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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 European Russia during this year.

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2016 2017 2018 2019

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2020
1. Golubeva Anna (254)
6. Sizov Alexey (180)
7. Petrov Andrei (173)
8. Shvydun Elena (141)
9. Dvurekov Igor (140)
10. Zhurtov Khasan (139)
11. Nevski Michael (138)
13. Kirillov Gleb (132)
14. Shurov Leonid (132)
16. Katanova Galina (117)
17. Luzanov Slava (109)
24. Kuzmina Maria (80)
25. Tsupko Denis (79)
30. Butko Vitaliy (63)
43. Valova Elena (30)
47. Lanin Maxim (27)
52. Deev Andrey (20)
53. Iopek Maksim (18)
55. Redkin Yuriy (17)
58. Lalak Uliana (14)
73. Gorban Anna (5)
74. komarov yori (5)
79. Ukolov Ilya (3)
85. 1 1 (1)
88. Georgi Boris (1)
90. Ivanov Denis (1)

all species photographed in 2020


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Fieldfare (2020-01-01)
2. Great Tit (2020-01-01)
3. Blue Tit (2020-01-01)
4. Eurasian Nuthatch (2020-01-01)
5. Crested Tit (2020-01-01)
6. Red Crossbill (2020-01-01)
7. Mistle Thrush (2020-01-01)
8. Black-Billed Magpie (2020-01-01)
9. Tree Sparrow (2020-01-01)
10. Hawfinch (2020-01-01)
11. European Greenfinch (2020-01-01)
12. Bohemian Waxwing (2020-01-01)
13. Northern Goshawk (2020-01-01)
14. Hooded Crow (2020-01-01)
15. Northern Bullfinch (2020-01-01)
16. Common Goldeneye (2020-01-01)
17. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
18. Eurasian Jay (2020-01-01)
19. Goldcrest (2020-01-01)
20. Coal Tit (2020-01-01)
21. Marsh Tit (2020-01-01)
22. Common Chaffinch (2020-01-01)
23. Eurasian Blackbird (2020-01-01)
24. Brambling (2020-01-01)
25. Common Sparrowhawk (2020-01-01)
26. Spanish Sparrow (2020-01-01)
27. Little Grebe (2020-01-01)
28. Common Moorhen (2020-01-01)
29. Willow Tit (2020-01-01)
30. Great Cormorant (2020-01-01)
31. Grey Heron (2020-01-01)
32. Common Treecreeper (2020-01-01)
33. Black Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
34. Eurasian Goldfinch (2020-01-01)
35. Great Grey Shrike (2020-01-01)
36. European Robin (2020-01-01)
37. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
38. Common Redpoll (2020-01-01)
39. Dunnock (2020-01-01)
40. Common Pheasant (2020-01-01)
41. Pallas's Gull (2020-01-01)
42. Greater Scaup (2020-01-01)
43. Eurasian Jackdaw (2020-01-01)
44. Red-crested Pochard (2020-01-01)
45. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
46. Rook (2020-01-01)
47. Eurasian Siskin (2020-01-01)
48. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
49. Common Pochard (2020-01-01)
50. Common Coot (2020-01-01)
51. Mute Swan (2020-01-01)
52. Eurasian Collared Dove (2020-01-01)
53. House Sparrow (2020-01-01)
54. Caspian Gull (2020-01-01)
55. Crested Lark (2020-01-01)
56. Bewick's Swan (2020-01-01)
57. Tufted Duck (2020-01-01)
58. Mallard (2020-01-01)
59. Wood Pigeon (2020-01-01)
60. White-winged Crossbill (2020-01-02)
61. Long-eared Owl (2020-01-02)
62. Common Raven (2020-01-02)
63. Northern Black Grouse (2020-01-02)
64. Common Buzzard (2020-01-02)
65. Long-tailed Tit (2020-01-02)
66. Merlin (2020-01-02)
67. White-Backed Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
68. Long-legged Buzzard (2020-01-02)
69. Peregrine Falcon (2020-01-02)
70. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2020-01-02)
71. Great White Egret (2020-01-02)
72. Corn Bunting (2020-01-02)
73. Stock Pigeon (2020-01-02)
74. Common Starling (2020-01-02)
75. Rough-legged Buzzard (2020-01-02)
76. Hen Harrier (2020-01-02)
