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Pygmy Cormorant

Phalacrocorax pygmaeus

© Irina Romanovskaia | 2019-09-13 |

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2020-11-28. Pjotr Trommel: Common Sparrowhawk.

2020-11-24. Irina Romanovskaia: Mistle Thrush, European Greenfinch, Brambling, Common Sparrowhawk, White-browed Tit-Warbler, Common Chaffinch, Eurasian Blackbird, Greylag Goose, Pavel Isayenko: Brown Dipper, Eurasian Dipper, Rock Pigeon, Pjotr Trommel: Red-crested Pochard, Hooded Crow.

2020-11-23. Pjotr Trommel: Eurasian Dipper, Brown Dipper, Lammergeier.

2020-11-22. Irina Romanovskaia: Grey-headed Goldfinch, Common Chaffinch, Brambling, Mistle Thrush, European Robin, Chukar Partridge, Great Grey Shrike, Great White Egret, Goosander, Nurzhan Alymkanova: Crested Lark, Goosander, Pygmy Cormorant, Black-throated Thrush.

2020-11-21. Philippe Campeau: Great White Pelican.

2020-11-18. Philippe Campeau: Upland Buzzard, Lammergeier, Grey-headed Goldfinch, Eversmann's Redstart, Blue-capped Redstart, Chukar Partridge, Cinereous Vulture, Steppe Eagle, Mistle Thrush, European Robin, Common Sparrowhawk, Northern Wren, Yellowhammer, Wallcreeper.

2020-11-16. Philippe Campeau: Common Treecreeper, Black-breasted Tit, Brown Dipper, Goldcrest, Common Chaffinch, Eurasian Siskin, Yellow-billed Chough.

2020-11-08. Irina Romanovskaia: Whooper Swan, Water Pipit, Ruddy Shelduck, Common Pochard, Black-throated Accentor, Red-mantled Rosefinch, Black-headed Gull, Sky Lark, Horned Lark, Red-billed Chough, Golden Eagle, Hooded Crow, White Wagtail, Mute Swan, Rock Sparrow, Black-throated Thrush, Nurzhan Alymkanova: Black-Billed Magpie, Common Chiffchaff, Northern Wren, Pavel Isayenko: Great White Egret, Great White Egret, Black-headed Gull, Tree Sparrow, Great Cormorant, Pallas's Gull, Common Buzzard, Pjotr Trommel: Eversmann's Redstart, Grey-headed Goldfinch, Yellowhammer, Wallcreeper, White-browed Tit-Warbler, Cinereous Vulture, Brambling, Blue-capped Redstart, Lammergeier, Azure Tit, Northern Wren, Common Sparrowhawk, European Greenfinch, Mistle Thrush, Upland Buzzard.

2020-11-07. Irina Romanovskaia: Mute Swan, Asian Short-toed Lark, Bean Goose, Tufted Duck, Northern Pintail, Northern Wren, Dunlin, Black-tailed Godwit, Common Chiffchaff, Northern Lapwing, Black-headed Wagtail, Goosander, Common Shelduck, Common Teal, Water Rail, Grey Heron, Eversmann's Redstart, Black-Necked Grebe, European Greenfinch, Common Mynah, Guldenstadt's Redstart, Azure Tit, Ruddy Shelduck, Brown Accentor, Meadow Bunting, Eurasian Dipper, Red-mantled Rosefinch, Black-throated Thrush, Common Chaffinch, Black-Necked Grebe, Little Grebe, Tufted Duck, European Greenfinch, Common Sparrowhawk, White-tailed Sea-Eagle, Common Pheasant, Common Coot, Cinereous Vulture, Common Kestrel, Common Moorhen, Black-Necked Grebe, Common Buzzard.

2020-11-04. Pavel Isayenko: Common Sparrowhawk, Mistle Thrush.

2020-11-02. Pavel Isayenko: Great Cormorant, Pallas's Gull, Great White Egret.

2020-10-31. Pjotr Trommel: Black-headed Gull, Azure Tit, Great White Egret, Common Chiffchaff.

2020-10-29. Pavel Isayenko: European Greenfinch, Common Buzzard, Black-throated Thrush, Grey-headed Goldfinch, Common Chaffinch.

2020-10-28. Philippe Campeau: Asian Short-toed Lark.

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recent comments


2020-11-22. to photo # 00140061502 (Black-throated Thrush)

Philippe Campeau: :)


2020-11-21. to photo # 00270070801 (Great White Pelican)

Ирина Романовская: Ну просто шикарно!!!


2020-11-19. to photo # 00270070101 (Steppe Eagle)

Андрей Баздырев: Орлан-белохвост - очень мощный клюв


2020-11-12. to photo # 00010003901 (Long-legged Buzzard)

Сергей Л. Волков: Спасибо! Значит нельзя заносить курганника в список видов, могущих гнездиться в условиях города.


2020-11-10. to photo # 00110209601 (Black-throated Thrush)

Ирина Романовская: Спасибо, Аскар! Я его не признала...


