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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 our country during this year.

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

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2019
5. Sheremet Oleg (200)
7. Kyselova Inna (197)
8. Snitsar Oleh (171)
9. Martsun Oleg (169)
11. Kodrul Yuriy (156)
12. Kuzhel Katerina (156)
13. Rydik Maksym (155)
15. Gedziuk Vlad (138)
16. Yaremchuk Roman (137)
17. Pavlenko Elena (128)
18. Ghryb Olexandr (125)
19. Simon Andrew (120)
20. Gorshkov Kyrylo (105)
21. Bodnar Vasil (104)
22. Tymkiv Polina (102)
23. Kotyk Roman (96)
25. Gajduk Olga (86)
27. Knysh Valerii (73)
36. Sapuga Alex (40)
38. Irina Belik (24)
41. Kondrat Petro (13)
51. Gleba Vasil (3)
56. Repin Andrii (2)
58. G Victoria (1)

all species photographed in 2019


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Common Chaffinch (2019-01-01)
2. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-01)
3. Eurasian Jay (2019-01-01)
4. Tree Sparrow (2019-01-01)
5. Great Grey Shrike (2019-01-01)
6. European Greenfinch (2019-01-01)
7. Ural Owl (2019-01-01)
9. Fieldfare (2019-01-01)
10. Marsh Tit (2019-01-01)
11. Black-Billed Magpie (2019-01-01)
12. Blue Tit (2019-01-01)
13. Long-tailed Tit (2019-01-01)
14. Great Tit (2019-01-01)
15. House Sparrow (2019-01-01)
16. Rock Pigeon (2019-01-01)
17. Common Treecreeper (2019-01-01)
18. Common Buzzard (2019-01-01)
19. Rough-legged Buzzard (2019-01-01)
20. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2019-01-01)
21. Red-crested Pochard (2019-01-01)
22. Northern Bullfinch (2019-01-01)
23. Brambling (2019-01-01)
24. Hawfinch (2019-01-01)
25. Mistle Thrush (2019-01-01)
26. Rook (2019-01-01)
27. Northern Wren (2019-01-01)
28. Common Coot (2019-01-01)
29. Mew Gull (2019-01-01)
30. Long-eared Owl (2019-01-01)
31. Eurasian Siskin (2019-01-01)
32. Green Sandpiper (2019-01-01)
33. Water Rail (2019-01-01)
34. Grey Heron (2019-01-01)
35. Common Raven (2019-01-01)
36. Hen Harrier (2019-01-01)
37. Mallard (2019-01-01)
38. Goosander (2019-01-01)
39. Eurasian Nuthatch (2019-01-01)
40. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2019-01-01)
41. Syrian Woodpecker (2019-01-01)
42. Common Redpoll (2019-01-01)
43. Common Sparrowhawk (2019-01-01)
44. Goldcrest (2019-01-01)
45. Yellowhammer (2019-01-01)
46. Eurasian Linnet (2019-01-01)
47. Common Goldeneye (2019-01-01)
48. Eurasian Collared Dove (2019-01-01)
49. Eurasian Goldfinch (2019-01-01)
50. Stock Pigeon (2019-01-01)
51. Black Woodpecker (2019-01-01)
52. Northern Goshawk (2019-01-01)
53. Coal Tit (2019-01-01)
54. Eurasian Dipper (2019-01-01)
55. Eurasian Jackdaw (2019-01-01)
56. Little Grebe (2019-01-02)
57. Common Moorhen (2019-01-02)
58. Mute Swan (2019-01-02)
59. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-02)
60. Hooded Crow (2019-01-02)
61. Dunnock (2019-01-02)
62. Common Starling (2019-01-02)
63. Bearded Tit (2019-01-02)
64. Eurasian Blackbird (2019-01-02)
65. Grey Partridge (2019-01-03)
66. Eurasian Wigeon (2019-01-03)
67. Black-headed Gull (2019-01-03)
68. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2019-01-03)
69. Caspian Gull (2019-01-03)
70. European Robin (2019-01-03)
71. Tufted Duck (2019-01-03)
72. Common Teal (2019-01-03)
73. Egyptian Goose (2019-01-03)
74. Pygmy Cormorant (2019-01-03)
75. White-Backed Woodpecker (2019-01-04)
77. Great Crested Grebe (2019-01-04)
78. Great White Egret (2019-01-05)
79. Black Redstart (2019-01-05)
80. Northern Reed Bunting (2019-01-05)
81. Herring Gull (2019-01-05)
82. Whooper Swan (2019-01-05)
83. Red Crossbill (2019-01-05)
84. Common Kestrel (2019-01-05)
85. Wood Duck (2019-01-05)
86. Common Pochard (2019-01-05)
87. Crested Lark (2019-01-06)
88. Grey Wagtail (2019-01-07)
89. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2019-01-07)
90. Bluethroat (2019-01-07)
