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Big Year 2020

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 2019

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2020
1. Sapuga Alex (124)
2. Kyselova Inna (102)
3. Rudenko Vadim (101)
6. Snitsar Oleh (82)
12. Knysh Valerii (54)
13. Martsun Oleg (53)
15. Malygina Olga (50)
17. Simon Andrew (43)
18. Rydik Maksym (39)
24. Bodnar Vasil (25)
30. Gleba Vasil (12)
31. Kondrat Petro (11)
32. Ochkan Taras (9)
34. Kodrul Yuriy (7)
40. Gajduk Olga (3)

all species photographed in 2020


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Eurasian Jackdaw (2020-01-01)
2. Rook (2020-01-01)
3. Rock Pigeon (2020-01-01)
4. Black-headed Gull (2020-01-01)
5. Black-Necked Grebe (2020-01-01)
6. Yellow-legged Gull (2020-01-01)
7. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2020-01-01)
8. Common Kestrel (2020-01-01)
9. Common Treecreeper (2020-01-01)
10. Common Raven (2020-01-01)
11. Goosander (2020-01-01)
12. House Sparrow (2020-01-01)
13. Goldcrest (2020-01-01)
14. Tree Sparrow (2020-01-01)
15. Hawfinch (2020-01-01)
16. Hooded Crow (2020-01-01)
17. Mallard (2020-01-01)
18. Common Buzzard (2020-01-01)
19. Bohemian Waxwing (2020-01-01)
20. Mute Swan (2020-01-01)
21. Common Goldeneye (2020-01-01)
22. Northern Bullfinch (2020-01-01)
23. Yellowhammer (2020-01-01)
24. Great Grey Shrike (2020-01-01)
25. European Greenfinch (2020-01-01)
26. Eurasian Linnet (2020-01-01)
27. Rough-legged Buzzard (2020-01-01)
28. Eurasian Goldfinch (2020-01-01)
29. Eurasian Nuthatch (2020-01-01)
30. Eurasian Wigeon (2020-01-01)
31. Mistle Thrush (2020-01-01)
32. Fieldfare (2020-01-01)
33. Eurasian Jay (2020-01-02)
34. Blue Tit (2020-01-02)
35. Great Tit (2020-01-02)
36. Marsh Tit (2020-01-02)
37. Eurasian Collared Dove (2020-01-02)
38. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
39. Black-Billed Magpie (2020-01-02)
40. Long-tailed Tit (2020-01-02)
41. Eurasian Blackbird (2020-01-02)
42. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
43. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
44. Black Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
45. Wood Pigeon (2020-01-02)
46. Greylag Goose (2020-01-02)
47. Ruddy Shelduck (2020-01-02)
48. Common Pochard (2020-01-02)
49. Common Teal (2020-01-02)
50. Common Starling (2020-01-02)
51. Common Coot (2020-01-02)
52. Common Chaffinch (2020-01-02)
53. Jack Snipe (2020-01-02)
54. White Stork (2020-01-02)
55. Tufted Duck (2020-01-02)
56. Northern Wren (2020-01-03)
57. Great White Egret (2020-01-03)
58. Grey Heron (2020-01-03)
59. Mew Gull (2020-01-03)
60. Common Moorhen (2020-01-03)
61. Coal Tit (2020-01-03)
62. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2020-01-03)
63. Eurasian Siskin (2020-01-03)
64. Syrian Woodpecker (2020-01-03)
65. Crested Tit (2020-01-03)
66. Hen Harrier (2020-01-03)
67. Corn Bunting (2020-01-03)
68. Herring Gull (2020-01-04)
69. Brambling (2020-01-04)
70. European Robin (2020-01-04)
71. Common Sparrowhawk (2020-01-04)
72. Northern Reed Bunting (2020-01-04)
73. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2020-01-04)
74. Common Kingfisher (2020-01-04)
75. Long-eared Owl (2020-01-04)
76. Arctic Loon (2020-01-04)
77. Red-breasted Merganser (2020-01-04)
78. Velvet Scoter (2020-01-04)
79. Red-crested Pochard (2020-01-04)
80. Gadwall (2020-01-04)
81. Stock Pigeon (2020-01-04)
82. Bearded Tit (2020-01-05)
83. Peregrine Falcon (2020-01-05)
84. Willow Tit (2020-01-05)
85. Little Grebe (2020-01-06)
86. Great Crested Grebe (2020-01-06)
87. Caspian Gull (2020-01-07)
88. Whooper Swan (2020-01-07)
89. Golden Eagle (2020-01-07)
90. Water Rail (2020-01-08)
91. Horned Lark (2020-01-08)
92. Grey Wagtail (2020-01-08)
94. Song Thrush (2020-01-08)
95. Black Redstart (2020-01-08)
96. Long-legged Buzzard (2020-01-10)
97. Little Owl (2020-01-10)
98. Western Barn Owl (2020-01-10)
99. Merlin (2020-01-10)
100. Squacco Heron (2020-01-11)
101. Common Snipe (2020-01-12)
102. Dunnock (2020-01-12)
103. White Wagtail (2020-01-12)
104. Red-breasted Goose (2020-01-12)
105. Eurasian Bittern (2020-01-13)
