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Heading for the Steppes Tomorrow (Thurs 16 Oct)

The weather is sunny and warm – around 20degC at midday – and its time to take off on my next trip into the steppes and semi-desert north of Almaty to check out migrating birds.  12 more words

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After damaging muscles doing some heavy lifting I have not been very mobile of late. The sunny weather this weekend lured me out into the garden though, where there were still lots of insects on the wing. 72 more words

Kazakhstan Steppes in October

Yesterday (Friday) I took off for the day to the wilderness with a pal to check out the bird migration scene and to try to locate a dump way out of the city which I was told is an eagle magnet.  795 more words

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Sorbulak Birding Review 01 Oct 2014

Our birding trip to Sorbulak Lake did not turn out as planned as my birding partner had to attend an unexpected meeting late morning.  We normally leave at 6 a.m and at this time of year we are well on our way out of the city by dawn and pre-rushhour.   483 more words

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