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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 our country during this year.

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2021
1. Kodrul Yuriy (304)
3. FOMINA ALENA (254)
7. Gedziuk Vlad (230)
10. Yaremchuk Roman (204)
13. Ortik Irina (177)
14. Kuzhel Family (172)
15. Kyselova Inna (171)
16. Zhuravel A (154)
21. Simon Andrew (112)
23. Bodnar Vasil (97)
26. Knysh Valerii (85)
29. Snitsar Oleh (70)
30. Rudenko Vadim (62)
32. Sheremet Oleg (55)
35. Gr Stanislavs (34)
37. Gajduk Olga (26)
38. Martsun Oleg (26)
43. Rozhko Oleg (13)
46. Kondrat Petro (10)
47. Malygina Olga (10)
50. Sapuga Alex (9)
57. Rydik Maksym (6)
62. Reva Galyna (4)
71. Ukolov Ilya (2)

all species photographed in 2021


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Black-headed Gull (2021-01-01)
2. Tree Sparrow (2021-01-01)
3. Blue Tit (2021-01-01)
4. Mallard (2021-01-01)
5. Mute Swan (2021-01-01)
6. Eurasian Collared Dove (2021-01-01)
7. Whooper Swan (2021-01-01)
8. Rough-legged Buzzard (2021-01-01)
9. Common Starling (2021-01-01)
10. Fieldfare (2021-01-01)
11. Common Buzzard (2021-01-01)
12. Corn Bunting (2021-01-01)
13. Little Gull (2021-01-01)
14. Red-breasted Merganser (2021-01-01)
15. Smew (2021-01-01)
16. Eurasian Jackdaw (2021-01-01)
17. Long-eared Owl (2021-01-01)
18. Rock Pigeon (2021-01-01)
19. Goldcrest (2021-01-01)
20. Rook (2021-01-01)
21. Hooded Crow (2021-01-01)
22. Bearded Tit (2021-01-01)
23. Black-Billed Magpie (2021-01-01)
24. House Sparrow (2021-01-01)
25. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2021-01-01)
26. Common Raven (2021-01-01)
27. Common Coot (2021-01-01)
28. Bohemian Waxwing (2021-01-01)
29. Great Tit (2021-01-01)
30. Northern Bullfinch (2021-01-01)
31. Caspian Gull (2021-01-01)
32. Tufted Duck (2021-01-01)
33. Common Pochard (2021-01-01)
34. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2021-01-01)
35. Great Crested Grebe (2021-01-01)
36. Great Cormorant (2021-01-01)
37. Black-Necked Grebe (2021-01-01)
38. Common Goldeneye (2021-01-01)
39. Arctic Loon (2021-01-01)
40. Eurasian Linnet (2021-01-01)
41. Crested Lark (2021-01-01)
42. Great White Egret (2021-01-01)
43. European Greenfinch (2021-01-01)
44. Hen Harrier (2021-01-01)
45. Common Kingfisher (2021-01-01)
46. Common Shelduck (2021-01-01)
47. Eurasian Nuthatch (2021-01-01)
48. Eurasian Jay (2021-01-01)
49. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (2021-01-01)
50. Eurasian Blackbird (2021-01-01)
51. Black Redstart (2021-01-01)
52. Eurasian Curlew (2021-01-01)
53. Dunlin (2021-01-01)
54. Pallas's Gull (2021-01-01)
55. Northern Wren (2021-01-01)
56. Eurasian Golden Plover (2021-01-01)
57. Mew Gull (2021-01-02)
58. Coal Tit (2021-01-02)
59. Marsh Tit (2021-01-02)
60. Mistle Thrush (2021-01-02)
61. Black Woodpecker (2021-01-02)
62. Long-tailed Tit (2021-01-02)
63. European Serin (2021-01-02)
64. Common Redpoll (2021-01-02)
65. Peregrine Falcon (2021-01-02)
66. Grey Heron (2021-01-02)
67. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2021-01-02)
68. Common Sparrowhawk (2021-01-02)
69. Eurasian Green Woodpecker (2021-01-02)
70. Short-toed Tree-Creeper (2021-01-02)
71. Ural Owl (2021-01-02)
72. Common Snipe (2021-01-02)
73. Long-tailed Duck (2021-01-02)
74. Meadow Pipit (2021-01-02)
75. Common Kestrel (2021-01-02)
76. Sky Lark (2021-01-02)
77. Common Teal (2021-01-02)
78. Common Oystercatcher (2021-01-02)
79. Grey Plover (2021-01-02)
80. Water Rail (2021-01-02)
81. Common Chaffinch (2021-01-02)
82. Syrian Woodpecker (2021-01-02)
83. Western Barn Owl (2021-01-02)
84. Northern Shoveler (2021-01-02)
85. Northern Pintail (2021-01-02)
86. Eurasian Wigeon (2021-01-02)
