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2022-08-31 | Almaty, md. Kok Tobe | Leonid Ishkov

2022-07-30 | Vahtovyj, Atyrauskaya obl. | Leonid Ishkov

2022-07-23 | Vahtovyj, Atyrauskaya obl. | Leonid Ishkov

2022-09-07 | Ерейментауский район | Nurum Sagaliyev

2022-08-28 | | Olga Sivokon

2022-09-08 | | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov

2022-07-16 | VKO, Kurchumskij r-n, s. Toskajyn (Bobrovka) | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-08-13 | VKO, Kurchumskij r-n,Kara-Kabinskaya dolina | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-08-28 | g. Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-08-29 | g. Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-07-28 | VKO, Kurchumskij r-n,Kara-Kabinskaya dolina | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-07-31 | VKO, Kurchumskij r-n,s. Toskajyn (Bobrovka) | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-08-09 | | Elena Bobachenko

2022-07-18 | VKO, Kurchumskij r-n, s. Shaganatty (Orlovka) | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-07-20 | VKO, Kurchumskij r-n, s. Shaganatty (Orlovka) | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-07-21 | VKO, Kurchumskij r-n, s. Shaganatty (Orlovka) | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-08-07 | Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2022-08-21 | Almatinskaja obl., g. Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-08-14 | Petropavlovsk city. | Genady Lukin

2022-08-06 | | Olga Sivokon

2022-08-06 | | Olga Sivokon

2022-08-09 | | Yeva Shishkina

2022-07-31 | | Ivan Bevza

2022-07-22 | Petropavlovsk city. | Genady Lukin

2022-07-19 | Ulutayskaya obl. g. Zhezkazgan selo Kengir | bbbbbb bb

2022-07-10 | Petropavlovsk city. | Genady Lukin

2022-05-22 | Kyzylkum, South Kazakstan | Kudaibergen Amirekul

2022-06-29 | Petropavlovsk city. | Genady Lukin

2022-06-16 | Petropavlovsk city. | Genady Lukin

2022-05-16 | | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov

2022-05-09 | Burabay National Park | Ruslan Telegin

2022-05-14 | g. Taldykorgan, Almatinskaya oblast'. | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-05-10 | Petropavlovsk city. | Genady Lukin

2022-04-25 | | Olga Sivokon

2022-05-01 | r. Shalkudysu, Almatinskaya oblast'. | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-05-05 | karabalik | Yuriy Malkov

2022-04-23 | | Olga Sivokon

2022-04-02 | Almatinskaja obl., g. Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2022-03-30 | | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov

2022-03-25 | | Artem Andryuchshenko

2022-03-10 | | Gani Nazarbek

2020-07-26 | North-eastern Caspian | Leonid Ishkov

2021-12-24 | Almaty | Vladimir Kazenas

2021-10-08 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2021-08-08 | VKO, Katon-Karagajskij GNPP | Alexandr Belyaev

2021-07-27 | Kokzhota, Kurshim district, East Kazakhstan region | Aliya Gabdullina

2021-05-20 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2021-05-03 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2021-06-02 | Almatinskaja obl., Vostochnoe Pribalhash'e | Alexandr Belyaev

2021-05-31 | | Artem Andryuchshenko

2021-05-21 | Ertai. Zhambyl oblast. | Malik Nukusbekov

2021-05-15 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2021-05-28 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2020-06-24 | | Andrey Shatalov

2021-05-13 | | Qanatbek Kenzhegulov

2021-05-10 | | Andrey Shatalov

2021-05-10 | | Andrey Shatalov

2021-04-18 | Karaganda | Ruslan Telegin

2021-04-15 | | Alexandr Fedulin

2021-04-01 | | Artem Andryuchshenko

2021-03-06 | Almatinskaja obl., g. Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2020-12-27 | shymkent | Rinat Khaibulin

2020-04-05 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2020-04-05 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2020-11-14 | Turkestan obl.,Zhabagly v. | Yevgeny Belousov

