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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 [...... read more ]


Web site lack of photos of bird list

2017-03-17 | Gou Jun

网站截止2017年3月缺照片的鸟种1、 赤颈 (Podiceps grisegena)2、 白鹳 (Ciconia ciconia)3、 云石斑鸭 (Marmaronetta angustirostris)4、 斑背潜鸭 (Aythya marila)5、 乌雕 (Aquila clanga)6、 红脚隼 (Falco amurensis)7、 西方松鸡 (Tetrao urogallus)8、 高原山鹑 (Perdix hodgsoniae)9、 白鹤 (Grus leucogeranus)10、 白枕鹤 (Grus vipio)11、 斑尾塍鹬 (Limosa lapponica)12、 小杓鹬 (Numenius minutus)13、 雪鸽 (Columba leuconota)14、 中亚鸽 (Columba eversmanni)15、 乌林鸮 (Strix nebulosa)16、 猛鸮 (Surnia ulula)17、 花头鸺鹠 (Glaucidium passerinum)18、 埃及夜鹰 (Caprimulgus aegyptius)19、 中亚夜鹰 (Caprimulgus centralasicus)20、 高山雨燕 (Tachymarptis melba)21、 粉红胸鹨 (Anthus roseatus)22、 灰背伯劳 (Lanius tephronotus)23、 北噪鸦 (Perisoreus infaustus)24、 大嘴乌鸦 (Corvus macrorhynchos)25、 红尾水鸲 (Rhyacornis fuliginosa)26、 白喉石䳭 (Saxicola insignis)27、 白眉鸫 (Turdus [...... read more ]


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rare birds records


Pygmy Cormorant (Microcarbo pygmeus)

© daobazi
2018-11-20
Xinjiang Changji Manas County National Wetland Park

Dec. 28, 2018, LIU Zhongde found this species in Manas River wetland.
Cyдиловская (1936) reported this species in Tien Shan, China. This recent discovery of Pygmy Cormorant clears up some of the historical doubts and the species can now be safely added to the Chinese avifauna.


Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata)

© gebi huyang
2018-09-16
wusu

15 Sept 2018, shot from Dafdar,Tashkurghan has been confirmed a new record in Xinjiang.


Sinai Rosefinch (Carpodacus synoicus)

© Marmot
2018-05-31
Hetian County



Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

© Allan Linn
2018-05-27
Kuntibes, Muji, Akto

27 May 2018, photo by Allan from Kuntibes,Akto has been confirmed a new record in Xinjiang.

more rarities...

Big Year 2018

1. liang nigulayi (337)
2. Binzhao Lv (300)
3. Rick (298)
4. Lee Tao (294)
5. yang feifei (224)
6. DING Peng (221)
7. black lark (194)
8. wen zhimin (142)
9. Allan Linn (139)
10. Marmot (123)
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unidentified birds


2018-12-07

戈壁胡杨: 这种鸟难,如果看生境是白顶j

2018-12-05

戈壁胡杨: 很像亚洲短趾百灵

2018-12-05

Askar Isabekov: Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach)

2018-12-05

Askar Isabekov: You can see some series of Black-throated Accentors of nominee subspecies in this gallery (link).

more unidentified birds...