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Big Year 2017

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

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2017
3. Igor Latysh (78)
6. Ilya Sukhov (69)
9. Alexei Ebel (65)
13. Maria Demina (48)
15. Mihail Ivanov (41)
22. Vladimir Maer (31)
29. Igor Fefelov (13)
30. Alina Boksorn (11)
32. Igor Boyko (9)
39. Andrei Panov (7)
54. Vadim Zykov (1)

all species photographed in 2017


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Common Redpoll (01-01)
2. Marsh Tit (01-01)
4. Eurasian Siskin (01-01)
6. Eurasian Jay (01-01)
9. Upland Buzzard (01-02)
10. Black Woodpecker (01-02)
11. Hawfinch (01-02)
13. Baikal Bullfinch (01-02)
15. House Sparrow (01-03)
16. Great Tit (01-03)
17. Northern Bullfinch (01-03)
18. Mallard (01-03)
19. Hooded Crow (01-03)
20. Carrion Crow (01-03)
21. Bewick's Swan (01-03)
22. Common Raven (01-03)
23. Eurasian Dipper (01-03)
24. Willow Tit (01-03)
25. Eurasian Nuthatch (01-03)
26. Common Treecreeper (01-03)
27. Bohemian Waxwing (01-03)
28. Eurasian Goldfinch (01-03)
29. Ural Owl (01-03)
30. Red Crossbill (01-03)
31. Pine Grosbeak (01-04)
33. Coal Tit (01-04)
34. Siberian Tit (01-04)
35. Rock Pigeon (01-04)
36. Fieldfare (01-04)
37. Siberian Accentor (01-04)
38. Yellowhammer (01-04)
39. Horned Lark (01-04)
40. Golden Eagle (01-04)
41. Hill Pigeon (01-04)
42. Common Goldeneye (01-04)
43. Brambling (01-05)
44. Tree Sparrow (01-05)
45. Whooper Swan (01-05)
46. Common Sparrowhawk (01-05)
47. Long-tailed Tit (01-05)
48. Snow Bunting (01-05)
49. Smew (01-06)
51. Goosander (01-06)
53. Great Grey Shrike (01-06)
54. Spotted Nutcracker (01-06)
56. Great Grey Owl (01-07)
57. Azure Tit (01-07)
58. Daurian Partridge (01-09)
59. Brown Accentor (01-09)
61. Northern Goshawk (01-11)
62. Grey Partridge (01-13)
63. Mute Swan (01-13)
64. Goldcrest (01-14)
65. Hen Harrier (01-15)
68. Pallas's Rosefinch (01-27)
69. Merlin (01-28)
71. Willow Ptarmigan (01-29)
73. Short-eared Owl (01-31)
74. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (02-03)
76. Long-tailed Duck (02-05)
78. Northern Hazelhen (02-05)
79. Redwing (02-09)
82. Blue Tit (02-14)
83. Eurasian Jackdaw (02-15)
84. Eurasian Linnet (02-15)
85. Gyrfalcon (02-22)
86. Siberian Jay (02-24)
87. Meadow Bunting (02-24)
88. Twite (02-24)
89. Saker Falcon (02-25)
90. Great Rosefinch (02-25)
91. Common Kestrel (02-26)
92. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (03-03)
93. Boreal Owl (03-12)
94. Stock Pigeon (03-16)
95. Ruddy Shelduck (03-17)
97. Harlequin Duck (03-18)
98. Rook (03-19)
99. Daurian Jackdaw (03-20)
101. Lapland Longspur (03-25)
103. Black-headed Gull (03-29)
105. Black Kite (03-29)
106. Common Starling (03-29)
107. Grey Heron (03-29)
108. White Wagtail (03-30)
109. Common Chaffinch (03-30)
110. Common Teal (03-30)
111. Great Cormorant (03-30)
112. Great White Egret (03-30)
113. Greylag Goose (03-30)
114. Common Crane (03-30)
115. Masked Wagtail (03-30)
117. Sky Lark (04-01)
118. Mew Gull (04-01)
120. Eurasian Hobby (04-01)
122. Long-eared Owl (04-02)
123. Northern Lapwing (04-04)
124. Common Chiffchaff (04-04)
125. Common Coot (04-05)
126. Bearded Tit (04-05)
127. Little Grebe (04-05)
128. Rustic Bunting (04-05)
129. Northern Wheatear (04-05)
131. Peregrine Falcon (04-07)
132. Bean Goose (04-07)
133. Pine Bunting (04-08)
134. Wood Pigeon (04-09)
136. Mistle Thrush (04-09)
137. Common Snipe (04-10)
138. Citrine Wagtail (04-10)
139. Gadwall (04-11)
140. Northern Pintail (04-11)
141. Common Redshank (04-12)
143. Pied Wheatear (04-12)
144. Common Buzzard (04-15)
146. Bluethroat (04-15)
147. Tree Pipit (04-15)
148. Pallid Harrier (04-16)
149. Green Sandpiper (04-19)
150. Marsh Sandpiper (04-19)
152. Garganey (04-19)
154. Song Thrush (04-19)
155. Grey Wagtail (04-20)
156. Water Pipit (04-20)
158. European Robin (04-22)
159. Eurasian Redstart (04-22)
160. Black Stork (04-22)
161. Osprey (04-22)
162. Demoiselle Crane (04-22)
163. Eurasian Wryneck (04-22)
164. Northern Shoveler (04-23)
165. Common Stonechat (04-24)
166. Eastern Buzzard (04-25)
167. Yellow Wagtail (04-25)
168. Common Sandpiper (04-26)
169. Eurasian Wigeon (04-26)
170. Tufted Duck (04-26)
171. Eurasian Curlew (04-26)
172. Red-Necked Grebe (04-27)
173. Pied Avocet (04-27)
174. Willow Warbler (04-27)
175. Common Pochard (04-27)
176. Common Moorhen (04-27)

