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Big Year 2023

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: 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2023
1. Vasik Olga (222)
3. Golubeva Anna (205)
10. Belyaev Dmitry (162)
11. Korobov Dmitry (143)
12. Petrushin Pavel (128)
21. Borisova Olga (75)
27. Logunov Max (46)
32. Golik Ludmila (27)
33. Maleev Sergei (27)
36. Borovkov Ivan (19)
37. Em Vladislava (19)
40. Suparman Yuri (12)
42. Katugin Oleg (9)
43. P M (8)
44. Ukolov Ilya (8)
47. Krinkin Yuri (7)
58. Ivanov Igor (3)
59. Lushpey Anna (3)

all species photographed in 2023


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2023-01-01)
2. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2023-01-01)
3. Asian Rosy-Finch (2023-01-01)
4. Rough-legged Buzzard (2023-01-01)
5. Hen Harrier (2023-01-01)
6. Long-tailed Duck (2023-01-01)
7. Pallas's Reed Bunting (2023-01-01)
8. Glaucous-winged Gull (2023-01-01)
9. Arctic Loon (2023-01-01)
10. Azure-winged Magpie (2023-01-01)
11. Brown Dipper (2023-01-01)
12. Japanese Tit (2023-01-01)
13. Yellow-throated Bunting (2023-01-01)
14. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2023-01-01)
15. Naumann's Thrush (2023-01-01)
16. Rosy-cheeked Bullfinch (2023-01-01)
17. Marsh Tit (2023-01-01)
18. Pelagic Cormorant (2023-01-01)
19. Hawfinch (2023-01-01)
20. Baikal Bullfinch (2023-01-01)
21. Red-breasted Merganser (2023-01-01)
22. Great Crested Grebe (2023-01-01)
23. Glaucous Gull (2023-01-02)
24. Eurasian Wigeon (2023-01-02)
25. Pallas's Rosefinch (2023-01-02)
26. Eastern Buzzard (2023-01-02)
27. Hill Pigeon (2023-01-02)
28. Goosander (2023-01-02)
29. Northern Pintail (2023-01-02)
30. Mallard (2023-01-02)
31. Common Teal (2023-01-02)
32. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2023-01-02)
33. Short-eared Owl (2023-01-02)
34. Long-tailed Tit (2023-01-02)
35. Spectacled Guillemot (2023-01-02)
36. Japanese Reed Bunting (2023-01-02)
37. Eurasian Siskin (2023-01-02)
38. Common Kestrel (2023-01-02)
39. Common Pheasant (2023-01-03)
40. Northern Wren (2023-01-03)
41. Eurasian Jay (2023-01-03)
42. Pygmy Woodpecker (2023-01-03)
43. Common Treecreeper (2023-01-03)
44. Steller's Sea-eagle (2023-01-03)
45. Common Goldeneye (2023-01-04)
46. Chinese Grey Shrike (2023-01-04)
47. Golden Eagle (2023-01-04)
48. Harlequin Duck (2023-01-04)
49. Snow Bunting (2023-01-05)
50. Azure Tit (2023-01-05)
52. Tree Sparrow (2023-01-05)
53. Solitary Snipe (2023-01-05)
54. Northern Parrotbill (2023-01-06)
55. Common Starling (2023-01-06)
56. Bohemian Waxwing (2023-01-06)
57. Smew (2023-01-06)
58. Eastern White Egret (2023-01-06)
59. Red Crossbill (2023-01-06)
60. White-Backed Woodpecker (2023-01-06)
61. White-winged Scoter (2023-01-07)
62. Peregrine Falcon (2023-01-07)
63. Alpine Accentor (2023-01-07)
64. Eurasian Nuthatch (2023-01-07)
65. Black-Billed Magpie (2023-01-07)
67. Large-billed Crow (2023-01-07)
68. Willow Tit (2023-01-07)
69. Chinese Spot-billed Duck (2023-01-08)
70. Grey-capped Woodpecker (2023-01-10)
71. Sky Lark (2023-01-10)
72. Great Tit (2023-01-11)
73. Slaty-backed Gull (2023-01-13)
74. Oriental Greenfinch (2023-01-14)
75. Vega Gull (2023-01-14)
76. Daurian Jackdaw (2023-01-15)
77. Dunlin (2023-01-15)
78. Northern Goshawk (2023-01-16)
79. Mew Gull (2023-01-18)
80. Fieldfare (2023-01-22)
81. Mountain Hawk-Eagle (2023-01-22)
82. House Sparrow (2023-01-24)
83. Pine Bunting (2023-01-28)
84. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2023-02-02)
85. Dusky Thrush (2023-02-03)
86. Northern Bullfinch (2023-02-04)
87. Rock Pigeon (2023-02-11)
88. Upland Buzzard (2023-02-12)
89. Grey Heron (2023-02-12)
90. Far Eastern Curlew (2023-02-12)
91. Black Woodpecker (2023-02-12)
92. Long-eared Owl (2023-02-13)
93. Common Raven (2023-02-14)
94. Coal Tit (2023-02-15)
95. Ural Owl (2023-02-18)
96. Northern Hawk Owl (2023-02-19)
97. Northern Hazelhen (2023-02-24)
98. Common Pochard (2023-02-25)
99. Japanese Grosbeak (2023-02-26)
100. Meadow Bunting (2023-02-27)
101. Great Cormorant (2023-02-27)
102. Whooper Swan (2023-02-27)
103. Blue Rock Thrush (2023-03-01)
104. Black-tailed Gull (2023-03-01)
105. Northern Grey Shrike (2023-03-02)
106. Northern Shoveler (2023-03-03)
107. Great White Egret (2023-03-03)
108. Vega Gull (Mongolian) (2023-03-04)
109. Black-billed Capercaillie (2023-03-05)
110. Daurian Redstart (2023-03-05)
111. Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2023-03-05)
112. Baikal Teal (2023-03-07)
113. Long-billed Plover (2023-03-08)
114. Northern Lapwing (2023-03-08)
115. Gadwall (2023-03-10)
116. Oriental Stork (2023-03-11)
117. Common Coot (2023-03-12)
118. White-cheeked Starling (2023-03-12)
119. Bean Goose (2023-03-13)
120. Greater White-fronted Goose (2023-03-13)
121. Pine Grosbeak (2023-03-13)
122. Mandarin Duck (2023-03-14)
123. Red-flanked Bluetail (2023-03-14)
124. White Wagtail (2023-03-15)
125. Rustic Bunting (2023-03-15)
126. Tufted Duck (2023-03-15)
127. Falcated Duck (2023-03-15)
128. Black-headed Gull (2023-03-15)
129. Black-backed Wagtail (2023-03-16)
131. Eurasian Spoonbill (2023-03-16)
132. Oriental Turtle Dove (2023-03-19)
133. Ancient Murrelet (2023-03-19)
134. Bewick's Swan (2023-03-19)
135. Spotted Redshank (2023-03-19)
136. Common Sparrowhawk (2023-03-21)
137. Greater Scaup (2023-03-22)
138. Black Kite (2023-03-22)
139. Little Ringed Plover (2023-03-23)
140. Hoopoe (2023-03-24)
141. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2023-03-25)
142. Rook (2023-03-25)
143. White-naped Crane (2023-03-25)
144. Japanese Waxwing (2023-03-26)
145. American Scoter (2023-03-26)
146. Common Redshank (2023-03-26)
147. Lapland Longspur (2023-03-26)
148. Brambling (2023-03-31)
149. Common Sandpiper (2023-04-01)
150. Japanese Cormorant (2023-04-01)
151. Osprey (2023-04-02)
152. Common Moorhen (2023-04-03)
153. Northern Reed Bunting (2023-04-03)
154. Pale Thrush (2023-04-04)
155. Garganey (2023-04-07)
156. Barn Swallow (2023-04-09)
157. Little Egret (2023-04-09)
158. Bar-tailed Godwit (2023-04-09)
159. Common Oystercatcher (2023-04-09)
160. Red-Necked Grebe (2023-04-09)
161. Black-winged Stilt (2023-04-10)
162. Stejneger's Stonechat (2023-04-10)
163. Black-faced Bunting (2023-04-10)
164. Lesser Striated Swallow (2023-04-11)
165. Goldcrest (2023-04-11)
166. Bull-headed Shrike (2023-04-12)
167. Grey Wagtail (2023-04-12)
168. Little Grebe (2023-04-12)
169. Grey-backed Thrush (2023-04-12)
170. Pallas's Warbler (2023-04-13)
171. Chinese Yellow Wagtail (2023-04-13)
172. Wood Sandpiper (2023-04-15)
173. Buff-bellied Pipit (2023-04-15)
174. Great Knot (2023-04-15)
175. Greater Ringed Plover (2023-04-15)
176. Pied Harrier (2023-04-15)
177. Little Bunting (2023-04-16)
178. Olive-backed Pipit (2023-04-19)
179. Narcissus Flycatcher (2023-04-20)
180. Pacific Golden Plover (2023-04-20)
181. Tristram's Bunting (2023-04-20)
182. Black-tailed Godwit (2023-04-20)
