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Big Year 2024

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

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2024
1. Sizov Alexey (202)
6. Vasik Olga (126)
7. Butko Vitaliy (124)
10. Belyaev Dmitry (114)
11. Sinukhin Vadim (109)
12. Vyalkov Andrey (102)
13. Zhurtov Khasan (102)
14. Fedotov Andrey (101)
23. Sikorsky Igor (79)
42. Borisova Olga (53)
52. Petrov Andrei (41)
59. P Pavel (37)
62. Dvurekov Igor (32)
63. Jukov Denis (31)
64. Janke Jura (30)
67. Ivanov Mihail (28)
72. Davydov Oleg (25)
76. Kuzmina Maria (23)
81. Golik Ludmila (20)
82. Khamin Victor (20)
88. Ivankova Anna (19)
93. Fefelov Igor (17)
97. Voronov Denis (16)
98. Han Ira (14)
101. Shvydun Elena (13)
102. Holin Aleksey (12)
105. Nikitin Nikolay (10)
106. Demina Maria (9)
108. Mamaew Andrey (9)
115. McRushin Mike (7)
116. Popov Oleg (7)
119. Borovkov Ivan (5)
126. Zgunjv Igor (5)
128. Maer Vladimir (4)
129. Mamaev Sergey (4)
131. Bukin Alexey (3)
137. Osipov Dmitry (3)
138. Panov Andrei (3)
142. ily ily (3)
154. Zhbir Denis (2)
155. Agaev Alexey (1)
157. Georgi Boris (1)
159. Kirillov Gleb (1)
163. Krinkin Yuri (1)
164. Logunov Max (1)
165. Maleev Sergei (1)
168. Svatov Alexey (1)
169. Yuri Iljev (1)

