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Big Year 2019

The winner will submit the pictures of the largest number of bird species taken on the territory of Siberia during this year.

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2015 2016 2017 2018

supported by "Bloomsbury Publishing" / rewards

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2019
11. Zhbir Denis (30)
14. Sukhov Ilya (29)
15. Ivanov Mihail (26)
22. Maer Vladimir (19)
27. Ebel Alexei (17)
29. Boksorn Alina (15)
31. Mamaew Andrey (14)
49. Latysh Igor (6)
56. Kuzmin Igor (3)
58. Fefelov Igor (2)
66. Sedykh Irina (1)

all species photographed in 2019


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )

sort by:


1. Hooded Crow (2019-01-01)
2. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-01)
3. Coal Tit (2019-01-01)
4. Common Raven (2019-01-01)
5. Black-Billed Magpie (2019-01-01)
6. Great Tit (2019-01-01)
7. Rock Pigeon (2019-01-01)
8. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2019-01-01)
9. Red-throated Thrush (2019-01-01)
10. Northern Bullfinch (2019-01-01)
11. Mallard (2019-01-01)
12. Hawfinch (2019-01-01)
13. Pine Grosbeak (2019-01-01)
14. Eurasian Dipper (2019-01-01)
15. Eurasian Jay (2019-01-01)
16. Upland Buzzard (2019-01-01)
17. House Sparrow (2019-01-01)
18. Ural Owl (2019-01-01)
19. Bohemian Waxwing (2019-01-01)
20. Willow Tit (2019-01-01)
21. Long-tailed Tit (2019-01-01)
22. Tree Sparrow (2019-01-01)
23. White-Backed Woodpecker (2019-01-01)
24. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2019-01-01)
25. Yellowhammer (2019-01-01)
26. Eurasian Goldfinch (2019-01-01)
27. Snowy Owl (2019-01-01)
28. Common Treecreeper (2019-01-01)
29. Carrion Crow (2019-01-01)
30. Eurasian Nuthatch (2019-01-01)
31. Common Goldeneye (2019-01-01)
32. Eurasian Jackdaw (2019-01-01)
33. Fieldfare (2019-01-01)
34. Blue Tit (2019-01-01)
35. Rough-legged Buzzard (2019-01-02)
36. Goosander (2019-01-02)
37. Baikal Bullfinch (2019-01-02)
38. Northern Hazelhen (2019-01-02)
39. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-02)
40. Northern Goshawk (2019-01-02)
41. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2019-01-02)
42. Azure-winged Magpie (2019-01-02)
43. Northern Hawk Owl (2019-01-02)
44. Snow Bunting (2019-01-02)
45. Whooper Swan (2019-01-02)
46. Northern Grey Shrike (2019-01-02)
47. Daurian Partridge (2019-01-02)
48. Saker Falcon (2019-01-02)
49. Common Sparrowhawk (2019-01-02)
50. Northern Black Grouse (2019-01-03)
51. Azure Tit (2019-01-03)
52. Grey Partridge (2019-01-03)
53. Common Redpoll (2019-01-03)
54. Marsh Tit (2019-01-03)
55. Solitary Snipe (2019-01-03)
56. Godlewski's Bunting (2019-01-03)
57. Black-throated Thrush (2019-01-03)
58. Siberian Tit (2019-01-03)
59. Mistle Thrush (2019-01-03)
60. Horned Lark (2019-01-03)
61. Asian Rosy-Finch (2019-01-03)
62. Black Woodpecker (2019-01-03)
63. Rook (2019-01-04)
64. Merlin (2019-01-04)
65. Red-billed Chough (2019-01-04)
66. Golden Eagle (2019-01-04)
67. Pére David's Snowfinch (2019-01-04)
68. Rock Sparrow (2019-01-04)
69. Spotted Nutcracker (2019-01-04)
70. Great Grey Shrike (2019-01-04)
71. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2019-01-05)
72. White-winged Snowfinch (2019-01-05)
73. Great Rosefinch (2019-01-05)
74. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2019-01-05)
75. Hill Pigeon (2019-01-05)
76. Pallas's Rosefinch (2019-01-05)
77. Brambling (2019-01-05)
78. Boreal Owl (2019-01-06)
79. Meadow Bunting (2019-01-06)
80. Hodgson's Rosefinch (2019-01-06)
81. Siberian Jay (2019-01-07)
83. Smew (2019-01-08)
84. Harlequin Duck (2019-01-08)
85. Gadwall (2019-01-09)
86. Long-tailed Duck (2019-01-09)
87. Great Grey Owl (2019-01-12)
88. Common Teal (2019-01-13)
89. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2019-01-13)
90. Mute Swan (2019-01-13)
91. Eurasian Wigeon (2019-01-17)
92. Tufted Duck (2019-01-17)
93. Common Kestrel (2019-01-18)
94. Little Grebe (2019-01-19)
95. Eurasian Siskin (2019-01-20)
96. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2019-01-20)
97. Gyrfalcon (2019-01-20)
98. Mew Gull (2019-01-22)
99. Calandra Lark (2019-01-26)
100. Goldcrest (2019-02-01)
101. Long-eared Owl (2019-02-07)
102. Eurasian Blackbird (2019-02-16)
103. Red Crossbill (2019-02-17)
104. Red-breasted Merganser (2019-02-20)

rare birds records


White-cheeked Starling (Sturnus cineraceus)

© Sergey L. Volkov
2016-04-26
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia

A rare spring migrant. To the North of lake Baikal it is noted only in valleys of lake Oron and the Vitim river.


Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)

© Nina Shteinbrenner
2019-01-26
Kemerovskaya oblasy, Polomoshnoe

Very rare bird species in Siberia. The first meeting in the Kemerovo region and the first photo registration in Siberia.


Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

© Sergey L. Volkov
2016-06-09
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia

One of the northernmost flights in the Lena river basin. The bird of this species was also recorded in 2015 on the Vitim river near the mouth of the Amalyk river.


Mew Gull (Larus canus)

© Valerii Bogdanovich
2019-01-22

The first photo-record for the wintering in Buryatia.

more rarities...

recent video

2019-02-03. Bohemian Waxwing (Nikolay Kuvshanov).

2019-01-23. Black Woodpecker (Konstantin Surgutskiy).

2018-12-06. Terek Sandpiper (vasily malishcin), Common Redpoll (vasily malishcin), Long-tailed Rosefinch (vasily malishcin), Northern Bullfinch (vasily malishcin).

2018-11-14. Wood Sandpiper (vasily malishcin), Ruff (vasily malishcin), Fieldfare (vasily malishcin).

2018-11-05. Black Woodpecker (vasily malishcin).

2018-11-02. Tree Pipit (Anastasia Klueva).

2018-10-28. Common Greenshank (vasily malishcin), Black-headed Gull (vasily malishcin), Pine Grosbeak (vasily malishcin).

2018-10-11. Northern Reed Bunting (vasily malishcin).

more video...

unidentified birds


2019-02-21

Вадим Ивушкин: Да, черноголовых. И в феврале и марте...

2019-02-18

Сергей Л. Волков: Виктор, ваши слова будут учтены при указании вида птицы, если вы назовете видные на снимках признаки, соответствующие именно гаге-гребенушке
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2019-02-18

Виктор: самки Melanitta fusca, а те четверо самцов не были горбоносыми

2019-02-11

Сергей Л. Волков: Мелькала мысль про белогорлого дрозда. Но у птицы маховые в трубках. Такое ведь может быть только у слетка. А слеток белогорлого дрозда не
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2019-02-09

Вадим Ивушкин: Спасибо!

more unidentified birds...