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Big Year 2020

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

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2018 2019

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2020
9. Sapuga Alex (49)
12. Sukhov Ilya (48)
15. Kyselova Inna (39)
16. Martsun Oleg (39)
21. Kirillov Gleb (36)
26. Petrov Andrei (31)
32. Snitsar Oleh (29)
35. Knysh Valerii (27)
41. Dvurekov Igor (25)
42. Kuzhel Family (24)
43. Golubeva Anna (23)
48. KG Pjotr (22)
51. Simon Andrew (22)
52. Voronov Denis (22)
57. Merz Marina (20)
58. Eroglu Ihsan (19)
59. Malygina Olga (19)
64. Kim Natali (17)
68. Fefelov Igor (15)
69. Raximov Suvon (15)
73. Demina Maria (14)
80. Shvydun Elena (14)
84. Belyalov Oleg (13)
88. Maer Vladimir (13)
89. Malkov Yuriy (13)
92. Popova Irina (13)
97. Sivokon Olga (12)
99. Tsupko Denis (12)
101. Fedotov Andrey (11)
102. Iopek Maksim (11)
103. Popova Nadejda (11)
107. Ivanov Mihail (10)
109. Shurov Leonid (10)
111. Gleba Vasil (9)
112. Sheremet Oleg (9)
121. Karpov Fedor (7)
123. Kodrul Yuriy (7)
125. Ochkan Taras (7)
128. Gubin Boris (6)
134. Kondrat Petro (5)
138. Valova Elena (5)
140. Zhbir Denis (5)
141. Bevza Ivan (4)
152. Bodnar Vasil (3)
154. Lanin Maxim (3)
158. Popov Oleg (3)
159. Rydik Maksym (3)
160. Ukolov Ilya (3)
161. Vasik Olga (3)
166. Ebel Alexei (2)
167. Farajli Zulfu (2)
170. Kuzmina Maria (2)
193. Titov Sergei (1)

all species photographed in 2020


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )

sort by:


1. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2020-01-01)
2. Peregrine Falcon (2020-01-01)
3. Common Teal (2020-01-01)
5. Black-headed Gull (2020-01-01)
6. Mallard (2020-01-01)
7. Northern Bullfinch (2020-01-01)
8. European Greenfinch (2020-01-01)
9. Blue Tit (2020-01-01)
10. Black-throated Thrush (2020-01-01)
11. Azure Tit (2020-01-01)
12. Marsh Tit (2020-01-01)
13. Willow Tit (2020-01-01)
14. Crested Tit (2020-01-01)
15. Coal Tit (2020-01-01)
17. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
18. White-Backed Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
19. Large-billed Crow (2020-01-01)
20. Harlequin Duck (2020-01-01)
21. Spectacled Guillemot (2020-01-01)
22. Bohemian Waxwing (2020-01-01)
23. Eurasian Nuthatch (2020-01-01)
24. Pallas's Rosefinch (2020-01-01)
25. Asian Rosy-Finch (2020-01-01)
26. Common Redpoll (2020-01-01)
27. Common Kestrel (2020-01-01)
28. Common Goldeneye (2020-01-01)
29. Eurasian Jay (2020-01-01)
30. Tree Sparrow (2020-01-01)
31. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
32. Northern Goshawk (2020-01-01)
33. Rough-legged Buzzard (2020-01-01)
34. Common Pheasant (2020-01-01)
35. Eastern Buzzard (2020-01-01)
36. Hawfinch (2020-01-01)
37. Black-Billed Magpie (2020-01-01)
38. Common Raven (2020-01-01)
39. Black Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
40. Common Treecreeper (2020-01-01)
41. Eurasian Bullfinch (2020-01-01)
42. Common Sparrowhawk (2020-01-01)
43. Goosander (2020-01-01)
44. Whooper Swan (2020-01-01)
45. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2020-01-01)
46. Rock Pigeon (2020-01-01)
48. Eurasian Wigeon (2020-01-01)
49. Great White Egret (2020-01-01)
50. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
51. Carrion Crow (2020-01-01)
52. Eurasian Siskin (2020-01-01)
53. Pine Grosbeak (2020-01-01)
54. Northern Hazelhen (2020-01-01)
55. Great Tit (2020-01-01)
56. Brambling (2020-01-01)
57. Common Chaffinch (2020-01-01)
58. Rook (2020-01-01)
59. Eurasian Dipper (2020-01-01)
60. Mistle Thrush (2020-01-01)
61. Eurasian Collared Dove (2020-01-01)
62. Eurasian Blackbird (2020-01-01)
63. Northern Reed Bunting (2020-01-01)
64. Yellowhammer (2020-01-01)
65. Fieldfare (2020-01-01)
66. Hooded Crow (2020-01-01)
67. European Robin (2020-01-01)
68. House Sparrow (2020-01-01)
69. Northern Wren (2020-01-01)
70. Eurasian Goldfinch (2020-01-01)
71. Common Coot (2020-01-01)
72. Common Pochard (2020-01-01)
73. Crested Lark (2020-01-01)
74. Red-crested Pochard (2020-01-01)
75. Tufted Duck (2020-01-01)
76. Greater Scaup (2020-01-01)
77. Common Shelduck (2020-01-01)
78. Mute Swan (2020-01-01)
79. Great Grey Shrike (2020-01-01)
80. Caspian Gull (2020-01-01)
81. Horned Lark (2020-01-01)
82. Eurasian Linnet (2020-01-01)
83. Spanish Sparrow (2020-01-01)
84. Grey Heron (2020-01-01)
85. Eurasian Jackdaw (2020-01-01)
86. Great Cormorant (2020-01-01)
87. Pallas's Gull (2020-01-01)
88. Bewick's Swan (2020-01-01)
89. Dunnock (2020-01-01)
90. Wood Pigeon (2020-01-01)
91. Common Moorhen (2020-01-01)
92. Long-legged Buzzard (2020-01-01)
93. Common Redshank (2020-01-01)
94. Common Buzzard (2020-01-01)
95. Red Crossbill (2020-01-01)
96. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
97. Goldcrest (2020-01-01)
98. White-winged Crossbill (2020-01-01)
99. Yellow-legged Gull (2020-01-01)
100. Spotted Nutcracker (2020-01-01)
101. Siberian Jay (2020-01-01)
102. Willow Ptarmigan (2020-01-01)
103. Merlin (2020-01-02)
104. Smew (2020-01-02)
105. Naumann’s Thrush (2020-01-02)
106. Brown-eared Bulbul (2020-01-02)
107. Rosy-cheeked Bullfinch (2020-01-02)
108. Japanese Tit (2020-01-02)
109. Pygmy Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
110. Lapland Longspur (2020-01-02)
111. Long-tailed Tit (2020-01-02)
113. Hen Harrier (2020-01-02)
114. Ural Owl (2020-01-02)
115. Red-breasted Merganser (2020-01-02)
116. Pine Bunting (2020-01-02)
117. Snow Bunting (2020-01-02)
118. Meadow Bunting (2020-01-02)
119. Blue Whistling-Thrush (2020-01-02)
120. Red-fronted Serin (2020-01-02)
121. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2020-01-02)
122. Turkestan Tit (2020-01-02)
123. Laughing Dove (2020-01-02)
124. Wallcreeper (2020-01-02)
125. Golden Eagle (2020-01-02)
126. Common Mynah (2020-01-02)
127. Long-eared Owl (2020-01-02)
128. Corn Bunting (2020-01-02)
129. Water Rail (2020-01-02)
130. Upland Buzzard (2020-01-02)
131. Stock Pigeon (2020-01-02)
132. Greylag Goose (2020-01-02)
133. Ruddy Shelduck (2020-01-02)
134. Common Starling (2020-01-02)