all species photographed in 2024


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

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1. Common Kestrel (2024-01-01)
2. Common Pheasant (2024-01-01)
3. Pine Grosbeak (2024-01-01)
4. Brown-eared Bulbul (2024-01-01)
5. Spotted Nutcracker (2024-01-01)
6. Red-breasted Merganser (2024-01-01)
7. Pallas's Rosefinch (2024-01-01)
9. Siberian Accentor (2024-01-01)
10. Oriental Greenfinch (2024-01-01)
11. Asian Rosy-Finch (2024-01-01)
12. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
14. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2024-01-01)
15. Rosy-cheeked Bullfinch (2024-01-01)
16. Great White Egret (2024-01-01)
17. Marsh Tit (2024-01-01)
18. Common Redpoll (2024-01-01)
19. Rough-legged Buzzard (2024-01-01)
20. Eastern Buzzard (2024-01-01)
21. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2024-01-01)
22. Slaty-backed Gull (2024-01-01)
23. Black-Billed Magpie (2024-01-01)
24. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
25. White-Backed Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
26. Peregrine Falcon (2024-01-01)
27. Chinese Spot-billed Duck (2024-01-01)
28. Northern Goshawk (2024-01-01)
29. Azure-winged Magpie (2024-01-01)
30. Carrion Crow (2024-01-01)
31. Coal Tit (2024-01-01)
32. Eurasian Nuthatch (2024-01-01)
33. Eurasian Jay (2024-01-01)
34. Snow Bunting (2024-01-01)
35. Common Goldeneye (2024-01-01)
36. Great Crested Grebe (2024-01-01)
37. Red Crossbill (2024-01-01)
38. Long-tailed Tit (2024-01-01)
39. Fieldfare (2024-01-01)
40. Bohemian Waxwing (2024-01-01)
41. Northern Bullfinch (2024-01-01)
42. Common Raven (2024-01-01)
43. Tree Sparrow (2024-01-01)
44. Hawfinch (2024-01-01)
45. Black Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
46. Common Treecreeper (2024-01-01)
47. Mallard (2024-01-01)
48. Common Teal (2024-01-01)
49. Goosander (2024-01-01)
50. Rock Pigeon (2024-01-01)
51. Great Tit (2024-01-01)
52. Baikal Bullfinch (2024-01-01)
53. Azure Tit (2024-01-01)
54. Willow Tit (2024-01-01)
55. Horned Lark (2024-01-01)
56. Arctic Redpoll (2024-01-01)
57. Smew (2024-01-01)
58. Rook (2024-01-01)
59. Common Coot (2024-01-01)
60. Great Cormorant (2024-01-01)
61. Tufted Duck (2024-01-01)
62. Black-headed Gull (2024-01-01)
63. Whooper Swan (2024-01-01)
64. Black Kite (2024-01-01)
65. Common Moorhen (2024-01-01)
66. Black-crowned Night-Heron (2024-01-01)
67. Little Grebe (2024-01-01)
68. Goldcrest (2024-01-01)
69. European Greenfinch (2024-01-01)
70. Hooded Crow (2024-01-01)
71. Eurasian Jackdaw (2024-01-01)
72. House Sparrow (2024-01-01)
73. Blue Tit (2024-01-01)
74. Long-legged Buzzard (2024-01-01)
75. Great Grey Shrike (2024-01-01)
76. Mute Swan (2024-01-01)
77. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
78. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
79. Yellowhammer (2024-01-01)
80. Western Marsh-harrier (2024-01-01)
81. European Robin (2024-01-01)
82. Common Chaffinch (2024-01-01)
83. Herring Gull (2024-01-01)
84. Eurasian Collared Dove (2024-01-01)
85. Syrian Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
86. Redwing (2024-01-01)
87. Eurasian Blackbird (2024-01-01)
88. Firecrest (2024-01-01)
89. Eurasian Dipper (2024-01-01)
90. Eurasian Goldfinch (2024-01-01)
91. Grey Partridge (2024-01-01)
93. Black-throated Thrush (2024-01-01)
94. Saker Falcon (2024-01-01)
95. Japanese Tit (2024-01-02)
96. Pygmy Woodpecker (2024-01-02)
97. Naumann's Thrush (2024-01-02)
98. Chinese Grey Shrike (2024-01-02)
99. Harlequin Duck (2024-01-02)
100. Northern Grey Shrike (2024-01-02)
101. Hen Harrier (2024-01-02)
102. Eurasian Siskin (2024-01-02)
103. Mew Gull (2024-01-02)
104. Upland Buzzard (2024-01-02)
105. Pine Bunting (2024-01-02)
106. Meadow Bunting (2024-01-02)
107. Ruddy Shelduck (2024-01-02)
108. Greater White-fronted Goose (2024-01-02)
109. Tawny Owl (2024-01-02)
110. Crested Lark (2024-01-02)
111. Northern Black Grouse (2024-01-02)
112. Golden Eagle (2024-01-03)
113. Cinereous Vulture (2024-01-03)
114. Greater Scaup (2024-01-03)
115. Hill Pigeon (2024-01-03)
116. Brambling (2024-01-03)
117. Common Pochard (2024-01-03)
118. Common Buzzard (2024-01-03)
119. Mistle Thrush (2024-01-03)
120. Siberian Tit (2024-01-03)
121. Godlewski's Bunting (2024-01-03)
122. Sky Lark (2024-01-04)
123. Steller's Sea-eagle (2024-01-04)
124. Pallas's Reed Bunting (2024-01-04)
125. Northern Hazelhen (2024-01-04)
126. Merlin (2024-01-04)
127. Griffon Vulture (2024-01-04)
128. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2024-01-04)
129. Rock Bunting (2024-01-04)
130. Steppe Eagle (2024-01-04)
131. Red-crested Pochard (2024-01-04)
132. European Shag (2024-01-04)
133. Red-billed Chough (2024-01-04)
134. Rock Sparrow (2024-01-04)