91. Common Kingfisher (2019-01-07)
92. Barnacle Goose (2019-01-07)
93. Smew (2019-01-07)
94. Great Cormorant (2019-01-07)
95. Black-Necked Grebe (2019-01-07)
96. Snow Bunting (2019-01-07)
97. Bohemian Waxwing (2019-01-07)
98. Short-eared Owl (2019-01-08)
99. Spotted Nutcracker (2019-01-08)
100. Corn Bunting (2019-01-08)
101. Long-legged Buzzard (2019-01-09)
102. Horned Lark (2019-01-10)
103. Western Marsh-Harrier (2019-01-12)
104. Great Black-backed Gull (2019-01-12)
105. Arctic Loon (2019-01-12)
106. Wood Pigeon (2019-01-13)
107. Crested Tit (2019-01-16)
108. Northern Pintail (2019-01-17)
109. Peregrine Falcon (2019-01-18)
110. Greater Scaup (2019-01-18)
111. Common Pheasant (2019-01-19)
112. Merlin (2019-01-19)
113. Calandra Lark (2019-01-19)
114. Bewick's Swan (2019-01-19)
115. Gadwall (2019-01-19)
116. Red-Necked Grebe (2019-01-19)
117. Twite (2019-01-20)
118. Common Eider (2019-01-20)
119. Velvet Scoter (2019-01-20)
120. Eurasian Curlew (2019-01-21)
121. Dunlin (2019-01-21)
122. Red Knot (2019-01-21)
123. Grey Plover (2019-01-21)
124. Common Shelduck (2019-01-21)
125. Yellow-legged Gull (2019-01-21)
126. Rustic Bunting (2019-01-22)
127. Red-breasted Merganser (2019-01-22)
128. Little Gull (2019-01-24)
129. Firecrest (2019-02-02)
130. Tawny Owl (2019-02-10)
131. Little Owl (2019-02-10)
132. Northern Shoveler (2019-02-10)
133. Greylag Goose (2019-02-10)
134. Griffon Vulture (2019-02-10)
135. Willow Tit (2019-02-10)
136. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2019-02-11)
137. Black Kite (2019-02-11)
138. Water Pipit (2019-02-17)
139. Ruddy Shelduck (2019-02-17)
140. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2019-02-19)
141. Meadow Pipit (2019-02-24)
142. White Wagtail (2019-02-24)
143. Sky Lark (2019-02-25)
145. Wood Lark (2019-03-02)
146. Mandarin Duck (2019-03-02)
147. Northern Lapwing (2019-03-03)
148. Common Redshank (2019-03-04)
149. Pied Avocet (2019-03-04)
150. Common Crane (2019-03-06)
151. Northern Black Grouse (2019-03-06)
152. Northern Hazelhen (2019-03-07)
153. Bean Goose (2019-03-09)
154. White Stork (2019-03-10)
155. Pallas's Gull (2019-03-10)
156. Northern Wheatear (2019-03-10)
157. Common Stonechat (2019-03-10)
158. Red-breasted Goose (2019-03-10)
159. Hoopoe (2019-03-12)
160. Eurasian Golden Plover (2019-03-13)
161. Sandwich Tern (2019-03-13)
162. Song Thrush (2019-03-15)
163. Common Snipe (2019-03-16)
164. Western Capercaillie (2019-03-17)
165. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2019-03-18)
166. Jack Snipe (2019-03-18)
167. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2019-03-18)
168. Garganey (2019-03-19)
169. Redwing (2019-03-19)
170. Black Stork (2019-03-23)
171. Common Chiffchaff (2019-03-23)
172. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2019-03-23)
173. Ruff (2019-03-23)
174. Little Ringed Plover (2019-03-23)
175. Common Oystercatcher (2019-03-24)
176. Kentish Plover (2019-03-24)
177. Slender-billed Gull (2019-03-24)
178. Black-winged Stilt (2019-03-24)
179. Short-toed Snake Eagle (2019-03-29)
180. Eurasian Woodcock (2019-03-29)
181. Black-tailed Godwit (2019-03-31)
182. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2019-03-31)
183. Eurasian Bittern (2019-04-02)
184. European Serin (2019-04-02)
185. Eurasian Wryneck (2019-04-05)
186. Common Sandpiper (2019-04-05)
187. Boreal Owl (2019-04-05)
188. Great Grey Owl (2019-04-05)
189. Yellow Wagtail (2019-04-05)
190. Ferruginous Duck (2019-04-05)
191. Blackcap (2019-04-05)
192. Willow Warbler (2019-04-05)
193. Common Greenshank (2019-04-06)
194. Pallid Harrier (2019-04-06)
195. Tree Pipit (2019-04-06)
196. Northern House Martin (2019-04-06)
197. Common Swift (2019-04-06)
198. Gull-billed Tern (2019-04-06)
199. Demoiselle Crane (2019-04-06)
200. Purple Heron (2019-04-06)
201. Spotted Redshank (2019-04-07)
202. Spur-winged Lapwing (2019-04-07)
