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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 Russian Far East during this year.

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2017 2018 2019 2020

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2021
5. Golubeva Anna (195)
6. Sukhov Ilya (175)
11. Fedotov Andrey (132)
13. Belyaev Dmitry (104)
22. Vlasov Egor (43)
28. Borovkov Ivan (22)
32. Vasik Olga (11)
38. Logunov Max (4)
41. Katugin Oleg (3)

all species photographed in 2021


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Rosy-cheeked Bullfinch (2021-01-02)
2. Baikal Bullfinch (2021-01-02)
3. Naumann's Thrush (2021-01-02)
4. Siberian Accentor (2021-01-02)
5. Marsh Tit (2021-01-02)
6. Eurasian Nuthatch (2021-01-02)
7. Coal Tit (2021-01-02)
8. Pygmy Woodpecker (2021-01-02)
9. Japanese Tit (2021-01-02)
10. White-Backed Woodpecker (2021-01-02)
11. Harlequin Duck (2021-01-02)
12. Common Goldeneye (2021-01-02)
13. Slaty-backed Gull (2021-01-02)
14. Black-crowned Night-Heron (2021-01-02)
15. Northern Bullfinch (2021-01-02)
16. Great Tit (2021-01-02)
17. White Wagtail (2021-01-02)
18. Ural Owl (2021-01-02)
19. Bohemian Waxwing (2021-01-03)
20. Japanese White-eye (2021-01-03)
21. Goldcrest (2021-01-03)
22. Dusky Thrush (2021-01-03)
23. Grey-capped Woodpecker (2021-01-03)
24. Northern Hawk Owl (2021-01-03)
25. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2021-01-04)
26. Great White Egret (2021-01-04)
27. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2021-01-04)
28. Pallas's Rosefinch (2021-01-04)
29. Common Sparrowhawk (2021-01-04)
30. Eastern Buzzard (2021-01-04)
31. Mallard (2021-01-04)
32. Rustic Bunting (2021-01-05)
33. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2021-01-05)
34. Oriental Greenfinch (2021-01-05)
35. Brown Dipper (2021-01-05)
36. Northern Wren (2021-01-05)
37. Solitary Snipe (2021-01-05)
38. Glaucous Gull (2021-01-05)
39. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2021-01-06)
40. Japanese Waxwing (2021-01-06)
41. Northern Grey Shrike (2021-01-06)
42. Long-tailed Tit (2021-01-07)
43. Large-billed Crow (2021-01-09)
45. Willow Tit (2021-01-09)
46. Tree Sparrow (2021-01-09)
47. Azure-winged Magpie (2021-01-10)
48. Rough-legged Buzzard (2021-01-10)
49. Eurasian Siskin (2021-01-10)
50. Grey Heron (2021-01-10)
51. Spotted Nutcracker (2021-01-10)
52. Black-Billed Magpie (2021-01-10)
53. Common Treecreeper (2021-01-11)
55. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2021-01-13)
56. Common Pheasant (2021-01-17)
57. Eurasian Jay (2021-01-17)
58. Glaucous-winged Gull (2021-01-18)
59. Mew Gull (2021-01-19)
60. Pelagic Cormorant (2021-01-20)
61. Common Kestrel (2021-01-20)
62. Chinese Grey Shrike (2021-01-20)
63. Hen Harrier (2021-01-20)
64. Azure Tit (2021-01-21)
65. Pallas's Reed Bunting (2021-01-21)
66. Red-breasted Merganser (2021-01-21)
67. Sky Lark (2021-01-23)
68. Common Redpoll (2021-01-24)
69. Snow Bunting (2021-01-24)
70. Common Raven (2021-01-25)
71. Hawfinch (2021-01-28)
72. Steller's Sea-eagle (2021-01-31)
73. White-winged Scoter (2021-01-31)
74. Peregrine Falcon (2021-02-03)
75. Chinese Spot-billed Duck (2021-02-04)
76. Great Crested Grebe (2021-02-06)
77. Rock Pigeon (2021-02-06)
78. Black-backed Wagtail (2021-02-09)
79. Common Teal (2021-02-09)
80. Goosander (2021-02-09)
81. Northern Goshawk (2021-02-09)
82. Short-eared Owl (2021-02-11)
