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Big Year 2024

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 2021 2022 2023

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2024
1. Sizov Alexey (130)
12. Petrov Andrei (32)
19. Dvurekov Igor (14)

all species photographed in 2024


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Hoary Redpoll (2024-01-01)
2. Common Redpoll (2024-01-01)
3. Common Treecreeper (2024-01-01)
4. Tree Sparrow (2024-01-01)
5. European Greenfinch (2024-01-01)
6. Northern Bullfinch (2024-01-01)
7. Fieldfare (2024-01-01)
8. Hooded Crow (2024-01-01)
9. Smew (2024-01-01)
10. Common Goldeneye (2024-01-01)
11. Eurasian Jackdaw (2024-01-01)
12. Rock Pigeon (2024-01-01)
13. Coal Tit (2024-01-01)
14. House Sparrow (2024-01-01)
15. Whooper Swan (2024-01-01)
16. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2024-01-01)
17. Mallard (2024-01-01)
18. Blue Tit (2024-01-01)
19. Great Tit (2024-01-01)
20. Black Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
21. Long-legged Buzzard (2024-01-01)
22. Great Grey Shrike (2024-01-01)
23. Bohemian Waxwing (2024-01-01)
24. Black Kite (2024-01-01)
25. Mute Swan (2024-01-01)
26. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
27. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
28. Common Moorhen (2024-01-01)
29. Great Cormorant (2024-01-01)
30. Great White Egret (2024-01-01)
31. Little Grebe (2024-01-01)
32. Tufted Duck (2024-01-01)
33. Hawfinch (2024-01-01)
34. Yellowhammer (2024-01-01)
35. Western Marsh-Harrier (2024-01-01)
36. European Robin (2024-01-01)
37. Common Chaffinch (2024-01-01)
38. Goosander (2024-01-01)
39. Eurasian Jay (2024-01-01)
40. Herring Gull (2024-01-01)
41. Common Teal (2024-01-01)
42. Eurasian Nuthatch (2024-01-01)
43. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
44. Willow Tit (2024-01-01)
45. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
46. Marsh Tit (2024-01-01)
47. Common Raven (2024-01-01)
48. Rook (2024-01-01)
49. Black-Billed Magpie (2024-01-01)
50. Red Crossbill (2024-01-01)
51. Eurasian Collared Dove (2024-01-01)
52. Syrian Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
53. Redwing (2024-01-01)
54. Eurasian Blackbird (2024-01-01)
55. Black-headed Gull (2024-01-01)
56. Black-crowned Night Heron (2024-01-01)
57. Goldcrest (2024-01-01)
58. Common Coot (2024-01-01)
59. Great Crested Grebe (2024-01-01)
60. Firecrest (2024-01-01)
61. Eurasian Dipper (2024-01-01)
62. Northern Goshawk (2024-01-01)
63. Eurasian Goldfinch (2024-01-01)
64. Horned Lark (2024-01-01)
65. Snow Bunting (2024-01-01)
66. Grey Partridge (2024-01-01)
67. Rough-legged Buzzard (2024-01-01)
69. Ruddy Shelduck (2024-01-02)
70. Tawny Owl (2024-01-02)
71. Spotted Nutcracker (2024-01-02)
72. Crested Lark (2024-01-02)
73. Pine Grosbeak (2024-01-02)
74. Mistle Thrush (2024-01-03)
75. Common Buzzard (2024-01-03)
77. White-Backed Woodpecker (2024-01-03)
78. Brambling (2024-01-03)
79. Long-tailed Tit (2024-01-03)
80. Eurasian Siskin (2024-01-03)
81. Common Pochard (2024-01-03)
82. Greater Scaup (2024-01-03)
83. Griffon Vulture (2024-01-04)
84. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2024-01-04)
85. Rock Bunting (2024-01-04)
86. Golden Eagle (2024-01-04)
87. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-04)
88. Steppe Eagle (2024-01-04)
89. Red-crested Pochard (2024-01-04)
90. European Shag (2024-01-04)
91. Long-eared Owl (2024-01-05)
92. Crested Tit (2024-01-05)
93. White-winged Tern (2024-01-05)
94. Little Owl (2024-01-05)
95. Northern Reed Bunting (2024-01-05)
96. Dalmatian Pelican (2024-01-05)
97. Common Sparrowhawk (2024-01-05)
98. Northern Black Grouse (2024-01-05)
99. Common Starling (2024-01-06)
100. Common Chiffchaff (2024-01-06)
101. Black-Necked Grebe (2024-01-06)
102. Red-billed Chough (2024-01-06)
103. Chukar Partridge (2024-01-06)
104. Hen Harrier (2024-01-06)
105. Common Crane (2024-01-06)
106. Pygmy Cormorant (2024-01-06)
107. Common Kestrel (2024-01-06)
108. Grey Heron (2024-01-06)
109. Great Bustard (2024-01-06)
110. Common Shelduck (2024-01-06)
111. Alpine Chough (2024-01-07)
112. Northern Wren (2024-01-07)
113. Dunnock (2024-01-07)
114. Lammergeier (2024-01-07)
115. Corn Bunting (2024-01-07)
116. Black Redstart (2024-01-07)
117. Meadow Pipit (2024-01-07)
118. Rock Sparrow (2024-01-07)
119. Caspian Gull (2024-01-07)
120. Song Thrush (2024-01-08)
121. Wood Pigeon (2024-01-08)
122. Eurasian Linnet (2024-01-08)
123. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2024-01-08)
124. Peregrine Falcon (2024-01-08)
125. Cinereous Vulture (2024-01-08)
126. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2024-01-08)
127. Yellow-legged Gull (2024-01-09)
128. Mediterranean Gull (2024-01-09)
129. Mew Gull (2024-01-09)
130. Grey Wagtail (2024-01-09)
131. Ural Owl (2024-01-09)
132. Merlin (2024-01-10)
133. Long-tailed Duck (2024-01-10)
134. Barnacle Goose (2024-01-11)
135. Bearded Tit (2024-01-11)
136. Northern Shoveler (2024-01-11)
137. Sandwich Tern (2024-01-12)
138. White Wagtail (2024-01-13)
139. Northern Pintail (2024-01-13)
140. Wood Lark (2024-01-13)
141. Green Sandpiper (2024-01-13)
142. Sky Lark (2024-01-13)
143. Ferruginous Duck (2024-01-14)
144. Black-winged Stilt (2024-01-14)
145. Eurasian Wigeon (2024-01-14)
146. Stock Pigeon (2024-01-14)
147. Water Rail (2024-01-14)
148. Common Snipe (2024-01-14)
149. Slender-billed Gull (2024-01-14)
150. Common Eider (2024-01-14)
151. Ruddy Turnstone (2024-01-14)
152. Red-breasted Merganser (2024-01-14)
153. Northern Lapwing (2024-01-15)
154. Eurasian Woodcock (2024-01-15)
155. Mandarin Duck (2024-01-16)
156. Lesser Short-toed Lark (2024-01-17)
157. Great Black-backed Gull (2024-01-17)
158. Wallcreeper (2024-01-19)
159. Calandra Lark (2024-01-20)
160. Pallas's Gull (2024-01-20)
161. Little Egret (2024-01-21)
162. Pied Avocet (2024-01-21)
163. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2024-01-23)
164. Laughing Dove (2024-01-23)
165. Slavonian Grebe (2024-01-23)
166. Common Stonechat (2024-01-24)
167. Grey-headed Swamphen (2024-01-24)
168. Water Pipit (2024-01-24)
169. Common Kingfisher (2024-01-24)
170. Cetti's Warbler (2024-01-24)
171. Bean Goose (2024-01-27)
172. Little Gull (2024-01-27)
173. Red-Necked Grebe (2024-01-27)
174. Gadwall (2024-01-27)
175. Northern Hawk Owl (2024-01-27)
176. Arctic Loon (2024-01-30)
177. Yelkouan Shearwater (2024-01-30)
178. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2024-01-30)
179. Boreal Owl (2024-02-02)
180. Twite (2024-02-04)
181. Greylag Goose (2024-02-12)
182. Common Pheasant (2024-02-12)
183. White Stork (2024-02-17)
184. Sanderling (2024-02-17)
185. Grey Plover (2024-02-17)
186. Great Grey Owl (2024-02-18)
187. Common Oystercatcher (2024-02-20)
188. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2024-02-22)