203. Citrine Wagtail (Western) (2019-04-07)
204. Red-throated Pipit (2019-04-07)
205. Eurasian Spoonbill (2019-04-07)
206. Black-headed Wagtail (2019-04-07)
207. Barn Swallow (2019-04-07)
208. Pied Flycatcher (2019-04-07)
209. Wood Sandpiper (2019-04-07)
210. Osprey (2019-04-07)
211. Eurasian Dotterel (2019-04-07)
212. Isabelline Wheatear (2019-04-07)
213. Greater Short-toed Lark (2019-04-07)
214. Mediterranean Gull (2019-04-07)
215. Eurasian Redstart (2019-04-07)
216. Tawny Pipit (2019-04-07)
217. Eurasian Scops-Owl (2019-04-09)
218. Savi's Warbler (2019-04-11)
219. Eurasian Reed Warbler (2019-04-11)
220. Pied Wheatear (2019-04-12)
221. Common Tern (2019-04-13)
222. Lesser Whitethroat (2019-04-14)
223. Montagu's Harrier (2019-04-17)
224. Great White Pelican (2019-04-17)
225. Eurasian Hobby (2019-04-18)
226. Common Nightingale (2019-04-18)
227. Collared Flycatcher (2019-04-18)
228. Glossy Ibis (2019-04-18)
229. Booted Eagle (2019-04-18)
230. Whinchat (2019-04-18)
231. Dalmatian Pelican (2019-04-18)
232. Wood Warbler (2019-04-19)
233. Spanish Sparrow (2019-04-19)
234. Little Stint (2019-04-19)
235. Black-crowned Night Heron (2019-04-19)
236. Caspian Tern (2019-04-20)
237. Red-footed Falcon (2019-04-21)
238. Terek Sandpiper (2019-04-21)
239. Greater Spotted Eagle (2019-04-21)
240. Little Crake (2019-04-22)
241. Black Tern (2019-04-24)
242. Whiskered Tern (2019-04-24)
243. Marsh Sandpiper (2019-04-25)
244. Little Tern (2019-04-25)
245. Arctic Skua (2019-04-26)
246. Great Reed Warbler (2019-04-26)
247. European Bee-eater (2019-04-26)
248. Red-rumped Swallow (2019-04-26)
249. Common Cuckoo (2019-04-27)
250. Sedge Warbler (2019-04-27)
251. Common Whitethroat (2019-04-27)
252. Garden Warbler (2019-04-27)
253. European Turtle Dove (2019-04-28)
254. Ortolan Bunting (2019-04-28)
255. White-winged Tern (2019-04-28)
256. Paddyfield Warbler (2019-04-28)
257. Woodchat Shrike (2019-04-28)
258. Spotted Flycatcher (2019-04-28)
259. River Warbler (2019-04-28)
260. Little Bittern (2019-04-29)
261. Sand Martin (2019-04-29)
262. Little Egret (2019-04-29)
263. Cattle Egret (2019-04-30)
264. Azure Tit (2019-05-02)
265. Saker Falcon (2019-05-02)
266. Eurasian Honey-Buzzard (2019-05-02)
267. Siberian Stonechat (2019-05-02)
268. Cinereous Vulture (2019-05-03)
269. Squacco Heron (2019-05-04)
270. Red-backed Shrike (2019-05-04)
271. Temminck's Stint (2019-05-04)
272. Thrush Nightingale (2019-05-04)
273. Eurasian Stone Curlew (2019-05-05)
274. Eurasian Whimbrel (2019-05-05)
275. European Golden Oriole (2019-05-05)
276. Eurasian Roller (2019-05-05)
277. Curlew Sandpiper (2019-05-06)
278. Barred Warbler (2019-05-06)
279. European Nightjar (2019-05-09)
280. Icterine Warbler (2019-05-09)
281. Red-breasted Flycatcher (2019-05-10)
282. Lesser Grey Shrike (2019-05-11)
283. Common Rosefinch (2019-05-11)
284. Red-necked Phalarope (2019-05-12)
285. Black-headed Bunting (2019-05-12)
286. Levant Sparrowhawk (2019-05-12)
287. Marsh Warbler (2019-05-12)
288. Corncrake (2019-05-13)
289. Collared Pratincole (2019-05-13)
290. Western Grasshopper Warbler (2019-05-13)
291. Greater Ringed Plover (2019-05-18)
292. Rosy Starling (2019-05-19)
293. Aquatic Warbler (2019-05-26)
294. Common Quail (2019-05-27)
295. Alpine Swift (2019-06-02)
296. Sanderling (2019-06-09)
297. European Shag (2019-06-13)
298. Bar-tailed Godwit (2019-06-15)
299. Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (2019-06-17)
300. Moustached Warbler (2019-07-13)
301. Alpine Accentor (2019-07-20)
302. Ring Ouzel (2019-07-20)
303. Ruddy Turnstone (2019-07-24)
304. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2019-08-10)
305. Levantine shearwater (2019-08-24)
306. Spotted Crake (2019-08-28)
307. Western Barn Owl (2019-09-28)
308. Red Phalarope (2019-10-14)
309. Greater Flamingo (2019-10-19)
310. Golden Eagle (2019-10-22)
311. Red-throated Loon (2019-11-10)

