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2022-08-16. Elena Mikolaichuk: Temminck's Stint, Great Grey Shrike, Pjotr Trommel: Common Kingfisher, Temminck's Stint, Little Ringed Plover, Common Greenshank, Common Starling.

2022-08-11. Elena Mikolaichuk: Grey Wagtail, Common Sandpiper, Turkestan Shrike, Masked Wagtail.

2022-08-10. Pjotr Trommel: Spotted Flycatcher.

2022-08-03. Elena Mikolaichuk: Greenish Warbler, Rock Bunting, Common Whitethroat, Black Redstart.

2022-08-02. Elena Mikolaichuk: Black Kite, Eurasian Linnet, Tree Sparrow, Oriental Turtle Dove, Azure Tit, European Bee-eater.

2022-08-01. Pjotr Trommel: Black-Necked Grebe, Pygmy Cormorant, Caspian Tern.

2022-07-28. Pjotr Trommel: Marsh Sandpiper.

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recent comments


2022-07-25. to photo # 00030070001 (Little Stint)

Tatiana Menshikova: Спасибо, Анна


2022-07-23. to photo # 00110297501 (Hodgson's Rosefinch)

Ирина Романовская: Спасибо,Андрей.


2022-07-23. to photo # 00110297501 (Hodgson's Rosefinch)

Андрей Баздырев: Да


2022-07-23. to photo # 00110297501 (Hodgson's Rosefinch)

Ирина Романовская: Может гималайский вьюрок?


2022-07-22. to photo # 00110296501 (Hume's Warbler)

Ирина Романовская: Спасибо, Анна.


2022-07-22. to photo # 00110296501 (Hume's Warbler)

Анна Ясько: Мне видится пеночка тусклая. Клюв тонкий, ноги темные, две широкие светлые полосы на крыле.


2022-07-22. to photo # 00110296602 (Blue-capped Redstart)

Анна Ясько: Похожа на молодую седоголовую горихвостку.


2022-07-21. to photo # 00400079902 (Grey-necked Bunting)

Philippe Campeau: I'm actually surprised that it turned out so well. I thought it would be horrible... Nice lifer!


2022-07-07. to photo # 00110294601 (Tawny Pipit)

Анна Ясько: Здесь полевой конек. У лугового клюв тонкий и пестрины были бы снизу туловища.


2022-07-07. to photo # 00110295202 (Himalayan Vulture)

Анна Ясько: Вероятно, здесь молодой кумай. Они более темные, чем молодые белоголовые сипы (пример). А вот примеры молодых кумаев: раз, два. У белоголового [....]


2022-07-07. to photo # 00270097401 (Rosy Starling)

Reinhard: Thank you Murat.Will check the places when I'm in Kirgistan.Kind RegardsReinhard


2022-07-07. to photo # 00110295601 (Chukar Partridge)

Ирина Романовская: Три особи.


2022-07-02. to photo # 00590003502 (Common Stonechat)

Анна Ясько: Черноголовый чекан.


2022-07-02. to photo # 00570033201 (Common Whitethroat)

Анна Ясько: На 1 фото ястребиная славка Sylvia nisoria. Светло-желтый цвет глаз, есть темные пестрины в виде скобок на груди и по бокам (см. теневую сторону тела).


2022-06-30. to photo # 00270097401 (Rosy Starling)

Murat Jumashev: Dear Reinhard,Two weeks ago I was in Chong-Kemin Gorge. There is a huge flock living on a farm there.Below are the coordinates:42°45'01.4 N 76°04'25.3 E42.750397, 76.073703Best regards, Murat


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rare birds records


Buff-bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

© Tatiana Menshikova
2021-10-10
Mikhaylovka, Issyk-kul region

The first confirmed record in the Kyrgyz Republic


Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)

© Tatiana Menshikova
2019-03-11
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
2019-10-19
Kashka-Suu

Potentially the first record of a Pallas warbler in Kyrgyzstan.


Yellow-browed Bunting (Emberiza chrysophrys)

© Philippe Campeau
2020-12-27
Karakol gorge, Central Tien Shan.

First record of a yellow-browed bunting in Kyrgyzstan.

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recent video

2021-10-26. Little Owl (Katherine Hall).

2021-03-15. Common Buzzard (Viacheslav Prudskikh).

2021-03-13. Grey-headed Goldfinch (Viacheslav Prudskikh).

2018-04-11. Grey-headed Goldfinch (Ivan Turkovskiy).

2017-11-16. Black-breasted Tit (Ivan Turkovskiy).

2017-09-05. Little Owl (Ivan Turkovskiy), Common Kingfisher (Ivan Turkovskiy).

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

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unidentified birds


2022-08-05

Анна Ясько: Довольно клювастая славка. Я вот думаю, может певчая Sylvia hortensis?

2022-07-10

Philippe Campeau: Dear Paul, First, welcome to the site! Are you traveling around, or based in Kyrgyzstan?In these photos, I see a rock bunting. The lack of a black throat (I see hint of pale on photo 2 and 3), the rufous lower breast/belly (not pale) and some streaking [....]

2022-07-09

Philippe Campeau: I did not intend to take photographs, there were done with my phone through my telescope. Amongst the little stints (I counted at least 12), I noticed at least two strange, more orange birds that I think are rufous-necked stints. I observed them for a [....]

2022-07-02

Анна Ясько: Садовая камышевка.

2022-06-07

Анна Ясько: Здесь однозначно не зимняк. А вот куда его? Два варианта - восточный канюк и гибрид мохноногого курганника с обыкновенным. Честно говоря, затруднительно [....]

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