rare birds records


Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

© Igor Sikorsky
2024-01-14
Ogonki, Crimea



Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius)

© Radik Kutushev
2023-12-11



Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)

© Mikhail Kalagin
2023-11-08



Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)

© Michael Nevski
2023-11-06
Marmyli, Lotoshino distr., Moscow region


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recent video

2024-01-16. Mandarin Duck (Alexandr Balaev).

2024-01-05. European Bee-eater (Aleksandr Plekhanov).

2023-12-31. Long-tailed Tit (Alexandr Balaev).

2023-12-26. Common Redpoll (Alexandr Balaev).

2023-12-05. Red Crossbill (Sergei Saveika).

2023-12-04. Red Crossbill (Vadim Sinukhin), Northern Bullfinch (Vadim Sinukhin).

2023-11-27. Arctic Loon (Alexandr Balaev).

2023-11-24. Ural Owl (Galina Katanova).

2023-11-10. European Robin (Alexandr Balaev).

2023-10-31. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Marina Torgashova).

2023-10-29. Ivory Gull (Vladimir Stramnoy).

2023-10-27. Ivory Gull (Vladimir Stramnoy).

2023-10-19. Eurasian Scops-Owl (Alexandr Balaev).

2023-10-16. Ross's Gull (Vladimir Stramnoy).

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unidentified birds


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2024-01-22

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2024-01-20

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2024-01-19

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2024-01-07

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