rare birds records
Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)
© Sergey Chumakov
The first photo-record in Krasnoyarsk Kray.
Red-throated Thrush (Turdus ruficollis)
© Irina Romanovskaia
Third record of Red-throated Thrush in Kyrgyz Republic. First one was shot at March 22, 1958 in valley of At-Bashi river (Yanushevich et al, 1960). Second record of Red-throated Thrush was at February 10, 2002 near Ananievo village, coast of Issyk-Kul lake (Kulagin, 2009). Basing in this records Red-throated Thrush was included to checklist of birds of Kyrgyz Republic with a status of vagrant bird (Toropova, Kulagin, 2006).
Торопова В.И., Кулагин С.В. Третий систематический список птиц Кыргызстана// Selevinia, 2006. – С. 44-54.
Янушевич А.И., Тюрин П.С., Яковлева И.Д., Кыдыралиев А., Семёнова Н.И. 1960. Птицы Киргизии. Фрунзе, 2: 1-272.
Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica)
© Igor Kozytsky
Kharkivs'rf obl., Mala Rohan', Rohanka river
Rare migratory and wintering visitor. Just over ten observations are known in Ukraine.
Blue-capped Redstart (Phoenicurus caeruleocephalus)
© Andrey Kovalenko
First winter record of Blue-capped Redstart in Kazakhstan. Normally it appears in mid-March, Closest spring record in birds.kz was at March 2nd (20 days gap).