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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
10. Fedotov Andrey (104)
14. Golubeva Anna (71)
17. Vlasov Egor (39)
21. Borovkov Ivan (22)
25. Vasik Olga (11)
30. Logunov Max (4)
34. Katugin Oleg (1)
35. Sukhov Ilya (1)

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

rare birds records


Grey-capped Woodpecker (Dendrocopos canicapillus)

© Vasiliy Dugintsov
2021-05-20



Little Curlew (Numenius minutus)

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



Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis)

© Oleg Burkovskiy
2020-09-05



Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus)

© Andrey Bazdyrev
2020-12-26
Vladivostok, Primorsky Territory

The first meeting in winter in Russia and the second meeting in the Primorsky Territory.

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