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Big Year 2024

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 2020 2021 2022 2023

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2024
1. Sizov Alexey (180)
4. Butko Vitaliy (106)
5. Gedziuk Vlad (100)
7. Ortik Irina (96)
10. Martsun Oleg (85)
15. Sikorsky Igor (68)
18. Kyselova Inna (56)
20. Shandar Denys (48)
25. Petrov Andrei (41)
31. Samokhin Igor (33)
32. Inna Kyselova (32)
34. Dvurekov Igor (26)
35. Bodnar Vasil (25)
40. Skiter Artem (18)
42. Kuzmina Maria (16)
46. Kosmyna Vlada (13)
52. Simon Andrew (10)
85. Rydik Maksym (1)
86. Sapuga Alex (1)

all species photographed in 2024


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

sort by:


1. Fieldfare (2024-01-01)
2. Hooded Crow (2024-01-01)
3. Northern Bullfinch (2024-01-01)
4. Rough-legged Buzzard (2024-01-01)
5. Horned Lark (2024-01-01)
6. Marsh Tit (2024-01-01)
7. European Greenfinch (2024-01-01)
8. Mallard (2024-01-01)
9. Rock Pigeon (2024-01-01)
10. Great Tit (2024-01-01)
11. Black-headed Gull (2024-01-01)
12. Common Coot (2024-01-01)
13. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2024-01-01)
14. Grey Partridge (2024-01-01)
15. Snow Bunting (2024-01-01)
16. European Robin (2024-01-01)
17. Great Grey Shrike (2024-01-01)
18. Long-tailed Tit (2024-01-01)
19. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
20. Common Treecreeper (2024-01-01)
21. Common Raven (2024-01-01)
22. Blue Tit (2024-01-01)
23. Bohemian Waxwing (2024-01-01)
24. Eurasian Collared Dove (2024-01-01)
25. Mute Swan (2024-01-01)
26. Goldcrest (2024-01-01)
27. Tree Sparrow (2024-01-01)
28. Yellowhammer (2024-01-01)
29. Great Cormorant (2024-01-01)
30. Northern Wren (2024-01-01)
31. House Sparrow (2024-01-01)
32. Coal Tit (2024-01-01)
33. Willow Tit (2024-01-01)
34. Rook (2024-01-01)
35. Eurasian Jackdaw (2024-01-01)
36. Whooper Swan (2024-01-01)
37. Great White Egret (2024-01-01)
38. Eurasian Jay (2024-01-01)
39. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
40. Smew (2024-01-01)
41. Redwing (2024-01-01)
42. Common Chaffinch (2024-01-01)
43. Arctic Redpoll (2024-01-01)
44. Common Redpoll (2024-01-01)
45. Common Goldeneye (2024-01-01)
46. Black Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
47. Long-legged Buzzard (2024-01-01)
48. Black Kite (2024-01-01)
49. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
50. Common Moorhen (2024-01-01)
52. Tufted Duck (2024-01-01)
53. Hawfinch (2024-01-01)
54. Western Marsh-Harrier (2024-01-01)
55. Goosander (2024-01-01)
56. Herring Gull (2024-01-01)
57. Common Teal (2024-01-01)
58. Eurasian Nuthatch (2024-01-01)
59. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
60. Black-Billed Magpie (2024-01-01)
61. Red Crossbill (2024-01-01)
62. Syrian Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
63. Eurasian Blackbird (2024-01-01)
64. Black-crowned Night Heron (2024-01-01)
66. Firecrest (2024-01-01)
67. Eurasian Dipper (2024-01-01)
68. Northern Goshawk (2024-01-01)
69. Eurasian Goldfinch (2024-01-01)
70. Mistle Thrush (2024-01-01)
72. Bearded Tit (2024-01-01)
73. Common Kingfisher (2024-01-01)
74. Spotted Nutcracker (2024-01-02)
75. Crested Lark (2024-01-02)
76. Crested Tit (2024-01-02)
78. Ruddy Shelduck (2024-01-02)
79. Tawny Owl (2024-01-02)
80. Pine Grosbeak (2024-01-02)
81. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-02)
82. Mew Gull (2024-01-02)
83. Common Buzzard (2024-01-03)
84. White-Backed Woodpecker (2024-01-03)
86. Brambling (2024-01-03)
87. Eurasian Siskin (2024-01-03)
88. Common Pochard (2024-01-03)
89. Greater Scaup (2024-01-03)
90. Griffon Vulture (2024-01-04)
91. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2024-01-04)
92. Rock Bunting (2024-01-04)
93. Golden Eagle (2024-01-04)
94. Steppe Eagle (2024-01-04)
95. Red-crested Pochard (2024-01-04)
96. European Shag (2024-01-04)
97. Little Owl (2024-01-05)
98. Northern Reed Bunting (2024-01-05)
99. Common Sparrowhawk (2024-01-05)
100. Common Crane (2024-01-05)
101. White-winged Tern (2024-01-05)
102. Dalmatian Pelican (2024-01-05)
103. Northern Black Grouse (2024-01-05)
104. Hen Harrier (2024-01-05)
105. Slender-billed Gull (2024-01-05)
106. Grey Heron (2024-01-06)
107. Peregrine Falcon (2024-01-06)
108. Common Starling (2024-01-06)
109. Common Shelduck (2024-01-06)
110. Common Chiffchaff (2024-01-06)
111. Red-billed Chough (2024-01-06)
112. Chukar Partridge (2024-01-06)
113. Pygmy Cormorant (2024-01-06)
114. Common Kestrel (2024-01-06)
115. Great Bustard (2024-01-06)
116. Caspian Gull (2024-01-06)
117. Water Rail (2024-01-06)
118. Black Redstart (2024-01-07)
119. Alpine Chough (2024-01-07)
120. Dunnock (2024-01-07)
121. Lammergeier (2024-01-07)
122. Corn Bunting (2024-01-07)
123. Meadow Pipit (2024-01-07)
