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New record of Pygmy Cormorant close to Xinjiang border


2017-03-27| Isabekov Askar

Two days ago group of Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus) was found near Taldykrgan city not far from the Kazakhstan - Xinjiang border. This record means birds of this species can be observed in Ili river basin including Xinjiang territory.

Please see map under the photos here - http://birds.kz/v2photo.php?l=en&s=039302010&n=1


1. Pygmy Cormorant

comments:
2017-03-29. a龙:

thanks a lot! now i released this information to bird watchers, and hope to observed it.


2017-03-29. black lark:

祝贺你们的新纪录!期待新疆新纪录的发现!


2018-02-16. Askar Isabekov:

5 days ago I found Pygmy Cormorant in Sorbulak lakes, Ili river valley. In 2017 Pygmy Cormorant also was found as a breeding bird in Alakol lake. So the chance of Xinjiang birdwatchers to view this bird is much increased.

http://birds.kz/v2photo.php?l=en&s=000115061&n=1


2018-02-16. 苟军:

Great!thanKs



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