77. Eurasian Golden Plover (2020-01-02)
78. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-03)
79. Northern Wren (2020-01-03)
80. Northern Pintail (2020-01-03)
81. Firecrest (2020-01-03)
82. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2020-01-03)
83. Yellow-legged Gull (2020-01-03)
84. Black Redstart (2020-01-03)
85. Meadow Pipit (2020-01-03)
86. Water Rail (2020-01-03)
87. Little Gull (2020-01-03)
88. Black-Necked Grebe (2020-01-03)
90. Grey Wagtail (2020-01-03)
91. Syrian Woodpecker (2020-01-03)
92. Black-headed Gull (2020-01-03)
93. Mew Gull (2020-01-03)
94. Great Crested Grebe (2020-01-03)
95. White Wagtail (2020-01-03)
96. Griffon Vulture (2020-01-04)
97. Rock Bunting (2020-01-04)
98. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2020-01-04)
99. Rock Pigeon (2020-01-04)
100. Tawny Owl (2020-01-04)
101. Ruddy Shelduck (2020-01-04)
102. Northern Reed Bunting (2020-01-04)
103. Northern Hawk Owl (2020-01-04)
104. Arctic Loon (2020-01-04)
105. Herring Gull (2020-01-05)
106. Common Shelduck (2020-01-05)
107. Smew (2020-01-06)
108. Common Kestrel (2020-01-06)
109. Common Whitethroat (2020-01-06)
110. Song Thrush (2020-01-07)
111. Ural Owl (2020-01-07)
112. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2020-01-07)
113. Black Kite (2020-01-07)
114. Buff-Bellied Pipit (2020-01-07)
115. Yellowhammer (2020-01-08)
116. Snow Bunting (2020-01-09)
117. Black-crowned Night Heron (2020-01-10)
118. Grey Partridge (2020-01-10)
119. Azure Tit (2020-01-11)
120. Northern Hazelhen (2020-01-11)
121. Bean Goose (2020-01-11)
122. Eurasian Curlew (2020-01-11)
123. Cinereous Vulture (2020-01-11)
124. White-headed Duck (2020-01-11)
125. Bearded Tit (2020-01-11)
126. Eurasian Linnet (2020-01-11)
127. Eurasian Bittern (2020-01-11)
128. Redwing (2020-01-12)
129. Hoary Redpoll (2020-01-12)
130. Green Sandpiper (2020-01-13)
131. Eurasian Dipper (2020-01-14)
132. Saker Falcon (2020-01-15)
133. Harlequin Duck (2020-01-17)
134. White Stork (2020-01-17)
135. European Shag (2020-01-17)
136. Little Owl (2020-01-17)
137. Short-eared Owl (2020-01-17)
138. Lapland Longspur (2020-01-17)
139. Common Teal (2020-01-18)
140. Eurasian Wigeon (2020-01-18)
141. Dunlin (2020-01-18)
142. Common Snipe (2020-01-18)
143. Red-breasted Merganser (2020-01-18)
144. Sky Lark (2020-01-18)
145. Great Bustard (2020-01-18)
146. Pygmy Cormorant (2020-01-18)
147. Sandwich Tern (2020-01-18)
148. Western Marsh-Harrier (2020-01-18)
149. Gadwall (2020-01-18)
150. Red-Necked Grebe (2020-01-19)
151. Little Bustard (2020-01-19)
152. Whooper Swan (2020-01-19)
153. Greylag Goose (2020-01-19)
154. Goosander (2020-01-19)
155. Red-breasted Goose (2020-01-20)
156. Snowy Owl (2020-01-22)
157. Common Kingfisher (2020-01-24)
158. Lammergeier (2020-01-25)
159. Northern Shoveler (2020-01-25)
160. Northern Lapwing (2020-01-25)
161. Long-tailed Duck (2020-01-25)
162. Levantine shearwater (2020-01-26)
163. Mediterranean Gull (2020-01-26)
164. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2020-01-27)
165. Horned Lark (2020-01-28)
166. Wallcreeper (2020-02-01)
167. Common Chiffchaff (2020-02-01)
168. Slavonian Grebe (2020-02-02)
169. Great Black-backed Gull (2020-02-05)
170. Dalmatian Pelican (2020-02-07)
172. Spotted Nutcracker (2020-02-09)
173. Velvet Scoter (2020-02-09)
174. Slender-billed Gull (2020-02-12)
175. Calandra Lark (2020-02-14)
176. Common Stonechat (2020-02-15)
177. Kentish Plover (2020-02-16)
178. Barnacle Goose (2020-02-16)
179. Twite (2020-02-22)
180. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2020-02-22)
181. Alpine Chough (2020-02-22)
182. Red-billed Chough (2020-02-22)
183. Arctic Skua (2020-02-23)
184. Greater Flamingo (2020-02-23)
185. Isabelline Wheatear (2020-02-27)
186. Great Rosefinch (2020-02-28)
187. Western Barn Owl (2020-03-01)
188. Ruff (2020-03-01)
189. Great Grey Owl (2020-03-02)
190. White-winged Tern (2020-03-07)
191. Pied Avocet (2020-03-07)
192. Garganey (2020-03-08)
193. Krueper's Nuthatch (2020-03-08)
194. Common Crane (2020-03-11)
195. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2020-03-12)
196. Ferruginous Duck (2020-03-14)
197. Barn Swallow (2020-03-14)
198. Little Egret (2020-03-14)
199. Little Ringed Plover (2020-03-14)
200. Common Greenshank (2020-03-14)
201. Eurasian Whimbrel (2020-03-14)
202. Common Oystercatcher (2020-03-14)
203. Black-tailed Godwit (2020-03-15)
204. Savi's Warbler (2020-03-15)
205. Great White Pelican (2020-03-15)
206. Lesser Short-toed Lark (2020-03-15)
207. Common Redshank (2020-03-16)
208. Marsh Sandpiper (2020-03-17)
209. Hoopoe (2020-03-17)
210. Demoiselle Crane (2020-03-17)
211. Steppe Eagle (2020-03-17)
212. Water Pipit (2020-03-20)
213. Parrot Crossbill (2020-03-21)
214. Northern Wheatear (2020-03-22)
215. Chukar Partridge (2020-03-22)
216. Bluethroat (2020-03-23)
217. Northern House Martin (2020-03-23)
218. Cetti's Warbler (2020-03-23)
219. Tree Pipit (2020-03-24)
220. Wood Lark (2020-03-26)
221. Black-headed Wagtail (2020-03-26)
222. Purple Heron (2020-03-27)
223. Cattle Egret (2020-03-27)
224. Eurasian Redstart (2020-03-27)
225. Pallid Harrier (2020-03-27)
226. Boreal Owl (2020-03-27)
227. Black-winged Stilt (2020-03-28)
228. Moustached Warbler (2020-03-28)
229. Semi-collared Flycatcher (2020-03-28)
230. Golden Eagle (2020-03-29)
231. Ring Ouzel (2020-03-29)
232. Greater Ringed Plover (2020-03-29)
233. Citrine Wagtail (2020-03-30)
234. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (2020-03-30)
235. Common Swift (2020-03-30)
236. Blackcap (2020-03-31)
237. Osprey (2020-03-31)
238. Whiskered Tern (2020-04-01)
239. Western Capercaillie (2020-04-01)
240. Common Sandpiper (2020-04-02)
241. Glossy Ibis (2020-04-02)
242. Eurasian Dotterel (2020-04-02)
243. Eurasian Spoonbill (2020-04-04)
244. White-tailed Lapwing (2020-04-04)
245. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2020-04-04)
246. Alpine Swift (2020-04-06)
247. Yellow Wagtail (2020-04-07)
248. Greater Short-toed Lark (2020-04-07)
249. Collared Flycatcher (2020-04-08)
250. Red-rumped Swallow (2020-04-10)
251. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2020-04-10)
252. Collared Pratincole (2020-04-13)
253. Gull-billed Tern (2020-04-13)
254. Jack Snipe (2020-04-15)
255. Sand Martin (2020-04-15)
256. Eurasian Wryneck (2020-04-15)
257. Common Nightingale (2020-04-16)
258. Wood Sandpiper (2020-04-16)
259. Pied Flycatcher (2020-04-16)
260. Red-throated Pipit (2020-04-17)
261. Squacco Heron (2020-04-17)
262. Ortolan Bunting (2020-04-17)
263. Glaucous Gull (2020-04-17)
264. Lesser Whitethroat (2020-04-18)
265. Sedge Warbler (2020-04-18)
266. Willow Warbler (2020-04-18)
267. Red-footed Falcon (2020-04-18)
268. Caspian Tern (2020-04-18)
269. Eurasian Hobby (2020-04-18)
270. European Turtle Dove (2020-04-18)
271. Eurasian Stone Curlew (2020-04-18)
272. Black-winged Pratincole (2020-04-18)
273. Eurasian Woodcock (2020-04-18)
274. Pied Wheatear (2020-04-19)
275. Yellow-backed Wagtail (2020-04-19)
276. Red-breasted Flycatcher (2020-04-19)
277. Wood Warbler (2020-04-19)
278. Spotted Redshank (2020-04-19)