83. Golden Eagle (2021-02-11)
84. Upland Buzzard (2021-02-13)
85. Japanese Grosbeak (2021-02-13)
86. Spectacled Guillemot (2021-02-19)
87. Merlin (2021-02-22)
88. Gadwall (2021-02-23)
89. Northern Shoveler (2021-02-25)
90. Baikal Teal (2021-02-25)
91. Northern Pintail (2021-02-25)
92. Slavonian Grebe (2021-02-25)
93. Little Grebe (2021-02-26)
94. Eurasian Wigeon (2021-02-26)
95. Rook (2021-02-27)
96. Pine Bunting (2021-02-27)
97. Meadow Bunting (2021-02-27)
98. Oriental Turtle Dove (2021-02-27)
99. Black Woodpecker (2021-03-07)
100. Whooper Swan (2021-03-07)
101. Long-tailed Duck (2021-03-08)
102. Long-billed Plover (2021-03-09)
104. Smew (2021-03-09)
105. Bufflehead (2021-03-09)
106. Common Starling (2021-03-10)
107. Daurian Jackdaw (2021-03-10)
108. Black-headed Gull (2021-03-11)
109. Black-tailed Gull (2021-03-11)
110. Ancient Murrelet (2021-03-11)
111. Falcated Duck (2021-03-12)
112. Common Coot (2021-03-12)
113. Northern Lapwing (2021-03-12)
114. Common Pochard (2021-03-12)
115. Common or Green-winged Teal (2021-03-12)
116. Hoary Redpoll (2021-03-12)
117. Tufted Duck (2021-03-13)
118. Vega Gull (2021-03-13)
119. Daurian Redstart (2021-03-13)
120. Crested Auklet (2021-03-13)
121. Steller's Eider (2021-03-13)
122. Great Cormorant (2021-03-13)
123. Oriental Stork (2021-03-13)
124. Hill Pigeon (2021-03-13)
125. Greater White-fronted Goose (2021-03-13)
126. Black Kite (2021-03-14)
127. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2021-03-14)
128. White-cheeked Starling (2021-03-18)
129. Yellow-throated Bunting (2021-03-18)
130. Vega Gull (Mongolian) (2021-03-22)
131. Bean Goose (2021-03-22)
132. Mandarin Duck (2021-03-23)
133. White-naped Crane (2021-03-23)
134. Garganey (2021-03-23)
135. Asian Rosy-Finch (2021-03-24)
136. Hoopoe (2021-03-24)
137. Cinereous Vulture (2021-03-25)
138. Eurasian Spoonbill (2021-03-25)
139. Scaly-sided Merganser (2021-03-25)
140. Little Ringed Plover (2021-03-25)
141. Bewick's Swan (2021-03-26)
142. Lapland Longspur (2021-03-26)
143. Japanese Reed Bunting (2021-03-26)
144. Osprey (2021-03-27)
145. Red-flanked Bluetail (2021-03-29)
146. Stejneger's Stonechat (2021-03-30)
147. Common Redshank (2021-03-31)
148. Kentish Plover (2021-03-31)
149. Northern Reed Bunting (2021-03-31)
150. Buff-bellied Pipit (2021-03-31)
151. Far Eastern Curlew (2021-03-31)
152. Grey Plover (2021-04-03)
153. Northern Parrotbill (2021-04-03)
154. Pallas's Warbler (2021-04-05)
155. Chinese Yellow Wagtail (2021-04-06)
156. Greater Scaup (2021-04-06)
157. Red-Necked Grebe (2021-04-08)
158. Eastern White Egret (2021-04-09)
159. Japanese Cormorant (2021-04-09)
160. Alpine Accentor (2021-04-09)
161. Northern Hazelhen (2021-04-10)
162. Common Sandpiper (2021-04-10)
163. Brambling (2021-04-11)
164. Dunlin (2021-04-12)
165. Black-faced Bunting (2021-04-12)
166. Grey Wagtail (2021-04-12)
167. Barn Swallow (2021-04-14)
168. Black-faced Bunting (2021-04-15)
169. Little Curlew (2021-04-16)
170. Grey-faced Buzzard (2021-04-16)
171. Black-winged Stilt (2021-04-17)
172. Grey-backed Thrush (2021-04-17)
173. Yellow-browed Warbler (2021-04-17)
174. Common Snipe (2021-04-17)
175. Median Egret (2021-04-17)
176. Olive-backed Pipit (2021-04-17)
177. White's Thrush (2021-04-18)
178. Pale Thrush (2021-04-18)
179. Blue Rock Thrush (2021-04-19)
180. Chestnut-eared Bunting (2021-04-19)
181. Pied Harrier (2021-04-19)
182. Common Oystercatcher (2021-04-20)
