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Big Year 2017

The winner will submit the pictures of the largest number of bird species taken on the territory of European Russia during this year.

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2016

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2017
10. Elena Valova (19)
20. Maxim Lanin (4)
28. Ilya Ukolov (1)

all species photographed in 2017


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Tree Sparrow (01-01)
2. Great Tit (01-01)
3. Common Goldeneye (01-01)
4. Goosander (01-01)
5. House Sparrow (01-01)
6. Common Redpoll (01-01)
9. Horned Lark (01-01)
10. Yellowhammer (01-01)
11. Eurasian Goldfinch (01-01)
12. Crested Lark (01-01)
13. Eurasian Jay (01-01)
14. Common Treecreeper (01-01)
15. Eurasian Siskin (01-01)
16. Snow Bunting (01-01)
17. Common Sparrowhawk (01-01)
18. Willow Tit (01-01)
19. Blue Tit (01-02)
20. Hawfinch (01-02)
24. Mandarin Duck (01-02)
26. Rook (01-03)
27. Fieldfare (01-03)
30. Common Raven (01-04)
31. European Robin (01-04)
32. Spotted Nutcracker (01-04)
33. Eurasian Blackbird (01-04)
34. Mallard (01-04)
35. Bohemian Waxwing (01-04)
37. Common Coot (01-04)
38. Black-headed Gull (01-04)
39. Common Pochard (01-04)
40. Tufted Duck (01-04)
41. Whooper Swan (01-04)
42. Mute Swan (01-04)
43. Yellow-legged Gull (01-04)
44. Long-tailed Tit (01-04)
45. Rock Pigeon (01-04)
46. Northern Goshawk (01-04)
47. Eurasian Jackdaw (01-04)
48. Hooded Crow (01-05)
51. Great Cormorant (01-05)
52. Grey Heron (01-05)
53. Great Grey Shrike (01-05)
56. Common Buzzard (01-05)
57. Coal Tit (01-05)
58. Grey Partridge (01-06)
59. Black Woodpecker (01-07)
61. Common Chaffinch (01-08)
63. Azure Tit (01-09)
64. Northern Wren (01-09)
65. Ural Owl (01-09)
66. Little Grebe (01-09)
67. Eurasian Linnet (01-10)
68. Common Teal (01-11)
69. Smew (01-11)
70. White Wagtail (01-12)
71. Mew Gull (01-12)
73. Black-Necked Grebe (01-13)
74. Black Redstart (01-13)
75. Common Chiffchaff (01-13)
76. Common Moorhen (01-13)
77. Northern Pintail (01-13)
78. Rock Bunting (01-14)
79. Common Kingfisher (01-14)
80. Northern Hawk Owl (01-14)
81. Eurasian Bullfinch (01-14)
82. Lammergeier (01-15)
83. Crested Tit (01-15)
84. Brambling (01-16)
85. Lapland Longspur (01-16)
86. Willow Ptarmigan (01-17)
87. Common Starling (01-17)
88. Common Pheasant (01-17)
89. Great Grey Owl (01-17)
90. Goldcrest (01-18)
91. Mistle Thrush (01-20)
92. Redwing (01-20)
93. Hoary Redpoll (01-20)
94. Bearded Tit (01-21)
95. Grey Wagtail (01-21)
96. Dalmatian Pelican (01-21)
97. Marsh Tit (01-21)
98. Red Crossbill (01-22)
99. Syrian Woodpecker (01-25)
102. Eurasian Wigeon (01-28)
103. Song Thrush (01-28)
104. Pallas's Gull (01-29)
107. Red Knot (01-31)
108. Pine Grosbeak (02-02)
109. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (02-02)
110. Great White Egret (02-02)
111. Long-eared Owl (02-04)
113. Herring Gull (02-08)
114. Sandwich Tern (02-09)
115. Red-crested Pochard (02-10)
116. Little Gull (02-11)
117. Boreal Owl (02-13)
118. Wood Pigeon (02-14)
119. Golden Eagle (02-18)
120. Tawny Owl (02-19)
121. Eurasian Bittern (02-19)
122. Water Rail (02-19)
123. Corn Bunting (02-20)
124. Spanish Sparrow (02-20)
125. Gadwall (02-24)
126. Caspian Gull (02-26)
127. Northern Shoveler (02-27)
128. Short-eared Owl (03-01)
129. Purple Sandpiper (03-02)
130. Ferruginous Duck (03-02)
131. Mediterranean Gull (03-02)
132. Red-Necked Grebe (03-03)
133. Common Kestrel (03-04)
135. Common Stonechat (03-07)
136. Sky Lark (03-08)
138. Northern Lapwing (03-12)
139. Stock Pigeon (03-14)
140. Dunlin (03-14)
141. Ruddy Shelduck (03-14)
142. Garganey (03-14)
143. Greater Scaup (03-16)
144. Barn Swallow (03-16)
145. Common Redshank (03-17)
146. Kentish Plover (03-17)
147. Common Shelduck (03-17)
149. Black-tailed Godwit (03-21)
150. Ruff (03-22)

rare birds records


Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

© Igor Torgachkin
2017-03-14
City Novorossiysk, Krasnodar region, Sudzhukskaya lagoon.

The second year of observations purple sandpiper in Novorossiysk (the first meeting was in 2016 in the same place), made by a number of observers.


Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus)

© Ilya Ukolov
2014-10-04
Moscow region

rare record in Moskow region


White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Evgeniy Sofronov
2017-01-27

New species for Ulyanovsk region


White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2017-02-04

New species for Ulyanovsk region

more rarities...

recent video

2017-02-24. Northern Bullfinch (Andrey Prokhorov).

2017-02-23. Hawfinch (Andrey Prokhorov).

2017-02-08. Common Redpoll (Galina Katanova).

2017-01-28. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Galina Katanova).

2016-12-20. Mandarin Duck (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (Galina Katanova), Western Capercaillie (Galina Katanova), Common Shelduck (Galina Katanova).

2016-12-07. European Robin (Vasiliy Vishnevskiy).

2016-12-01. Black Woodpecker (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (Galina Katanova).

2016-11-13. White Wagtail (Vasiliy Vishnevskiy).

2016-11-11. Eurasian Goldfinch (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Goldfinch (Galina Katanova).

2016-11-02. Dunnock (Ivan Neslukhovsky).

more video...

unidentified birds


2017-03-24

Дмитрий Шевцов: черноголовая

2017-03-10

Галина Катанова: чуть длиннее куриного яйца, где-то 7,5 см, и уже

2017-03-10

Сергей Волков: мне видится белощёкая, за это окраска спины и отсутвие тёмной полосы по переднему краю крыла

2017-03-10

Сергей Волков: на мой взгляд болотная

2017-03-10

Сергей Волков: длиннохвостая неясыть

more unidentified birds...