183. Grey Plover (2023-04-20)
184. Common Kingfisher (2023-04-21)
185. Kentish Plover (2023-04-22)
186. Red-throated Pipit (2023-04-22)
187. Chinese Egret (2023-04-22)
188. Green Sandpiper (2023-04-23)
189. Swan Goose (2023-04-23)
190. Common Snipe (2023-04-23)
191. Black-faced Spoonbill (2023-04-23)
192. Blue-and-white Flycatcher (2023-04-24)
193. Greenish Warbler (2023-04-24)
194. Yellow-browed Warbler (2023-04-24)
195. Sanderling (2023-04-24)
196. Grey-headed Lapwing (2023-04-25)
197. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (2023-04-26)
198. Common Greenshank (2023-04-26)
199. Eurasian Curlew (2023-04-26)
200. Long-toed Stint (2023-04-26)
201. Siberian Rubythroat (2023-04-27)
202. Oriental Pratincole (2023-04-27)
203. Eurasian Wryneck (2023-04-28)
204. Chestnut-eared Bunting (2023-04-28)
205. Slavonian Grebe (2023-04-29)
206. Yellow-browed Bunting (2023-04-30)
207. Grey-tailed Tattler (2023-04-30)
208. Eurasian Whimbrel (2023-04-30)
209. Greater Short-toed Lark (2023-04-30)
210. Dusky Warbler (2023-04-30)
211. White's Thrush (2023-05-01)
212. Eurasian Woodcock (2023-05-01)
213. Rufous-necked Stint (2023-05-02)
215. Purple-backed Starling (2023-05-02)
216. Chinese Grosbeak (2023-05-03)
217. Taiga Flycatcher (2023-05-03)
218. Eyebrowed Thrush (2023-05-03)
219. Pacific Swift (2023-05-03)
220. Amur Falcon (2023-05-04)
221. Ashy Minivet (2023-05-04)
222. Striated Heron (2023-05-05)
223. Yellow-rumped Flycatcher (2023-05-06)
224. Asian Brown Flycatcher (2023-05-06)
225. Asian Stubtail (2023-05-06)
226. Chinese Pond-heron (2023-05-06)
227. Common Tern (2023-05-06)
228. Brown Shrike (2023-05-06)
229. Swinhoe's Snipe (2023-05-06)
230. Chestnut-flanked White-eye (2023-05-06)
231. Japanese Quail (2023-05-06)
232. Purple Heron (2023-05-06)
233. Red-billed Starling (2023-05-06)
234. Pale-legged Leaf-warbler (2023-05-07)
235. Japanese Robin (2023-05-07)
236. Brown-headed Thrush (2023-05-07)
237. Common Guillemot (2023-05-07)
238. Ruddy Turnstone (2023-05-07)
239. Little Stint (2023-05-07)
240. Black-Necked Grebe (2023-05-07)
241. Pied Avocet (2023-05-08)
242. Eastern Marsh-harrier (2023-05-08)
243. Black-browed Reed-warbler (2023-05-08)
244. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (2023-05-08)
245. Pechora Pipit (2023-05-09)
246. Lesser Sand Plover (2023-05-09)
247. Saunders's Gull (2023-05-09)
248. Red Knot (2023-05-09)
249. Scaly-sided Merganser (2023-05-09)
250. Pin-tailed Snipe (2023-05-09)
251. Terek Sandpiper (2023-05-09)
252. Green-headed Wagtail (2023-05-09)
253. Northern House-Martin (2023-05-09)
254. Crested Honey-buzzard (2023-05-10)
255. Eastern House Martin (2023-05-10)
256. Oriental Cuckoo (2023-05-10)
257. White-throated Needletail (2023-05-10)
258. Ruddy Shelduck (2023-05-10)
259. Swinhoe's Robin (2023-05-11)
260. Cattle Egret (2023-05-12)
261. Median Egret (2023-05-12)
262. Manchurian Bush-Warbler (2023-05-12)
263. Rhinoceros Auklet (2023-05-12)
264. Yellow-breasted Bunting (2023-05-13)
265. Grey Bunting (2023-05-13)
266. Richard's Pipit (2023-05-13)
267. Common Cuckoo (2023-05-14)
268. Everett's Scops-Owl (2023-05-14)
269. Black-crowned Night-Heron (2023-05-14)
270. Eurasian Hobby (2023-05-14)
271. Oriental Reed-warbler (2023-05-15)
272. Little Tern (2023-05-16)
273. Siberian Flycatcher (2023-05-16)
274. Grey-streaked Flycatcher (2023-05-16)
275. Mugimaki Flycatcher (2023-05-16)
276. Siberian Blue Robin (2023-05-16)
277. Japanese Sparrowhawk (2023-05-16)
