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White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Mikhail Kalagin

2017-02-04



New species for Ulyanovsk region

Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)

© Oleg Belyalov

2017-01-02
Almaty region



That was the fourth winter record of a Dalmatian Pelican in the South-East of Kazakhstan. The first two records were in December 1998 at Sorbulak and in 2007 in the Alakol hollow (Berezovikov, 2008). Another meeting at Sorbulak was on December 27, 2014 (O. Belyalov, www.birds.kz).
Berezovikov N.N. 2008. Winter records of the Dalmatian Pelicans Pelecanus crispus on the reservoirs of South-Eastern Kazakhstan // Rus. ornithol. journal. 17 (413): 613-614

Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)

© Aisagali Kadirov

2017-01-18
Tupkaragan, Mangystau.



The first winter record of Rosy Starling in Kazakhstan.

Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

© Anna Yasko

2017-01-12
Aktau, Mangystau



Rare winter record of Black Kite in Kazakhstan. Previously recorded in winter time in Almaty oblast (Karpov, Belyalov, 2009; Berezovikov, 2014; Karpov, no pub) and in Mangysjlak (Yasko, www.birds.kz; V.Kovshar, no pub).

Березовиков Н.Н. 2014. Зимняя встреча черноухого коршуна Milvus migrans lineatus в городе Алматы // Рус. орнитол. журн. 23 (1082): 3957.
Карпов Ф.Ф., Белялов О.В. 2009. О зимней встрече чёрного коршуна в Алматинской области // Selevinia: 234.

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)

© Malik Nukusbekov

2017-01-10
Taraz vicinity



Twelve White Storks were recorded by Malik Nukusbekov 10 of January, 2017 near Taraz city. It's first record of group wintering of White Storks in Kazakhstan, and the second winter record in Taraz vicinity, the first one was 10 of January, 1992 (Kolbintsev, 1992). Also winter records of single birds are known to south from Shymkent.

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)

© Alexander Nastachenko

2016-12-11
Dniprodzerzhinsk HPS



Rear vagrant to Ukraine. One bird was found in Dniprodzerzhins'k on hydroelectric dam.

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

© Alexander Nastachenko

2017-01-05
Dnipropetrovsk



The first whinter meeting with Black-legged Kittiwake in the continental part of Ukraine. The bird was founded by Pol Bredbier and Olexandr Nastachenko 2017 January, 05. The second meeting with Black-legged Kittiwake in the Dnipropetrovsk region.

Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)

© Igor Torgachkin

2016-04-23
City Novorossiysk, Krasnodar region, Sudzhukskaya lagoon.



Greater Sand Plover was observed and photographed at 23rd of April 2016 in Novorossisk city, on the coast of Sudzhuk gulf, by birdwatcher I.P.Torgachkin. It is new vagrant species to Krasnodarsky krai, North Caucasus.

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)

© Askar Isabekov

2016-12-18
Ust-Kamenogorsk. Strelka.



First reliable record of Harlequine Duck in Kazakhstan. There is only note of E.A.Eversmann (1866) about winter records in the lakes of southern steppes, but this record is too unclear. Near the borders of Kazakhstan recorded only at Nezhinka village near Orenburg where male duck was shot by N.A.Zarudny (1888). Both records related to the second half of XIX centure.

Red-throated Thrush (Turdus ruficollis)

© Ivan Bevza

2016-12-15



Rare winter visitor for Almaty region.

Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)

© Anna Yasko

2016-12-13
Aktau, Mangystau



Third record of the species in Kazakhstan, confirmed by photography. The first two records were December 9, 2014 in Bautino (Katuncev, www.birds.kz) and December 12, 2014 near Aktau (Katuncev, Isabekov, www.birds.kz).

Twite (Acanthis flavirostris)

© Evgeniy Sofronov

2014-03-05



First record for Ulianovsk region

Japanese Waxwing (Bombycilla japonica)

© Yuri Karpov

2012-10-12
Slyudyanka, Irkutsk Region



A rare record much west from the species range.

Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)

© Anna Yasko

2016-12-03
Aktau, Mangystau



This is a new species for Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Ring-billed Gull inhabits in Northern America, but annually vagrant birds recorded in Western Europe and rarer observed in Central and Northern Europe. This is the first record of this bird in Caspian Sea coast. Probably the same bird was photographed in flock with Common Gulls (Larus canus) in the same place 7th of January and 5th of November 2015 (Yasko, www.birds.kz) but was identified only recently.

Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-05-12
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



Rare vagrant in northern Trans-Baikal area

Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)

© Malik Nukusbekov

2016-12-02



Very late and the only one known winter record of Demoiselle Cranes. Usually the autumn migration of Demoiselle Cranes occurs from late August to early September. The latest records on the Chokpak Pass refer to the end of October.

Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Radik Kutushev

2015-04-19



The first photo record of Red-breasted Goose in Republic of Tatarstan.

White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)

© Alexander Nastachenko

2014-12-07
Bulakhivka lyman lake



A rare stray specie. Perhaps the first photographic images of the species in Ukraine.

Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)

© Mikhail Kalagin

2016-08-23
Ulyanovsk



Rare (probably first) record of Oriental Turtle Dove in Ulyanovskaya oblast.

Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus)

© Radik Kutushev

2016-09-17
Troitsky village, Nizhnekamsk district, Tatarstan



During autumn migration rarely recorded in Tatarstan mostly in northern part of Republic.

Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)

© Alexey Timoshenko

2016-11-09
Karamendy vill., Naurzumn reg., Kostanay oblast



Second record of Siberian Accentor in Naurzum Reserve, second photo record on site birds.kz

European Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros gibraltariensis)

© Aleksey Koshkin

2016-10-15
Korgalzhin



First record of European Blackstart (Phoenicurus ochruros gibraltariensis) in autumn. Before this record it observed four times in spring (March-April).

Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

© Konstantin Samodurow

2015-12-22



Reliable winter photo registration in the Tomsk region. Earlier, finches were observed several times in last days of November, but the nature of their further staying remained in question.

Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)

© Pavel Panchenko

2016-10-21
Odesa



very rare record

Sociable Lapwing (Chettusia gregaria)

© Alexander Nastachenko

2016-09-11
Poltava region



very rare record

Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)

© Alexandr Belyaev

2016-08-06
Altajskij kraj, Kosihinskij r-n, p. Ukrainskij



A host of this Cuckoo fledgling is Grasshopper Warbler. An occasional nest paratisism by Cuckoo on this species, which is not mentioned in the known list of Cuckoo's host species.

Coal Tit (Parus ater ater)

© Anna Yasko

2016-11-11
Aktau, Mangystau



Thirs record in Mangyshlak. Two previous were 57 years ago in November 1959 (pair and flock) (Poslavsky ect, 1964).

Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)

© Dmitry Golyshev

2016-09-24
Chernaya Reka, Kareliya



Rare

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)

© Vladimir Muravskiy

2016-11-01
K-28, Karasay District, Almaty Region



First photo record to South-Eastern Kazakhstan.

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Serg Silan

2016-11-06
Eastern Kazakhstan



Second record of straggler Flamingo in Irtysh river near Serebryansk city.

Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)

© Malik Nukusbekov

2016-11-06
Zhualy valley. Ertai.



Rare straggler bird. The first photo record in Kazakhstan.

Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

© Anna Yasko

2016-11-05
Kuryk, Mangystau



The first record of Long-tailed Tits in Mangyshlak.

Naumann's Thrush (Turdus naumanni)

© Ivan Bevza

2016-11-05
Almaty region



The first recors of Naumann's Thrush in Kazakhstan.

Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)

© Anna Golubeva

2016-11-05
Krasnodar region, Russia



First record for Krasnodar region

Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

© Yuri Karpov

2016-10-21
Slyudyanka, Irkutsk Region



The first record of this species in Irkutsk Region.

Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-05-02
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



The northeasternmost registration of this species in the East Siberia. It's also interesting the birds seems to belong to the western subspecies gibraltariensis.

Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

© Olexandr Ghryb

2016-04-16
Zhytomyr region, Chudniv district, vіllage Karpivci



Very rare flying specie. It is known only some tenth of registration in Ukraine.

Baikal Bullfinch (Pyrrhula cineracea)

© Yuriy Malkov

2016-10-18



The westernmost photo record of Baikal Bullfinch. In Kazakhstan only one more western report is known: the vagrant in mouth of Ural river near Atyrau in 18th October 1975.

Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)

© Sergey L. Volkov

2016-05-02
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia



The North recording in Eastern Siberia

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Serg Silan

2016-10-27
Eastern Kazakhstan



Recent years (2013,2015) some vagrant juvenile Flamingos were found in Siberia, Russia and Xinjiang far from breeding sites mostly in later October. In October 27th, 2016 wounded and exhausted juvenile Flamingo was found in the riverside of Irtysh near Serebryansk city.


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