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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


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.

more rarities...

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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