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Big Year 2018

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 2017

supported by "Bloomsbury Publishing" / rewards

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2018
2. Golubeva Anna (108)
12. Koval Elena (43)
19. Georgi Boris (28)
20. Kuzmina Maria (27)
21. Valova Elena (26)
28. Petrov Andrei (21)
37. Lanin Maxim (8)
48. Lavrik Oleg (2)

all species photographed in 2018


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Fieldfare (2018-01-01)
2. Coal Tit (2018-01-01)
3. Willow Tit (2018-01-01)
4. Great Tit (2018-01-01)
5. Short-eared Owl (2018-01-01)
6. Black-Billed Magpie (2018-01-01)
7. Northern Bullfinch (2018-01-01)
8. Eurasian Jay (2018-01-01)
9. Rough-legged Buzzard (2018-01-01)
10. Common Raven (2018-01-01)
11. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2018-01-01)
12. Northern Black Grouse (2018-01-01)
13. Common Redpoll (2018-01-01)
14. Eurasian Goldfinch (2018-01-01)
15. Rock Pigeon (2018-01-01)
16. Mallard (2018-01-01)
17. Tree Sparrow (2018-01-01)
18. Eurasian Nuthatch (2018-01-01)
19. Blue Tit (2018-01-02)
20. Hooded Crow (2018-01-02)
21. Eurasian Jackdaw (2018-01-02)
22. Common Shelduck (2018-01-02)
23. Mew Gull (2018-01-02)
24. House Sparrow (2018-01-02)
25. Yellowhammer (2018-01-02)
26. Great Grey Shrike (2018-01-02)
27. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2018-01-02)
28. Ural Owl (2018-01-02)
29. European Greenfinch (2018-01-03)
30. Common Treecreeper (2018-01-03)
31. Bohemian Waxwing (2018-01-03)
32. Eurasian Blackbird (2018-01-03)
34. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2018-01-03)
35. Eurasian Linnet (2018-01-03)
36. Northern Hawk Owl (2018-01-04)
37. White-Backed Woodpecker (2018-01-04)
38. Common Coot (2018-01-04)
39. Common Goldeneye (2018-01-04)
40. Goosander (2018-01-04)
41. Harlequin Duck (2018-01-04)
42. Horned Lark (2018-01-04)
43. Black Woodpecker (2018-01-05)
44. Herring Gull (2018-01-05)
45. Goldcrest (2018-01-05)
46. Tufted Duck (2018-01-05)
47. Greater Scaup (2018-01-05)
48. Crested Lark (2018-01-05)
49. Calandra Lark (2018-01-05)
50. Marsh Tit (2018-01-05)
51. Common Kestrel (2018-01-05)
52. Hen Harrier (2018-01-05)
53. Long-legged Buzzard (2018-01-05)
54. Eurasian Wigeon (2018-01-06)
55. Gadwall (2018-01-06)
56. Long-tailed Duck (2018-01-06)
57. White-winged Lark (2018-01-06)
58. Grey Partridge (2018-01-06)
59. Northern Reed Bunting (2018-01-06)
60. Purple Sandpiper (2018-01-06)
61. Common Eider (2018-01-06)
62. Lammergeier (2018-01-07)
63. Rock Bunting (2018-01-07)
64. Black-headed Gull (2018-01-07)
65. White Wagtail (2018-01-07)
66. Black-Necked Grebe (2018-01-07)
67. Little Grebe (2018-01-07)
68. Great Cormorant (2018-01-07)
69. Yellow-legged Gull (2018-01-07)
70. Common Starling (2018-01-07)
71. Eurasian Siskin (2018-01-08)
72. Rustic Bunting (2018-01-08)
73. Black Scoter (2018-01-08)
74. Common Moorhen (2018-01-10)
75. Long-eared Owl (2018-01-10)
76. Syrian Woodpecker (2018-01-10)
77. Hoary Redpoll (2018-01-11)
78. Snow Bunting (2018-01-11)
79. Northern Wren (2018-01-12)
80. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2018-01-12)
81. Hawfinch (2018-01-12)
82. Rook (2018-01-12)
83. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2018-01-12)
84. Crested Tit (2018-01-13)
85. Northern Goshawk (2018-01-13)
86. Tawny Owl (2018-01-14)
87. Whooper Swan (2018-01-14)
88. Great Black-backed Gull (2018-01-14)
89. Velvet Scoter (2018-01-14)
90. Brambling (2018-01-14)
91. Common Chaffinch (2018-01-14)
92. Common Sparrowhawk (2018-01-15)
93. Pied Avocet (2018-01-15)
94. Common Pochard (2018-01-15)
95. Red-crested Pochard (2018-01-15)
96. Common Buzzard (2018-01-15)
97. Grey Heron (2018-01-16)
98. Peregrine Falcon (2018-01-18)
99. Black-legged Kittiwake (2018-01-19)
100. Smew (2018-01-19)
101. European Robin (2018-01-20)
102. Great Crested Grebe (2018-01-20)
103. Mute Swan (2018-01-20)
104. Redwing (2018-01-20)
105. Long-tailed Tit (2018-01-20)
106. Northern Pintail (2018-01-21)
107. Garganey (2018-01-21)
108. Black Kite (2018-01-21)
109. Ruddy Shelduck (2018-01-21)
110. Common Teal (2018-01-23)
111. Pallas's Gull (2018-01-24)
112. Ruddy Turnstone (2018-01-24)
113. European Shag (2018-01-24)
114. Arctic Skua (2018-01-24)
115. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2018-01-24)