278. Black-naped Oriole (2023-05-16)
279. Grey-faced Buzzard (2023-05-16)
280. Oriental Scops Owl (2023-05-16)
281. Rufous-bellied Woodpecker (2023-05-17)
282. Lesser Cuckoo (2023-05-17)
283. Brown-cheeked Rail (2023-05-17)
284. Thick-billed Warbler (2023-05-17)
285. Eurasian Bittern (2023-05-18)
286. Common Shelduck (2023-05-18)
287. Eurasian Penduline-Tit (2023-05-18)
288. Spotted Nutcracker (2023-05-18)
289. Siberian Grouse (2023-05-18)
290. Brown Hawk-Owl (2023-05-18)
291. Temminck's Stint (2023-05-18)
292. White-winged Tern (2023-05-18)
293. Arctic Warbler (2023-05-19)
294. Red-faced Cormorant (2023-05-19)
295. Siberian Jay (2023-05-19)
296. Marsh Sandpiper (2023-05-19)
297. Curlew Sandpiper (2023-05-20)
298. Sand Martin (2023-05-20)
300. Chestnut-cheeked Starling (2023-05-20)
301. Dollarbird (2023-05-21)
302. Black-legged Kittiwake (2023-05-22)
303. Pigeon Guillemot (2023-05-22)
304. Brunnich's Guillemot (2023-05-22)
305. Tufted Puffin (2023-05-22)
307. Whiskered Tern (2023-05-22)
308. Band-bellied Crake (2023-05-22)
309. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2023-05-22)
310. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2023-05-23)
311. Grey Nightjar (2023-05-23)
312. Hooded Crane (2023-05-24)
313. Crested Kingfisher (2023-05-25)
314. Common Redpoll (2023-05-25)
315. Forest Wagtail (2023-05-25)
316. Common Rosefinch (2023-05-26)
317. Chinese Bush-warbler (2023-05-27)
318. Pacific Loon (2023-05-27)
320. Indian Cuckoo (2023-05-31)
321. Chinese Nuthatch (2023-06-01)
322. Latham's Snipe (2023-06-02)
323. Yellow-bellied Tit (2023-06-03)
324. Willow Ptarmigan (2023-06-03)
325. Spoon-billed Sandpiper (2023-06-03)
326. Nordmann's Greenshank (2023-06-04)
327. Black-faced Bunting (2023-06-04)
328. Sandhill Crane (2023-06-05)
329. American Wigeon (2023-06-05)
330. Siberian Crane (2023-06-05)
331. Radde's Warbler (2023-06-06)
332. Japanese Accentor (2023-06-06)
333. Stepanyan's Warbler (2023-06-06)
334. Siberian Thrush (2023-06-06)
335. Russet Sparrow (2023-06-06)
336. Short-tailed Shearwater (2023-06-07)
337. Lanceolated Warbler (2023-06-07)
338. Northern Fulmar (2023-06-08)
339. Tundra Swan (2023-06-08)
340. Chestnut-bellied Tit (2023-06-09)
341. Emperor Goose (2023-06-10)
342. Gray's Warbler (2023-06-11)
343. Red-necked Phalarope (2023-06-12)
344. Mute Swan (2023-06-12)
345. Philippine Bush-Warbler (2023-06-12)
347. Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel (2023-06-15)
348. Red-throated Loon (2023-06-17)
349. Rock Ptarmigan (2023-06-19)
350. Horned Puffin (2023-06-23)
351. Tiger Shrike (2023-06-24)
352. Schrenck's Bittern (2023-06-26)
353. Common Eider (2023-06-26)
354. Sabine's Gull (2023-06-26)
355. Aleutian Tern (2023-06-26)
356. Hoary Redpoll (2023-07-10)
357. Laysan Albatross (2023-07-19)
358. Yellow Bittern (2023-07-26)
359. Relict Gull (2023-07-27)
360. Crested Auklet (2023-08-05)
361. Long-tailed Skua (2023-08-23)
362. Ruff (2023-09-03)
363. Chestnut Bunting (2023-09-03)
364. Light-vented Bulbul (2023-09-12)
365. Black-footed Albatross (2023-09-16)
366. Red Phalarope (2023-09-16)
367. Streaked Shearwater (2023-09-16)
368. Cackling Goose (2023-09-23)
369. Greater Spotted Eagle (2023-09-28)
370. Eurasian Collared Dove (2023-09-30)
371. Siberian Accentor (2023-10-07)
372. Bluethroat (2023-10-07)
373. Merlin (2023-10-09)
374. Hair-crested Drongo (2023-10-31)
375. Brown-eared Bulbul (2023-11-08)
376. Cinereous Vulture (2023-11-30)

