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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 Russian Far East during this year.

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

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2020
10. Belyaev Dmitry (107)
18. Konev Petr (39)
25. Ryzhikh Pavel (19)
27. Borovkov Ivan (12)
29. Ukolov Ilya (5)
31. Vasik Olga (3)

all species photographed in 2020


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
3. White-Backed Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
4. Large-billed Crow (2020-01-01)
5. Harlequin Duck (2020-01-01)
6. Spectacled Guillemot (2020-01-01)
7. Bohemian Waxwing (2020-01-01)
8. Eurasian Nuthatch (2020-01-01)
9. Pallas's Rosefinch (2020-01-01)
10. Asian Rosy-Finch (2020-01-01)
11. Common Redpoll (2020-01-01)
12. Peregrine Falcon (2020-01-01)
13. Common Kestrel (2020-01-01)
14. Common Goldeneye (2020-01-01)
15. Eurasian Jay (2020-01-01)
16. Pygmy Woodpecker (2020-01-01)
17. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2020-01-02)
18. Naumann's Thrush (2020-01-02)
19. Mallard (2020-01-02)
20. Brown-eared Bulbul (2020-01-02)
21. Rosy-cheeked Bullfinch (2020-01-02)
22. Japanese Tit (2020-01-02)
23. Marsh Tit (2020-01-02)
24. Tree Sparrow (2020-01-02)
25. Coal Tit (2020-01-02)
26. Lapland Longspur (2020-01-02)
27. Long-tailed Tit (2020-01-02)
29. Northern Bullfinch (2020-01-02)
30. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
31. Northern Goshawk (2020-01-02)
32. Rough-legged Buzzard (2020-01-02)
33. Common Pheasant (2020-01-02)
34. Hen Harrier (2020-01-02)
35. Ural Owl (2020-01-02)
36. Eastern Buzzard (2020-01-03)
37. Hawfinch (2020-01-03)
38. Black-Billed Magpie (2020-01-03)
39. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-03)
40. Chinese Grey Shrike (2020-01-03)
41. Pine Grosbeak (2020-01-03)
42. Slaty-backed Gull (2020-01-04)
43. Common Raven (2020-01-04)
44. Black Woodpecker (2020-01-05)
45. Common Treecreeper (2020-01-05)
46. Steller's Sea-eagle (2020-01-05)
47. Redwing (2020-01-06)
48. Red-breasted Merganser (2020-01-06)
49. Glaucous Gull (2020-01-06)
50. Baikal Bullfinch (2020-01-06)
51. Gyrfalcon (2020-01-06)
52. Brown Dipper (2020-01-06)
53. Willow Tit (2020-01-07)
54. Common Sparrowhawk (2020-01-08)
55. Goosander (2020-01-08)
56. Whooper Swan (2020-01-08)
57. Smew (2020-01-08)
59. Long-tailed Duck (2020-01-08)
60. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2020-01-09)
61. Steller's Eider (2020-01-09)
62. Glaucous-winged Gull (2020-01-09)
63. Pelagic Cormorant (2020-01-10)
64. Northern Grey Shrike (2020-01-10)
65. Rock Pigeon (2020-01-10)
66. Common Teal (2020-01-10)
67. Little Grebe (2020-01-10)
68. Eurasian Wigeon (2020-01-11)
69. Dusky Thrush (2020-01-11)
70. Great White Egret (2020-01-11)
71. American Scoter (2020-01-11)
73. Pine Bunting (2020-01-12)
74. Rustic Bunting (2020-01-12)
75. Snow Bunting (2020-01-13)
77. Vega Gull (2020-01-14)
78. Black-faced Bunting (2020-01-15)
79. Eurasian Siskin (2020-01-16)
80. Latham's Snipe (2020-01-16)
81. Azure-winged Magpie (2020-01-17)
82. Meadow Bunting (2020-01-17)
83. Short-eared Owl (2020-01-17)
84. Mew Gull (2020-01-18)
85. Yellow-throated Bunting (2020-01-18)
86. Pallas's Reed Bunting (2020-01-19)
87. Northern Hazelhen (2020-01-19)