279. Common Tern (2020-04-20)
280. Tawny Pipit (2020-04-20)
281. Whinchat (2020-04-20)
282. Red-backed Shrike (2020-04-20)
283. Canada Goose (2020-04-21)
284. Common Cuckoo (2020-04-22)
285. Black Stork (2020-04-22)
286. Woodchat Shrike (2020-04-22)
287. Spotted Flycatcher (2020-04-22)
288. Montagu's Harrier (2020-04-24)
289. Great Reed Warbler (2020-04-24)
290. Little Bittern (2020-04-24)
291. Eurasian Roller (2020-04-24)
292. Rustic Bunting (2020-04-25)
293. Black Tern (2020-04-25)
294. Baraba Steppe Gull (2020-04-25)
295. European Bee-eater (2020-04-26)
296. Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (2020-04-26)
297. Eurasian Reed Warbler (2020-04-27)
298. Thrush Nightingale (2020-04-27)
299. Great Snipe (2020-04-27)
300. Lesser Grey Shrike (2020-04-28)
301. Little Crake (2020-04-29)
302. Marsh Warbler (2020-04-30)
303. Barred Warbler (2020-05-01)
304. Eurasian Scops-Owl (2020-05-01)
305. Little Stint (2020-05-01)
306. Black-headed Bunting (2020-05-01)
307. European Nightjar (2020-05-01)
308. Terek Sandpiper (2020-05-01)
309. European Golden Oriole (2020-05-02)
310. Western Grasshopper Warbler (2020-05-02)
311. Levant Sparrowhawk (2020-05-02)
312. Booted Eagle (2020-05-03)
313. Green Leaf-Warbler (2020-05-05)
314. Eurasian Honey-Buzzard (2020-05-05)
315. Paddyfield Warbler (2020-05-06)
316. Corncrake (2020-05-07)
317. Spotted Crake (2020-05-08)
318. Common Rosefinch (2020-05-08)
319. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2020-05-08)
320. River Warbler (2020-05-08)
321. Curlew Sandpiper (2020-05-08)
322. Garden Warbler (2020-05-09)
323. Bimaculated Lark (2020-05-10)
324. Ruddy Turnstone (2020-05-10)
325. Grey Plover (2020-05-10)
326. Sanderling (2020-05-10)
327. Booted Warbler (2020-05-10)
328. Greenish Warbler (2020-05-11)
329. Little Tern (2020-05-11)
330. Temminck's Stint (2020-05-11)
331. Common Quail (2020-05-12)
332. Icterine Warbler (2020-05-14)
333. Rosy Starling (2020-05-15)
334. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2020-05-17)
335. Arctic Tern (2020-05-17)
336. Red-necked Phalarope (2020-05-19)
337. Bar-tailed Godwit (2020-05-22)
338. Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (2020-05-31)
339. Yellow-breasted Bunting (2020-06-02)
340. Caucasian Chiffchaff (2020-06-07)
341. Red-fronted Serin (2020-06-07)
342. Caucasian Grouse (2020-06-07)
343. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2020-06-12)
344. Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2020-06-12)
345. Common Eider (2020-06-13)
346. Menetries Warbler (2020-06-13)
347. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (2020-06-13)
348. Willow Ptarmigan (2020-06-14)
349. Red-headed bunting (2020-06-14)
350. Long-tailed Jaeger (2020-06-15)
351. Red-throated Loon (2020-06-15)
352. Black-legged Kittiwake (2020-06-15)
353. Black Guillemot (2020-06-15)
354. Black Scoter (2020-06-15)
355. White-winged Lark (2020-06-15)
356. Common Guillemot (2020-06-15)
357. Arctic Warbler (2020-06-16)
358. Siberian Tit (2020-06-18)
359. Atlantic Puffin (2020-06-20)
360. Yellow-billed Loon (2020-06-20)
361. Brunnich's Guillemot (2020-06-20)
362. Pomarine Skua (2020-06-20)
363. Northern Gannet (2020-06-21)
364. Razorbill (2020-06-21)
365. Greater Spotted Eagle (2020-06-22)
366. Great Skua (2020-06-22)
367. Pine Grosbeak (2020-06-23)
368. Siberian Jay (2020-06-23)
369. Alpine Accentor (2020-06-28)
370. Snow Goose (2020-07-04)
371. Caucasian Snowcock (2020-07-07)
372. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (2020-07-08)

