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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
4. Andrew Simon (192)
5. Uri Muhin (192)
6. Yuriy Kodrul (167)
8. Vlad Gedziuk (161)
10. Elena Pavlenko (157)
11. Olga Malygina (136)
12. Inna Kyselova (134)
13. Alex Sapuga (124)
17. Petro Hryniuk (78)
19. Stas Torsky (58)
21. Olga Gajduk (44)
22. Alina Inosova (35)
33. Pavlo Fryman (5)
35. Elena Moraru (4)
41. 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 (01-02)
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)
121. Eurasian Bittern (02-03)
123. Wood Duck (02-08)
124. Glaucous Gull (02-09)
126. Greater Scaup (02-10)
127. Red-crested Pochard (02-10)
128. Whooper Swan (02-10)
129. Eurasian Curlew (02-11)
130. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (02-17)
133. Bewick's Swan (02-18)
134. Northern Pintail (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. Common Snipe (03-25)
162. Barnacle Goose (03-26)
163. Northern Wheatear (03-29)
164. Osprey (03-31)
165. Pallid Harrier (04-01)
166. Kentish Plover (04-01)
168. Hoopoe (04-01)
169. Black Kite (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)
189. Caspian Tern (04-09)
190. Ring Ouzel (04-10)
191. Firecrest (04-10)
192. Isabelline Wheatear (04-11)
193. Eurasian Scops-Owl (04-11)
194. Common Swift (04-13)
195. Yellow Wagtail (04-13)
197. Little Crake (04-14)
198. Common Nightingale (04-15)
200. European Serin (04-15)
201. Savi's Warbler (04-15)
202. Collared Flycatcher (04-16)
203. Common Sandpiper (04-16)
204. Pied Flycatcher (04-16)
205. Wood Warbler (04-17)
206. Lesser Whitethroat (04-17)
207. Azure Tit (04-17)
208. Common Tern (04-17)
209. Great Grey Owl (04-18)
210. Spotted Crake (04-19)
211. Eurasian Woodcock (04-20)
212. Whinchat (04-21)
213. Little Egret (04-22)
214. Wood Sandpiper (04-22)
215. Velvet Scoter (04-23)
216. Eurasian Whimbrel (04-23)
217. Curlew Sandpiper (04-23)
218. Red-footed Falcon (04-23)
219. Marsh Sandpiper (04-23)
220. Whiskered Tern (04-23)
221. Black Tern (04-23)
222. Eurasian Hobby (04-23)
224. Common Cuckoo (04-25)
225. Montagu's Harrier (04-26)
226. Eurasian Spoonbill (04-27)
227. Purple Heron (04-27)
229. Common Whitethroat (04-27)
230. Ferruginous Duck (04-27)
231. Ortolan Bunting (04-28)
232. Little Gull (04-28)
233. Bar-tailed Godwit (04-28)
235. Tawny Pipit (04-29)
236. Little Tern (04-29)
237. Gull-billed Tern (04-29)
238. Mediterranean Gull (04-29)
239. Arctic Loon (04-29)
240. Little Stint (04-29)
241. Dalmatian Pelican (04-30)
242. European Bee-eater (04-30)
243. Spotted Flycatcher (04-30)
244. Glossy Ibis (04-30)
245. Sedge Warbler (04-30)
246. Red Kite (04-30)
247. Sand Martin (05-01)
248. White-winged Tern (05-01)
249. Great Reed Warbler (05-01)
250. Booted Eagle (05-01)
251. Little Bittern (05-02)
252. Collared Pratincole (05-02)
253. Squacco Heron (05-02)
254. Alpine Swift (05-04)
255. Red-throated Pipit (05-05)
257. Thrush Nightingale (05-06)
258. Spanish Sparrow (05-06)
259. Red-backed Shrike (05-06)
260. Pied Wheatear (05-06)
261. Ruddy Turnstone (05-06)
262. Eurasian Roller (05-06)
263. Paddyfield Warbler (05-07)
264. Rosy Starling (05-07)
266. Greater Flamingo (05-07)
267. Terek Sandpiper (05-08)
268. Lesser Grey Shrike (05-08)
269. Sanderling (05-08)
270. Barred Warbler (05-08)
272. Icterine Warbler (05-11)
275. Demoiselle Crane (05-14)
276. Temminck's Stint (05-14)
277. Marsh Warbler (05-14)
279. Levant Sparrowhawk (05-14)
280. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (05-15)
281. Corncrake (05-16)
282. Garden Warbler (05-16)
283. Siberian Stonechat (05-18)
284. Common Rosefinch (05-19)
286. Spotted Nutcracker (05-20)
287. Water Pipit (05-20)
288. European Nightjar (05-25)
289. Cattle Egret (05-26)
290. Greenish Warbler (05-28)
291. River Warbler (05-28)
293. Aquatic Warbler (06-04)
294. Red Crossbill (07-02)
295. Ural Owl (07-02)
297. Saker Falcon (07-08)
302. European Shag (08-19)
303. Arctic Skua (08-21)
304. Red-Necked Grebe (08-22)
305. Common Eider (08-25)
306. Jack Snipe (08-26)
307. Black Scoter (09-03)
309. Red Knot (09-15)
310. Eurasian Dotterel (09-28)
311. Slavonian Grebe (10-01)
312. Hoary Redpoll (11-09)

Big Year 2017

1. Oksana Raldugina (260)
2. Viacheslav Kaistro (230)
3. Alex Komarovskiy (227)
4. Uri Muhin (192)
5. Andrew Simon (192)
more...

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

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).

2017-08-28. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (Andrew Simon), Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Oleksandr Evtushevsky).

2017-08-22. Common Sandpiper (Andrew Simon).

2017-08-20. European Bee-eater (Stanislavs Gr).

2017-07-21. Yellowhammer (Andrew Simon), Eurasian Green Woodpecker (Andrew Simon).

2017-07-09. Northern Wren (Andrew Simon).

2017-06-21. Black Stork (Andrew Simon).

more video...

unidentified birds


2017-10-31

Андрей Коваленко: Вероятнее хохотунья.

2017-10-28

Оксана Ралдугіна: абсолютно не видно никаких характерных признаков для определения вида - не стоит такие фото выставлять наверное.

2017-10-22

Андрей Коваленко: На лугового конька похоже...

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...