Big Year 2017

1. Dmitry Dubikovskiy (87)
2. Andrey Chernykh (80)
3. Igor Latysh (78)
4. Mishail Belousow (75)
5. Andrey Bazdyrev (71)
more...

rare birds records


Sociable Lapwing (Chettusia gregaria)

© Nadezhda Orlova
2015-04-20
Sychevka, Altai Krai

The first photo record of this species for the eastern part of Altaiski Krai.


Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

© Valerii Bogdanovihc
2017-04-05

A rare vagrant in Transbaikalia. First foto-proof for Republic of Buryatia. These birds may be arrived migrants or may have spent winter in the open water close to the electric plant.


Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)

© Sofia Buntovskaya
2016-01-23
Listvyanka, Irkutsk Oblast', Lake Baikal

A rare vagrant in the southern part of the Lake Baikal area. The first wintering trial.


Japanese Waxwing (Bombycilla japonica)

© Yuri Karpov
2012-10-12
Slyudyanka, Irkutsk Region

A rare record much west from the species range.

more rarities...

recent video

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

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

2017-04-11. Yellowhammer (Dmitry Dubikovskiy).

2017-03-05. Dusky Warbler (Alexey Denisov), Long-tailed Rosefinch (Alexey Denisov), Red-breasted Flycatcher (Alexey Denisov).

2017-02-16. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (Igor Boyko).

2017-01-16. Whooper Swan (Dmitry Dubikovskiy).

2016-11-22. Tufted Duck (Ruslan Kirillin), Brambling (Ruslan Kirillin), Golden Eagle (Ruslan Kirillin), Eurasian Wigeon (Ruslan Kirillin).

2016-11-16. Black Stork (Sergey Pisarevskiy).

more video...

unidentified birds


2017-04-27

Андрей Баздырев: Да - мантия, кажется, довольно светлая.

2017-04-27

Андрей Баздырев: Что-то не могу определиться: малая или большая желтоголовая?

2017-04-17

Мария Дёмина: Очень похож http://www.billhubick.com/photos/birds/brewers_duck.php

2017-04-09

Андрей Баздырев: В общем лучше удалить)

2017-04-05

Алексей Эбель: Чистых найти вполне можно, например, в некоторых местах Центрального и Юго-восточного Алтая ещё встречаются чистопородные белошапочные.
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more unidentified birds...