rare birds records
Amur (White) Wagtail (Motacilla (alba) leucopsis)
© Alexandr Belyaev
Almatinskaja obl., g. Taldykorgan
The second record of the Amur (White) Wagtail on the territory of Kazakhstan. Was first record on May 21, 2018 in the village Kanshengel, Almaty region (Sveta Ashby, birds.kz).
Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)
© Tatiana Menshikova
Ozernoe, Chuy region
Potentially the first record in Kyrgyzstan, at least according to Evgeny A. Koblik and Vladimir Yu. Arkhipov, Avifauna of the States of Northern Eurasia (former USSR), Checklists.
Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)
© Philippe Campeau
Potentially the first record of a Pallas warbler in Kyrgyzstan.
Yellow-browed Bunting (Emberiza chrysophrys)
© Philippe Campeau
Karakol gorge, Central Tien Shan.
First record of a yellow-browed bunting in Kyrgyzstan.
Crested Honey-buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus)
© Oleg Popov
The westernmost photo-record of the species in the West Siberia.
Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)
© Katherine Hall
First record of Red Phalarope in Kyrgyz Republic!
Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus)
© Denis Ivanov
Urazla, Zelenodolsk district, Tatarstan
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
© ALENA FOMINA
Rare migratory and wintering species. The second observation this year: on February 13, one bird was photographed by Serhiy Lyubchenko in Kyiv on Lake Telbin, 17.02 P. Panchenko noted in the top of the Sukhyi estuary also one individual (not yet published).
Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)
© Aleksandr Arhipov
Rybalske, Odesa district
A rare vagrant species. It was last observed in 2016 during the invasion of northern Europe. The 7th confirmed registration in Ukraine and the First in Odesa region.
Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)
© Yuliia Yurchenko
A rare vagrant species. It is periodically observed during spring migration, mostly near the coast.