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The Checklist of the Birds of Kyrgyzstan


Gaviiformes

    Loons

    1. Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica)

Podicipediformes

Pelecaniformes

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Anseriformes

Falconiformes

Galliformes

Gruiformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocletiformes

    Sandgrouses

    173. Pin-Tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata)
    174. Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)
    175. Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

Strigiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Coraciiformes

Upupiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

rare birds records


Cotton Pygmy-Goose (Nettapus coromandelianus)

© Lars Edenius
2012-06-18
Sonkul

First and one only record in Kyrgyz Republic (and in all post-USSR area). Male in not-full breeding plumage was observed by group of Sweedinsh birdwatchers in coast of Sonkul lake. Probably bird made so long flight because a lot of rains in breeding range.


Eastern Orphean Warbler (Sylvia hortensis)

© Ivan Turkovskiy
2019-03-01
Bishkek, Chui region

First record of Orphean Warbler in Kyrgyzstan.


Finsch's Wheatear (Oenanthe finschii)

© Irina Romanovskaia
2017-04-30

First record in Kyrgyz Republic


Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata)

© Irina Romanovskaia
2019-09-26
Ozernoe

First recird of Pied Bushchat in Kyrgyz Republic.


Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)

© Nurzhan Alymkanova
2018-12-07
Mihailovka, Issyk kul region

Very late record of Red-breasted Flycatcher.


Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

© Tatiana Menshikova
2018-01-18
Ozernoe, Chuy Valley



Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Ivan Turkovskiy
2017-12-28
Saruu Village, Issyk-kul region



Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

© Ivan Turkovskiy
2017-12-28


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recent video

2018-04-11. Grey-headed Goldfinch (Ivan Turkovskiy).

2017-11-16. Black-breasted Tit (Ivan Turkovskiy).

2017-09-05. Little Owl (Ivan Turkovskiy), Common Kingfisher (Ivan Turkovskiy).

2017-09-03. Ibisbill (Ivan Turkovskiy).

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unidentified birds


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2020-01-12

Татьяна Меньшикова: черный коршун

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