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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

supported by "Bloomsbury Publishing" / rewards

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2018
2. Kodrul Yuriy (215)
7. Gedziuk Vlad (144)
8. Repin Andrii (142)
10. Kotyk Roman (116)
11. Pavlenko Elena (113)
12. Kyselova Inna (110)
13. Lavrenchuk Ivan (106)
14. Simon Andrew (101)
15. Martsun Oleg (99)
16. Malygina Olga (97)
17. Tymkiv Polina (92)
20. Snitsar Oleh (80)
23. Sapuga Alex (38)
28. Hryniuk Petro (25)
30. Irina Belik (24)
32. Savchuk Serg (22)
35. Gajduk Olga (12)
37. Moraru Elena (10)
46. Bodnar Vasil (1)
47. Fistak Vasyl (1)
48. Gleba Vasil (1)
50. Man Evgeniy (1)

all species photographed in 2018


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Common Buzzard (2018-01-01)
2. Mallard (2018-01-01)
3. Eurasian Siskin (2018-01-01)
4. Common Redpoll (2018-01-01)
5. Northern Bullfinch (2018-01-01)
6. Common Sparrowhawk (2018-01-01)
7. Tree Sparrow (2018-01-01)
8. Rough-legged Buzzard (2018-01-01)
9. Eurasian Linnet (2018-01-01)
10. Eurasian Jay (2018-01-01)
11. Coal Tit (2018-01-01)
12. Hooded Crow (2018-01-01)
13. Whooper Swan (2018-01-01)
14. Northern Pintail (2018-01-01)
15. Eurasian Blackbird (2018-01-01)
16. Hawfinch (2018-01-01)
17. Blue Tit (2018-01-01)
18. Common Treecreeper (2018-01-01)
19. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2018-01-01)
20. Bohemian Waxwing (2018-01-01)
21. Common Raven (2018-01-01)
22. European Greenfinch (2018-01-01)
23. Eurasian Goldfinch (2018-01-01)
24. Yellowhammer (2018-01-01)
25. Common Chaffinch (2018-01-01)
26. Eurasian Jackdaw (2018-01-01)
27. Eurasian Nuthatch (2018-01-01)
28. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2018-01-01)
29. Northern Reed Bunting (2018-01-01)
30. Marsh Tit (2018-01-01)
31. Willow Tit (2018-01-01)
32. Mistle Thrush (2018-01-01)
33. Syrian Woodpecker (2018-01-01)
34. Great Tit (2018-01-01)
35. Crested Tit (2018-01-01)
36. Wood Pigeon (2018-01-01)
37. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2018-01-01)
38. Long-eared Owl (2018-01-02)
39. Great Grey Shrike (2018-01-02)
40. Goldcrest (2018-01-02)
41. Northern Wren (2018-01-02)
42. Tawny Owl (2018-01-02)
43. Rock Pigeon (2018-01-02)
44. Redwing (2018-01-03)
45. Meadow Pipit (2018-01-03)
46. Eurasian Curlew (2018-01-03)
47. Red-breasted Merganser (2018-01-03)
48. Red-breasted Goose (2018-01-03)
49. Little Gull (2018-01-03)
50. Black-Necked Grebe (2018-01-03)
51. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2018-01-03)
52. Black-headed Gull (2018-01-03)
53. Corn Bunting (2018-01-03)
54. Common Kestrel (2018-01-03)
55. Mute Swan (2018-01-03)
56. Caspian Gull (2018-01-03)
57. Great Cormorant (2018-01-03)
58. Fieldfare (2018-01-03)
59. Tufted Duck (2018-01-03)
60. Long-legged Buzzard (2018-01-03)
61. Merlin (2018-01-04)
62. Crested Lark (2018-01-04)
63. Mew Gull (2018-01-04)
64. Hen Harrier (2018-01-04)
65. Great White Egret (2018-01-05)
66. Common Coot (2018-01-05)
67. House Sparrow (2018-01-05)
68. Arctic Loon (2018-01-05)
69. Grey Heron (2018-01-05)
70. Great Crested Grebe (2018-01-05)
71. Common Starling (2018-01-05)
72. Northern Goshawk (2018-01-06)
73. Eurasian Collared Dove (2018-01-06)
74. Common Teal (2018-01-06)
75. Common Moorhen (2018-01-06)
76. Common Goldeneye (2018-01-06)
77. Goosander (2018-01-06)
78. Smew (2018-01-06)
79. Hoary Redpoll (2018-01-06)
80. Rook (2018-01-06)
81. Black-Billed Magpie (2018-01-06)
82. European Shag (2018-01-06)
83. Pygmy Cormorant (2018-01-07)
84. Common Pochard (2018-01-07)
85. Brambling (2018-01-07)
