rare birds records
Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)
© Askar Isabekov
Very rare or probably unique case of nesting of Long-legged Buzzards in the center of large city.
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
© Nadejda Popova
A very rare and episodically nesting vagrant in the Irkutsk Region and the Repubic of Buryatia. The first photo-record in the Baikal region.
Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)
© Natalia Honcharyk
Rare migratory and nesting bird in northern Ukraine. The third observation in 2020 for the country and the first from Kyiv region (also observed by V. Kazannyk in Sumy and I. Kozytsky in Kharkiv region).
Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach)
© Aisagali Kadirov
First photo record of Long-tailed Shrike in Mangyshlak peninsula. At August 1987 it was observed in Beineu. Also breeding was recorded in summer 2016 in Atyrau.