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Big Year 2018

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

supported by "Bloomsbury Publishing" / rewards

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2018
3. Sukhov Ilya (73)
11. Ebel Alexei (53)
17. Demina Maria (42)
24. Maer Vladimir (33)
40. Boksorn Alina (16)
45. Mamaew Andrey (13)
46. Mix Jeremy (13)
50. Boyko Igor (9)
56. Popova Irina (6)
60. Fefelov Igor (4)
62. Urlaub Maria (4)
63. Akieva Olga (3)
66. Patrin Nick (3)
67. Zhbir Denis (3)
69. Lomakin Igor (2)
72. Umarov Zakir (2)
82. Kuzina Iulia (1)
84. Panov Andrei (1)

all species photographed in 2018


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Black-Billed Magpie (2018-01-01)
2. Rock Pigeon (2018-01-01)
3. Tree Sparrow (2018-01-01)
4. Great Tit (2018-01-01)
5. Eurasian Nuthatch (2018-01-01)
6. Fieldfare (2018-01-01)
8. Hooded Crow (2018-01-01)
9. Pine Grosbeak (2018-01-01)
10. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2018-01-01)
11. Common Redpoll (2018-01-01)
12. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2018-01-01)
13. Common Treecreeper (2018-01-01)
14. Long-tailed Tit (2018-01-01)
15. Willow Tit (2018-01-01)
16. Hawfinch (2018-01-01)
17. Northern Bullfinch (2018-01-01)
18. Marsh Tit (2018-01-01)
19. Northern Hazelhen (2018-01-01)
20. Baikal Bullfinch (2018-01-01)
21. Eurasian Goldfinch (2018-01-02)
22. Bohemian Waxwing (2018-01-02)
23. Siberian Accentor (2018-01-02)
24. Eurasian Siskin (2018-01-02)
25. Ural Owl (2018-01-02)
26. Black Woodpecker (2018-01-02)
27. House Sparrow (2018-01-02)
28. White-Backed Woodpecker (2018-01-02)
29. Yellowhammer (2018-01-02)
30. Eurasian Jay (2018-01-02)
31. Red Crossbill (2018-01-02)
32. Coal Tit (2018-01-02)
33. Godlewski's Bunting (2018-01-02)
34. Hill Pigeon (2018-01-02)
35. Carrion Crow (2018-01-02)
36. Black-throated Thrush (2018-01-02)
37. Spotted Nutcracker (2018-01-02)
39. Common Raven (2018-01-03)
40. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2018-01-03)
41. Grey Partridge (2018-01-03)
42. Eurasian Jackdaw (2018-01-03)
43. Rook (2018-01-03)
44. Goldcrest (2018-01-03)
45. Blue Tit (2018-01-03)
46. Azure Tit (2018-01-03)
47. Common Goldeneye (2018-01-03)
48. Snow Bunting (2018-01-03)
49. Whooper Swan (2018-01-03)
50. Northern Hawk Owl (2018-01-04)
51. Great Grey Shrike (2018-01-04)
52. Rough-legged Buzzard (2018-01-04)
53. Eurasian Dipper (2018-01-04)
54. Upland Buzzard (2018-01-05)
55. Horned Lark (2018-01-05)
56. Northern Goshawk (2018-01-05)
57. Siberian Tit (2018-01-06)
58. Mallard (2018-01-06)
59. Alpine Accentor (2018-01-06)
60. Pallas's Rosefinch (2018-01-06)
61. Northern Black Grouse (2018-01-06)
62. Meadow Bunting (2018-01-07)
63. Goosander (2018-01-08)
64. European Greenfinch (2018-01-08)
65. Common Sparrowhawk (2018-01-08)
66. Short-eared Owl (2018-01-11)
67. Golden Eagle (2018-01-14)
68. Azure-winged Magpie (2018-01-17)
69. Daurian Partridge (2018-01-18)
70. Common Pochard (2018-01-21)
71. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2018-01-21)
72. Siberian Jay (2018-01-25)
73. Bewick's Swan (2018-01-29)
74. Northern Pintail (2018-02-02)
75. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2018-02-02)
76. Eurasian Blackbird (2018-02-08)
77. Great Grey Owl (2018-02-10)
78. Willow Ptarmigan (2018-02-10)
79. Red-breasted Merganser (2018-02-11)
80. Long-tailed Duck (2018-02-11)
81. Snowy Owl (2018-02-12)
82. Merlin (2018-02-17)
83. Great Rosefinch (2018-02-17)
84. Saker Falcon (2018-02-18)
85. Redwing (2018-02-21)
86. Gyrfalcon (2018-02-23)
87. Common Chaffinch (2018-02-23)
88. Common Kestrel (2018-02-24)
89. Red-billed Chough (2018-03-08)
90. Long-eared Owl (2018-03-09)
91. Rock Sparrow (2018-03-09)
92. Pére David's Snowfinch (2018-03-09)
93. Hen Harrier (2018-03-09)
94. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2018-03-10)
95. Common Coot (2018-03-10)
96. White Wagtail (2018-03-15)
97. Black Kite (2018-03-15)
99. Vega Gull (2018-03-17)
100. Lapland Longspur (2018-03-17)
101. Tufted Duck (2018-03-18)
102. Ruddy Shelduck (2018-03-18)
103. Stock Pigeon (2018-03-19)
104. Common Starling (2018-03-22)
105. Black-headed Gull (2018-03-23)
106. Grey Heron (2018-03-23)
107. Common Snipe (2018-03-23)
108. Sky Lark (2018-03-24)
109. Eversmann's Redstart (2018-03-24)
110. Eurasian Linnet (2018-03-25)
111. Pine Bunting (2018-03-25)
112. Brambling (2018-03-25)
113. Daurian Jackdaw (2018-03-26)
114. Masked Wagtail (2018-03-27)
115. Northern Wheatear (2018-03-27)
116. Pallas's Gull (2018-03-27)
117. Peregrine Falcon (2018-03-27)
118. Pallas's Reed Bunting (2018-03-28)
119. Pied Wheatear (2018-03-28)
120. Eastern Buzzard (2018-03-28)
121. Great White Egret (2018-03-29)
122. Northern Lapwing (2018-03-29)
123. Great Cormorant (2018-03-30)
124. Common Crane (2018-03-31)
125. Northern Reed Bunting (2018-03-31)
126. Mistle Thrush (2018-04-01)
127. Rustic Bunting (2018-04-01)
128. Cinereous Vulture (2018-04-01)
129. Booted Eagle (2018-04-03)
130. Red-flanked Bluetail (2018-04-04)
131. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2018-04-04)
132. Wood Pigeon (2018-04-04)
133. Mew Gull (2018-04-07)
134. Black Lark (2018-04-07)
135. Pallid Harrier (2018-04-08)
136. Tree Pipit (2018-04-09)
137. Western Marsh-harrier (2018-04-10)
138. Western Capercaillie (2018-04-11)
139. Isabelline Wheatear (2018-04-11)
140. Common Oystercatcher (2018-04-13)
141. Common Buzzard (2018-04-13)
142. Common Chiffchaff (2018-04-13)
143. Common Teal (2018-04-13)
144. Common Redshank (2018-04-14)
145. Gadwall (2018-04-14)
146. Greylag Goose (2018-04-14)
147. Bluethroat (2018-04-14)
148. Little Bunting (2018-04-14)
149. Smew (2018-04-14)
150. Greater Spotted Eagle (2018-04-14)
151. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2018-04-15)
152. Great Crested Grebe (2018-04-15)
153. Citrine Wagtail (2018-04-15)
154. Black Stork (2018-04-15)
155. Green Sandpiper (2018-04-16)
156. Swan Goose (2018-04-18)
157. Bean Goose (2018-04-18)
158. Eastern Marsh-harrier (2018-04-18)
159. Water Pipit (2018-04-19)
160. Northern House Martin (2018-04-19)
161. Red-throated Thrush (2018-04-20)
162. Eurasian Redstart (2018-04-20)
163. Osprey (2018-04-20)
164. Northern Shoveler (2018-04-21)

Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Dubikovskiy Dmitry (87)
2. Shteinbrenner Nina (83)
3. Sukhov Ilya (73)
4. Chernykh Andrey (71)
5. Chumakov Sergey (66)
6. Romanov Konstantin (64)
7. Karplyuk Pavel (63)
8. Belousow Mishail (60)
9. Ivanov Mihail (55)
10. Kochetkov Alexandr (55)

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rare birds records


Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)

© Sergey L. Volkov
2013-06-04
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia

A rare vagrant in the northeastern Transbaikal.


Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)

© Mishail Belousow
2018-04-08



Black Lark (Melanocorypha yeltoniensis)

© Nikita Yablokov
2018-04-07
Krasnoyarsk region

The first record in Krasnoyarsk Krai and in the southcentral Siberia.


Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

© Marina Zubareva
2018-01-11
Irkutsk

A very rare wintering speies in Irkutsk Region; the first photo record.

more rarities...

recent video

2018-02-04. Black Woodpecker (Dmitry Dubikovskiy).

2018-01-30. Hawfinch (Vladimir Muravskiy), Fieldfare (Vladimir Muravskiy).

2018-01-20. Common Buzzard (Nadezhda Orlova), Common Moorhen (Nadezhda Orlova), Eurasian Dipper (Nadezhda Orlova).

2018-01-06. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Victor Natykanets).

2017-12-29. Eurasian Nuthatch (Alexey Tanaseychuk), Baikal Bullfinch (Alexey Tanaseychuk).

2017-08-07. Common Kingfisher (Dmitry Dubikovskiy).

2017-07-20. Blyth's Reed Warbler (Yuriy Malkov).

2017-07-01. Bearded Tit (Igor Fefelov).

2017-05-10. Common Chiffchaff (Anastasia Klueva).

2017-04-25. Bluethroat (Dmitry Dubikovskiy).

2017-04-20. White-Backed Woodpecker (Yevgeny Kiselev).

more video...

unidentified birds


2018-04-21

Владимир Панкратов: Белошапочная овсянка?

2018-04-21

Владимир Панкратов: Возможно, белошапочная овсянка?..

2018-04-21

Игорь Фефелов: Больше походит на обыкновенную, чем на гибрид.

2018-04-20

Александр Кочетков: На этом снимке похожие птицы (в правом углу): http://sibirds.ru/v2photo.php?l=ru&s=069500461&n=1&si=sib

2018-04-20

Андрей Баздырев: Мне больше полярной кажется: бледный верх, светлая поясница, скорее серый фон на сгибе крыла, клюв небольшой, острый и тонкий.

more unidentified birds...