183. Dusky Warbler (2021-04-21)
184. Red-throated Pipit (2021-04-21)
185. Common Moorhen (2021-04-21)
186. Eurasian Wryneck (2021-04-22)
187. Siberian Rubythroat (2021-04-22)
188. Little Bunting (2021-04-23)
189. Citrine Wagtail (2021-04-24)
190. Eurasian Whimbrel (2021-04-25)
191. Little Egret (2021-04-25)
192. Whiskered Tern (2021-04-26)
193. Common Kingfisher (2021-04-28)
194. Tristram's Bunting (2021-04-29)
196. Asian Stubtail (2021-04-29)
197. Long-toed Stint (2021-04-30)
198. Greater Ringed Plover (2021-04-30)
199. Bar-tailed Godwit (2021-04-30)
200. Common Tern (2021-04-30)
201. Lesser Striated Swallow (2021-04-30)
202. Blue-and-white Flycatcher (2021-05-01)
203. Common Greenshank (2021-05-01)
204. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (2021-05-01)
205. Grey-tailed Tattler (2021-05-01)
206. Wood Sandpiper (2021-05-01)
207. Eyebrowed Thrush (2021-05-01)
208. Greater Short-toed Lark (2021-05-02)
209. Rufous-necked Stint (2021-05-02)
210. Purple-backed Starling (2021-05-02)
211. Eurasian Penduline-Tit (2021-05-02)
212. Pacific Swift (2021-05-02)
213. Greenish Warbler (2021-05-03)
214. Latham's Snipe (2021-05-03)
215. Black-tailed Godwit (2021-05-03)
216. Spotted Redshank (2021-05-03)
217. Pacific Golden Plover (2021-05-03)
218. Purple Heron (2021-05-03)
219. Ashy Minivet (2021-05-04)
220. Pin-tailed Snipe (2021-05-04)
221. Eastern Marsh-harrier (2021-05-04)
222. Arctic Warbler (2021-05-04)
223. Marsh Sandpiper (2021-05-05)
224. Pale-legged Leaf-warbler (2021-05-06)
225. Yellow-browed Bunting (2021-05-06)
226. Hooded Crane (2021-05-06)
227. Swinhoe's Robin (2021-05-07)
228. Yellow-rumped Flycatcher (2021-05-07)
229. Asian Brown Flycatcher (2021-05-07)
230. Black-faced Spoonbill (2021-05-07)
231. Ruddy Turnstone (2021-05-07)
232. Mugimaki Flycatcher (2021-05-07)
233. Sanderling (2021-05-07)
234. Brown Shrike (2021-05-07)
235. Black-browed Reed-warbler (2021-05-08)
236. Taiga Flycatcher (2021-05-08)
237. Manchurian Bush-Warbler (2021-05-08)
238. Eurasian Hobby (2021-05-08)
239. Terek Sandpiper (2021-05-08)
240. Yellow-breasted Bunting (2021-05-09)
241. Oriental Pratincole (2021-05-09)
242. Black-naped Oriole (2021-05-10)
243. Chinese Grosbeak (2021-05-10)
244. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (2021-05-10)
245. Oriental Cuckoo (2021-05-10)
246. Siberian Blue Robin (2021-05-11)
247. Cattle Egret (2021-05-11)
248. Curlew Sandpiper (2021-05-11)
249. Eurasian Woodcock (2021-05-13)
250. Green Sandpiper (2021-05-13)
251. Chinese Pond-heron (2021-05-14)
252. Grey Bunting (2021-05-14)
253. Chestnut-flanked White-eye (2021-05-14)
254. Oriental Reed-warbler (2021-05-14)
255. Eurasian Bittern (2021-05-14)
256. Grey-streaked Flycatcher (2021-05-14)
257. Chestnut Bunting (2021-05-14)
258. Green-headed Wagtail (2021-05-15)
259. White-winged Tern (2021-05-16)
260. Common Cuckoo (2021-05-16)
261. Little Tern (2021-05-16)
262. Crested Honey-buzzard (2021-05-16)
263. Swan Goose (2021-05-16)
264. Amur Falcon (2021-05-16)
265. Chinese Egret (2021-05-16)
266. Little Stint (2021-05-16)
267. Siberian Flycatcher (2021-05-16)
268. Sand Martin (2021-05-16)
269. Common Rosefinch (2021-05-16)
270. Eurasian Curlew (2021-05-17)
271. Radde's Warbler (2021-05-17)
272. Rhinoceros Auklet (2021-05-17)
273. Grey-headed Lapwing (2021-05-17)
274. Forest Wagtail (2021-05-17)
275. Pied Avocet (2021-05-18)