2020-11-10. to photo # 00110209601 (Black-throated Thrush)

Аскар Исабеков: чернозобый дрозд, у него бывают такие рыжие штрихи по бокам.


2020-11-10. to photo # 00400019004 (Lammergeier)

Pjotr Trommel: Thanks to you!


2020-11-10. to photo # 00400019001 (Lammergeier)

Philippe Campeau: Ha ha!


2020-11-08. to photo # 00010003901 (Long-legged Buzzard)

Ирина Романовская: Нет. Курганники бросили эту затею. Гнездование не было успешным.


2020-11-07. to photo # 00010003901 (Long-legged Buzzard)

Сергей Л. Волков: Известно ли, гнездование состоялось? было ли успешным?


2020-11-06. to photo # 00220026101 (Common Sparrowhawk)

Павел Исаенко: Андрей, спасибо!


2020-11-05. to photo # 00220026101 (Common Sparrowhawk)

Андрей Баздырев: Ястреб-перепелятник


2020-10-30. to photo # 00220025401 (Common Buzzard)

Павел Исаенко: Спасибо, Аскар! К сожалению, не удалось снять его поближе, хотя видел его 2 дня.


2020-10-30. to photo # 00220025401 (Common Buzzard)

Аскар Исабеков: Это пролетный канюк (Buteo buteo vulpinus) - размер небольшой (с орлом не спутаешь), окраска темно-рыжая с поперечной полосатостью на животе. Олег Белялов [....]


2020-10-28. to photo # 00270068603 (Asian Short-toed Lark)

Аскар Исабеков: Correctly to say about bird of heinei taxon which is recognized as subspecies of Asian Short-toed Lark (Calandrella cheelensis) in Guide of Aye & Schweizer, just as leucophaea taxon. But taxonomy of this website is based in traditional system in which [....]


2020-10-28. to photo # 00270068603 (Asian Short-toed Lark)

Philippe Campeau: Спасибо Аскар за помощь. Я добавил ещё фотку, где тёмные полосы на грудь птицы видно. Это утверждает, что здесь Солончаковый жаворонок (Asian [....]


2020-10-27. to photo # 00270068601 (Asian Short-toed Lark)

Аскар Исабеков: Please note different colour of legs of birds in 1-2 (pale) and 3 (black) photos. Bird in 1-2 photos has a short PM projection indicating to Greater Short-toed Lark.


2020-10-27. to photo # 00270066001 (Hooded Crow)

Philippe Campeau: Здесь гибрид серой и черной вороны.


2020-10-26. to photo # 00270062101 (Yellowhammer)

Philippe Campeau: Очень интересно, спасибо Андрей! У него правильно много жельтый было.


2020-10-25. to photo # 00220024701 (Hume's Warbler)

Philippe Campeau: Прекрасно!


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Best photos of the month

rare birds records


Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)

© Myrzabek Ozubekov
2020-05-24
Kochkor

The first photo registration of a Black-Bellied Sandgrouse on birds.kg.


Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)

© Askar Isabekov
2020-03-14
Bishkek

Very rare or probably unique case of nesting of Long-legged Buzzards in the center of large city.


Red-throated Thrush (Turdus ruficollis)

© Irina Romanovskaia
2020-03-01

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.


Snow Pigeon (Columba leuconota)

© Fedor Shakula
2015-07-11
Zaalaisky ridge, altitude 3800 m

Rare record and first photo-record of Snow Pigeon in Kyrgyzstan. Most recent records of Snow Pigeon are related to summer of 1985, when E.D.Shukurov during 5 days found 4 Pigeons in mountains of Alai ridge, and 3 ones in north slope of Chonalai ridge. Birds were observed in altitude 3000-3330 m. Nest with eggs was found by E.D.Shukurov at June 14, 1985 in canyon of northern slope of Chonalai ridge in altitude 3200 m. In Zaalai ridge S.V.Kulagin observed Snow Pigeon several years ago in Ichke Suu, close to Lenin Peak area, but he couldn't take photo of bird.

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2017-09-03. Ibisbill (Ivan Turkovskiy).

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unidentified birds


2020-11-10

Ирина Романовская: Этот жаворонок летал со стайкой рогатых жаворонков. Возможно, солончаковый?

2020-10-28

Аскар Исабеков: Фото в анфас у птиц самое тяжелое для определения, так как не видно ни крыльев, ни хвоста, ни спины, тех частей, по которым и проводится определение. [....]

2020-10-28

Аскар Исабеков: Males in photos (1,3,4) have large black mask and dark grey head, this dark grey means black base and white tip of head feathers. This pale or white tips is because fresh feathers after moulting. Female in 2nd photo also has grey (not black) mask because [....]

2020-10-28

Philippe Campeau: Ha ha! This is very funny, we were so convinced it was a short-toed that I did not even look at the photo. It is indeed a pipit. Legs very black and ''moustache'' not visible (water), but very streaked on the flanks (buff-bellied)... I will leave unidentified. [....]

2020-09-05

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