124. Rock Sparrow (2024-01-07)
125. Wood Pigeon (2024-01-08)
126. Eurasian Linnet (2024-01-08)
127. Song Thrush (2024-01-08)
128. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2024-01-08)
129. Cinereous Vulture (2024-01-08)
130. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2024-01-08)
131. Northern Shoveler (2024-01-08)
132. Gadwall (2024-01-08)
133. Yellow-legged Gull (2024-01-09)
134. Mediterranean Gull (2024-01-09)
135. Grey Wagtail (2024-01-09)
136. Ural Owl (2024-01-09)
137. Great Black-backed Gull (2024-01-10)
138. Merlin (2024-01-10)
139. Long-tailed Duck (2024-01-10)
140. Barnacle Goose (2024-01-11)
141. Sandwich Tern (2024-01-12)
142. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2024-01-12)
143. Eurasian Wigeon (2024-01-13)
144. Sky Lark (2024-01-13)
145. White Wagtail (2024-01-13)
146. Wood Lark (2024-01-13)
147. Green Sandpiper (2024-01-13)
148. Northern Pintail (2024-01-13)
149. Ferruginous Duck (2024-01-14)
150. Black-winged Stilt (2024-01-14)
151. Stock Pigeon (2024-01-14)
152. Common Snipe (2024-01-14)
153. Common Eider (2024-01-14)
154. Ruddy Turnstone (2024-01-14)
155. Red-breasted Merganser (2024-01-14)
156. Northern Lapwing (2024-01-15)
157. Eurasian Woodcock (2024-01-15)
158. Mandarin Duck (2024-01-16)
159. Lesser Short-toed Lark (2024-01-17)
160. White Stork (2024-01-17)
161. Wallcreeper (2024-01-19)
162. Calandra Lark (2024-01-20)
163. Pallas's Gull (2024-01-20)
164. Little Egret (2024-01-21)
165. Pied Avocet (2024-01-21)
166. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2024-01-23)
167. Laughing Dove (2024-01-23)
169. Common Stonechat (2024-01-24)
170. Grey-headed Swamphen (2024-01-24)
171. Water Pipit (2024-01-24)
172. Cetti's Warbler (2024-01-24)
173. Bean Goose (2024-01-27)
174. Little Gull (2024-01-27)
176. Northern Hawk Owl (2024-01-27)
178. Levantine shearwater (2024-01-30)
179. Boreal Owl (2024-02-02)
180. Pallas's Cormorant (2024-02-04)
181. Twite (2024-02-04)
182. Common Pheasant (2024-02-12)
183. Western Capercaillie (2024-02-12)
184. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2024-02-16)
185. Sanderling (2024-02-17)
186. Grey Plover (2024-02-17)
187. Great Grey Owl (2024-02-18)
188. Common Oystercatcher (2024-02-20)
189. Dunlin (2024-02-27)
190. Eurasian Curlew (2024-02-27)
191. Eurasian Bittern (2024-02-27)
192. Garganey (2024-02-29)
193. Egyptian Goose (2024-03-01)
194. Willow Warbler (2024-03-01)
195. Black Lark (2024-03-03)
196. Eurasian Golden Plover (2024-03-08)
197. White-winged Lark (2024-03-09)
198. Ruff (2024-03-10)
199. Black-tailed Godwit (2024-03-10)
200. Lesser White-fronted Goose (2024-03-10)
201. Red-breasted Goose (2024-03-10)
202. Black Stork (2024-03-11)
203. Northern Wheatear (2024-03-15)
204. Northern House Martin (2024-03-15)
205. Isabelline Wheatear (2024-03-15)
206. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2024-03-17)
207. Azure Tit (2024-03-18)
208. Hoopoe (2024-03-21)
209. Eurasian Bullfinch (2024-03-22)
210. Barn Swallow (2024-03-23)
211. Purple Heron (2024-03-23)
212. Kentish Plover (2024-03-23)
213. Jack Snipe (2024-03-23)
214. Eurasian Spoonbill (2024-03-23)
215. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2024-03-25)
216. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2024-03-26)
217. Common Redshank (2024-03-27)
218. Arctic Skua (2024-03-27)
219. Short-eared Owl (2024-03-27)
220. Black-headed Wagtail (2024-03-27)
221. Canada Goose (2024-03-28)
222. Common Greenshank (2024-03-28)
223. Bluethroat (2024-03-29)
224. Yellow Wagtail (2024-03-30)
225. Rustic Bunting (2024-03-30)
226. Citrine Wagtail (2024-03-30)
227. Little Ringed Plover (2024-03-30)
228. Glossy Ibis (2024-03-30)
229. Eurasian Redstart (2024-03-30)
230. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2024-03-30)
231. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (2024-03-30)
232. Osprey (2024-03-31)
233. Ring Ouzel (2024-03-31)
234. Caspian Tern (2024-04-01)
235. European Serin (2024-04-01)
236. Common Sandpiper (2024-04-02)
237. Greater Short-toed Lark (2024-04-02)
238. Montagu's Harrier (2024-04-02)
239. Little Crake (2024-04-04)
240. Blackcap (2024-04-04)
241. Marsh Sandpiper (2024-04-04)
242. Pied Flycatcher (2024-04-05)
243. Semi-collared Flycatcher (2024-04-05)
244. Common Nightingale (2024-04-05)
245. Pied Wheatear (2024-04-05)
246. Common Swift (2024-04-05)
247. Ortolan Bunting (2024-04-05)
248. Pallid Harrier (2024-04-05)
249. Tree Pipit (2024-04-06)
250. Cattle Egret (2024-04-06)
251. Savi's Warbler (2024-04-06)
252. Spotted Crake (2024-04-06)
253. Wood Sandpiper (2024-04-06)
254. Collared Flycatcher (2024-04-07)
255. Lesser Whitethroat (2024-04-08)
256. Sand Martin (2024-04-08)
257. Terek Sandpiper (2024-04-08)
258. Caucasian Grouse (2024-04-10)