Big Year 2020

1. Golubeva Anna (254)
2. Sikorssky Igor (238)
3. Sofronov Evgeniy (232)
4. Semenov Andrey (230)
5. Bazdyrev Andrey (194)
6. Sizov Alexey (180)
7. Petrov Andrei (173)
8. Shvydun Elena (141)
9. Dvurekov Igor (140)
10. Zhurtov Khasan (139)
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rare birds records


Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2020-06-24
North Osetia, Kardzhin



Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov
2020-05-14
Krasnogorka



Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)

© Andrei Kiselev
2020-05-03
Ozery.Moscow region



Eurasian Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)

© Galina Katanova
2020-05-13
Vologda region


more rarities...

recent video

2020-06-29. White Wagtail (Tatiana Dudarenko), Eurasian Linnet (Tatiana Dudarenko).

2020-06-10. Sedge Warbler (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-05-30. Common Chaffinch (Anatoliy Kuzmin), Corn Bunting (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2020-05-29. Great Reed Warbler (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2020-05-27. Red-backed Shrike (Anatoliy Kuzmin), Great Reed Warbler (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2020-05-25. Syrian Woodpecker (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2020-05-12. Lapland Longspur (Galina Katanova), Thrush Nightingale (Vladimir Sokolov).

2020-05-09. Marsh Warbler (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-04-12. Little Tern (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2020-04-03. Bohemian Waxwing (Vladimir Sokolov).

2020-03-29. Common Chaffinch (Vladimir Sokolov).

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unidentified birds


2020-07-08

Дмитрий Шевцов: Может быть тонкоклювой или барсук?

2020-07-08

Александр Брейкин: Подскажите, что за птичка пряталась в тростнике?

2020-07-08

no any comments:

2020-07-07

Дмитрий Шевцов: +1

2020-07-07

Михаил Невский: Если она была бы не такой синей, я бы сказал вяхирь, по белым полосам на крыле.

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