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Big Year 2024

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 2022 2023

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2024
2. Gedziuk Vlad (61)
4. Ortik Irina (46)
5. Martsun Oleg (42)
11. Bodnar Vasil (24)
15. Skiter Artem (14)
16. Simon Andrew (10)
22. Sapuga Alex (1)

all species photographed in 2024


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Bohemian Waxwing (2024-01-01)
2. Mute Swan (2024-01-01)
3. Black-headed Gull (2024-01-01)
4. Eurasian Jay (2024-01-01)
5. Marsh Tit (2024-01-01)
6. Great Tit (2024-01-01)
7. Eurasian Nuthatch (2024-01-01)
8. Black-Necked Grebe (2024-01-01)
9. Bearded Tit (2024-01-01)
10. Common Kingfisher (2024-01-01)
11. Rock Pigeon (2024-01-01)
12. Hooded Crow (2024-01-01)
13. Blue Tit (2024-01-01)
14. Tree Sparrow (2024-01-01)
15. Mistle Thrush (2024-01-01)
16. Mallard (2024-01-01)
17. Eurasian Blackbird (2024-01-01)
18. Great White Egret (2024-01-01)
19. Northern Wren (2024-01-01)
20. Long-tailed Tit (2024-01-01)
21. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-01)
22. Common Treecreeper (2024-01-01)
23. Yellowhammer (2024-01-01)
24. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-02)
25. Crested Tit (2024-01-02)
26. Mew Gull (2024-01-02)
27. Rook (2024-01-02)
28. Coal Tit (2024-01-02)
29. Hawfinch (2024-01-02)
30. Goosander (2024-01-02)
31. Common Chaffinch (2024-01-03)
32. Firecrest (2024-01-03)
33. Common Raven (2024-01-03)
34. Redwing (2024-01-05)
35. Great Grey Shrike (2024-01-05)
36. Slender-billed Gull (2024-01-05)
37. Brambling (2024-01-05)
38. Common Crane (2024-01-05)
39. Hen Harrier (2024-01-05)
40. European Greenfinch (2024-01-05)
41. Eurasian Goldfinch (2024-01-05)
42. Common Sparrowhawk (2024-01-05)
43. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2024-01-05)
44. Northern Bullfinch (2024-01-05)
45. Peregrine Falcon (2024-01-06)
46. Eurasian Siskin (2024-01-06)
47. Common Redpoll (2024-01-06)
48. House Sparrow (2024-01-06)
49. Common Moorhen (2024-01-06)
50. Caspian Gull (2024-01-06)
51. Great Cormorant (2024-01-06)
52. Fieldfare (2024-01-06)
53. Black-Billed Magpie (2024-01-06)
54. Water Rail (2024-01-06)
55. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2024-01-06)
56. Eurasian Jackdaw (2024-01-06)
57. Common Coot (2024-01-06)
58. Long-eared Owl (2024-01-07)
59. Goldcrest (2024-01-07)
60. Northern Shoveler (2024-01-08)
61. Gadwall (2024-01-08)
62. Herring Gull (2024-01-08)
63. White-Backed Woodpecker (2024-01-08)
64. European Robin (2024-01-09)
65. Dunnock (2024-01-09)
66. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2024-01-09)
67. Grey Wagtail (2024-01-09)
68. European Shag (2024-01-09)
69. Great Black-backed Gull (2024-01-10)
70. Grey Heron (2024-01-10)
71. Common Goldeneye (2024-01-10)
72. Common Teal (2024-01-11)
73. Little Grebe (2024-01-12)
74. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2024-01-12)
75. Northern Pintail (2024-01-13)
76. Eurasian Wigeon (2024-01-13)
77. Long-tailed Duck (2024-01-14)
78. Whooper Swan (2024-01-14)
79. Tufted Duck (2024-01-14)
80. Smew (2024-01-14)
81. Syrian Woodpecker (2024-01-15)
82. Common Buzzard (2024-01-16)
83. Common Starling (2024-01-16)
84. Horned Lark (2024-01-17)
85. Common Pochard (2024-01-17)
86. White Stork (2024-01-17)
87. Grey Partridge (2024-01-18)
88. Eurasian Collared Dove (2024-01-21)
89. Northern Reed Bunting (2024-01-26)
90. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2024-01-26)
91. Black Woodpecker (2024-01-27)
92. Eurasian Dipper (2024-01-27)
93. Common Kestrel (2024-01-27)
94. Northern Goshawk (2024-01-28)
95. Greater Scaup (2024-01-28)
96. Green Sandpiper (2024-01-29)
97. Twite (2024-02-04)
98. Greylag Goose (2024-02-04)
99. Barnacle Goose (2024-02-06)
100. Rough-legged Buzzard (2024-02-10)
101. Hoary Redpoll (2024-02-10)
102. Greater White-fronted Goose (2024-02-16)
103. Red Crossbill (2024-02-17)
104. Stock Pigeon (2024-02-19)
105. Merlin (2024-02-19)
106. Tawny Owl (2024-02-23)
107. Wood Pigeon (2024-02-23)
108. Eurasian Linnet (2024-02-23)
109. Ural Owl (2024-02-25)
110. Willow Tit (2024-02-25)

Big Year 2024

1. Denys Davydov (78)
2. Vlad Gedziuk (61)
3. Inna Kyselova (46)
4. Irina Ortik (46)
5. Oleg Martsun (42)
6. Andrey Mis\'kov (34)
7. Oksana Makhovska (34)
8. Denys Shandar (31)
9. Igor Samokhin (28)
10. Alex Komarovskiy (26)
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rare birds records


Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)

© Olexandr Riznyk
2023-12-03
Cherkasy. Cherkasy region

The first registration of Lesser Yellowlegs, the specie fron North America, in Ukraine. Discovered by Oleksandr Riznyk, Anna Alabina and Dasha Buzovka on December 3, 2023 on the Embankment of the Dnipro River in Cherkasy.


Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris)

© Oleksandr Bronskov
2023-05-20
Liman Shahany. Odeska oblast

The first registration of the Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris) in Ukraine, and thus - a new species in the fauna of Ukraine.


Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

© Alex Komarovskiy
2023-03-01

Rare vagrant


Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)

© Oleksandr Burkovsky
2022-09-04

A rare vagrant, formerly nesting species of southern Ukraine. The first observation in Odesa region in decades and the first photo from its territory.

more rarities...

recent video

2024-02-19. Eurasian Penduline Tit (Stanislavs Gr), Eurasian Penduline Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2024-01-06. Coal Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2024-01-03. Blue Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-11-07. Northern Wren (Stanislavs Gr), Northern Wren (Stanislavs Gr), Northern Wren (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-09-22. Song Thrush (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-09-18. Willow Warbler (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-07-16. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-05-19. Eurasian Jay (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-05-17. Eurasian Penduline Tit (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-05-11. Collared Flycatcher (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-05-09. European Golden Oriole (Stanislavs Gr).

2023-05-05. Collared Flycatcher (Stanislavs Gr).

more video...

unidentified birds


2024-02-18

Єгор Лобода: Переношу на визначення. На 'western palearctic gulls' припускають що це гібрид або скельний.

2024-02-10

Ірина Ортік: сорокопуд терновий

2024-02-10

Ірина Ортік: молодь щиглика

2024-01-19

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2024-01-18

Андрій Сімон: Трохи підрізав і збільшив. Судячи по коментарям - переношу "на визначення".

more unidentified birds...