88. White-winged Crossbill (2020-01-21)
89. Least Auklet (2020-01-22)
90. White-winged Scoter (2020-01-22)
91. Fieldfare (2020-01-22)
92. White-cheeked Starling (2020-01-22)
93. White Wagtail (2020-01-22)
94. Sky Lark (2020-01-23)
95. Northern Pintail (2020-01-23)
96. Oriental Greenfinch (2020-01-23)
97. Solitary Snipe (2020-01-25)
98. Northern Wren (2020-01-26)
99. Spotted Nutcracker (2020-01-28)
100. Northern Hawk Owl (2020-01-28)
101. Grey-capped Woodpecker (2020-01-31)
102. Great Tit (2020-01-31)
103. Barn Swallow (2020-02-03)
104. Grey Heron (2020-02-03)
105. Azure Tit (2020-02-04)
106. Cinereous Vulture (2020-02-06)
107. Alpine Accentor (2020-02-07)
108. Northern Parrotbill (2020-02-12)
109. Merlin (2020-02-12)
110. Daurian Redstart (2020-02-21)
111. Black-tailed Gull (2020-02-25)
112. Bean Goose (2020-03-05)
113. Bewick's Swan (2020-03-05)
114. Common Pochard (2020-03-05)
115. Falcated Duck (2020-03-05)
116. Chinese Spot-billed Duck (2020-03-05)
117. Siberian Accentor (2020-03-07)
118. Long-billed Plover (2020-03-07)
119. Northern Lapwing (2020-03-09)
120. Japanese Waxwing (2020-03-09)
121. Eurasian Spoonbill (2020-03-09)
122. Common Starling (2020-03-10)
123. Baikal Teal (2020-03-11)
124. Northern Shoveler (2020-03-12)
125. Tufted Duck (2020-03-12)
126. Great Cormorant (2020-03-12)
127. Scaly-sided Merganser (2020-03-12)
128. Vega Gull (Mongolian) (2020-03-12)
130. Black-backed Wagtail (2020-03-12)
131. Common Coot (2020-03-13)
132. Gadwall (2020-03-13)
133. Spotted Redshank (2020-03-13)
134. Rook (2020-03-13)
135. Oriental Turtle Dove (2020-03-14)
136. White-naped Crane (2020-03-14)
137. Great Crested Grebe (2020-03-14)
138. Black-headed Gull (2020-03-16)
139. Oriental Stork (2020-03-16)
140. Brambling (2020-03-19)
141. Far Eastern Curlew (2020-03-19)
142. Daurian Jackdaw (2020-03-21)
143. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2020-03-22)
144. Black-Necked Grebe (2020-03-22)
145. Black Kite (2020-03-22)
146. Eastern White Egret (2020-03-22)
147. Little Ringed Plover (2020-03-24)
148. Mountain Hawk-Eagle (2020-03-24)
149. Red-flanked Bluetail (2020-03-27)
150. Ancient Murrelet (2020-03-28)
151. Grey-headed Lapwing (2020-04-02)
152. Common Redshank (2020-04-02)
153. Mandarin Duck (2020-04-03)
154. Grey Wagtail (2020-04-03)
155. Greater Scaup (2020-04-06)
156. Northern Reed Bunting (2020-04-06)
157. Garganey (2020-04-06)
158. Hoopoe (2020-04-06)
159. Japanese Cormorant (2020-04-06)
160. Pallas's Warbler (2020-04-07)
161. Black-winged Stilt (2020-04-07)
162. Common Oystercatcher (2020-04-08)
163. Common Sandpiper (2020-04-10)
164. Osprey (2020-04-12)
165. Kentish Plover (2020-04-12)
166. Black-faced Bunting (2020-04-13)
167. Bull-headed Shrike (2020-04-13)
168. Chinese Yellow Wagtail (2020-04-14)
169. Grey Plover (2020-04-14)
170. Ruff (2020-04-14)
171. Red-billed Starling (2020-04-16)
172. Stejneger's Stonechat (2020-04-16)
173. Hooded Crane (2020-04-16)
174. Eurasian Wryneck (2020-04-17)
175. Grey-backed Thrush (2020-04-17)
176. Dunlin (2020-04-18)
177. Goldcrest (2020-04-19)
178. Common Kingfisher (2020-04-19)
179. Olive-backed Pipit (2020-04-21)
180. Pale Thrush (2020-04-21)
181. Manchurian Bush-Warbler (2020-04-24)
182. White's Thrush (2020-04-25)
183. Wood Sandpiper (2020-04-26)
