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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
3. Golubeva Anna (121)
5. Luzanov Slava (109)
10. Dvurekov Igor (60)
13. Petrov Andrei (57)
14. Tsupko Denis (49)
16. Shvydun Elena (43)
21. Kuzmina Maria (35)
23. Shurov Leonid (34)
24. Valova Elena (29)
30. Deev Andrey (20)
32. Iopek Maksim (18)
37. Lalak Uliana (14)
42. Lanin Maxim (10)
53. Ukolov Ilya (3)
58. 1 1 (1)
65. Redkin Yuriy (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. Smew (2020-01-06)
107. Common Kestrel (2020-01-06)
108. Common Whitethroat (2020-01-06)
109. Song Thrush (2020-01-07)
110. Ural Owl (2020-01-07)
111. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2020-01-07)
112. Black Kite (2020-01-07)
113. Buff-Bellied Pipit (2020-01-07)
114. Yellowhammer (2020-01-08)
115. Snow Bunting (2020-01-09)
116. Black-crowned Night Heron (2020-01-10)
117. Grey Partridge (2020-01-10)
118. Azure Tit (2020-01-11)
119. Northern Hazelhen (2020-01-11)
120. Bean Goose (2020-01-11)
121. Eurasian Curlew (2020-01-11)
122. Cinereous Vulture (2020-01-11)
123. White-headed Duck (2020-01-11)
124. Bearded Tit (2020-01-11)
125. Common Shelduck (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. Black-tailed Godwit (2020-03-15)
202. Common Oystercatcher (2020-03-16)
203. Common Redshank (2020-03-16)
204. Lesser Short-toed Lark (2020-03-16)
205. Marsh Sandpiper (2020-03-17)
206. Hoopoe (2020-03-17)
207. Demoiselle Crane (2020-03-17)
208. Steppe Eagle (2020-03-17)
209. Water Pipit (2020-03-20)
210. Parrot Crossbill (2020-03-21)
211. Northern Wheatear (2020-03-22)
212. Chukar Partridge (2020-03-22)
213. Bluethroat (2020-03-23)
214. Northern House Martin (2020-03-23)
215. Tree Pipit (2020-03-24)
216. Wood Lark (2020-03-26)
217. Black-headed Wagtail (2020-03-26)
218. Purple Heron (2020-03-27)
219. Cattle Egret (2020-03-27)
220. Eurasian Redstart (2020-03-27)
221. Pallid Harrier (2020-03-27)
222. Boreal Owl (2020-03-27)
223. Black-winged Stilt (2020-03-28)
224. Moustached Warbler (2020-03-28)
225. Semi-collared Flycatcher (2020-03-28)
226. Golden Eagle (2020-03-29)
227. Ring Ouzel (2020-03-29)
228. Greater Ringed Plover (2020-03-29)
229. Citrine Wagtail (2020-03-30)
230. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (2020-03-30)
231. Common Swift (2020-03-30)
232. Blackcap (2020-03-31)
233. Osprey (2020-03-31)
234. Eurasian Whimbrel (2020-03-31)
235. Whiskered Tern (2020-04-01)

Big Year 2020

1. Sikorssky Igor (170)
2. Bazdyrev Andrey (130)
3. Golubeva Anna (121)
4. Sofronov Evgeniy (115)
5. Luzanov Slava (109)
6. Semenov Andrey (104)
7. Medvedeva Svetlana (76)
8. Zhurtov Khasan (73)
9. Kirillov Gleb (71)
10. Dvurekov Igor (60)
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rare birds records


Buff-Bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

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



Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)

© Ilya Ukolov
2020-01-06
Sochi, Krasnodar region



Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov
2019-12-25
Tepelevo



Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis)

© Khasan Zhurtov
2019-12-14
Nalchik, KBR


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recent video

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

2020-03-13. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Vladimir Sokolov).

2020-03-12. Eurasian Siskin (Vladimir Sokolov).

2020-02-19. Caspian Gull (Anatoliy Kuzmin).

2020-01-30. Common Sandpiper (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-01-29. Mute Swan (Сергей Ефанов), Black Kite (Сергей Ефанов), Tree Pipit (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-01-25. Yellow Wagtail (Сергей Ефанов), Citrine Wagtail (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-01-22. Ural Owl (Сергей Ефанов), Lesser Whitethroat (Сергей Ефанов), European Greenfinch (Сергей Ефанов).

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

2019-12-15. Montagu's Harrier (Сергей Ефанов).

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unidentified birds


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2020-04-02

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2020-04-02

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2020-04-02

Андрей Баздырев: Это 100% полевой конёк (молодой, т.к. пёстрый) - трясогузковая внешность, очень длинные цевки и голени.Ни у одного из жаворонков ЕЧР нет таких [....]

2020-04-01

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