21. Himalayan Vulture (Askar Isabekov).

2017-08-04. Common Kingfisher (Natali Kim).

2017-08-01. Red-backed Shrike (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-07-31. Chukar Partridge (Askar Isabekov), Common Sparrowhawk (Askar Isabekov).

2017-07-29. Broad-billed Sandpiper (Yuriy Malkov).

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