184. Dusky Warbler (2020-04-26)
185. Little Egret (2020-04-26)
186. Chestnut-eared Bunting (2020-04-27)
187. Common Snipe (2020-04-27)
188. Greater Sand Plover (2020-04-28)
189. Siberian Rubythroat (2020-04-29)
190. Long-toed Stint (2020-04-29)
191. Temminck's Stint (2020-04-29)
192. Rufous-necked Stint (2020-04-29)
193. Green-headed Wagtail (2020-04-29)
194. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (2020-04-29)
195. Cattle Egret (2020-04-29)
196. Brown-cheeked Rail (2020-04-29)
197. Buff-bellied Pipit (2020-04-29)
198. Pacific Golden Plover (2020-04-29)
199. Blue Rock Thrush (2020-04-30)
200. Green Sandpiper (2020-04-30)
201. Little Bunting (2020-04-30)
202. Lesser Sand Plover (2020-04-30)
203. Tristram's Bunting (2020-04-30)
204. Red-throated Pipit (2020-04-30)
205. Pied Harrier (2020-04-30)
206. Bar-tailed Godwit (2020-04-30)
207. Great Knot (2020-04-30)
208. Oriental Pratincole (2020-05-01)
209. Blue-and-white Flycatcher (2020-05-01)
210. Purple-backed Starling (2020-05-01)
211. Northern House-Martin (2020-05-01)
212. Grey-tailed Tattler (2020-05-01)
213. Common Tern (2020-05-01)
214. Yellow-browed Warbler (2020-05-02)
215. Yellow-rumped Flycatcher (2020-05-02)
216. Eyebrowed Thrush (2020-05-02)
217. Lesser Striated Swallow (2020-05-02)
218. Pale-legged Leaf-warbler (2020-05-02)
219. Ashy Minivet (2020-05-03)
220. Asian Stubtail (2020-05-03)
222. Mugimaki Flycatcher (2020-05-03)
223. Japanese Accentor (2020-05-03)
224. Asian Brown Flycatcher (2020-05-04)
225. Amur Falcon (2020-05-04)
226. Yellow-browed Bunting (2020-05-04)
227. Pacific Swift (2020-05-04)
228. Sanderling (2020-05-04)
229. Pechora Pipit (Manzbier's) (2020-05-05)
230. Swinhoe's Robin (2020-05-05)
231. Common Greenshank (2020-05-05)
232. Common Moorhen (2020-05-07)
233. Ruddy Turnstone (2020-05-08)
234. Radde's Warbler (2020-05-09)
235. Yellow-breasted Bunting (2020-05-09)
236. Grey Bunting (2020-05-10)
237. Brown Shrike (2020-05-11)
238. Curlew Sandpiper (2020-05-12)
239. Japanese Reed Bunting (2020-05-12)
240. Terek Sandpiper (2020-05-13)
241. Chinese Grosbeak (2020-05-13)
242. Taiga Flycatcher (2020-05-14)
243. Oriental Cuckoo (2020-05-15)
244. Common Cuckoo (2020-05-15)
245. Siberian Blue Robin (2020-05-15)
246. Common Rosefinch (2020-05-15)
247. Median Egret (2020-05-15)
248. Black-tailed Godwit (2020-05-16)
249. Black-browed Reed-warbler (2020-05-17)
250. Eurasian Hobby (2020-05-17)
251. Black-naped Oriole (2020-05-17)
252. Siberian Flycatcher (2020-05-17)
253. Rufous-bellied Woodpecker (2020-05-17)
254. Chestnut Bunting (2020-05-18)
255. Brown Hawk-Owl (2020-05-18)
256. Red-necked Phalarope (2020-05-18)
257. Forest Wagtail (2020-05-20)
258. Japanese Grosbeak (2020-05-21)
259. Oriental Reed-warbler (2020-05-21)
260. Thick-billed Warbler (2020-05-22)
261. Chestnut-cheeked Starling (2020-05-23)
262. Eurasian Whimbrel (2020-05-23)
263. Slavonian Grebe (2020-05-23)
264. Striated Heron (2020-05-23)
265. Little Tern (2020-05-23)
266. Dollarbird (2020-05-24)
267. Red Knot (2020-05-24)
268. White-throated Needletail (2020-05-25)
269. Black-legged Kittiwake (2020-05-26)
270. Black-crowned Night-Heron (2020-05-27)
271. Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2020-05-28)
272. Bluethroat (2020-05-28)
273. Whiskered Tern (2020-05-28)