2020-11-07 | Shubynsay, Butakovka, Almaty | Vladimir Muravskiy

2020-10-18 | Almatinskaja obl., Nac. park Altyn-JEmel' | Alexandr Belyaev

2020-10-18 | Almatinskaja obl., Nac. park Altyn-JEmel' | Alexandr Belyaev

2020-10-24 | Almatinskaja obl., Nac. park Altyn-JEmel' | Alexandr Belyaev

2020-09-11 | Almatinskaja obl., Nac. park Altyn-JEmel' | Alexandr Belyaev

2020-10-14 | | Ivan Bevza

2020-09-14 | Almatinskaja obl., Nac. park Altyn-JEmel' | Alexandr Belyaev

2019-10-10 | Sorbulaq, Almaty region | Andrew Simon

2020-09-07 | Almatinskaja obl., Panfilovskij r -n, Kunduzdy | Alexandr Belyaev

2020-08-30 | Shubynsay, Butakovka, Almaty | Vladimir Muravskiy

2020-08-23 | Shubynsay, Butakovka, Almaty | Vladimir Muravskiy

2019-10-12 | Trans-Ili Alatau | Andrew Simon

2020-06-01 | | Olga Sivokon

2020-06-06 | Kazakhstan | Serg Silan

2020-05-31 | Almatinskaja obl., Panfilovskij r -n, g. Katutau | Alexandr Belyaev

2020-05-22 | Almatinskaja obl., Nac. park Altyn-JEmel' | Alexandr Belyaev

2020-05-09 | Shybynsay, Butakovka area, Almaty city | Vladimir Muravskiy

2019-10-06 | Trans-Ili Alatau | Andrew Simon

2019-06-28 | Mangictauskaya oblast', g. Aktau | Marina Gudimova

2019-05-10 | East Kazakhstan region, Sarybel | Gleb Bolbotov

2019-05-25 | | Ilya Sukhov

2019-05-19 | | Ilya Sukhov

2019-05-01 | Almatinskaja obl., g. Taldykorgan | Alexandr Belyaev

2019-04-20 | Atyrau | Bassel Abi Jummaa

2019-04-13 | Atyrauskaya oblast', trassa Atyrau - Astrakhan' | Marina Gudimova

2019-04-07 | Zhangizkuduk | Alyona Koshkina

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

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

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

2012-04-25 | Bayanaul | Sergey Reznichenko

2018-11-08 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Natali Kim

2018-10-20 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Natali Kim

2018-11-05 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Natali Kim

2018-10-23 | Eastern Kazakhstan | Natali Kim

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

2018-06-15 | | Boris Gubin

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

2017-10-06 | Korgalzhin | Aleksey Koshkin

2017-05-27 | | Vladislav Blokhin

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

2017-06-20 | | Alexandr Katuncev

2017-02-13 | | Sergei Shmygalev

2015-05-22 | | Sergei Shmygalev

2015-06-27 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

2014-07-19 | | Svetlana Aleinikova

2013-06-19 | | Aleksandr Klimenko

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


rare birds records


Shikra (Accipiter badius)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2022-06-22
Atyrau.

The northernmost nesting record in the Caspian region. Prior to this, since 2015, the Shikra has been found nesting in the Mangistau region of Aktau (see the birds.kz gallery), on April 22, 2019, one bird was photographed north of Aktau - in the city of Fort Shevchenko (A. Kydyr, birds.kz ).


White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
2022-06-03
VKO Katon-Karagay

A new species for the Katon-Karagai National Park. A flock of 12 birds was recorded on May 20, 2022 in the floodplain of the middle reaches of the Bukhtarma in the Taylakova Yama tract, one bird on May 27, 2022 in the valley of the middle reaches of the Kara-Kaba on Lake Shoptykol, on June 3, 2022 in the Karazher tract, June 6 on the lake Yazevoe. Воробьёв В.М. 2022. Встреча белокрылой крачки Chlidonias leucopterus в среднем течении реки Бухтармы на Южном Алтае // Рус. орнитол. журн. 31 (2191): 2376-2379.


Great Snipe (Gallinago media)

© Martin Grienenberger
2022-04-21
Betpak Dala

The first record of the Great Snipe in Kazakhstan, after more than 30 years, confirmed by photography. The last record of this species dates back to 1987, when on May 7 a migrating Great Snipe was caught in the Tentek delta (Khrokov et al. 1993).


Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)

© Yuriy Malkov
2022-06-04
karabalik

The first nesting record in the Kostanay region. It is known that the Ural Owl breeds in the South-Western Altai and Kalba, there is also evidence of nesting in the North Kazakhstan region (Zuban, Kalashnikov 2017) and in the East Kazakhstan region in forests north of Semey (Karpov, Levin 2005). In the Kostanay region, this species was occasionally found only during wintering (A.Yu. Timoshenko, G.Yu. Timoshenko 2021, Yu. Malkov, birds.kz).


Pale Rock-Finch (Carpospiza brachydactyla)

© Fedor Shakula
2022-05-13
Kyzylorda region, northern coast of Butakov Bay on the Aral Sea

The second record of the species on the territory of Kazakhstan. Observed by a group of 6 ornithologists on the eastern coast of the Aral Sea on May 11-12, 2022 and on the northern coast on May 12-13, 2022, where, according to S. Baskakova, it was especially numerous - several males singing at the same time on clayey chinks. For the first time this species was recorded on May 9, 2018 in Mangistau in the Karagie depression near the Ashibulak spring (see the site gallery).

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2022-07-09. Long-legged Buzzard (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2022-07-04. Red-mantled Rosefinch (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

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2022-06-10. Hoopoe (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2022-06-09. Eurasian Goldfinch (Aliya Halliday).

2022-03-21. Common Treecreeper (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

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