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Big Year 2021

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 2020

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2021
1. Sizov Alexey (138)
2. Sikorsky Igor (130)
3. Vlasov Egor (94)
10. Golubeva Anna (64)
12. Kirillov Gleb (47)
15. Dvurekov Igor (37)
32. I K (14)
34. Shvydun Elena (13)
36. Osipov Dmitry (12)
37. Kuzmina Maria (10)
43. Tsupko Denis (8)
53. Lanin Maxim (4)
62. Redkin Yuriy (2)

all species photographed in 2021


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Mallard (2021-01-01)
2. Tree Sparrow (2021-01-01)
3. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2021-01-01)
4. Hooded Crow (2021-01-01)
5. Blue Tit (2021-01-01)
6. Great Tit (2021-01-01)
7. Northern Bullfinch (2021-01-01)
8. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2021-01-01)
9. Common Kestrel (2021-01-01)
10. Black-Necked Grebe (2021-01-01)
11. Coal Tit (2021-01-01)
12. Willow Tit (2021-01-01)
13. Eurasian Nuthatch (2021-01-01)
14. Black Redstart (2021-01-01)
15. Eurasian Blackbird (2021-01-01)
16. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2021-01-01)
17. Common Treecreeper (2021-01-01)
18. House Sparrow (2021-01-01)
19. Goldcrest (2021-01-01)
20. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2021-01-01)
21. Common Teal (2021-01-01)
22. Rock Pigeon (2021-01-01)
23. Wood Lark (2021-01-01)
24. Common Sparrowhawk (2021-01-01)
25. Common Pheasant (2021-01-01)
26. Long-eared Owl (2021-01-01)
27. Eurasian Goldfinch (2021-01-01)
28. Common Goldeneye (2021-01-01)
29. Goosander (2021-01-01)
30. Great Grey Shrike (2021-01-01)
31. European Greenfinch (2021-01-01)
32. Fieldfare (2021-01-01)
33. Bohemian Waxwing (2021-01-01)
34. Northern Grey Shrike (2021-01-01)
35. Horned Lark (2021-01-01)
36. Rough-legged Buzzard (2021-01-01)
37. Red-crested Pochard (2021-01-01)
38. Mute Swan (2021-01-01)
39. European Robin (2021-01-01)
40. Great White Egret (2021-01-01)
41. Northern Wren (2021-01-01)
42. White-Backed Woodpecker (2021-01-01)
43. Great Cormorant (2021-01-01)
44. Redwing (2021-01-01)
45. Little Grebe (2021-01-01)
46. Common Moorhen (2021-01-01)
47. Common Chaffinch (2021-01-01)
48. Long-tailed Tit (2021-01-01)
49. Black-headed Gull (2021-01-01)
50. Rook (2021-01-01)
51. Syrian Woodpecker (2021-01-01)
52. Caspian Gull (2021-01-01)
53. Water Rail (2021-01-01)
54. Eurasian Collared Dove (2021-01-01)
55. Common Coot (2021-01-01)
56. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2021-01-01)
57. Brambling (2021-01-02)
58. Spotted Nutcracker (2021-01-02)
59. Northern Hawk Owl (2021-01-02)
60. Northern Black Grouse (2021-01-02)
61. Northern Reed Bunting (2021-01-02)
62. Meadow Pipit (2021-01-02)
63. Ferruginous Duck (2021-01-02)
64. Red-Necked Grebe (2021-01-02)
65. Western Marsh-Harrier (2021-01-02)
66. Grey Heron (2021-01-02)
67. Whooper Swan (2021-01-02)
68. Hawfinch (2021-01-02)
69. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2021-01-02)
70. Peregrine Falcon (2021-01-02)
71. Red Crossbill (2021-01-02)
72. Smew (2021-01-02)
73. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2021-01-02)
74. Marsh Tit (2021-01-02)
75. Common Redpoll (2021-01-02)
76. Yellowhammer (2021-01-02)
77. Merlin (2021-01-02)
78. Tufted Duck (2021-01-02)
79. Common Starling (2021-01-02)
80. Ruddy Shelduck (2021-01-02)
81. White Wagtail (2021-01-02)
82. Crested Lark (2021-01-02)
83. Great Crested Grebe (2021-01-02)
84. Eurasian Wigeon (2021-01-02)
85. Greylag Goose (2021-01-02)
86. Yellow-legged Gull (2021-01-02)
87. Common Pochard (2021-01-02)
88. Northern Shoveler (2021-01-02)
89. Common Buzzard (2021-01-02)
90. Common Shelduck (2021-01-02)
91. Hen Harrier (2021-01-02)
92. Calandra Lark (2021-01-02)
93. Great Bustard (2021-01-02)
94. Eurasian Jackdaw (2021-01-02)
95. White-winged Tern (2021-01-02)
96. Little Owl (2021-01-02)
97. White-headed Duck (2021-01-02)
98. Long-legged Buzzard (2021-01-02)
99. Stock Pigeon (2021-01-02)
100. Arctic Loon (2021-01-02)
101. European Shag (2021-01-02)
102. Common Raven (2021-01-02)
103. Eurasian Dipper (2021-01-02)
104. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2021-01-03)
105. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2021-01-03)
106. Eurasian Jay (2021-01-03)
107. Tawny Owl (2021-01-03)
108. Azure Tit (2021-01-03)
109. Gadwall (2021-01-03)
110. Sandwich Tern (2021-01-03)
