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Big Year 2021

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

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* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2021

all species photographed in 2021


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Fieldfare (2021-01-07)
2. Crested Tit (2021-01-09)
3. Common Coot (2021-01-14)
4. Hawfinch (2021-01-16)
5. Syrian Woodpecker (2021-01-21)
6. Herring Gull (2021-01-21)
7. Blue Tit (2021-01-23)
8. White-throated Dipper (2021-01-25)
9. Eurasian Collared Dove (2021-01-29)
10. Coal Tit (2021-01-30)
11. Marsh Tit (2021-01-30)
12. Eurasian Nuthatch (2021-01-31)
13. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2021-02-07)
14. European Goldfinch (2021-02-07)
15. Eurasian Jackdaw (2021-02-13)
16. Common Blackbird (2021-02-15)
17. Eurasian Jay (2021-02-15)
18. European Greenfinch (2021-02-16)
19. European Robin (2021-02-16)
20. Long-tailed Tit (2021-02-19)
21. Goldcrest (2021-02-21)
22. Common Bullfinch (2021-02-21)
23. Mute Swan (2021-02-21)
24. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2021-02-21)
25. Eurasian Treecreeper (2021-02-21)
26. Common Starling (2021-03-03)

rare birds records


Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Ivan Bogdanovich
2012-05-08
Zhitkovichskiy r-n



Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)

© Ivan Bogdanovich
2019-11-11



Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

© Andrey Borodin
2020-01-30
Minsk



Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

© Александр Mesiats
2019-11-13
Minsk region, Smolevichi city, Smolevichi reservoir

1st-winter Black-legged Kittiwake, Rissa tridactyla photographed at Smalyavichy district - 5th record for Belarus

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recent video

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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unidentified birds


2020-04-01

Семён Левый: Думаю, черноголовая. Нет светлых краёв второстепенных маховых.

2020-03-09

Андрей Баздырев: Точно ББЧ, а вот хохотунья (скорее всего) или серебристая - по данному фото сказать сложно.

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