86. Common Kingfisher (2018-01-07)
87. Rock Bunting (2018-01-08)
88. Horned Lark (2018-01-08)
89. Snow Bunting (2018-01-08)
90. Common Chiffchaff (2018-01-08)
91. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2018-01-08)
92. Water Rail (2018-01-08)
93. Little Grebe (2018-01-08)
94. Grey Wagtail (2018-01-08)
95. Long-tailed Tit (2018-01-08)
96. Common Shelduck (2018-01-09)
97. Dunnock (2018-01-09)
98. Spotted Nutcracker (2018-01-09)
99. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2018-01-10)
100. Red Crossbill (2018-01-10)
101. Peregrine Falcon (2018-01-12)
102. White Wagtail (2018-01-13)
103. Eurasian Dipper (2018-01-13)
104. Black Redstart (2018-01-14)
105. Twite (2018-01-14)
106. Gadwall (2018-01-14)
107. Bearded Tit (2018-01-14)
108. European Robin (2018-01-15)
109. Black Woodpecker (2018-01-17)
110. Great Grey Owl (2018-01-17)
111. Grey Partridge (2018-01-18)
112. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2018-01-20)
113. Little Owl (2018-01-21)
114. Lapland Longspur (2018-01-21)
115. White-Backed Woodpecker (2018-01-23)
116. Dunlin (2018-01-25)
117. Red Knot (2018-01-25)
118. Grey Plover (2018-01-25)
119. Ural Owl (2018-01-25)
120. Eurasian Wigeon (2018-01-26)
121. Wood Lark (2018-01-26)
122. Herring Gull (2018-01-26)
123. Greater White-fronted Goose (2018-01-27)
124. Western Marsh-Harrier (2018-01-27)
125. Common Eider (2018-01-27)
126. Long-tailed Duck (2018-01-27)
127. Sanderling (2018-01-27)
128. Great Black-backed Gull (2018-01-28)
129. Sky Lark (2018-01-28)
130. Greater Scaup (2018-01-30)
131. Yellow-legged Gull (2018-02-04)
132. Bewick's Swan (2018-02-04)
133. Song Thrush (2018-02-10)
134. Common Stonechat (2018-02-11)
135. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2018-02-11)
136. Northern Black Grouse (2018-02-16)
137. Common Pheasant (2018-02-18)
138. Glossy Ibis (2018-02-18)
139. Greylag Goose (2018-02-18)
140. Northern Shoveler (2018-02-18)
141. Garganey (2018-03-02)
142. Red-crested Pochard (2018-03-03)
143. Blackcap (2018-03-04)
144. Ferruginous Duck (2018-03-04)
145. Common Redshank (2018-03-05)
146. Pallas's Gull (2018-03-06)
147. Glaucous Gull (2018-03-06)
148. Eurasian Spoonbill (2018-03-08)
149. Slender-billed Gull (2018-03-08)
150. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2018-03-08)
151. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2018-03-08)
152. Northern Lapwing (2018-03-10)
153. Ruff (2018-03-10)
154. Common Crane (2018-03-10)
155. Eurasian Reed Warbler (2018-03-10)
156. Velvet Scoter (2018-03-10)
157. Green Sandpiper (2018-03-11)
158. Calandra Lark (2018-03-11)
159. Mediterranean Gull (2018-03-12)
160. Hoopoe (2018-03-13)
161. White Stork (2018-03-15)
162. Jack Snipe (2018-03-17)
163. Common Snipe (2018-03-17)
164. Great White Pelican (2018-03-17)
165. Pied Avocet (2018-03-17)
166. Ring Ouzel (2018-03-18)
167. Eurasian Golden Plover (2018-03-20)
168. Eurasian Woodcock (2018-03-20)
169. Little Ringed Plover (2018-03-20)
170. Short-eared Owl (2018-03-20)
171. Eurasian Bittern (2018-03-23)
172. Black-tailed Godwit (2018-03-24)
173. Eurasian Wryneck (2018-03-24)
174. Stock Pigeon (2018-03-24)
175. Bean Goose (2018-03-24)
176. Common Nightingale (2018-03-24)
177. Ruddy Shelduck (2018-03-24)
178. Little Crake (2018-03-25)
179. Northern Wheatear (2018-03-25)
180. Eurasian Whimbrel (2018-03-25)
181. Little Egret (2018-03-26)
182. Purple Heron (2018-03-27)
183. Tree Pipit (2018-03-29)
184. Eurasian Stone Curlew (2018-03-29)
185. Yellow Wagtail (2018-03-29)
186. Barn Swallow (2018-03-30)
187. Osprey (2018-03-31)
188. Kentish Plover (2018-03-31)