274. Greater Ringed Plover (2020-05-28)
275. Crested Honey-buzzard (2020-05-29)
276. Grey-streaked Flycatcher (2020-05-29)
277. Chinese Pond-heron (2020-05-30)
278. Grey-faced Buzzard (2020-05-30)
279. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (2020-05-30)
280. Chestnut-flanked White-eye (2020-05-31)
281. Chinese Egret (2020-05-31)
282. White-winged Tern (2020-05-31)
283. Richard's Pipit (2020-06-02)
284. Eurasian Woodcock (2020-06-03)
285. Spoon-billed Sandpiper (2020-06-03)
286. Yellow-billed Loon (2020-06-04)
287. Eurasian Penduline-Tit (2020-06-06)
288. Willow Ptarmigan (2020-06-06)
289. Arctic Warbler (2020-06-06)
290. Gray's Warbler (2020-06-06)
292. White-throated Rock-thrush (2020-06-09)
294. Lanceolated Warbler (2020-06-10)
295. Great Grey Owl (2020-06-10)
296. Kittlitz's Murrelet (2020-06-12)
297. Greenish Warbler (2020-06-14)
298. Western Sandpiper (2020-06-15)
299. American Wigeon (2020-06-17)
300. Golden-crowned Sparrow (2020-06-19)
301. Arctic Loon (2020-06-21)
302. Hill Pigeon (2020-06-24)
303. Japanese Robin (2020-07-04)
304. House Sparrow (2020-07-12)
305. Eastern Marsh-harrier (2020-07-12)
306. Greater Spotted Eagle (2020-07-17)
307. Rhinoceros Auklet (2020-07-19)
308. Japanese Sparrowhawk (2020-07-20)
309. Northern Fulmar (2020-08-01)
310. Aleutian Tern (2020-08-02)
311. Horned Puffin (2020-08-02)
312. Common Guillemot (2020-08-03)
313. Marsh Sandpiper (2020-08-05)
314. Philippine Bush-Warbler (2020-08-06)
315. Lesser Frigatebird (2020-08-09)
316. Long-tailed Skua (2020-08-10)
317. Brunnich's Guillemot (2020-08-10)
318. Short-tailed Shearwater (2020-08-13)
319. Long-billed Murrelet (2020-08-13)
320. Tufted Puffin (2020-08-13)
321. Arctic Skua (2020-08-13)
322. Tiger Shrike (2020-08-13)
323. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2020-08-13)
324. Red-Necked Grebe (2020-08-27)
325. Eurasian Curlew (2020-08-27)
326. Long-billed Dowitcher (2020-09-18)
327. Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel (2020-09-29)
328. Red Phalarope (2020-09-30)
329. Red Collared-dove (2020-09-30)
330. Long-eared Owl (2020-10-07)
331. Horned Lark (2020-10-07)
332. Everett's Scops-Owl (2020-10-18)
333. Snow Goose (2020-10-22)
334. Cackling Goose (2020-11-13)

Big Year 2020

1. Rogal' Alexander (208)
2. Shokhrin Valery (201)
3. Khodakov Anatolii (191)
4. Iakovlev Arsenii (179)
5. Pryadun Tamara (139)
6. Vyalkov Andrey (136)
7. Markiv Arseniy (127)
8. Malykina Irina (120)
9. Petrunina Natali (112)
10. Belyaev Dmitry (107)
more...

rare birds records


Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel)

© Andrey Fedotov
2020-08-09
Primorsky Krai, city of Nakhodka



Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)

© Ilya Ukolov
2020-06-19



Redwing (Turdus iliacus)

© Andrey Fedotov
2020-01-06
Primorsky Krai, Nakhodka city

The first photo registration in the Primorsky krai.


Red Collared-dove (Streptopelia tranquebarica)

© Steve Klasan
2019-09-11
Zaliv Vladimira, Poluostrov Rudanovskogo


more rarities...

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2017-11-26. American Scoter (Ilya Ukolov).

2017-10-07. White-bellied Green-Pigeon (Ilya Ukolov).

2017-10-01. Siberian Grouse (Alexander Yakovlev).

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