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The Checklist of the Birds of Xinjiang


Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocliformes

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

Big Year 2017

1. liang nigulayi (235)
2. Lee Tao (222)
3. Binzhao Lv (123)
4. jack A (110)
5. black lark (109)
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rare birds records


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.


Moustached Warbler (Acrocephalus melanopogon)

© Important Bird records
2016-04-26
wulumuqi wulabo

Cyдиловская (1936) reported this species in Tien Shan, China. Although the landform and climatic conditions of Xinjiang are similar to those of eastern Kazakhstan, there have been no other reports for decades and as the original report lacked sufficient detail Moustached Warbler was not added to the Chinese checklist. This recent discovery of Moustached Warbler clears up some of the historical doubts and the species can now be safely added to the Chinese avifauna.

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