111. Common Chiffchaff (2021-01-03)
112. Black Kite (2021-01-03)
113. Corn Bunting (2021-01-03)
114. Black-Billed Magpie (2021-01-03)
115. Whiskered Tern (2021-01-03)
116. Common Snipe (2021-01-03)
117. Mandarin Duck (2021-01-04)
118. Rock Bunting (2021-01-04)
119. Lammergeier (2021-01-04)
120. Red-billed Chough (2021-01-04)
121. Northern Goshawk (2021-01-04)
122. Greater White-fronted Goose (2021-01-04)
123. Barnacle Goose (2021-01-04)
124. Crested Tit (2021-01-04)
125. Northern Pintail (2021-01-04)
126. Mew Gull (2021-01-04)
127. Red-breasted Merganser (2021-01-04)
128. Mediterranean Gull (2021-01-04)
129. Black Woodpecker (2021-01-04)
130. Common Kingfisher (2021-01-05)
131. Herring Gull (2021-01-05)
132. Wood Pigeon (2021-01-05)
133. Hoary Redpoll (2021-01-05)
134. Velvet Scoter (2021-01-05)
135. Glaucous Gull (2021-01-05)
136. Pygmy Cormorant (2021-01-05)
137. Grey Wagtail (2021-01-06)
138. Ural Owl (2021-01-06)
139. Dunnock (2021-01-06)
140. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2021-01-06)
141. Black-crowned Night Heron (2021-01-07)
142. Western Capercaillie (2021-01-07)
143. Long-tailed Duck (2021-01-07)
144. Green Sandpiper (2021-01-07)
145. Common Stonechat (2021-01-08)
146. Snow Bunting (2021-01-08)
147. Eurasian Siskin (2021-01-09)
148. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2021-01-09)
149. Saker Falcon (2021-01-10)
150. Slender-billed Gull (2021-01-10)
151. Grey Partridge (2021-01-10)
152. Eurasian Curlew (2021-01-10)
153. White-winged Crossbill (2021-01-10)
154. Mistle Thrush (2021-01-10)
155. Sky Lark (2021-01-10)
156. Garganey (2021-01-11)
157. Eurasian Linnet (2021-01-12)
158. Short-eared Owl (2021-01-12)
159. Iceland Gull (2021-01-13)
160. Great Black-backed Gull (2021-01-13)
161. Bewick's Swan (2021-01-14)
162. Spanish Sparrow (2021-01-14)
163. Hoopoe (2021-01-15)
164. Little Egret (2021-01-16)
165. Eurasian Bittern (2021-01-16)
166. Dunlin (2021-01-16)
167. Pallas's Gull (2021-01-19)
168. Greater Scaup (2021-01-19)
169. Buff-Bellied Pipit (2021-01-19)
170. Slavonian Grebe (2021-01-20)
171. Dalmatian Pelican (2021-01-21)
172. Western Barn Owl (2021-01-21)
173. Cetti's Warbler (2021-01-22)
174. Red-breasted Goose (2021-01-22)
175. Lapland Longspur (2021-01-23)
176. Firecrest (2021-01-23)
177. White Stork (2021-01-24)
178. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2021-01-24)
179. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2021-01-24)
180. Siberian Tit (2021-01-26)
181. Kentish Plover (2021-01-27)
182. Little Gull (2021-01-30)
183. Grey Plover (2021-01-30)
184. Common Redshank (2021-01-31)
185. Griffon Vulture (2021-02-01)
186. Cinereous Vulture (2021-02-01)
187. Krueper's Nuthatch (2021-02-04)
188. Eurasian Golden Plover (2021-02-04)
189. Alpine Chough (2021-02-14)
190. Great Rosefinch (2021-02-14)
191. Red-fronted Serin (2021-02-14)
192. Northern Lapwing (2021-02-15)
193. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2021-02-15)
195. Lesser Short-toed Lark (2021-02-18)
196. Ruff (2021-02-18)
197. Eurasian Woodcock (2021-02-18)
198. Water Pipit (2021-02-26)
199. Common Oystercatcher (2021-03-03)
200. Eurasian Bullfinch (2021-03-03)
201. Snowy Owl (2021-03-03)
202. Common Crane (2021-03-04)

rare birds records


Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-02-18
North Osetia, Vladikavkaz



Eurasian Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)

© Dmitriy Shevtsov
2021-01-22
North Osetia, Vladikavkaz

First record of winter nesting of Eurasian Dipper.


Red-Necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)

© Khasan Zhurtov
2021-01-02
Maiskiy, KBR



Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)

© Khasan Zhurtov
2021-01-02
Maiskiy, KBR


more rarities...

recent video

2021-01-24. Common Stonechat (Сергей Ефанов).

2020-10-26. Tawny Owl (Michael Kochetov), Tawny Owl (Michael Kochetov).

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).

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unidentified birds


2021-03-07

Хасан Журтов: Большая выпь?

2021-03-06

Михаил Невский: кряква нестандартной окраски. таких в Москве много.

2021-03-01

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2021-02-21

Михаил Невский: кольцо видно, но оно не жёлтое по указанной Николаем причине. тоже считаю, что малый.

2021-02-17

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