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Big Year 2019

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 2018

supported by "Bloomsbury Publishing" / rewards

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2019
10. Valova Elena (36)
16. Shurov Leonid (23)
17. Petrov Andrei (22)
26. Kuzmina Maria (10)
31. Redkin Yuriy (5)
40. Lanin Maxim (1)

all species photographed in 2019


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Eurasian Jay (2019-01-01)
2. Eurasian Nuthatch (2019-01-01)
3. Rock Pigeon (2019-01-01)
4. Hooded Crow (2019-01-01)
5. Eurasian Linnet (2019-01-01)
6. Crested Lark (2019-01-01)
7. White Wagtail (2019-01-01)
8. Little Grebe (2019-01-01)
9. Common Coot (2019-01-01)
10. House Sparrow (2019-01-01)
11. Mallard (2019-01-01)
12. Black-headed Gull (2019-01-01)
13. Common Pochard (2019-01-01)
14. Caspian Gull (2019-01-01)
15. Red-crested Pochard (2019-01-01)
16. Ruddy Shelduck (2019-01-01)
17. Black-Necked Grebe (2019-01-01)
18. Tufted Duck (2019-01-01)
19. Great Cormorant (2019-01-01)
20. Whooper Swan (2019-01-01)
21. Common Moorhen (2019-01-01)
22. Water Rail (2019-01-01)
24. Common Treecreeper (2019-01-01)
25. Great Tit (2019-01-01)
26. Willow Tit (2019-01-01)
27. Blue Tit (2019-01-01)
28. Northern Bullfinch (2019-01-01)
29. Common Redpoll (2019-01-01)
30. Fieldfare (2019-01-01)
31. Mute Swan (2019-01-01)
32. Great Crested Grebe (2019-01-01)
33. Tree Sparrow (2019-01-01)
34. Grey Partridge (2019-01-01)
35. Long-legged Buzzard (2019-01-01)
36. European Robin (2019-01-02)
37. Goldcrest (2019-01-02)
38. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-02)
39. Rook (2019-01-02)
40. Eurasian Blackbird (2019-01-02)
41. Purple Sandpiper (2019-01-02)
42. Ruddy Turnstone (2019-01-02)
43. Yellow-legged Gull (2019-01-02)
44. Mew Gull (2019-01-02)
45. Common Starling (2019-01-02)
46. Black Redstart (2019-01-02)
47. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-02)
48. Northern Goshawk (2019-01-02)
49. Eurasian Jackdaw (2019-01-02)
50. Eurasian Wigeon (2019-01-02)
51. Coal Tit (2019-01-02)
52. Common Chaffinch (2019-01-03)
53. Crested Tit (2019-01-03)
54. European Greenfinch (2019-01-03)
55. Dunlin (2019-01-03)
56. Common Teal (2019-01-03)
57. Garganey (2019-01-03)
58. Common Goldeneye (2019-01-03)
59. White-Backed Woodpecker (2019-01-03)
60. Corn Bunting (2019-01-03)
61. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-03)
62. Long-tailed Tit (2019-01-03)
63. Common Raven (2019-01-03)
64. Eurasian Goldfinch (2019-01-04)
65. Black-Billed Magpie (2019-01-04)
66. Herring Gull (2019-01-04)
67. Smew (2019-01-04)
68. Goosander (2019-01-04)
69. Black Woodpecker (2019-01-04)
70. Yellowhammer (2019-01-04)
71. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2019-01-04)
73. Northern Wren (2019-01-05)
74. Eurasian Bittern (2019-01-05)
75. Meadow Pipit (2019-01-05)
76. Northern Reed Bunting (2019-01-05)
77. Western Capercaillie (2019-01-05)
78. Ural Owl (2019-01-05)
79. Rough-legged Buzzard (2019-01-05)
80. Common Buzzard (2019-01-05)
81. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2019-01-05)
82. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2019-01-05)
83. Great Grey Shrike (2019-01-05)
84. Black Kite (2019-01-05)
85. Rock Bunting (2019-01-05)
86. Wood Pigeon (2019-01-06)
87. Eurasian Collared Dove (2019-01-06)
88. Bean Goose (2019-01-06)
89. Barnacle Goose (2019-01-06)
90. Northern Pintail (2019-01-06)
91. Red Crossbill (2019-01-06)
92. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2019-01-06)
93. Snow Bunting (2019-01-06)
94. Bohemian Waxwing (2019-01-06)
95. Greater Scaup (2019-01-07)
96. Grey Wagtail (2019-01-07)
97. Common Pheasant (2019-01-07)
98. Mistle Thrush (2019-01-07)
99. Eurasian Dipper (2019-01-07)
100. Hawfinch (2019-01-07)
101. Pygmy Cormorant (2019-01-08)
102. Red-Necked Grebe (2019-01-08)
103. Great White Egret (2019-01-08)
104. Grey Heron (2019-01-08)
105. Common Sparrowhawk (2019-01-08)
106. Marsh Tit (2019-01-09)
107. Peregrine Falcon (2019-01-09)
108. Common Kingfisher (2019-01-10)
109. Tawny Owl (2019-01-11)
110. Eurasian Siskin (2019-01-11)
111. Long-eared Owl (2019-01-11)
112. Syrian Woodpecker (2019-01-12)
113. Dunnock (2019-01-12)
114. Brambling (2019-01-12)
115. Horned Lark (2019-01-12)
116. Hen Harrier (2019-01-14)
117. Common Shelduck (2019-01-14)
118. Slavonian Grebe (2019-01-14)
119. Mediterranean Gull (2019-01-14)
120. Sandwich Tern (2019-01-14)
121. Slender-billed Gull (2019-01-15)
122. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2019-01-15)
123. Northern Black Grouse (2019-01-17)
124. Long-tailed Duck (2019-01-18)
125. Redwing (2019-01-19)
126. Gadwall (2019-01-21)
127. Hoary Redpoll (2019-01-21)
128. Pallas's Gull (2019-01-22)
129. Merlin (2019-01-22)
130. Spotted Nutcracker (2019-01-22)
131. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2019-01-25)
132. European Shag (2019-01-26)
133. Levantine shearwater (2019-01-27)
134. Griffon Vulture (2019-01-27)
135. Common Kestrel (2019-01-29)
136. Alpine Chough (2019-02-02)
137. Lammergeier (2019-02-03)
138. Lapland Longspur (2019-02-10)
139. Common Chiffchaff (2019-02-10)
140. Black-crowned Night Heron (2019-02-17)
141. Arctic Loon (2019-02-17)
142. Little Gull (2019-02-17)

