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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 our country 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
2. Andrew Simon (35)
5. Yuriy Kodrul (26)
6. Vlad Gedziuk (19)
12. Serg Savchuk (7)
16. Alex Sapuga (1)
17. Evgeniy Man (1)
19. Vasil Gleba (1)

all species photographed in 2018


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Common Buzzard (01-01)
2. Mallard (01-01)
3. Eurasian Siskin (01-01)
4. Common Redpoll (01-01)
7. Tree Sparrow (01-01)
9. Eurasian Linnet (01-01)
10. Eurasian Jay (01-01)
11. Coal Tit (01-01)
12. Hooded Crow (01-01)
13. Whooper Swan (01-01)
14. Northern Pintail (01-01)
15. Eurasian Blackbird (01-01)
16. Hawfinch (01-01)
17. Blue Tit (01-01)
18. Common Treecreeper (01-01)
20. Bohemian Waxwing (01-01)
21. Common Raven (01-01)
23. Eurasian Goldfinch (01-01)
24. Yellowhammer (01-01)
25. Common Chaffinch (01-01)
26. Eurasian Jackdaw (01-01)
30. Marsh Tit (01-01)
31. Willow Tit (01-01)
32. Mistle Thrush (01-01)
33. Syrian Woodpecker (01-01)
34. Great Tit (01-01)
35. Crested Tit (01-01)
36. Wood Pigeon (01-01)
37. Long-eared Owl (01-02)
38. Great Grey Shrike (01-02)
39. Redwing (01-03)
40. Meadow Pipit (01-03)
41. Eurasian Curlew (01-03)
43. Red-breasted Goose (01-03)
44. Little Gull (01-03)
45. Black-Necked Grebe (01-03)
47. Black-headed Gull (01-03)
48. Corn Bunting (01-03)
49. Common Kestrel (01-03)
50. Mute Swan (01-03)
51. Caspian Gull (01-03)
52. Great Cormorant (01-03)
53. Fieldfare (01-03)
54. Merlin (01-04)
55. Great White Egret (01-05)
56. Common Coot (01-05)
57. House Sparrow (01-05)
58. Arctic Loon (01-05)
59. Grey Heron (01-05)
60. Crested Lark (01-05)
62. Common Starling (01-05)
63. Northern Goshawk (01-06)
65. Common Teal (01-06)
66. Tufted Duck (01-06)
67. Common Moorhen (01-06)
68. Mew Gull (01-06)
69. Common Goldeneye (01-06)
70. Goosander (01-06)
71. Smew (01-06)
72. Hoary Redpoll (01-06)
73. Rook (01-06)
75. European Shag (01-06)
76. Hen Harrier (01-06)
77. Rock Pigeon (01-06)
78. Pygmy Cormorant (01-07)
79. Common Pochard (01-07)
80. Rock Bunting (01-08)
81. Horned Lark (01-08)
82. Snow Bunting (01-08)
83. Northern Wren (01-08)
84. Common Chiffchaff (01-08)
86. Water Rail (01-08)
87. Little Grebe (01-08)
88. Grey Wagtail (01-08)
89. Long-tailed Tit (01-08)
90. Common Shelduck (01-09)
91. Dunnock (01-09)
92. Spotted Nutcracker (01-09)
93. Goldcrest (01-10)
95. Red Crossbill (01-10)
96. Peregrine Falcon (01-12)
97. Black Woodpecker (01-17)

Big Year 2018

1. Dmytro Komarovskyi (44)
2. Andrew Simon (35)
3. Elena Pavlenko (31)
4. Inna Kyselova (28)
5. Yuriy Kodrul (26)
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rare birds records


White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)

© Viktorija Ostrovska
2008-12-27
Berezne, Rivne region

A rare type of vagrants. It was registered mainly in the northwestern part of the country. It is known only a few meetings.


Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Viacheslav Kaistro
2017-09-11

Rare flying bird on the territory of Ukraine. In recent decades, the frequency of meetings has increased - since the beginning of the century, more than 20 registrations of species in the country. The closest known breeding grounds are in Turkey.


Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)

© Alexey Zolotov
2017-09-07
Kyiv

A rare type of vagrants in the nothern regions of Ukraine.


Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)

© Olexandr Ghryb
2015-08-26
Zhytomyr region, Chudniv district, near the village of Krasnohirka

A rare type of vagrants. Possibly it is the first meeting with this specie in Zhytomyr region.

more rarities...

recent video

2018-01-09. Common Teal (Andrew Simon).

2017-12-30. Mistle Thrush (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2017-12-22. Fieldfare (Andrew Simon).

2017-12-21. Hooded Crow (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2017-12-12. White-Backed Woodpecker (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2017-12-03. Eurasian Jay (Andrew Simon), Common Sparrowhawk (Ivan Lavrenchuk), Thrush Nightingale (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2017-10-30. Syrian Woodpecker (Darya Tereshchenko).

2017-10-29. Eurasian Nuthatch (Yakov Stepanov).

2017-10-26. Common Cuckoo (Yakov Stepanov).

2017-10-25. Black-headed Bunting (Darya Tereshchenko).

2017-10-24. Fieldfare (Darya Tereshchenko).

2017-09-22. Lesser Spotted Eagle (Andrew Simon), Ring Ouzel (Andrew Simon).

more video...

unidentified birds


2018-01-16

Иван Лавренчук: Больше склоняюсь к длиннохвостой, сравнивая с похожими фото молодых птиц. В этом месте было несколько особей но все разлетелись кто куда.
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2018-01-13

Oleg F.: чайка, но достоверна не определить. предлагаю удалить.

2016-05-11

Оксана Ралдугина: Везет мне на гибридных чаек :-).

2016-04-23

Микола Скирпан: Дмитро, то в залежності яка ситуація, кібчик також може ганяти птахів більших за розмірами.

more unidentified birds...