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The Checklist of the Birds of Northern Eurasia


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Turniciformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocletiformes

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Psittaciformes

Passeriformes

Big Year 2020

1. Golubeva Anna (353)
2. Semenov Andrey (290)
3. Isabekov Askar (286)
4. Bazdyrev Andrey (269)
5. Dyakin Gennadiy (263)
6. Chernykh Andrey (252)
7. Sukhov Ilya (246)
8. Sofronov Evgeniy (245)
9. Petrov Andrei (244)
10. Sizov Alexey (243)
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rare birds records


Grey-headed Lapwing (Microsarcops cinereus)

© Ivan Bevza
2020-09-09
lowerTurgen river, Almaty oblast.

first record in Kazakhstan


Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)

© Igor Fefelov
2020-08-29
Kultuk, Slyudyanka District, Irkutsk Region

The 3rd record in the Baikal region.


Blue Rock Thrush (Monticola solitarius)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2020-08-23

The third sighting of the species at Mangyshlak. Before to this, one migrant bird was recorded on April 11, 2009 in South Mangyshlak and another on April 19, 2009 in the Kaundy depression (Neve et al., 2010).


Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)

© Yevgen Chernolyev
2020-08-22
Kherson oblast

Rare vagrant. During August 2020, several observers were noted in the Kherson region. The first observation on August 9, 2020 by Oleksandr Burkovsky, Yevhen Chernolyev, Tetiana Chernolyeva and Nicola Zmievskiy.


White's Thrush (Zoothera dauma)

© Gleb Bolbotov
2019-07-07
East Kazakhstan region, Ivanovsky ridge

First photo of White's Thrush from Kazakhstan part of Altai in birds.kz. Perhaps it's first evident of breeding of this species in South-Western Altai.


Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina)

© Anna Yasko
2020-08-16
Aktau, Mangystau region

Rare pass mugrant in Mangyshlak peninsula. First record in Mangyshlak for birds.kz


White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)

© Aldiyar Saparbayev
2020-07-01
Zhanaqala v., Zhanaqala district, West-Kazakhstan region

First record in Western Kazakhstan oblast for birds.kz.


Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)

© Grigory Khasanov
2020-08-16

A very rare vagrant in the migrating time on Lake Baikal. The 4th confirmed record in the Irkutsk Region.


Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis)

© Maria-Adel Bradbeer
2020-08-04
Dnipro

The first observation for Ukraine and yhe 17-th for Western Palearctic.


Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)

© Ilya Sukhov
2020-08-08

The first photo-record of the species in the Novosibirsk Region (formerly only single captures were known).

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recent video

2020-09-22. Redwing (vasily malishcin).

2020-09-21. Hen Harrier (vasily malishcin).

2020-09-13. Black Woodpecker (Aldiyar Saparbayev), Great Spotted Woodpecker (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2020-09-09. Mistle Thrush (Nadia Goncharova).

2020-09-07. Radde's Warbler (Nadia Goncharova), Common Tern (vasily malishcin).

2020-08-28. Eurasian Blackbird (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-08-23. Wood Sandpiper (Alexender Zabolotnyy), Eurasian Goldfinch (Vladimir Sokolov).

2020-08-22. Peregrine Falcon (Nadia Goncharova).

2020-08-18. Black-headed Gull (vasily malishcin).

2020-08-17. White Stork (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2020-08-12. Hybrid Bunting (Nadia Goncharova), Tree Pipit (vasily malishcin).

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unidentified birds


2020-09-23

Марина Гудимова: Или серая?

2020-09-23

Андрей Черных: Игорь Фефелов,жаль:(

2020-09-23

Николай Балацкий: Елена, вы правы. Соловей-красношейка молодая. От молодой Варакушки отличается заметно высоким у ноздри клювом и полным отсутствием рыжей [....]

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