135. Northern Black Grouse (2020-01-02)
136. Eurasian Golden Plover (2020-01-02)
137. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
138. White Stork (2020-01-02)
139. Daurian Partridge (2020-01-02)
140. Godlewski's Bunting (2020-01-02)
141. Jack Snipe (2020-01-02)
142. Mew Gull (2020-01-03)
143. Greater White-fronted Goose (2020-01-03)
144. Bearded Tit (2020-01-03)
145. Redwing (2020-01-03)
146. Long-tailed Duck (2020-01-03)
147. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2020-01-03)
148. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2020-01-03)
149. White-browed Tit-Warbler (2020-01-03)
150. Lammergeier (2020-01-03)
151. Cinereous Vulture (2020-01-03)
152. Common Chiffchaff (2020-01-03)
154. Meadow Pipit (2020-01-03)
155. Northern Pintail (2020-01-03)
156. White Wagtail (2020-01-03)
157. Firecrest (2020-01-03)
158. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2020-01-03)
159. Black Redstart (2020-01-03)
160. Little Gull (2020-01-03)
161. Grey Wagtail (2020-01-03)
162. Syrian Woodpecker (2020-01-03)
163. Vega (Mongolian) Gull (2020-01-03)
164. Siberian Tit (2020-01-03)
165. Saker Falcon (2020-01-04)
166. Slaty-backed Gull (2020-01-04)
167. Northern Grey Shrike (2020-01-04)
168. Grey Partridge (2020-01-04)
169. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2020-01-04)
170. Oriental Skylark (2020-01-04)
171. Green Sandpiper (2020-01-04)
172. Water Pipit (2020-01-04)
173. Calandra Lark (2020-01-04)
174. White-winged Grosbeak (2020-01-04)
175. Eversmann's Redstart (2020-01-04)
176. Black-throated Accentor (2020-01-04)
177. Rock Sparrow (2020-01-04)
178. Northern Lapwing (2020-01-04)
179. Pygmy Cormorant (2020-01-04)
180. Gadwall (2020-01-04)
181. Red-throated Thrush (2020-01-04)
182. Great Rosefinch (2020-01-04)
183. Brown Accentor (2020-01-04)
184. Red-billed Chough (2020-01-04)
185. Alpine Chough (2020-01-04)
187. Griffon Vulture (2020-01-04)
188. Rock Bunting (2020-01-04)
189. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2020-01-04)
190. Tawny Owl (2020-01-04)
191. Northern Hawk Owl (2020-01-04)
192. Herring Gull (2020-01-04)
194. Common Kingfisher (2020-01-04)
195. Velvet Scoter (2020-01-04)
196. Rustic Bunting (2020-01-05)
197. Brown Dipper (2020-01-05)
198. White-Winged Woodpecker (2020-01-05)
199. Little Owl (2020-01-05)
200. Western Marsh-Harrier (2020-01-05)
201. Glaucous Gull (2020-01-06)
202. Gyrfalcon (2020-01-06)
203. Ibisbill (2020-01-06)
204. Black-breasted Tit (2020-01-06)
205. Common Whitethroat (2020-01-06)
206. Hill Pigeon (2020-01-06)
207. Great Grey Owl (2020-01-06)
208. Steller's Sea-eagle (2020-01-07)
209. Song Thrush (2020-01-07)
211. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2020-01-07)
212. Black Kite (2020-01-07)
213. Buff-Bellied Pipit (2020-01-07)
214. Common or Green-winged Teal (2020-01-08)
215. Chukar Partridge (2020-01-08)
216. Sky Lark (2020-01-08)
217. Steller's Eider (2020-01-09)
218. Glaucous-winged Gull (2020-01-09)
219. Steppe Eagle (2020-01-09)
220. Saxaul Sparrow (2020-01-09)
221. Pelagic Cormorant (2020-01-10)
222. Black Lark (2020-01-10)
223. Black-crowned Night Heron (2020-01-10)
224. Western Barn Owl (2020-01-10)
225. Dusky Thrush (2020-01-11)
226. American Scoter (2020-01-11)
227. Short-eared Owl (2020-01-11)
228. Eurasian Curlew (2020-01-11)
229. Pied Avocet (2020-01-11)
230. Dalmatian Pelican (2020-01-11)
231. Bean Goose (2020-01-11)
232. White-headed Duck (2020-01-11)
233. Eurasian Bittern (2020-01-11)
234. Squacco Heron (2020-01-11)
235. Yellow-breasted Tit (2020-01-11)
236. Common Greenshank (2020-01-11)
237. Azure-winged Magpie (2020-01-12)
238. Common Snipe (2020-01-12)
239. Red-breasted Goose (2020-01-12)
240. Snowy Owl (2020-01-12)
241. Streaked Scrub Warbler (2020-01-13)
242. Eurasian Spoonbill (2020-01-14)
243. Black-faced Bunting (2020-01-15)
244. Latham's Snipe (2020-01-16)
245. Black-tailed Godwit (2020-01-16)
246. Greater Flamingo (2020-01-16)
247. European Shag (2020-01-17)
248. Wood Duck (2020-01-17)
249. White-winged Scoter (2020-01-18)
250. Ferruginous Duck (2020-01-18)
251. Eurasian Woodcock (2020-01-18)
252. Alpine Accentor (2020-01-18)
253. Dunlin (2020-01-18)
254. Great Bustard (2020-01-18)
255. Sandwich Tern (2020-01-18)
256. Pallas's Reed Bunting (2020-01-19)
257. Songar Tit (2020-01-19)
258. Brandt's Rosefinch (2020-01-19)
259. White-winged Snowfinch (2020-01-19)
260. Little Bustard (2020-01-19)
261. Little Stint (2020-01-19)
262. Least Auklet (2020-01-22)