Big Year 2019

supported by

1. Torgachkin Igor (76)
2. Medvedeva Svetlana (68)
3. Sofronov Evgeniy (54)
4. Semenov Andrey (53)
5. Shvydun Elena (52)
6. Kirillov Gleb (49)
7. Golubeva Anna (48)
8. Yasinsky Valerij (46)
9. Dvurekov Igor (45)
10. Valova Elena (36)

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rare birds records


Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)

© Radik Kutushev
2015-06-10

First photo record of Oriental Turtle Dove in Tatarstan.


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Galina Katanova
2018-09-22
Vologodskaya oblast, Vozhegodsky raion

Rare (probably first) record in Vologodskaya oblast.


Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

© Vyacheslav Zametnya
2018-10-07
Leningrad region, Bolshaya Izhora.

First record in Leningrad Oblast. Many times recorded in neighbor regions: in Pskov Oblat [Zarudny, 1910], Estonia [Mank, 1970], central Finland [Lilja, 1964], Karelia [Neifeld, 1970].


Lanceolated Warbler (Locustella lanceolata)

© Galina Katanova
2017-06-23
Vologda region, Vozhegodsky district

Rare record of lanceolated warbler in Vologodskaya oblast.

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recent video

2018-12-26. European Nightjar (Vyacheslav Yusupov).

2018-12-05. Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Dmitry Erokhin).

2018-11-27. Snow Bunting (Evgeniy Sofronov), Snow Bunting (Evgeniy Sofronov).

2018-11-20. Broad-billed Sandpiper (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2018-11-19. Grey Plover (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2018-11-13. Griffon Vulture (Julia Abramova), Eurasian Nuthatch (Julia Abramova).

2018-11-09. Grey Plover (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2018-11-04. European Nightjar (Vasiliy Vishnevskiy), Spotted Nutcracker (Vasiliy Vishnevskiy).

2018-10-30. Greater White-fronted Goose (Galina Katanova), Western Capercaillie (Galina Katanova), Red-flanked Bluetail (Galina Katanova), Rustic Bunting (Galina Katanova).

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unidentified birds


2019-02-17

no any comments:

2019-02-05

Сергей Л. Волков: Ну точно ведь! Спасибо, Марина :) Вижу, что краснозобик, а по какому признаку вижу, понять не могу, потому что "сто лет" их не видел уже :)Надо точнее
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2019-02-03

Андрей Баздырев: Да, только на 3-м фото - 3 грязовика (2 сверху-справа, 1 снизу-слева).

2019-01-18

Дмитрий Шевцов: Анна, тут интересная птица, в идеале у кавказской пеночки не должно быть такой брови, как и на приведенной вами ссылке. Но может быть это гибрид
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2018-12-25

Дмитрий Шевцов: Я за малых, посмотрел с увеличением. Клювы короткие, хвосты не короткие, пятна по бокам зоба тоже вижу.

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