135. Twite (2024-01-04)
136. Daurian Partridge (2024-01-04)
137. Great Rosefinch (2024-01-04)
138. Pére David's Snowfinch (2024-01-04)
139. Brandt's Rosefinch (2024-01-04)
140. Brown Accentor (2024-01-04)
141. White-winged Crossbill (2024-01-04)
142. Rustic Bunting (2024-01-05)
143. Grey-capped Woodpecker (2024-01-05)
144. Ural Owl (2024-01-05)
145. Brown Dipper (2024-01-05)
146. Short-eared Owl (2024-01-05)
147. Common Sparrowhawk (2024-01-05)
148. Long-eared Owl (2024-01-05)
149. Northern Reed Bunting (2024-01-05)
150. Crested Tit (2024-01-05)
151. White-winged Tern (2024-01-05)
152. Little Owl (2024-01-05)
153. Dalmatian Pelican (2024-01-05)
154. Yellow-billed Chough (2024-01-05)
155. Lammergeier (2024-01-05)
156. White-winged Snowfinch (2024-01-05)
157. Grey Heron (2024-01-06)
158. Common Starling (2024-01-06)
159. Common Shelduck (2024-01-06)
160. Common Chiffchaff (2024-01-06)
161. Black-Necked Grebe (2024-01-06)
162. Chukar Partridge (2024-01-06)
163. Common Crane (2024-01-06)
164. Pygmy Cormorant (2024-01-06)
165. Great Bustard (2024-01-06)
166. Great Grey Owl (2024-01-06)
167. Pelagic Cormorant (2024-01-07)
168. Northern Wren (2024-01-07)
169. Dunnock (2024-01-07)
170. Corn Bunting (2024-01-07)
171. Black Redstart (2024-01-07)
172. Meadow Pipit (2024-01-07)
173. Caspian Gull (2024-01-07)
174. Solitary Snipe (2024-01-08)
175. Black-backed Wagtail (2024-01-08)
176. Japanese Waxwing (2024-01-08)
177. Song Thrush (2024-01-08)
178. Wood Pigeon (2024-01-08)
179. Eurasian Linnet (2024-01-08)
180. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2024-01-08)
181. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2024-01-08)
182. Glaucous Gull (2024-01-09)
183. Northern Pintail (2024-01-09)
184. Snowy Owl (2024-01-09)
185. Daurian Jackdaw (2024-01-09)
186. Grey Wagtail (2024-01-09)
187. Yellow-legged Gull (2024-01-09)
188. Mediterranean Gull (2024-01-09)
189. Eurasian Wigeon (2024-01-10)
190. Bean Goose (2024-01-10)
191. Long-tailed Duck (2024-01-10)
192. Spectacled Guillemot (2024-01-11)
193. Vega Gull (2024-01-11)
194. Northern Shoveler (2024-01-11)
195. Barnacle Goose (2024-01-11)
196. Bearded Tit (2024-01-11)
197. Sandwich Tern (2024-01-12)
198. Dusky Thrush (2024-01-13)
199. Eastern White Egret (2024-01-13)
200. White Wagtail (2024-01-13)
201. Wood Lark (2024-01-13)
202. Green Sandpiper (2024-01-13)
203. Yellow-throated Bunting (2024-01-14)
204. Japanese Reed Bunting (2024-01-14)
205. Common Snipe (2024-01-14)
206. Black-winged Stilt (2024-01-14)
207. Ferruginous Duck (2024-01-14)
208. Stock Pigeon (2024-01-14)
209. Water Rail (2024-01-14)
210. Slender-billed Gull (2024-01-14)
211. Common Eider (2024-01-14)
212. Ruddy Turnstone (2024-01-14)
213. Eurasian Woodcock (2024-01-15)
214. Northern Lapwing (2024-01-15)
215. Large-billed Crow (2024-01-16)
216. Mandarin Duck (2024-01-16)
217. Glaucous-winged Gull (2024-01-17)
218. Lesser Short-toed Lark (2024-01-17)
219. Great Black-backed Gull (2024-01-17)
220. Northern Hawk Owl (2024-01-18)
221. Wallcreeper (2024-01-19)
222. Calandra Lark (2024-01-20)
223. Pallas's Gull (2024-01-20)
224. Little Egret (2024-01-21)
225. Pied Avocet (2024-01-21)
226. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2024-01-22)
227. Laughing Dove (2024-01-23)
228. Slavonian Grebe (2024-01-23)
229. Common Kingfisher (2024-01-24)
230. Common Stonechat (2024-01-24)
231. Purple Swamphen (2024-01-24)
232. Water Pipit (2024-01-24)
233. Cetti’s Warbler (2024-01-24)
234. Gadwall (2024-01-27)
235. Red-Necked Grebe (2024-01-27)
236. Little Gull (2024-01-27)
237. Alpine Accentor (2024-01-28)
238. Bewick's Swan (2024-01-28)
239. Blue Rock Thrush (2024-01-30)
240. Arctic Loon (2024-01-30)
241. Levantine shearwater (2024-01-30)
242. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2024-01-30)
243. Lapland Longspur (2024-01-31)
244. Mountain Hawk-Eagle (2024-02-02)
245. Boreal Owl (2024-02-02)
246. Common Rosefinch (2024-02-03)
247. Western Capercaillie (2024-02-08)
248. Willow Ptarmigan (2024-02-08)
249. Baikal Teal (2024-02-10)
250. Greylag Goose (2024-02-12)
251. White-winged Scoter (2024-02-13)
252. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2024-02-16)
253. Black-tailed Gull (2024-02-17)
254. Grey Plover (2024-02-17)
255. White Stork (2024-02-17)
256. Sanderling (2024-02-17)
257. Baraba Steppe Gull (2024-02-18)
258. Common Oystercatcher (2024-02-20)
259. Siberian Jay (2024-02-24)
260. Dunlin (2024-02-27)
261. Eurasian Curlew (2024-02-27)
262. Eurasian Bittern (2024-02-27)
263. Garganey (2024-03-01)
264. Willow Warbler (2024-03-01)
265. Ancient Murrelet (2024-03-02)
267. Black Lark (2024-03-03)
268. Falcated Duck (2024-03-08)
269. Eurasian Golden Plover (2024-03-08)
