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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 (309)
3. Sizov Alexey (247)
5. Petrov Andrei (244)
10. Votinceva Elena (164)
11. Zhurtov Khasan (162)
12. Dvurekov Igor (160)
13. Shvydun Elena (160)
14. Simonov Sergey (160)
16. Kirillov Gleb (153)
17. Shurov Leonid (144)
19. Katanova Galina (126)
22. Kalagin Mikhail (116)
23. Luzanov Slava (109)
25. Tsupko Denis (104)
28. Kuzmina Maria (87)
34. Butko Vitaliy (65)
39. Zhbir Denis (55)
42. Lanin Maxim (52)
48. Valova Elena (45)
52. Osipov Dmitry (41)
55. Lalak Uliana (33)
59. Shukov Pavel (25)
63. Deev Andrey (20)
65. Redkin Yuriy (20)
67. Iopek Maksim (18)
77. Georgi Boris (8)
85. Gorban Anna (5)
86. komarov yori (5)
90. Ukolov Ilya (3)
97. 1 1 (1)
100. Gorelov Ignat (1)
101. Ivanov Denis (1)
105. Safina Rezeda (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. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2020-04-02)
244. Eurasian Spoonbill (2020-04-04)
245. White-tailed Lapwing (2020-04-04)
246. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2020-04-04)
247. Alpine Swift (2020-04-06)
248. Yellow Wagtail (2020-04-07)
249. Greater Short-toed Lark (2020-04-07)
250. Collared Flycatcher (2020-04-08)
251. Red-rumped Swallow (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. Rustic Bunting (2020-04-23)
289. Montagu's Harrier (2020-04-24)
290. Great Reed Warbler (2020-04-24)
291. Little Bittern (2020-04-24)
292. Eurasian Roller (2020-04-24)
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 Serin (2020-05-01)
310. European Golden Oriole (2020-05-02)
311. Western Grasshopper Warbler (2020-05-02)
312. Levant Sparrowhawk (2020-05-02)
313. Greater Spotted Eagle (2020-05-02)
314. Booted Eagle (2020-05-03)
315. Icterine Warbler (2020-05-04)
316. Green Leaf-Warbler (2020-05-05)
317. Eurasian Honey-Buzzard (2020-05-05)
318. Paddyfield Warbler (2020-05-06)
319. Corncrake (2020-05-07)
320. Spotted Crake (2020-05-08)
321. Common Rosefinch (2020-05-08)
322. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2020-05-08)
323. River Warbler (2020-05-08)
324. Curlew Sandpiper (2020-05-08)
325. Garden Warbler (2020-05-09)
326. Temminck's Stint (2020-05-09)
327. Bimaculated Lark (2020-05-10)
328. Ruddy Turnstone (2020-05-10)
329. Grey Plover (2020-05-10)
330. Sanderling (2020-05-10)
331. Booted Warbler (2020-05-10)
332. Black Scoter (2020-05-10)
333. Greenish Warbler (2020-05-11)
334. Little Tern (2020-05-11)
335. Common Quail (2020-05-12)
336. Rosy Starling (2020-05-15)
337. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2020-05-17)
338. Arctic Tern (2020-05-17)
339. Red-necked Phalarope (2020-05-19)
340. Bar-tailed Godwit (2020-05-22)
341. Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (2020-05-31)
342. Yellow-breasted Bunting (2020-06-02)
343. Caucasian Chiffchaff (2020-06-07)
344. Red-fronted Serin (2020-06-07)
345. Caucasian Grouse (2020-06-07)
346. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2020-06-12)
347. Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2020-06-12)
348. Common Eider (2020-06-13)
349. Menetries Warbler (2020-06-13)
350. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (2020-06-13)
351. Willow Ptarmigan (2020-06-14)
352. Red-headed bunting (2020-06-14)
353. Long-tailed Jaeger (2020-06-15)
354. Red-throated Loon (2020-06-15)
355. Black-legged Kittiwake (2020-06-15)
356. Black Guillemot (2020-06-15)
357. White-winged Lark (2020-06-15)
358. Common Guillemot (2020-06-15)
359. Arctic Warbler (2020-06-16)
360. Siberian Tit (2020-06-18)
361. Atlantic Puffin (2020-06-20)
362. Yellow-billed Loon (2020-06-20)
363. Brunnich's Guillemot (2020-06-20)
364. Pomarine Skua (2020-06-20)
365. Northern Gannet (2020-06-21)
366. Razorbill (2020-06-21)
367. Great Skua (2020-06-22)
368. Pine Grosbeak (2020-06-23)
369. Siberian Jay (2020-06-23)
370. Alpine Accentor (2020-06-28)
371. Snow Goose (2020-07-04)
372. King Eider (2020-07-04)
373. Caucasian Snowcock (2020-07-07)
374. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (2020-07-08)
375. Oriental Turtle Dove (2020-07-12)
376. Eurasian Crag Martin (2020-07-17)
377. Rock Sparrow (2020-07-21)
378. Lesser Kestrel (2020-08-11)
379. Egyptian Vulture (2020-08-13)
380. Little Bunting (2020-08-20)
381. Red Knot (2020-08-22)
382. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2020-08-24)
383. Olive-backed Pipit (2020-09-04)
384. Sociable Lapwing (2020-09-09)
385. Baillon's Crake (2020-09-19)

Big Year 2020

1. Golubeva Anna (309)
2. Semenov Andrey (291)
3. Sizov Alexey (247)
4. Sofronov Evgeniy (246)
5. Petrov Andrei (244)
6. Sikorssky Igor (241)
7. Bazdyrev Andrey (223)
8. Medvedeva Svetlana (189)
9. Nevski Michael (173)
10. Votinceva Elena (164)
more...

rare birds records


Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2020-07-24
North Osetia, Kardzhin



White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2018-11-25
KBR, Tambukan



Moustached Warbler (Acrocephalus melanopogon)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2020-07-19
North Osetia, Kardzhin



Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)

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


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recent video

2020-08-23. Eurasian Goldfinch (Vladimir Sokolov).

2020-08-11. Caucasian Snowcock (Khasan Zhurtov).

2020-08-03. House Sparrow (Vladimir Stramnoy).

2020-08-02. Great White Egret (Dmitry Osipov), Grey Heron (Dmitry Osipov).

2020-07-15. Corncrake (Dmitry Osipov).

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).

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unidentified birds


2020-09-25

Алексей Сизов: да я ее разглядел, пока она взлетала и улепетывала. Но камеру вскинул в следующую секунду.

2020-09-25

Игорь Сикорский: оляпка

2020-09-25

Михаил Калагин: турухтан

2020-09-23

Дмитрий Низовцев: Полагаю, красноголовый нырок. Во всяком случае, большей частью.

2020-09-23

Михаил Невский: Пеночка-теньковка.

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