189. Sandwich Tern (2018-03-31)
190. Caspian Tern (2018-03-31)
191. Black Stork (2018-04-01)
192. Pied Flycatcher (2018-04-01)
193. Red-throated Loon (2018-04-01)
194. Common Oystercatcher (2018-04-01)
195. Black Kite (2018-04-01)
196. Eurasian Redstart (2018-04-01)
197. Pallid Harrier (2018-04-01)
198. Bar-tailed Godwit (2018-04-01)
199. Black-headed Wagtail (2018-04-02)
200. Black-winged Stilt (2018-04-03)
201. Willow Warbler (2018-04-03)
202. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (2018-04-03)
203. European Serin (2018-04-03)
204. Citrine Wagtail (Western) (2018-04-04)
205. Common Sandpiper (2018-04-04)
206. Collared Flycatcher (2018-04-04)
207. Firecrest (2018-04-04)
208. Common Greenshank (2018-04-05)
209. Bluethroat (2018-04-05)
210. Tawny Pipit (2018-04-05)
211. Lesser Whitethroat (2018-04-05)
212. Whinchat (2018-04-08)
213. Black-crowned Night Heron (2018-04-08)
214. Marsh Sandpiper (2018-04-09)
215. Common Tern (2018-04-09)
216. Common Cuckoo (2018-04-09)
217. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2018-04-09)
218. Wood Warbler (2018-04-10)
219. Savi's Warbler (2018-04-10)
220. Northern Hazelhen (2018-04-11)
221. Wood Sandpiper (2018-04-11)
222. Northern House Martin (2018-04-13)
223. Eurasian Hobby (2018-04-13)
224. Common Swift (2018-04-13)
225. Pied Wheatear (2018-04-13)
226. Spotted Redshank (2018-04-13)
227. Greater Short-toed Lark (2018-04-14)
228. Azure Tit (2018-04-15)
229. Greater Spotted Eagle (2018-04-15)
230. Dalmatian Pelican (2018-04-15)
231. Eurasian Scops-Owl (2018-04-16)
232. Sand Martin (2018-04-17)
233. Red-Necked Grebe (2018-04-17)
234. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2018-04-17)
235. Great Reed Warbler (2018-04-18)
236. Terek Sandpiper (2018-04-18)
237. Black Tern (2018-04-20)
238. Whiskered Tern (2018-04-20)
239. Red-throated Pipit (2018-04-21)
240. Griffon Vulture (2018-04-21)
241. Cinereous Vulture (2018-04-21)
242. Montagu's Harrier (2018-04-21)
243. Sedge Warbler (2018-04-21)
244. Western Barn Owl (2018-04-21)
245. Isabelline Wheatear (2018-04-22)
246. Little Tern (2018-04-22)
247. White-winged Tern (2018-04-22)
248. Greater Ringed Plover (2018-04-22)
249. Common Whitethroat (2018-04-23)
250. Thrush Nightingale (2018-04-24)
251. Ortolan Bunting (2018-04-25)
252. Spotted Flycatcher (2018-04-25)
253. Lesser Grey Shrike (2018-04-26)
254. Woodchat Shrike (2018-04-26)
255. Saker Falcon (2018-04-26)
256. European Golden Oriole (2018-04-27)
257. Alpine Swift (2018-04-27)
258. Little Stint (2018-04-28)
259. Red Kite (2018-04-28)
260. Temminck's Stint (2018-04-29)
261. Eurasian Roller (2018-04-29)
262. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2018-04-29)
263. Curlew Sandpiper (2018-04-30)
264. Corncrake (2018-04-30)
265. Red-backed Shrike (2018-04-30)
266. Gull-billed Tern (2018-04-30)
267. Red-footed Falcon (2018-04-30)
268. European Turtle Dove (2018-05-01)
269. Demoiselle Crane (2018-05-01)
270. Icterine Warbler (2018-05-03)
271. Garden Warbler (2018-05-03)
272. Little Bittern (2018-05-05)
273. Barred Warbler (2018-05-05)
274. Eurasian Honey-Buzzard (2018-05-06)
275. Paddyfield Warbler (2018-05-06)
276. European Bee-eater (2018-05-06)
277. Collared Pratincole (2018-05-08)
278. Squacco Heron (2018-05-08)
279. Spanish Sparrow (2018-05-08)
280. Common Rosefinch (2018-05-12)
281. Western Grasshopper Warbler (2018-05-14)
282. Rosy Starling (2018-05-14)
283. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2018-05-16)
284. Ruddy Turnstone (2018-05-16)
285. Red-necked Phalarope (2018-05-16)
286. Marsh Warbler (2018-05-17)
287. River Warbler (2018-05-20)

