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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
2. Anna Golubeva (116)
12. Elena Valova (24)
15. Elena Koval (14)
16. Nikita Tiunov (14)
22. Maxim Lanin (6)
32. Ilya Ukolov (2)

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. Greater Scaup (03-03)
134. Arctic Loon (03-03)
135. Common Kestrel (03-04)
137. European Shag (03-04)
138. Common Stonechat (03-07)
139. Hen Harrier (03-07)
140. Ruff (03-07)
141. Calandra Lark (03-07)
142. Pygmy Cormorant (03-07)
143. Sky Lark (03-08)
146. Northern Lapwing (03-12)
147. Northern Wheatear (03-13)
148. Stock Pigeon (03-14)
149. Dunlin (03-14)
150. Ruddy Shelduck (03-14)
151. Garganey (03-14)
152. Barn Swallow (03-16)
153. Common Redshank (03-17)
154. Kentish Plover (03-17)
155. Common Shelduck (03-17)
156. Common Sandpiper (03-17)
157. Pied Flycatcher (03-20)
159. Black-tailed Godwit (03-21)
161. Meadow Pipit (03-25)
162. Wood Lark (03-25)
163. Isabelline Wheatear (03-28)
164. Little Crake (03-28)
165. Eurasian Curlew (03-28)
166. Pied Avocet (03-28)
167. Marsh Sandpiper (03-28)
168. Alpine Swift (03-28)
169. Black-winged Stilt (03-29)
170. Bluethroat (03-29)
172. Citrine Wagtail (03-29)
173. Hoopoe (03-29)
174. Eurasian Spoonbill (03-29)
175. Slender-billed Gull (03-29)
176. Common Crane (03-30)
177. Baraba Steppe Gull (03-30)
178. Eurasian Wryneck (04-02)
179. Tree Pipit (04-02)
181. Dunnock (04-02)
182. Water Pipit (04-02)
183. Purple Heron (04-03)
184. Bewick's Swan (04-04)
186. Bean Goose (04-06)
187. Green Sandpiper (04-06)
188. Black Kite (04-06)
189. Yellow Wagtail (04-07)
191. Pallid Harrier (04-07)
193. Black Tern (04-10)
194. Common Swift (04-10)
195. Little Stint (04-10)
197. Greater Sand Plover (04-11)
198. Common Snipe (04-11)
199. Red-fronted Serin (04-11)
200. Eurasian Dipper (04-11)
202. Osprey (04-11)
205. Little Bustard (04-15)
206. Squacco Heron (04-17)
207. Wood Sandpiper (04-17)
208. Common Greenshank (04-19)
209. Collared Pratincole (04-19)
210. Ruddy Turnstone (04-19)
212. Eurasian Redstart (04-20)
213. Little Tern (04-21)
215. Temminck's Stint (04-21)
216. Arctic Skua (04-22)
218. Sand Martin (04-22)
219. White-winged Tern (04-22)
220. Sanderling (04-22)
221. Little Egret (04-23)
222. Common Tern (04-23)
223. Blackcap (04-23)

Big Year 2017

1. Igor Torgachkin (148)
2. Anna Golubeva (116)
3. Evgeniy Sofronov (113)
4. Alexandr Masalev (75)
5. Vyacheslav Yusupov (66)
more...

rare birds records


White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellochettusia leucura)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2017-04-15

New species for Ulyanovsk region


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

more rarities...

recent video

2017-04-15. Eurasian Blackbird (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Blackbird (Galina Katanova), Tree Sparrow (Galina Katanova), Long-tailed Tit (Vladislav Iopek), Long-tailed Tit (Vladislav Iopek).

2017-04-13. Common Redpoll (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Jay (Galina Katanova), Northern Bullfinch (Galina Katanova).

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. Western Capercaillie (Galina Katanova), Common Shelduck (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (Galina Katanova).

more video...

unidentified birds


2017-04-11

Андрей Коваленко: Иногда случается.

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: длиннохвостая неясыть

2017-01-25

Николай Каранов: Спасибо!Значит так и назовем?

more unidentified birds...