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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 our country 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. Uri Muhin (104)
4. Olga Malygina (103)
6. Andrew Simon (94)
7. Yuriy Kodrul (90)
9. Vlad Gedziuk (89)
10. Alex Sapuga (74)
11. Inna Kyselova (68)
17. Petro Hryniuk (37)
18. Alina Inosova (16)
24. Elena Moraru (4)
26. Pavlo Fryman (4)
30. Vasil Gleba (2)

all species photographed in 2017


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Mew Gull (01-01)
2. Long-tailed Tit (01-01)
3. Bohemian Waxwing (01-01)
4. Mistle Thrush (01-01)
6. Eurasian Jackdaw (01-02)
7. Rook (01-02)
11. Yellowhammer (01-02)
13. Crested Tit (01-02)
15. Eurasian Jay (01-02)
16. Eurasian Blackbird (01-02)
18. Common Treecreeper (01-02)
19. Tree Sparrow (01-02)
20. Eurasian Wigeon (01-02)
21. Little Grebe (01-02)
22. Tufted Duck (01-02)
23. Common Raven (01-02)
24. Common Kestrel (01-02)
25. Fieldfare (01-02)
26. Hooded Crow (01-02)
27. Great Grey Shrike (01-02)
28. Mallard (01-02)
29. Common Coot (01-02)
30. Peregrine Falcon (01-02)
32. Common Chaffinch (01-02)
33. Common Chiffchaff (01-02)
34. White Wagtail (01-02)
35. Grey Wagtail (01-02)
36. Goldcrest (01-02)
37. Northern Wren (01-02)
38. Water Rail (01-02)
39. Green Sandpiper (01-02)
40. Eurasian Siskin (01-02)
41. European Robin (01-02)
42. Northern Goshawk (01-02)
43. Eurasian Goldfinch (01-02)
44. Caspian Gull (01-02)
45. Common Goldeneye (01-02)
46. Grey Partridge (01-02)
47. Coal Tit (01-02)
48. Great Tit (01-02)
49. Black-headed Gull (01-02)
50. Great Cormorant (01-02)
51. Great White Egret (01-02)
52. Grey Heron (01-02)
53. Eurasian Linnet (01-02)
54. Common Kingfisher (01-02)
55. House Sparrow (01-02)
56. Lapland Longspur (01-02)
58. Bean Goose (01-02)
59. Hawfinch (01-03)
60. Blue Tit (01-03)
61. Little Owl (01-03)
62. Long-eared Owl (01-03)
64. Long-tailed Duck (01-04)
67. Marsh Tit (01-04)
68. Common Pochard (01-04)
69. Mute Swan (01-04)
71. Horned Lark (01-06)
72. Syrian Woodpecker (01-06)
73. Snow Bunting (01-07)
74. Rock Pigeon (01-07)
75. Common Teal (01-07)
76. Goosander (01-08)
77. Wood Pigeon (01-08)
78. Common Redpoll (01-08)
79. Common Buzzard (01-08)
80. Brambling (01-08)
82. Black Woodpecker (01-09)
83. Herring Gull (01-09)
84. Tawny Owl (01-09)
86. Crested Lark (01-09)
87. Sky Lark (01-09)
88. Merlin (01-09)
89. White-headed Duck (01-09)
90. Eurasian Dipper (01-09)
91. Bearded Tit (01-09)
93. Pygmy Cormorant (01-13)
94. Gadwall (01-13)
95. Common Pheasant (01-13)
96. Common Moorhen (01-15)
98. Black-Necked Grebe (01-16)
99. Smew (01-16)
100. Mandarin Duck (01-16)
101. Willow Tit (01-17)
102. Short-eared Owl (01-22)
103. Dunlin (01-22)
104. Grey Plover (01-22)
105. Dunnock (01-23)
106. Yellow-legged Gull (01-24)
107. Common Starling (01-26)
108. Corn Bunting (01-27)
109. Long-legged Buzzard (01-27)
110. Hen Harrier (01-27)
112. Ruddy Shelduck (01-28)
113. Redwing (01-28)
114. White Stork (01-29)
115. Great Bustard (01-29)
116. Greylag Goose (01-29)
117. Common Shelduck (01-29)
118. Stock Pigeon (01-29)
119. Calandra Lark (01-30)
120. Cinereous Vulture (02-01)
122. Wood Duck (02-08)
123. Glaucous Gull (02-09)
125. Greater Scaup (02-10)
126. Red-crested Pochard (02-10)
127. Whooper Swan (02-10)
128. Eurasian Curlew (02-11)
129. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (02-17)
132. Bewick's Swan (02-18)
133. Northern Pintail (02-19)
134. Eurasian Bittern (02-19)
135. Sandwich Tern (02-24)
136. Wood Lark (02-25)
137. Northern Lapwing (02-28)
138. Common Crane (03-01)
139. Northern Hazelhen (03-04)
140. Song Thrush (03-08)
141. Common Stonechat (03-09)
142. Black Redstart (03-10)
144. Ruff (03-10)
145. Northern Shoveler (03-10)
148. Garganey (03-11)
150. Siberian Accentor (03-11)
151. Spotted Redshank (03-11)
152. Common Redshank (03-11)
153. Slender-billed Gull (03-11)
154. Pied Avocet (03-19)
155. Black-tailed Godwit (03-21)
156. Common Greenshank (03-21)
157. Red-breasted Goose (03-22)
159. Black Stork (03-25)
160. Barnacle Goose (03-26)
161. Northern Wheatear (03-29)
163. Pallid Harrier (04-01)
164. Kentish Plover (04-01)
166. Hoopoe (04-01)
167. Black Kite (04-01)
168. Common Snipe (04-01)
169. Osprey (04-01)
170. Bluethroat (04-01)
171. Eurasian Redstart (04-02)
173. Pallas's Gull (04-02)
174. Great White Pelican (04-02)
176. Griffon Vulture (04-04)
177. Black-winged Stilt (04-04)
179. Meadow Pipit (04-04)
180. Eurasian Wryneck (04-05)
181. Tree Pipit (04-05)
182. Blackcap (04-06)
183. Great Snipe (04-06)
184. Willow Warbler (04-06)
185. Barn Swallow (04-07)
188. Caspian Tern (04-09)
189. Ring Ouzel (04-10)
190. Firecrest (04-10)
191. Isabelline Wheatear (04-11)
192. Eurasian Scops-Owl (04-11)
193. Common Swift (04-13)
194. Yellow Wagtail (04-13)
196. Little Crake (04-14)
197. Common Nightingale (04-15)
199. European Serin (04-15)
200. Collared Flycatcher (04-16)
201. Common Sandpiper (04-16)
202. Pied Flycatcher (04-16)
203. Wood Warbler (04-17)
204. Lesser Whitethroat (04-17)
205. Spotted Crake (04-19)
206. Whinchat (04-21)