Big Year 2023

1. Olga Vasik (222)
2. Anatolii Khodakov (210)
3. Anna Golubeva (205)
4. Andrey Bazdyrev (195)
5. Svetlana Morozkina62 (195)
6. Irina Malykina (191)
7. Andrey Fedotov (177)
8. Arseniy Markiv (177)
9. Andrey Vyalkov (165)
10. Dmitry Belyaev (162)
more...

rare birds records


Hair-crested Drongo (Dicrurus hottentottus)

© Oleg Burkovskiy
2023-10-31

A rare stray species of Primorsky Krai.


Crested Kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris)

© Aleksandra Kolomiets
2023-05-25

A very rare vagrant species of Primorsky Krai.


Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)

© Andrey Bazdyrev
2022-09-15
Nadezhdinsky District, Primorsky Territory

The first dated record of the species in Primorsky Krai.


Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)

© Olga Vasik
2022-11-12
Sivakovka

The 1st record of the species in the Primorsky Kray.

more rarities...

recent video

2023-06-28. Daurian Redstart (Yulya Goroshko).

2023-05-10. Whooper Swan (Inna Shchegolkova 54), Black-browed Reed-warbler (Inna Shchegolkova 54).

2023-05-07. Common Coot (Inna Shchegolkova 54).

2023-05-03. Common Snipe (Olga Vasik).

2023-04-26. Little Egret (Evgeniia Loskutova).

2023-04-09. Mandarin Duck (Yulia Khmyrova).

2023-04-05. Northern Shoveler (Yulya Goroshko).

2023-03-07. Whooper Swan (Olga Vasik).

2023-02-22. Azure-winged Magpie (Yulia Khmyrova).

2023-02-21. Oriental Greenfinch (Yulia Khmyrova).

2022-10-03. Eurasian Spoonbill (Olga Vasik).

2022-08-20. Japanese Wood-Pigeon (Olga Vasik), Japanese Wood-Pigeon (Olga Vasik), Japanese Wood-Pigeon (Olga Vasik).

more video...

unidentified birds


2023-12-02

no any comments:

2023-12-02

no any comments:

2023-11-25

Светлана Морозкина: мне тоже кажется это желтогорлая и клюв похож.Спасибо,Дмитрий

2023-11-19

Игорь Фефелов: Или камчатская?

2023-10-19

Александр Рогаль: Трясогузка и, скорее всего, камчатская.

more unidentified birds...