rare birds records


Moustached Warbler (Lusciniola melanopogon)

© Katerina Kuzhel
2019-07-13
Heorhiivka Donetsk obl.

The first meeting in the Left-Bank Ukraine.


Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)

© Sergo Travelian
2019-10-14
Kyiv

The second record for this year in Ukraine. Juvenile individual was photographed at Telbin Lake, Kyiv (North Ukraine) on 14.10.2019. This is the 21th registration for Ukraine and this is the first registration for the Kyiv region.


Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)

© Kostiantyn Pylypiuk
2019-04-26

The third meeting for the Azov-Black Sea region and Ukraine at all, with the exception of Island Zmijinyi and Crimean Peninsula, where this species is now nesting.


Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

© Vladimir Popenko
2019-04-30

A rare type of vagrants. It is known about a dozen meetings of this specie in the country for all time of observation.

more rarities...

recent video

2019-10-09. Wood Sandpiper (Nikola Zmievskiy), Yellow Wagtail (Nikola Zmievskiy), Black-headed Wagtail (Nikola Zmievskiy), Grey Wagtail (Nikola Zmievskiy), Tawny Pipit (Nikola Zmievskiy), Lesser Grey Shrike (Nikola Zmievskiy), Common Whitethroat (Nikola Zmievskiy), Blue Tit (Nikola Zmievskiy), Eurasian Penduline Tit (Nikola Zmievskiy).

2019-08-17. Common Chaffinch (Stanislavs Gr).

2019-06-23. Common Swift (Yakov Stepanov).

2019-06-22. Common Coot (Yakov Stepanov).

2019-06-19. Common Coot (Yakov Stepanov).

2019-06-17. Black Tern (Yakov Stepanov).

2019-06-02. Great Reed Warbler (Stanislavs Gr).

more video...

unidentified birds


2019-09-09

Юрій Кодруль: На первом фото по-моему поганка, а на остальных кряквы.

2019-08-29

Петро Гринюк:
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2019-07-12

Андрій Сімон: Подорлик. Вот только какой: "незначительный" или "существенный"?

2019-05-26

Костянтин Письменний: Є підозра, що це не малий, а великий підорлик ))

2018-04-16

Олег Марцун: Не могу с уверенностью сказать, что птица одна и та же, так как на локации находилось несколько белоголовых чаек.

more unidentified birds...