116. Common Kingfisher (2018-01-25)
117. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2018-01-25)
118. Common Pheasant (2018-01-27)
119. Red-breasted Merganser (2018-01-27)
120. Red Crossbill (2018-01-27)
121. Spotted Nutcracker (2018-01-28)
122. Parrot Crossbill (2018-01-28)
123. Golden Eagle (2018-01-29)
124. Common Chiffchaff (2018-01-30)
125. Water Rail (2018-01-30)
126. Sandwich Tern (2018-01-30)
127. Wood Pigeon (2018-01-31)
128. Levantine shearwater (2018-01-31)
129. Mediterranean Gull (2018-01-31)
130. Caspian Gull (2018-02-01)
131. Pine Grosbeak (2018-02-03)
132. Glaucous Gull (2018-02-04)
133. Ferruginous Duck (2018-02-05)
134. Dunnock (2018-02-06)
135. Eurasian Collared Dove (2018-02-06)
136. Corn Bunting (2018-02-06)
137. Mistle Thrush (2018-02-07)
138. Arctic Loon (2018-02-08)
139. Greater White-fronted Goose (2018-02-08)
140. Northern Shoveler (2018-02-14)
141. White-headed Duck (2018-02-14)
142. Greylag Goose (2018-02-15)
143. Eurasian Dipper (2018-02-16)
144. Firecrest (2018-02-16)
145. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2018-02-16)
146. Black Redstart (2018-02-18)
147. Spanish Sparrow (2018-02-18)
148. Grey Wagtail (2018-02-21)
149. Merlin (2018-02-22)
150. Red-Necked Grebe (2018-02-24)
151. Meadow Pipit (2018-02-25)
152. Sky Lark (2018-02-25)
153. Slender-billed Gull (2018-02-26)
154. Dunlin (2018-03-08)
155. Ruff (2018-03-09)
156. Azure Tit (2018-03-09)
157. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2018-03-12)
158. Great White Egret (2018-03-12)
159. Little Gull (2018-03-12)
160. Demoiselle Crane (2018-03-17)
161. Kentish Plover (2018-03-20)
162. Eurasian Curlew (2018-03-20)
163. Western Marsh-Harrier (2018-03-20)
164. Common Stonechat (2018-03-22)
165. Isabelline Wheatear (2018-03-24)
166. Common Oystercatcher (2018-03-24)
167. Bluethroat (2018-03-24)
168. Common Redshank (2018-03-24)
169. Glossy Ibis (2018-03-25)
170. Purple Heron (2018-03-25)
171. Northern House Martin (2018-03-25)
172. Barn Swallow (2018-03-25)
173. Black-crowned Night Heron (2018-03-26)
174. Common Swift (2018-03-26)
175. Osprey (2018-03-26)
176. Semi-collared Flycatcher (2018-03-26)
177. Northern Wheatear (2018-03-27)
178. Black-winged Stilt (2018-03-28)
179. Lapland Longspur (2018-03-29)
180. Black-headed Wagtail (2018-03-29)
181. Western Capercaillie (2018-03-30)
182. Hoopoe (2018-03-31)
183. Spotted Redshank (2018-03-31)
184. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2018-04-01)
185. Little Egret (2018-04-01)
186. Pallid Harrier (2018-04-01)
187. Steppe Eagle (2018-04-01)
188. Green Sandpiper (2018-04-02)
189. Ring Ouzel (2018-04-03)
190. Wood Lark (2018-04-03)
191. Marsh Sandpiper (2018-04-04)
192. Northern Lapwing (2018-04-05)
193. Common Crane (2018-04-05)
194. Eurasian Wryneck (2018-04-05)
195. Willow Ptarmigan (2018-04-05)
196. Common Sandpiper (2018-04-05)
197. Stock Pigeon (2018-04-05)
198. Song Thrush (2018-04-06)
199. Eurasian Redstart (2018-04-06)
200. Caucasian Chiffchaff (2018-04-06)
201. Krueper's Nuthatch (2018-04-06)
202. Bean Goose (2018-04-07)
203. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2018-04-07)
204. Bearded Tit (2018-04-07)
205. Little Ringed Plover (2018-04-07)
206. Twite (2018-04-08)
207. Water Pipit (2018-04-08)
208. Griffon Vulture (2018-04-08)
209. White Stork (2018-04-08)
210. Mandarin Duck (2018-04-08)
211. Tree Pipit (2018-04-09)
212. Common Nightingale (2018-04-10)
213. Blackcap (2018-04-10)
214. Citrine Wagtail (2018-04-10)
215. Yellow Wagtail (2018-04-12)
216. Little Stint (2018-04-12)
217. Common Snipe (2018-04-12)
218. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2018-04-12)
219. Eurasian Scops-Owl (2018-04-13)
220. Great Reed Warbler (2018-04-13)
221. Greater Spotted Eagle (2018-04-13)
222. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2018-04-13)
223. Pied Flycatcher (2018-04-15)
224. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2018-04-15)
225. Eurasian Golden Plover (2018-04-15)
226. Black-tailed Godwit (2018-04-16)
227. Savi's Warbler (2018-04-17)
228. Pygmy Cormorant (2018-04-17)
229. Wood Sandpiper (2018-04-17)
230. Booted Eagle (2018-04-17)
231. Collared Flycatcher (2018-04-18)
232. Slavonian Grebe (2018-04-18)
233. White-tailed Lapwing (2018-04-20)
234. Collared Pratincole (2018-04-20)
235. Red-backed Shrike (2018-04-20)

Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Torgachkin Igor (131)
2. Golubeva Anna (108)
3. Semenov Andrey (89)
4. Sofronov Evgeniy (88)
5. Chulova Maria (86)
6. Medvedeva Svetlana (85)
7. Kirillov Gleb (64)
8. Dvurekov Igor (55)
9. Masalev Alexandr (53)
10. Katanova Galina (52)

more...

rare birds records


White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellochettusia leucura)

© Igor Torgachkin
2018-04-20
Sudzhukskaya lagoon, Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Krai.

The first record in the Krasnodarsky krai


White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)

© Evgeniy Sofronov
2018-04-05



Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2018-03-25

The first record in the Ulyanovsk region.


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Julia Buyanova
2017-09-23
Meshchera National Park, Vladimir Region


more rarities...

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2018-02-01. Black Woodpecker (Igor Shcherbakov).

2018-01-15. Corncrake (Vyacheslav Yusupov), Northern Hawk Owl (Vyacheslav Yusupov).

2017-12-04. Short-eared Owl (Julia Abramova), Yellow Wagtail (Julia Abramova), Thrush Nightingale (Julia Abramova).

2017-10-29. Black-Billed Magpie (Galina Katanova).

2017-10-26. Eurasian Three-Toed Woodpecker (Galina Katanova).

2017-10-10. Willow Warbler (Julia Abramova).

2017-09-11. Barn Swallow (Galina Katanova), Northern House Martin (Galina Katanova), Fieldfare (Galina Katanova), Common Treecreeper (Galina Katanova), Eurasian Siskin (Galina Katanova).

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