Big Year 2024

1. Anna Golubeva (240)
2. Alexey Sizov (181)
3. Nataliya Pokhodzey (127)
4. Khasan Zhurtov (122)
5. Igor Shcherbakov (114)
6. Aleksandr Gontcharov (111)
7. Andrey Semenov (111)
8. Vitaliy Butko (106)
9. Dmitriy Shevtsov (99)
10. Denys Davydov (97)
more...

rare birds records


White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov
2024-03-09
Kstovo



Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

© Valery Dombrovski
2024-03-06
Gomel region, Zhitkovichi district



Merlin (Falco columbarius)

© Yury Podverbny
2024-01-27



Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

© Igor Sikorsky
2024-01-14
Ogonki, Crimea


more rarities...

recent video

2024-04-04. Bohemian Waxwing (Alexandr Balaev).

2024-03-26. Common Starling (Vadim Sinukhin).

2024-03-25. Common Moorhen (Vadim Sinukhin).

2024-03-22. Eurasian Goldfinch (Vadim Sinukhin).

2024-02-27. Great Grey Owl (Alexandr Balaev).

2024-02-19. Eurasian Penduline Tit (Stanislavs Gr), Eurasian Penduline Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2024-01-16. Mandarin Duck (Alexandr Balaev).

2024-01-06. Coal Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2024-01-05. European Bee-eater (Aleksandr Plekhanov).

2024-01-03. Blue Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-12-31. Long-tailed Tit (Alexandr Balaev).

2023-12-26. Common Redpoll (Alexandr Balaev).

2023-12-05. Red Crossbill (Sergei Saveika).

2023-12-04. Red Crossbill (Vadim Sinukhin).

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unidentified birds


2024-04-12

Александр Лисеенко: Это обычное явление у белолобых или аномалия, вроде альбиноса

2024-04-12

Дмитрий: Теньковка.

2024-04-09

Олег Марцун: Без сумніву)))

2024-04-04

Михаил Невский: Вероятно, хохотуньи

2024-04-04

Михаил Невский: Вряд ли. Белой полосы на крыле не видно.

more unidentified birds...