270. White-naped Crane (2024-03-09)
271. White-winged Lark (2024-03-09)
272. Lesser White-fronted Goose (2024-03-10)
273. Red-breasted Goose (2024-03-10)
274. Ruff (2024-03-10)
275. Black-tailed Godwit (2024-03-10)
276. Oriental Stork (2024-03-11)
277. Black Stork (2024-03-11)
278. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2024-03-12)
279. Northern Parrotbill (2024-03-14)
280. White-cheeked Starling (2024-03-15)
281. Northern House Martin (2024-03-15)
282. Northern Wheatear (2024-03-15)
283. Isabelline Wheatear (2024-03-15)
284. Japanese Cormorant (2024-03-16)
285. Vega (Mongolian) Gull (2024-03-16)
286. Long-billed Plover (2024-03-19)
287. Spotted Redshank (2024-03-19)
288. Snow Goose (2024-03-20)
289. Common Redshank (2024-03-21)
290. Hoopoe (2024-03-21)
291. Scaly-sided Merganser (2024-03-22)
292. Osprey (2024-03-22)
293. Masked Wagtail (2024-03-22)
294. Barn Swallow (2024-03-23)
295. Kentish Plover (2024-03-23)
296. Purple Heron (2024-03-23)
297. Common Sandpiper (2024-03-24)
298. Little Ringed Plover (2024-03-25)
299. Daurian Redstart (2024-03-25)
300. Oriental Turtle Dove (2024-03-25)
301. Eversmann's Redstart (2024-03-26)
302. Grey-backed Thrush (2024-03-27)
303. Arctic Skua (2024-03-27)
304. Black-headed Wagtail (2024-03-27)
305. Canada Goose (2024-03-28)
306. Bluethroat (2024-03-29)
307. Far Eastern Curlew (2024-03-30)
308. Buff-bellied Pipit (2024-03-30)
309. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2024-03-30)
310. Yellow Wagtail (2024-03-30)
311. Citrine Wagtail (2024-03-30)
312. Glossy Ibis (2024-03-30)
313. Eurasian Redstart (2024-03-30)
314. Pallid Harrier (2024-03-30)
315. Greater Spotted Eagle (2024-03-30)
316. Ring Ouzel (2024-03-31)
317. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2024-04-01)
318. Greater Short-toed Lark (2024-04-02)
319. Common Greenshank (2024-04-02)
320. Red-flanked Bluetail (2024-04-03)
321. Red-throated Thrush (2024-04-03)
322. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2024-04-03)
323. Stejneger's Stonechat (2024-04-04)
324. Pin-tailed Snipe (2024-04-04)
325. Little Crake (2024-04-04)
326. Jack Snipe (2024-04-04)
327. Blackcap (2024-04-04)
328. Pied Flycatcher (2024-04-05)
329. Semi-collared Flycatcher (2024-04-05)
330. Common Nightingale (2024-04-05)
331. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (2024-04-05)
332. Pied Wheatear (2024-04-05)
333. Common Swift (2024-04-05)
334. Ortolan Bunting (2024-04-05)
335. Pallas's Warbler (2024-04-06)
336. Eastern Marsh-harrier (2024-04-06)
337. Intermediate Egret (2024-04-06)
338. Tree Pipit (2024-04-06)
339. Cattle Egret (2024-04-06)
340. Booted Eagle (2024-04-06)
341. Black-throated Accentor (2024-04-06)
342. Savi's Warbler (2024-04-07)
343. Black-faced Bunting (2024-04-08)
344. Lesser Whitethroat (2024-04-08)
345. Sand Martin (2024-04-08)
346. Yellow-backed Wagtail (2024-04-09)
347. Caucasian Grouse (2024-04-10)
348. Swan Goose (2024-04-10)
349. Mongolian Reed Bunting (2024-04-11)
350. White's Thrush (2024-04-12)
351. Pale Thrush (2024-04-12)
352. Eurasian Dotterel (2024-04-12)
353. Grey Bunting (2024-04-13)
354. Asian Stubtail (2024-04-13)
355. Grey-faced Buzzard (2024-04-13)
356. Bar-tailed Godwit (2024-04-13)
357. Great Knot (2024-04-13)
358. Chinese Yellow Wagtail (2024-04-13)
359. Eurasian Wryneck (2024-04-13)
360. Red-throated Pipit (2024-04-13)
361. Sedge Warbler (2024-04-13)
362. Greater Flamingo (2024-04-13)
363. Spanish Sparrow (2024-04-13)
364. Tawny Pipit (2024-04-13)
365. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (2024-04-14)
366. Blue-and-white Flycatcher (2024-04-14)
367. Wood Sandpiper (2024-04-14)
368. Caspian Tern (2024-04-14)
369. Whinchat (2024-04-14)
370. Demoiselle Crane (2024-04-14)
371. Gull-billed Tern (2024-04-14)
372. Bull-headed Shrike (2024-04-16)
373. European Bee-eater (2024-04-16)
374. Asian Short-toed Lark (2024-04-16)
375. Yellow-browed Warbler (2024-04-17)
376. Olive-backed Pipit (2024-04-17)
377. Red-billed Starling (2024-04-17)
378. Great Snipe (2024-04-17)
379. Tristram's Bunting (2024-04-18)
380. Greater Ringed Plover (2024-04-18)
381. Ashy Minivet (2024-04-18)
382. Wood Warbler (2024-04-18)
383. Eurasian Roller (2024-04-18)
384. Bar-headed Goose (2024-04-18)
385. Oriental Scops Owl (2024-04-19)
386. Common Cuckoo (2024-04-19)
387. Common Whitethroat (2024-04-19)
388. Desert Wheatear (2024-04-19)
389. Dusky Warbler (2024-04-20)
390. Collared Pratincole (2024-04-20)
391. Eurasian Whimbrel (2024-04-20)
392. Mongolian Lark (2024-04-20)
393. Chestnut-eared Bunting (2024-04-21)
394. Siberian Rubythroat (2024-04-21)
395. Lesser Sand Plover (2024-04-21)
396. European Turtle Dove (2024-04-21)
397. Marsh Sandpiper (2024-04-21)
398. Common Tern (2024-04-22)