276. Striated Heron (2021-05-18)
277. American Wigeon (2021-05-18)
278. Dollarbird (2021-05-18)
279. Chestnut-cheeked Starling (2021-05-20)
280. Bull-headed Shrike (2021-05-20)
281. Eastern House Martin (2021-05-20)
282. Northern House-Martin (2021-05-20)
283. Lesser Sand Plover (2021-05-22)
284. Indian Cuckoo (2021-05-22)
285. Emperor Goose (2021-05-22)
286. Great Knot (2021-05-23)
287. Thick-billed Warbler (2021-05-23)
288. Red-necked Phalarope (2021-05-23)
289. Black Drongo (2021-05-25)
290. Chinese Nuthatch (2021-05-25)
291. Red Knot (2021-05-26)
292. Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2021-05-27)
293. Semipalmated Sandpiper (2021-05-27)
296. Northern Wheatear (2021-05-28)
297. Sandhill Crane (2021-05-28)
298. Temminck's Stint (2021-05-28)
299. Long-tailed Skua (2021-05-28)
300. Common Guillemot (2021-05-28)
301. Demoiselle Crane (2021-05-29)
302. Long-billed Dowitcher (2021-05-29)
303. Narcissus Flycatcher (2021-05-29)
304. Pectoral Sandpiper (2021-05-29)
305. Tundra Swan (2021-05-31)
306. Ruff (2021-05-31)
307. Western Sandpiper (2021-05-31)
308. Willow Ptarmigan (2021-06-01)
309. Arctic Skua (2021-06-01)
310. Red-throated Loon (2021-06-02)
312. White-throated Needletail (2021-06-02)
313. Snow Goose (2021-06-02)
314. American Scoter (2021-06-03)
315. Bluethroat (2021-06-03)
316. Siberian Thrush (2021-06-03)
317. Lanceolated Warbler (2021-06-04)
318. Spoon-billed Sandpiper (2021-06-04)
319. Black-Necked Grebe (2021-06-05)
320. Richard's Pipit (2021-06-05)
321. Stepanyan's Warbler (2021-06-05)
322. Sakhalin Leaf-Warbler (2021-06-05)
323. Japanese Robin (2021-06-05)
324. Brown-headed Thrush (2021-06-05)
325. Black-legged Kittiwake (2021-06-05)
326. Brown Hawk-Owl (2021-06-06)
327. Russet Sparrow (2021-06-06)
328. Pine Grosbeak (2021-06-06)
329. Philippine Bush-Warbler (2021-06-06)
330. Japanese Accentor (2021-06-06)
331. Wandering Tattler (2021-06-06)
332. Red Phalarope (2021-06-06)
333. Aleutian Tern (2021-06-08)
334. Tufted Puffin (2021-06-09)
335. Willow Warbler (2021-06-10)
336. Long-billed Murrelet (2021-06-11)
337. Semipalmated Plover (2021-06-11)
338. Arctic Loon (2021-06-13)
339. Chestnut-bellied Tit (2021-06-13)
340. Short-tailed Albatross (2021-06-14)
341. Common Eider (2021-06-15)
342. House Sparrow (2021-06-16)
343. Pechora Pipit (2021-06-20)
344. Arctic Tern (2021-06-21)
345. Rock Ptarmigan (2021-06-21)
346. Common Chiffchaff (2021-06-22)
347. Band-bellied Crake (2021-06-30)
348. Gyrfalcon (2021-06-30)
349. Long-eared Owl (2021-06-30)
350. Tiger Shrike (2021-07-01)
351. Horned Puffin (2021-07-02)
352. Nordmann's Greenshank (2021-07-02)
353. Spectacled Eider (2021-07-05)
354. Yellow-billed Loon (2021-07-05)
355. Kittlitz's Murrelet (2021-07-06)
357. Grey Nightjar (2021-07-08)
358. Pacific Loon (2021-07-11)
359. Brown-cheeked Rail (2021-07-16)
360. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2021-07-18)
361. Pomarine Skua (2021-07-18)
362. Short-tailed Shearwater (2021-07-21)
363. Brunnich's Guillemot (2021-07-23)
364. Pigeon Guillemot (2021-07-25)
365. Northern Fulmar (2021-07-28)
366. Red-faced Cormorant (2021-08-03)
367. Parakeet Auklet (2021-08-04)
368. Mountain Hawk-Eagle (2021-08-05)
369. Common Shelduck (2021-09-01)
370. Siberian Grouse (2021-09-06)
371. Black bittern (2021-09-07)
372. Brown-eared Bulbul (2021-10-31)
373. Red Crossbill (2021-10-31)
374. Common Crane (2021-11-02)

