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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.

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.

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© The Birds Record committee

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)

© The Birds Record committee

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)

© The Birds Record committee

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)

© The Birds Record committee

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.

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).

2018-12-05

梁勇新疆北山羊: 领岩鹨的幼鸟?

2018-12-05

梁勇新疆北山羊: 我觉得这只是黑头攀雀,刘阳老师和国外专家确定是黑化的欧亚攀雀。非常感谢刘阳老师的指导。

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