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Big Year 2022

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 2020 2021

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2022
1. FOMINA ALENA (77)
2. Simon Andrew (38)
5. Zhuravel A (26)
8. Ortik Irina (22)
10. Snitsar Oleh (17)
11. Gedziuk Vlad (15)
13. Kyselova Inna (14)
14. Kuzhel Family (13)
16. Bodnar Vasil (11)
18. Sheremet Oleg (11)
23. Rozhko Oleg (4)
26. Sapuga Alex (2)
30. Kodrul Yuriy (1)

all species photographed in 2022


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Common Moorhen (2022-01-01)
2. Northern Bullfinch (2022-01-01)
4. Northern Wren (2022-01-01)
5. Great Tit (2022-01-01)
6. Black-Billed Magpie (2022-01-01)
7. Black-Necked Grebe (2022-01-01)
8. Northern Reed Bunting (2022-01-01)
9. Hen Harrier (2022-01-01)
10. Goosander (2022-01-01)
11. Crested Lark (2022-01-01)
12. Eurasian Collared Dove (2022-01-01)
13. Common Chaffinch (2022-01-01)
14. Hawfinch (2022-01-01)
15. Common Starling (2022-01-01)
16. Common Pheasant (2022-01-01)
17. Rough-legged Buzzard (2022-01-01)
18. Great Crested Grebe (2022-01-01)
19. Common Goldeneye (2022-01-01)
20. Whooper Swan (2022-01-01)
21. Eurasian Linnet (2022-01-01)
22. Yellowhammer (2022-01-01)
23. Grey Heron (2022-01-01)
24. Common Raven (2022-01-01)
25. Eurasian Nuthatch (2022-01-01)
26. Eurasian Goldfinch (2022-01-01)
27. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2022-01-01)
28. Tree Sparrow (2022-01-01)
29. Syrian Woodpecker (2022-01-02)
30. Eurasian Jackdaw (2022-01-02)
31. Goldcrest (2022-01-02)
32. Coal Tit (2022-01-02)
33. Common Sparrowhawk (2022-01-02)
34. Long-tailed Tit (2022-01-02)
35. Mallard (2022-01-02)
36. Peregrine Falcon (2022-01-02)
37. Eurasian Bittern (2022-01-02)
38. Common Crane (2022-01-02)
39. Grey Partridge (2022-01-02)
40. Stock Pigeon (2022-01-02)
41. Eurasian Siskin (2022-01-02)
42. Herring Gull (2022-01-02)
43. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2022-01-02)
44. Eurasian Wigeon (2022-01-02)
45. Red-breasted Merganser (2022-01-02)
46. Smew (2022-01-02)
47. Corn Bunting (2022-01-02)
48. Rook (2022-01-02)
49. Mute Swan (2022-01-02)
50. European Greenfinch (2022-01-02)
51. Fieldfare (2022-01-02)
52. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2022-01-02)
53. Black-headed Gull (2022-01-02)
54. Mew Gull (2022-01-02)
55. Great White Egret (2022-01-02)
56. Caspian Gull (2022-01-02)
57. Rock Pigeon (2022-01-03)
58. Common Coot (2022-01-03)
59. Great Cormorant (2022-01-03)
60. Common Buzzard (2022-01-03)
61. Common Teal (2022-01-03)
62. Common Pochard (2022-01-03)
63. Eurasian Curlew (2022-01-03)
64. Common Shelduck (2022-01-03)
65. Pallas's Gull (2022-01-03)
66. Iceland Gull (2022-01-03)
67. House Sparrow (2022-01-03)
68. Turkestan Short-toed Lark (2022-01-04)
69. Kentish Plover (2022-01-04)
70. Horned Lark (2022-01-04)
71. Hooded Crow (2022-01-04)
72. Common Treecreeper (2022-01-05)
73. Dunnock (2022-01-05)
74. European Robin (2022-01-06)
75. Mistle Thrush (2022-01-06)
76. Blue Tit (2022-01-07)
77. Eurasian Jay (2022-01-07)
78. Grey Wagtail (2022-01-07)
79. Jack Snipe (2022-01-07)
80. Firecrest (2022-01-07)
81. Long-eared Owl (2022-01-07)
82. Brambling (2022-01-07)
83. Common Kestrel (2022-01-07)
84. Tawny Owl (2022-01-07)
85. Eurasian Blackbird (2022-01-08)
86. Black-crowned Night Heron (2022-01-08)
87. Mandarin Duck (2022-01-08)
88. Marsh Tit (2022-01-08)
89. Great Grey Shrike (2022-01-08)
90. Long-tailed Duck (2022-01-09)
91. Red-breasted Goose (2022-01-10)
92. Black Woodpecker (2022-01-12)
93. Snow Bunting (2022-01-12)
94. Little Owl (2022-01-12)
95. Great Black-backed Gull (2022-01-13)
96. Tufted Duck (2022-01-13)
97. Little Grebe (2022-01-16)
98. Bean Goose (2022-01-18)
99. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2022-01-19)
100. Water Rail (2022-01-19)
101. Merlin (2022-01-20)
102. Twite (2022-01-20)
103. Black Scoter (2022-01-22)
104. Northern Goshawk (2022-01-23)
105. Western Barn Owl (2022-01-24)
106. Bearded Tit (2022-01-25)
107. Wood Pigeon (2022-01-26)
108. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2022-01-27)

Big Year 2022

1. ALENA FOMINA (77)
2. Andrew Simon (38)
3. Vitaliy Mosienko (32)
4. Dmytro Petrychenko (31)
5. A Zhuravel (26)
6. Andrey Mis\'kov (24)
7. Irina Ortik (22)
8. Natalia Drabina (22)
9. Alex Komarovskiy (18)
10. Oleh Snitsar (17)
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rare birds records


Lesser Short-toed Lark (Alaudala heinei)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky
2021-12-29

Rare vagrant and wintering species. There is no reliable information on nesting in the last 10 years. At the same time the species is also observed in Bulgaria and Cyprus. The first confirmed record in Odesa region.


Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)

© Yuriy Kodrul
2021-12-12
Odessa Oblast

The rare wintering species. Young individuals are more common.


Black-throated Accentor (Prunella atrogularis)

© Aleksandr Arhipov
2021-12-03
Kuchurhan, Odesa district

Black-throated Accentor is a new species in the fauna of Ukraine. It is a rare vagrant species in Europe, most observed during the autumn migration. This year, three observations on Europe in general, in particular, the first record for the country also in Poland.


Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky
2021-12-03

Vary Rare vagrant species in East Europe. The first record in Ukraine.

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recent video

2022-01-04. Eurasian Bittern (David Golodetsky).

2021-11-10. Northern Bullfinch (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-11-07. Great Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-11-04. Rook (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-11-02. Grey Partridge (Andrew Simon).

2021-10-31. Common Sparrowhawk (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-28. Hooded Crow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-24. European Robin (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-10-19. Tree Sparrow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-10-17. Long-eared Owl (Stanislavs Gr).

2021-10-05. Hooded Crow (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-09-21. White Wagtail (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-09-12. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (Alexender Zabolotnyy).

2021-09-10. Mute Swan (Vitalii Kazannyk), Whooper Swan (Vitalii Kazannyk).

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unidentified birds


2022-01-25

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2022-01-22

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2022-01-19

Сім'я Кужель: Дякуємо пану Гьотцу за цікаву та аргументовану думку. Зважаючи, що зустрічі з Phylloscopus orientalis в нашому регіоні нам не відомі (хоча відкидати [....]

2022-01-15

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2022-01-15

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