Bird watching

Ile-Alatau national Park is a great place for ornithologists.

During nesting and reproduction over 130 species of birds gather in the park. Not less than the half of bird species are mountain birds, at that the inhabitation of birds coincide with certain altitudinal belts.

Within the Park in different year seasons, you can find 20 species of rare birds, from which 16 are included in the Red Book of Kazakhstan, and 4 – in the Red Book of the International Union for the Protection of Nature (IUPN).

From among the birds included in the Red Book of Kazakhstan, in the park make nests 5 species of birds: golden eagle, vulture, Himalayan vulture, eagle-owl, whistling thrush. Black vulture, gallinule and roller are listed in the Red Book of the IUPN