106. Grey Partridge (2020-01-13)
107. Eurasian Spoonbill (2020-01-14)
108. Dalmatian Pelican (2020-01-14)
109. Wood Duck (2020-01-17)
110. Slavonian Grebe (2020-01-17)
111. Calandra Lark (2020-01-18)
112. Sky Lark (2020-01-18)
113. Crested Lark (2020-01-18)
114. Dunlin (2020-01-18)
115. Common Pheasant (2020-01-18)
116. Short-eared Owl (2020-01-19)
117. White-headed Duck (2020-01-19)
118. Great Bustard (2020-01-19)
119. Little Stint (2020-01-19)
120. Common Shelduck (2020-01-19)
121. Pallas's Gull (2020-01-19)
122. Eurasian Dipper (2020-01-20)
123. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2020-01-23)
124. Northern Hazelhen (2020-01-24)
125. Tawny Owl (2020-01-25)
126. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2020-01-25)
127. Northern Goshawk (2020-01-25)
128. Buff-browed Warbler (2020-02-05)
129. Smew (2020-02-06)
130. Great Cormorant (2020-02-07)
131. Wood Lark (2020-02-07)
132. Meadow Pipit (2020-02-07)
133. Sanderling (2020-02-08)
134. Northern Pintail (2020-02-08)
135. Common Oystercatcher (2020-02-08)
136. Redwing (2020-02-08)
137. Rustic Bunting (2020-02-16)
138. White-Backed Woodpecker (2020-02-20)
139. Western Marsh-Harrier (2020-02-23)
140. Northern Lapwing (2020-02-25)
141. Bewick's Swan (2020-03-01)
142. Ruff (2020-03-03)
143. Sandwich Tern (2020-03-04)
144. Common Stonechat (2020-03-04)
145. Slender-billed Gull (2020-03-04)
146. Eurasian Curlew (2020-03-04)
147. Northern Shoveler (2020-03-05)
148. Lesser White-fronted Goose (2020-03-05)
149. Eurasian Golden Plover (2020-03-06)
150. Common Crane (2020-03-06)
151. Green Sandpiper (2020-03-07)
152. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2020-03-07)
153. Pied Avocet (2020-03-08)
154. Bean Goose (2020-03-09)
155. Garganey (2020-03-10)
156. Common Chiffchaff (2020-03-15)
157. Little Ringed Plover (2020-03-15)
158. Common Redshank (2020-03-17)
159. Black Kite (2020-03-19)
160. Little Gull (2020-03-21)
161. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2020-03-21)
162. Saker Falcon (2020-03-22)
163. Red Crossbill (2020-03-25)
164. Bluethroat (2020-03-25)
165. Black Stork (2020-03-27)
166. Northern Black Grouse (2020-03-27)
167. Isabelline Wheatear (2020-03-28)
168. Pallid Harrier (2020-03-28)
169. Siberian Stonechat (2020-03-28)
170. Citrine Wagtail (Western) (2020-03-29)
171. Yellow Wagtail (2020-03-29)
172. Black-tailed Godwit (2020-03-29)
173. Northern Wheatear (2020-03-29)
174. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2020-03-30)
175. Common Sandpiper (2020-03-30)
176. Barn Swallow (2020-04-01)
177. Osprey (2020-04-02)
178. Greater Spotted Eagle (2020-04-02)
179. Hoopoe (2020-04-02)
180. Great White Pelican (2020-04-03)
181. Kentish Plover (2020-04-04)
182. Common Swift (2020-04-04)
183. Purple Heron (2020-04-04)
184. Short-toed Snake Eagle (2020-04-04)

rare birds records


Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica)

© Igor Kozytsky
2020-02-16
Kharkivs'rf obl., Mala Rohan', Rohanka river

Rare migratory and wintering visitor. Just over ten observations are known in Ukraine.


Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)

© Maxim Yakovlev
2020-01-11
lake Kugurlui, Odessa region

The first registration of specie in Ukraine by winter season. The bird was observed by Maksym Yakovlev and Kostiantyn Pylypiuk.


Buff-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus humei)

© Kostiantyn Pylypiuk
2020-02-05

This is the 4th registration for Ukraine and 4th registration for the Odesa region. The 2nd winter observation.


Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)

© OLENA FOMINA
2019-05-11
Genicheskaya Gorka.

It is a rare flying sight in Ukraine. There is evidence of nesting of the species in the south of the Crimean peninsula.

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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).

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2020-03-24

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2020-03-21

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2020-03-21

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