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Happy Chinese New Year!

2017-01-28 | Isabekov Askar

My dear friends, let me congratulate you on the great day, the Chinese New Year! I wish you all the new in the new year! New birds, new countries, new new people, new impressions! Because new is always very good! [...... read more ]


什么是观鸟?去哪里看鸟?

2017-01-19 | black lark

什么是观鸟?去哪里看鸟?鸟类是我们生存环境中最多姿多彩、活泼灵巧且最容易看到的野生动物。我给有兴趣的朋友介绍一些鸟类小知识,希望对您日常生活中关注身边的小生命有一些小小的启示。根据鸟类是否迁徙以及迁徙方式的不同,通常将它们分为以下几个类型;留鸟(R):终年生活在某地,不随季节更替而迁徙的鸟;冬侯鸟(W):秋天飞来某地越冬,翌年春天飞往北方繁殖的鸟;夏侯鸟(S):春天飞来某地繁殖,秋天飞往南方越冬的鸟;旅鸟(V):在迁徙途中,经过某地作短暂停留,再继续南迁或北返的鸟。什么是观鸟? 观鸟是指用望远镜对野生鸟类进行观赏的环境认知休闲活动。欣赏它们优美的形态、艳丽多彩的羽色、优雅的翔姿,使人赏心悦目、轻松愉快。观察、记录它们的数量、取食方式、食物构成、繁殖行为、迁徙特点和栖息环境,可为鸟类研究提供宝贵的资料。观鸟活动反映了现代人对大自然的热爱和珍视,已成为都市人的一种休闲时尚。观鸟的好处: [...... read more ]


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rare birds records


Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

© Important Bird records
2017-09-26
Kuohongqi, Qapqal County

On Sept. 26, 2017, RENGONG photographed a sandpiper in the Kuohongqi, Qapqal, Xinjiang. After checking with several experts and relevant references, the bird was identified as a Calidris melanotos. According to Zheng (2011)and Ma (2011), this was a new bird record in Xinjiang.


Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Important Bird records
2011-05-08
SuFu

8 May 2011, photo by Kashi bird watching society from Shufu County, has been confirmed a new record in Xinjiang.


Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)

© Important Bird records
2012-09-01
Wujiaquqinggedahu

1 September 2012, photo by Tao Li from Qinggeda Lake, has been confirmed a new record in Xinjiang.


Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii)

© Important Bird records
2014-09-17
Aketao kalakule lake

17 September 2014, photo by Yinxin Peng from Karakul Lake, has been confirmed as a new record of birds in China.

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Big Year 2017

1. liang nigulayi (266)
2. Lee Tao (252)
3. Binzhao Lv (145)
4. black lark (130)
5. jack A (110)
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