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Essential Terms of Ornithology

2017-05-15 | Allan Linn

雏鸟nestling:孵出后至廓羽长成之前,通常不能飞翔幼鸟juvenile (juv.):离巢后独立生活,稚羽刚换成正常体羽,但未达到性成熟的鸟亚成鸟subadult (subad.):比幼鸟更趋向成熟的阶段,但未到性成熟,有的也作幼鸟的同义词未成年鸟immature (imm.):指除成鸟羽色之外的所有色型,包括幼鸟和亚成鸟成鸟adult (ad.):发育成熟能进行繁殖的鸟,羽色已能显示出种的特色和特征繁殖羽breeding plumage:成鸟在繁殖季节的被羽,也叫夏羽,是在早春换羽而呈现的羽非繁殖羽non-breeding plumage:繁殖期过后所换上的羽,亦称冬羽,旅鸟在迁徙过程中完成换羽留鸟resident (R):在该地区整年出现且有繁殖记录的鸟种候鸟migrant:在春秋两季沿着比较稳定的路线,在繁殖区和越冬区之间进行迁徙的鸟类冬候鸟winter resident (W):留在该地区度冬的鸟,通常秋天抵达,春天离开夏候鸟summer [...... read more ]


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rare birds records


Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata)

© gebi huyang
2018-09-15
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.


Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

© The Birds Record committee
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.

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Big Year 2018

1. liang nigulayi (331)
2. Rick (293)
3. Binzhao Lv (290)
4. Lee Tao (279)
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6. yang feifei (143)
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8. Allan Linn (139)
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