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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

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2018
14. Alexei Ebel (13)
34. Maria Urlaub (3)
35. Olga Akieva (3)
39. Igor Lomakin (1)

all species photographed in 2018


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
2. Rock Pigeon (01-01)
3. Tree Sparrow (01-01)
4. Great Tit (01-01)
6. Fieldfare (01-01)
8. Hooded Crow (01-01)
9. Pine Grosbeak (01-01)
11. Common Redpoll (01-01)
13. Common Treecreeper (01-01)
14. Long-tailed Tit (01-01)
15. Willow Tit (01-01)
16. Hawfinch (01-01)
17. Northern Bullfinch (01-01)
18. Marsh Tit (01-01)
19. Eurasian Goldfinch (01-02)
20. Bohemian Waxwing (01-02)
21. Siberian Accentor (01-02)
22. Eurasian Siskin (01-02)
23. Ural Owl (01-02)
24. Black Woodpecker (01-02)
25. House Sparrow (01-02)
27. Yellowhammer (01-02)
28. Northern Hazelhen (01-02)
29. Eurasian Jay (01-02)
30. Red Crossbill (01-02)
31. Coal Tit (01-02)
32. Baikal Bullfinch (01-02)
33. Carrion Crow (01-03)
35. Common Raven (01-03)
37. Pine Bunting (01-03)
38. Grey Partridge (01-03)
39. Eurasian Jackdaw (01-03)
40. Rook (01-03)
41. Goldcrest (01-03)
42. Blue Tit (01-03)
43. Azure Tit (01-03)
44. Northern Hawk Owl (01-04)
45. Great Grey Shrike (01-04)
46. Spotted Nutcracker (01-05)
47. Eurasian Dipper (01-05)
48. Upland Buzzard (01-05)
50. Siberian Tit (01-06)
51. Whooper Swan (01-06)
52. Mallard (01-06)
53. Common Goldeneye (01-06)
54. Pallas's Rosefinch (01-07)
55. Meadow Bunting (01-07)
56. Goosander (01-08)
60. Golden Eagle (01-14)
61. Snow Bunting (01-14)
63. Horned Lark (01-17)
65. Common Pochard (01-21)

rare birds records


Daurian Jackdaw (Corvus daurica)

© Konstantin Samodurow
2017-04-02

A very rare vagrant in Tomsk Region, the first photo-record.


Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)

© Alexandr Kochetkov
2018-01-02
g. Novosibirsk

The first winter record of this species in Novosibirsk Region.


White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

© Sergey L. Volkov
2014-04-29
Vitimsky nature reserve, Northern Transbaikalia

Motacilla alba leucopsis. Vagrant subspecies in Eastern Siberia


Asiatic Dowitcher (Limnodromus semipalmatus)

© Maxim Afanasiev
2013-05-25

A very rare vagrant in Yakutia.

more rarities...

recent video

2018-01-20. Common Moorhen (Nadezhda Orlova), Common Buzzard (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. Willow Tit (Yevgeny Kiselev), White-Backed Woodpecker (Yevgeny Kiselev), White-Backed Woodpecker (Yevgeny Kiselev).

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

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unidentified birds


2018-01-24

Татьяна Семенова: Ошейниковая овсянка для наших мест обычная птичка или редкая?

2018-01-23

Александр Кочетков: Это крыло. Оно немного раскрыто, птица только начинает взлетать.

2018-01-14

Мария Дёмина: Да, после вылета птенцов 2 вида могли и в одном месте быть. В этом году проверяла здесь гнездятся седоголовые и обыкновенные/гибриды. Такая-же
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2018-01-14

Мария Дёмина: Алескандр, не уверена. В этом году проверяла эти места - там только садовые на гнездовье попадались. Думая нужно удалить эту серию, всё равно
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2018-01-08

Игорь Фефелов: Да, маска и лоб чернее, чем темя и затылок.

more unidentified birds...