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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

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2021
5. Oboew Roulon (23)

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. Eurasian Nuthatch (2021-01-23)
9. White-throated Dipper (2021-01-25)
10. Eurasian Collared Dove (2021-01-29)
11. Mute Swan (2021-01-29)
12. Coal Tit (2021-01-30)
13. Marsh Tit (2021-01-30)
14. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2021-02-07)
15. European Goldfinch (2021-02-07)
16. Eurasian Jackdaw (2021-02-13)
17. Common Kingfisher (2021-02-14)
18. Common Blackbird (2021-02-15)
19. Eurasian Jay (2021-02-15)
20. European Greenfinch (2021-02-16)
21. European Robin (2021-02-16)
22. Long-tailed Tit (2021-02-19)
23. Goldcrest (2021-02-21)
24. Common Bullfinch (2021-02-21)
25. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2021-02-21)
26. Eurasian Treecreeper (2021-02-21)
27. Common Starling (2021-03-03)
28. Common Pochard (2021-03-04)
29. Common Black-headed Gull (2021-03-04)
30. Crested Lark (2021-03-04)
31. Great Tit (2021-03-06)
32. Mallard (2021-03-06)
33. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2021-03-10)
34. Eurasian Siskin (2021-03-13)
35. Willow Tit (2021-03-13)
36. Hooded Crow (2021-03-13)
37. Wood Lark (2021-03-17)
38. Black Grouse (2021-03-20)
40. Great Cormorant (2021-03-22)
41. Eurasian Sparrowhawk (2021-03-22)
42. Rook (2021-03-23)
43. Great Crested Grebe (2021-03-24)
44. Common Pheasant (2021-03-24)
45. White Wagtail (2021-03-24)
46. Common Goldeneye (2021-03-24)
47. Northern Pintail (2021-03-25)
48. Eurasian Wigeon (2021-03-25)
49. Yellowhammer (2021-03-26)
50. Ferruginous Duck (2021-03-27)
51. Common Raven (2021-03-27)
52. Chaffinch (2021-04-01)
53. Common Wood Pigeon (2021-04-02)
54. Eurasian Wren (2021-04-03)
55. White Stork (2021-04-03)
56. Tufted Duck (2021-04-03)
57. Common Redshank (2021-04-03)
58. Reed Bunting (2021-04-04)
59. Black Redstart (2021-04-09)
60. Common Chiffchaff (2021-04-10)
61. Song Thrush (2021-04-10)
62. Brambling (2021-04-11)
63. Redwing (2021-04-11)
64. Eurasian Skylark (2021-04-11)
65. Ruff male, Reeve female (2021-04-11)
66. Bohemian Waxwing (2021-04-12)
67. Common Tern (2021-04-12)
68. Eurasian Oystercatcher (2021-04-12)
69. Whimbrel (2021-04-21)
70. Bewick's Swan (2021-04-21)
71. Rock Pigeon (2021-04-21)
72. Whooper Swan (2021-04-22)
73. Citrine Wagtail (2021-04-22)
74. Common Sandpiper (2021-04-22)
75. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2021-04-22)
76. Bluethroat (2021-04-25)
77. Wood Warbler (2021-04-28)
78. Blackcap (2021-04-28)
79. Osprey (2021-04-28)
80. Eurasian Penduline-tit (2021-04-28)
81. Eurasian Wryneck (2021-04-29)
82. Thrush Nightingale (2021-04-30)
83. Western Yellow Wagtail (2021-04-30)
84. Willow Warbler (2021-04-30)
85. European Pied Flycatcher (2021-05-01)
86. Lesser Whitethroat (2021-05-01)
87. Sedge Warbler (2021-05-01)
88. Gadwall (2021-05-02)
89. Grey Partridge (2021-05-02)
90. Little Gull (2021-05-08)
91. Corn Bunting (2021-05-09)
92. Whiskered Tern (2021-05-09)
93. Lesser Grey Shrike (2021-05-09)
94. Whinchat (2021-05-09)
95. Barn Swallow (2021-05-09)
96. Black-billed Magpie (2021-05-09)
97. Northern Wheatear (2021-05-09)
98. Northern House Martin (2021-05-10)
99. Garganey (2021-05-10)
100. Wood Sandpiper (2021-05-10)
101. Red-backed Shrike (2021-05-10)
102. Common Cuckoo (2021-05-10)
103. Common Whitethroat (2021-05-10)
104. Tree Pipit (2021-05-10)
105. European Honey Buzzard (2021-05-10)
106. Azure Tit (2021-05-11)
107. Marsh Warbler (2021-05-11)
108. Great Reed-warbler (2021-05-13)
109. Little Ringed Plover (2021-05-15)
110. Western Marsh Harrier (2021-05-15)
111. Common Rosefinch (2021-05-16)
112. Icterine Warbler (2021-05-16)
113. Common Swift (2021-05-16)
114. Eurasian Reed-warbler (2021-05-21)
115. Common Moorhen (2021-05-21)
116. Spotted Flycatcher (2021-05-23)
117. European Serin (2021-05-23)
118. House Sparrow (2021-05-30)
119. Grey Heron (2021-05-30)
120. Northern Goshawk (2021-06-05)
121. Northern Lapwing (2021-06-05)

rare birds records


Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)

© Victor Natykanets
2021-03-27
Pripyat river floodplain, Turov town surrounding, biological reserve "Turov meadow", Zhitkovichi district, Gomel region



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


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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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