Big Year 2018

supported by

1. Raldugina Oksana (219)
2. Kodrul Yuriy (215)
3. Komarovskyi Dmytro (168)
4. Chernolyev Yevgen (167)
5. Komarovskiy Alex (164)
6. Burkovsky Oleksandr (155)
7. Gedziuk Vlad (144)
8. Repin Andrii (142)
9. Sevidov Viktor (134)
10. Kotyk Roman (116)

more...

rare birds records


Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)

© Ivan Lavrenchuk
2018-03-04
Novograd-Volynski

The first fact of bird wintering in the North Ukraine.


Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia)

© Evgeniy Man
2018-01-08



Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

© Vlad Gedziuk
2018-01-14
Ozero Basiv Kut m.Rivne

Rare specie in winter in the region.


Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

© Olexandr Ghryb
2018-02-10
Zhytomyr region, Romaniv district, village Myropil

May be it is first wintering bird of this specie in the region and one of some registration in winter for the North Ukraine.

more rarities...

recent video

2018-04-18. Bluethroat (Yakov Stepanov).

2018-03-25. White Wagtail (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2018-03-10. Common Sparrowhawk (Andrew Simon), Grey Partridge (Andrew Simon).

2018-03-04. Blackcap (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2018-03-02. Fieldfare (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2018-02-26. Hawfinch (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2018-02-20. Mute Swan (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

2018-01-21. Willow Tit (Serg Savchuk).

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. Common Sparrowhawk (Ivan Lavrenchuk).

more video...

unidentified birds


2018-05-21

no any comments:

2018-05-20

Сергей Л. Волков: Самец-то какой красивый! Очень интересный.

2018-05-19

Андрій Сімон: Думаю, крячок чорний. Щока не біла і крала забарвлені більш менш рівномірно.

2018-05-16

Оксана Ралдугіна: Добавила еще кадр- в левом углу для сравнения размера сидит авдотка)

2018-04-29

Андрей Баздырев: Мне существенно больше азиатского напоминает, чем просто черноголового.

more unidentified birds...