87. Little Grebe (2021-01-02)
88. Gadwall (2021-01-02)
89. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2021-01-02)
90. Velvet Scoter (2021-01-03)
91. Common Treecreeper (2021-01-03)
92. Brambling (2021-01-03)
93. Crested Tit (2021-01-03)
94. Goosander (2021-01-03)
95. Bewick's Swan (2021-01-03)
96. Eurasian Goldfinch (2021-01-03)
97. Yellowhammer (2021-01-03)
98. Great Grey Shrike (2021-01-03)
99. Herring Gull (2021-01-03)
100. Merlin (2021-01-03)
101. Spotted Nutcracker (2021-01-03)
102. Eurasian Siskin (2021-01-04)
103. Common Chiffchaff (2021-01-04)
104. Dunnock (2021-01-04)
105. Northern Goshawk (2021-01-06)
106. European Robin (2021-01-06)
107. Greater Scaup (2021-01-08)
108. Red-crested Pochard (2021-01-08)
109. Slavonian Grebe (2021-01-08)
110. Red-throated Loon (2021-01-08)
111. Willow Tit (2021-01-08)
112. Twite (2021-01-09)
113. Snow Bunting (2021-01-09)
114. Horned Lark (2021-01-09)
115. Common Moorhen (2021-01-10)
116. Hawfinch (2021-01-10)
117. Red-flanked Bluetail (2021-01-11)
118. Northern Reed Bunting (2021-01-12)
119. Long-legged Buzzard (2021-01-13)
120. Black-crowned Night Heron (2021-01-14)
121. Grey Wagtail (2021-01-14)
122. Common Pheasant (2021-01-15)
123. White Wagtail (2021-01-16)
124. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2021-01-16)
125. Ruddy Shelduck (2021-01-16)
126. Greater White-fronted Goose (2021-01-16)
127. Greylag Goose (2021-01-16)
128. Grey Partridge (2021-01-16)
129. Common Crane (2021-01-16)
130. Red Knot (2021-01-17)
131. Eurasian Bittern (2021-01-17)
132. Little Owl (2021-01-18)
133. Little Bustard (2021-01-18)
134. Western Marsh-Harrier (2021-01-18)
135. Jack Snipe (2021-01-20)
136. Black Scoter (2021-01-20)
137. Pygmy Cormorant (2021-01-20)
138. Slender-billed Gull (2021-01-20)
139. Kentish Plover (2021-01-21)
140. Mandarin Duck (2021-01-21)
141. Wood Pigeon (2021-01-21)
142. Red Crossbill (2021-01-21)
143. Red-breasted Goose (2021-01-22)
144. White-Backed Woodpecker (2021-01-23)
145. Eurasian Dipper (2021-01-23)
146. Lapland Longspur (2021-01-29)
147. Calandra Lark (2021-01-29)
148. Redwing (2021-01-30)
149. Stock Pigeon (2021-01-30)
150. Northern Black Grouse (2021-01-30)
151. Azure Tit (2021-01-31)
152. Wood Duck (2021-02-02)
153. Tawny Owl (2021-02-02)
154. Great Black-backed Gull (2021-02-13)
155. Yellow-legged Gull (2021-02-16)
156. Saker Falcon (2021-02-17)
157. Short-eared Owl (2021-02-19)
158. Glaucous Gull (2021-02-21)
159. Great Bustard (2021-02-23)
160. Golden Eagle (2021-02-23)
161. Song Thrush (2021-02-24)
162. Lesser Black-backed Gull (2021-02-28)
163. Water Pipit (2021-02-28)
164. Northern Lapwing (2021-03-02)
165. Ferruginous Duck (2021-03-04)
166. Garganey (2021-03-05)
167. Great White Pelican (2021-03-05)
168. Ruff (2021-03-06)
169. Wood Lark (2021-03-06)
170. Common Stonechat (2021-03-08)
171. Bean Goose (2021-03-13)
172. White Stork (2021-03-13)
173. Pied Avocet (2021-03-14)
174. Mediterranean Gull (2021-03-15)
175. Hoopoe (2021-03-16)
176. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2021-03-19)
177. Osprey (2021-03-22)
178. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2021-03-23)
179. Black Stork (2021-03-24)
180. Pallid Harrier (2021-03-27)
181. Dalmatian Pelican (2021-03-27)
182. Green Sandpiper (2021-03-27)
183. Caspian Tern (2021-03-27)
184. Black-tailed Godwit (2021-03-27)
185. Little Ringed Plover (2021-03-27)
186. Common Redshank (2021-03-28)
187. Spanish Sparrow (2021-03-28)
188. Northern Wheatear (2021-03-28)
189. Black-headed Wagtail (2021-03-28)
190. Yellow Wagtail (2021-03-28)
191. Short-toed Snake Eagle (2021-03-29)
192. Greater Spotted Eagle (2021-03-30)
193. Greater Ringed Plover (2021-03-31)
194. Sandwich Tern (2021-03-31)
195. