rare birds records
Grey-headed Lapwing (Microsarcops cinereus)
© Ivan Bevza
lowerTurgen river, Almaty oblast.
first record in Kazakhstan
Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)
© Igor Fefelov
Kultuk, Slyudyanka District, Irkutsk Region
The 3rd record in the Baikal region.
Blue Rock Thrush (Monticola solitarius)
© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
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
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
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
Aktau, Mangystau region
Rare pass mugrant in Mangyshlak peninsula. First record in Mangyshlak for birds.kz
White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)
© Aldiyar Saparbayev
Zhanaqala v., Zhanaqala district, West-Kazakhstan region
First record in Western Kazakhstan oblast for birds.kz.
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
© Grigory Khasanov
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
The first observation for Ukraine and yhe 17-th for Western Palearctic.
Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
© Ilya Sukhov
The first photo-record of the species in the Novosibirsk Region (formerly only single captures were known).