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Naumann's Thrush (Turdus naumanni)

© Alexey Timoshenko
kostanay reg.

The second record of the species on the territory of Kazakhstan. Previously, one bird was photographed in the southeast in the lower reaches of the Turgen River on November 5, 2016 (I. Bevza, kz.birds.watch).

Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca)

© Muhammed-Rahim Boranbaev
Tasorpa, Kyzylsay natural park, Mangystau

A very rare wintering species for Mangystau, known only from the remains of the skin obtained from the vicinity of Fort Aleksandrovsky in 1892/93. (Zarudny, 1896).

Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus)

© Galina Rosenberg
g.Altai.Vostochno-Kazachstanskaia oblast

The first registration of the species in the mountainous part of Altai.

White-winged Snowfinch (Montifringilla nivalis)

© Serg Silan

The first record of the White-winged Snowfinch in Western Altai. Photo recording was made in the southern spurs of the Ulbinsky ridge in the valley of the Urankhaika River at an altitude of less than 800 m above sea level. The White-winged Snowfinch was previously not known for the Kazakh part of Altai, but was first recorded in Southern Altai on January 26, 2017 in the upper reaches of the Tautekeli River at an altitude of 2400 m, where it was subsequently recorded on March 10, 2021, and there were also several sightings in January and February 2023 in the Sarykora tract (Vorobiev, 2023).

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Вадим Нагуманов: Спасибо, Анна!


Никита Канунников: я ошибся, у седоголовой же хвост не рыжий. а обводка вокруг глаза есть не только у неё.


Анна Ясько: Славка-завирушка.

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