Big Year 2024

1. Alexey Sizov (202)
2. Nataliya Pokhodzey (162)
3. Andrey Bazdyrev (147)
4. Svetlana Morozkina62 (147)
5. Nina Shteinbrenner (143)
6. Olga Vasik (126)
7. Vitaliy Butko (124)
8. Andrey Semenov (119)
9. Andrey Chernykh (118)
10. Dmitry Belyaev (114)
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rare birds records


(Turdus ruficollis)

© Andrey Vyalkov
2024-04-03
Vladivostok, Russkiy island

Accidentally vagrant species.


White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)

© Vyacheslav Yusupov
2024-03-09
Kstovo



Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens)

© Konstantin Tuchin
2024-03-20

A very rare migratory species of the Primorsky Krai.


Asian Rosy-Finch (Leucosticte arctoa)

© Vladimir Maer
2024-02-08

The first photographic recording of the species in the Altai Territory and the lowland part of Western Siberia. The first record of the East Siberian-Far Eastern subspecies L. ar. brunneonucha in the Altai region and the Russian part of Western Siberia.<br><br>The birds were met on 02/07/2024 by Denis Kochetkov, and in subsequent days by a number of other observers.

more rarities...

recent video

2024-04-22. Common Sparrowhawk (Sergei Saveika).

2024-04-13. Carrion Crow (Andrey Borodkin).

2024-04-04. Bohemian Waxwing (Alexandr Balaev).

2024-03-31. Steller's Sea-eagle (Konstantin Pupkin), Steller's Sea-eagle (Konstantin Pupkin).

2024-03-26. Common Starling (Vadim Sinukhin).

2024-03-25. Common Moorhen (Vadim Sinukhin).

2024-03-22. Eurasian Goldfinch (Vadim Sinukhin).

2024-03-17. Red-breasted Merganser (Vladimir Matyushin).

2024-03-02. Northern Hawk Owl (Oleg Popov), Red Crossbill (Oleg Popov), Red Crossbill (Oleg Popov), Red Crossbill (Oleg Popov).

2024-02-28. Eurasian Dipper (Aleksey Bolshakov), Common Treecreeper (Aleksey Bolshakov).

more video...

unidentified birds


2024-04-22

Михаил Невский: черноголовая чайка

2024-04-22

Игорь Фефелов: И это лунь. Но молодой восточный, или помесь какая-то с "западным", вопрос.

2024-04-22

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2024-04-22

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2024-04-22

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more unidentified birds...