Big Year 2017

1. Oksana Raldugina (144)
2. Alex Komarovskiy (119)
3. Uri Muhin (104)
4. Olga Malygina (103)
5. Viacheslav Kaistro (98)
more...

rare birds records


Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)

© Alexander Nastachenko
2016-12-11
Dniprodzerzhinsk HPS

Rear vagrant to Ukraine. One bird was found in Dniprodzerzhins'k on hydroelectric dam.


Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

© Alexander Nastachenko
2017-01-05
Dnipropetrovsk

The first whinter meeting with Black-legged Kittiwake in the continental part of Ukraine. The bird was founded by Pol Bredbier and Olexandr Nastachenko 2017 January, 05. The second meeting with Black-legged Kittiwake in the Dnipropetrovsk region.


White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)

© Alexander Nastachenko
2014-12-07
Bulakhivka lyman lake

A rare stray specie. Perhaps the first photographic images of the species in Ukraine.


Sociable Lapwing (Chettusia gregaria)

© Alexander Nastachenko
2016-09-11
Poltava region

very rare record

more rarities...

recent video

2017-03-23. Common Chaffinch (Andrew Simon).

2017-03-20. Tufted Duck (Andrew Simon), Common Pochard (Andrew Simon), Tufted Duck (Andrew Simon).

2017-03-19. Great Tit (Andrew Simon), Common Teal (Andrew Simon).

2017-03-06. Common Buzzard (Yakov Stepanov).

2017-02-26. Eurasian Jackdaw (Andrew Simon), Rook (Andrew Simon), European Robin (Andrew Simon).

2017-02-20. Black Woodpecker (Yakov Stepanov).

2017-02-11. Syrian Woodpecker (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2017-02-10. Mute Swan (Andrew Simon).

2017-02-08. Whinchat (Andrew Simon), Little Ringed Plover (Andrew Simon).

more video...

unidentified birds


2017-04-24

Ольга Малыгина: Я ориентировалась на цвет лап, длину крыла и длину подхвостья, ну и на отсутствие четкой светлой чаши под глазом, характерной для веснички.
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2017-04-19

Андрей Баздырев: Толстый клюв и, кажется, светлый глаз - в пользу средиземноморской, но твёрдой уверенности нет.

2017-03-13

Андрій Сімон: Скорее всего, молодая хохотунья.

2017-02-15

Андрей Баздырев: А почему не просто хохотунья? Глаза небольшие, клюв длинный, спина сравнительно светлая (для халея), голова без пестрин. Из-за ног?А тёмная
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2016-06-22

Андрей Коваленко: О гибридизации есть упоминание в статье Олега Белялова в одном из номеров Казахстанского орнитологического бюллетеня... А так, пока широкие
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more unidentified birds...