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

2013-06-19 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

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

2017-05-27 | | Vladislav Blokhin

2017-07-04 | | Erik Baidavletov

2017-10-06 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2018-03-22 | Moiynkum distr. Jambyl region | Vladimir Muravskiy

2018-04-30 | Aktau, Mangystau region | Anna Yasko

2018-04-30 | M-36, Jambyl dist, Almaty region | Vladimir Muravskiy

2018-05-04 | Ertai. Zhambyl oblast. | Malik Nukusbekov

2018-05-10 | Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2018-04-30 | Land of Larks, Ch-Ili Mnts. | Askar Isabekov

2018-05-13 | VKO Katon-Karagay | Vladimir Vorobyov

2018-05-11 | Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2018-05-05 | g. Aktau, Mangistauskaja obl. | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-05-05 | g. Aktau, Mangistauskaja obl. | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-05-20 | | Viktor Kalyuzhnov

2018-05-07 | | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-05-07 | | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-04-29 | Karatau reserve | Irina Kuryanova

2018-05-19 | | Ainur Iskakova

2018-05-09 | Mangistauskaja obl., vpadina Karagie | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-05-09 | Mangistauskaja obl., vpadina Karagie | Alexandr Belyaev

2018-05-21 | Estern Kazakhstan. Ust-Kamenogorsk.Ablaketka | Vladimir Shefer


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1. Isabekov Askar (219)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (208)
3. Gubin Boris (206)
4. Yasko Anna (156)
5. Dyakin Gennadiy (146)
6. Katuncev Alexandr (128)
7. Vorobyov Vladimir (120)
8. Muravskiy Vladimir (115)
9. Andrussenko Konstantin (113)
10. Malkov Yuriy (109)

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rare birds records


Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)

© Ainur Iskakova
2018-04-25

One more record of rare vagrant visitor in Kazakhstan.


Blue Whistling Thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)

© Andrey Vilyayev
2018-04-22
Almatinskaya obl., Malaisary

Rare record of Blue Whistling Thrush ouside the Northern Tian Shan. In addition to this record the following ones are known: in Taukum desert (April 28-29 1996, Berezovikov, Erokhov, 1996); in Chulak mountains (April 14 1973, Kovshar, Berezovikov, 2001); and in upper Charyn river (June 14 1980, Kubykin, 1991).


Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2018-04-25
Aktau

The first record in Mangyshlak peninsula. The closest breeding spots of Wallcreeper are located in Kopetdag and Great Balkhan mountains (Turkmenia), more than 500 kms to south.


Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-03-10
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First photo of rare wintering species in Sorbulak, and generelly in SE Kazakhstan. Before this record male and female were observed in flock of Tufted Ducks at February 2nd, 2003; and single bird at Jabuary 18th, February 21st, and March 13th of 2004 (Belyalov, Karpov 2012).


Dunnock (Prunella modularis)

© Alexandr Belyaev
2018-03-09
Almaty region, g. Taldykorgan

Second record of Dunncock in South-Easten Kazkahstan. Only one record for region was known before: at January 10, 1993 in northern foothills of Zailisky Alatau ridge, in sandthorn thickets of Chilik river four Dunncocks were recorded (Губин, 2002).

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recent video

2018-05-22. Little Ringed Plover (Yuriy Malkov), Sky Lark (Yuriy Malkov).

2018-04-13. Calandra Lark (Anna Yasko).

2018-04-07. Hoopoe (Anna Yasko).

2018-03-19. Great Crested Grebe (Anna Yasko), Great Crested Grebe (Anna Yasko).

2018-03-10. Black-Necked Grebe (Anna Yasko), Crested Lark (Anna Yasko), Ring-billed Gull (Anna Yasko).

2018-01-23. Red Crossbill (Yuriy Malkov).

2018-01-20. Mallard (Anna Yasko).

2017-11-17. Slavonian Grebe (Yuriy Malkov), Slavonian Grebe (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-11-10. Ring-billed Gull (Anna Yasko).

2017-10-21. Bewick's Swan (Yuriy Malkov).

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