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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 Belarus during this year.

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023

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* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2024

all species photographed in 2024


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Fieldfare (2024-01-05)
2. Hooded Crow (2024-01-05)
3. Common Bullfinch (2024-01-06)
4. Rough-legged Buzzard (2024-01-07)
5. Little Owl (2024-01-10)
6. Spotted Nutcracker (2024-01-12)
7. Horned Lark / Shore Lark (2024-01-12)
8. Marsh Tit (2024-01-13)
9. Reed Bunting (2024-01-16)
10. European Greenfinch (2024-01-17)
11. Eurasian Wigeon (2024-01-19)
12. Mallard (2024-01-19)
13. Rock Pigeon (2024-01-19)
14. Great Tit (2024-01-19)
15. Common Black-headed Gull (2024-01-19)
16. Common Coot (2024-01-19)
17. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2024-01-19)
18. Great Black-backed Gull (2024-01-20)
19. Grey Partridge (2024-01-20)
20. Snow Bunting (2024-01-21)
21. European Robin (2024-01-21)
22. Great Grey Shrike (2024-01-21)
23. Long-tailed Tit (2024-01-21)
24. Merlin (2024-01-27)
25. Grey Heron (2024-01-28)
26. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2024-02-08)
27. Crested Lark (2024-02-10)
28. Crested Tit (2024-02-17)
29. Eurasian Treecreeper (2024-02-17)
30. Common Raven (2024-02-19)
31. Blue Tit (2024-02-19)
32. Bohemian Waxwing (2024-02-24)
33. Greylag Goose (2024-02-25)
34. Common Buzzard (2024-02-27)
35. Eurasian Collared Dove (2024-03-01)
36. Egyptian Goose (2024-03-01)
38. Eurasian Skylark (2024-03-02)
39. Mute Swan (2024-03-02)
40. Goldcrest (2024-03-03)
41. Eurasian Tree Sparrow (2024-03-03)
42. Yellowhammer (2024-03-03)
43. Great Cormorant (2024-03-05)
44. Peregrine Falcon (2024-03-06)
45. Bean Goose (2024-03-06)
46. Northern Lapwing (2024-03-06)
47. White Wagtail (2024-03-07)
48. Eurasian Wren (2024-03-08)
49. Common Starling (2024-03-09)
50. House Sparrow (2024-03-09)
51. Coal Tit (2024-03-09)
52. Willow Tit (2024-03-09)
53. Rook (2024-03-11)
54. Eurasian Jackdaw (2024-03-11)
55. Whooper Swan (2024-03-12)
56. Great Egret (2024-03-12)
57. Eurasian Jay (2024-03-14)
58. White-backed Woodpecker (2024-03-14)
59. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2024-03-14)
60. Ruff male, Reeve female (2024-03-15)
61. Wood Lark (2024-03-16)
62. Eurasian Sparrowhawk (2024-03-16)
63. Smew (2024-03-18)
64. Azure Tit (2024-03-18)
65. Common Crane (2024-03-21)
66. Redwing (2024-03-29)
67. Eurasian Oystercatcher (2024-03-30)
68. Common Redshank (2024-03-30)
69. Caspian Tern (2024-04-01)
70. Common Shelduck (2024-04-01)
71. Western Yellow Wagtail (2024-04-01)
72. Eurasian Penduline-tit (2024-04-01)
73. Common Wood Pigeon (2024-04-01)
74. Green Sandpiper (2024-04-01)
75. Northern Wheatear (2024-04-01)
76. Black-tailed Godwit (2024-04-02)
77. Common Sandpiper (2024-04-05)
78. Barn Swallow (2024-04-05)
79. Common Chiffchaff (2024-04-06)
80. Chaffinch (2024-04-06)
81. Tree Pipit (2024-04-06)
82. European Serin (2024-04-07)
83. Osprey (2024-04-08)
84. Bluethroat (2024-04-08)
85. Dunlin (2024-04-08)
86. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2024-04-09)
87. Syrian Woodpecker (2024-04-09)
88. Common Tern (2024-04-09)
89. Black Tern (2024-04-09)
90. Black-necked Grebe (2024-04-09)
91. Black Redstart (2024-04-10)
92. Linnet (2024-04-10)
93. Common Blackbird (2024-04-11)
94. Blackcap (2024-04-12)
95. Common Teal (2024-04-12)
96. Gadwall (2024-04-12)
97. Garganey (2024-04-12)
98. Hawfinch (2024-04-12)
99. Northern Shoveler (2024-04-12)
100. Brambling (2024-04-12)
101. Eurasian Wryneck (2024-04-13)
102. White Stork (2024-04-13)
103. Lesser Whitethroat (2024-04-14)
104. Willow Warbler (2024-04-14)
105. Common Snipe (2024-04-15)
106. Common Goldeneye (2024-04-15)
107. Black Stork (2024-04-16)
108. Common Pochard (2024-04-17)
109. Collared Flycatcher (2024-04-20)
110. Little Ringed Plover (2024-04-21)

rare birds records


Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

© Valery Dombrovski
2024-03-06
Gomel region, Zhitkovichi district



Merlin (Falco columbarius)

© Yury Podverbny
2024-01-27



Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei)

© Yury Podverbny
2023-11-26
Minsk, "Silver Log" Park



Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

© Yury Podverbny
2023-10-13


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2021-01-30. Common Starling (Yuri Kurlenyov).

2020-06-20. Wood Warbler (Viktor Natykanets).

2020-04-18. Great Grey Shrike (Viktor Natykanets).

2019-04-26. Eurasian Wryneck (Viktor Natykanets).

2019-03-27. Syrian Woodpecker (Viktor Natykanets).

2018-09-26. Eurasian Wren (Viktor Natykanets).

2018-09-23. Common Greenshank (Viktor Natykanets), Ruddy Turnstone (Viktor Natykanets).

2018-09-22. Black-winged Stilt (Viktor Natykanets), Northern Lapwing (Viktor Natykanets).

2018-09-20. Dunlin (Viktor Natykanets).

2018-09-18. Little Grebe (Viktor Natykanets).

2018-09-14. Red Phalarope (Viktor Natykanets).

2018-09-13. Azure Tit (Viktor Natykanets).

2018-09-04. Ruff male, Reeve female (Viktor Natykanets).

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