rare birds records


Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)

© Gennadiy Dyakin
2020-01-18
Sorbulak, Almaty region

First record in Sorbulak during recent 10 years. Rarely observed in winter time in Sorbulak. Previously was observed at 2002, October 20 and 27 (1 male in winter plumage), and December 15 (female); at 2003, February 02 (1 female in channel); at 2004, December 12 (4 birds), December 19 (3 birds); at 2005 January 23 (1 bird); at 2010 October 24 (1 bird) (Belyalov, Karpov, 2012).


Spotted Great Rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilla severtzovi)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2020-01-11
Almaty area, Zailiysky Alatau.

First photo-record of Great Rosefinch in Ile-Alatau ridge. Previously regularly recorded in winter time in Almaty, but population was destroied in end of 90th by poachers. Recent 20 years was not observed in fact. In addition to autumn-winter records Great Rosefinches were recorded in highlands of Ili-Alatau ridge at May 5th, 1965 in altitude 2900 m (Gavrilov,1974); in first half od August, 1973 in altitude 3000 m, male (Gubin, 2002); and at March 23, 1975 in altitude 3300 m, singning male (Kovshar, et all, 1978).


Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)

© OLENA FOMINA
2019-05-11
Genicheskaya Gorka.

It is a rare flying sight in Ukraine. There is evidence of nesting of the species in the south of the Crimean peninsula.


Buff-Bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

© Ilya Ukolov
2020-01-07
Sochi, Krasnodar region


more rarities...

recent video

2020-01-22. Great White Egret (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva), Ural Owl (Сергей Ефанов), Lesser Whitethroat (Сергей Ефанов), European Greenfinch (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-01-20. Himalayan Snowcock (Pavel Petrovskiy), Northern Lapwing (Pavel Petrovskiy).

2020-01-16. Long-eared Owl (Yakov Stepanov).

2020-01-11. Fieldfare (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-01-06. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (Nikola Zmievskiy), Spotted Flycatcher (Nikola Zmievskiy), Long-tailed Tit (Nikola Zmievskiy).

2020-01-04. Guldenstadt's Redstart (Viktoriya Zvyaginceva).

2020-01-03. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (vasily malishcin).

2019-12-29. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (Natali Kim).

2019-12-26. Fieldfare (vasily malishcin).

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unidentified birds


2020-01-24

Алексей Эбель: Ну, приступим: phoenicuroides vs. isabellinus ?При любом раскладе - новый вид для Алтайского края. :)

2020-01-24

Николай Балацкий: Степной молодой лунь.

2020-01-24

Мария Шведко: Андрей, да, причем головная и не проходящая)

2020-01-23

no any comments:

2020-01-22

Николай Змиевский: Понятно. А мне показалось, что ноги у него мохнатые... ;)Спасибо за помощь!

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