Big Year 2021

1. Valery Shokhrin (240)
2. Alexander Rogal' (238)
3. Andrey Vyalkov (234)
4. Anatolii Khodakov (199)
5. Anna Golubeva (195)
6. Ilya Sukhov (175)
7. Andrey Chernykh (165)
8. Arseniy Markiv (162)
9. Irina Malykina (149)
10. Arsenii Iakovlev (135)
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rare birds records


Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)

© Alexander Yakovlev
2019-07-29
Chukotka, Lavrentiya

The second registration of the species in Russia. It was first encountered by T. Noa on July 2, 2017 in the Anadyr lowland near the village of Ugolnye Kopi (Noa, 2018).


Black bittern (Ixobrychus flavicollis)

© Valery Shokhrin
2021-09-07
Prymorsky kray, Proselochnay bay

First record in Russia


Grey-capped Woodpecker (Dendrocopos canicapillus)

© Vasiliy Dugintsov
2021-05-20

The first record of a nest of a Grey-capped Woodpecker in the Amur region.


Little Curlew (Numenius minutus)

© Valery Shokhrin
2021-04-16
Prymorsky kray, Kievka river

A very rare migratory species of Primorsky Krai.

more rarities...

recent video

2021-08-13. Oriental Greenfinch (Yana Pogodina), Grey Bunting (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-06. Taiga Flycatcher (Yana Pogodina).

2021-08-05. Spotted Nutcracker (Yana Pogodina).

2020-06-14. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Victor Feldsherov).

2020-04-06. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (Yulya Goroshko).

2020-04-04. Mandarin Duck (Pavel Petrushin), Oriental Stork (Pavel Petrushin), Oriental Stork (Pavel Petrushin).

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

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

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

more video...

unidentified birds


2021-11-26

Дмитрий Коробов: монгольская)

2021-11-25

Дмитрий Коробов: Молодой полевой. Хвост ещё не дорос...

2021-11-17

Николай Балацкий: Проблема в определении птиц находится из-за дробления орнитологами многих видов до географических рас.

2021-11-13

Илья Сухов: Валерий, спасибо большое. Модераторов прошу удалить!

2021-11-13

albert: Игорь, посмотрел внимательнее на имеющиеся у меня фото крошек Сибири и Якутии, так и есть не крошка... брюхо и пестрины на шее не те... по брюху [....]

more unidentified birds...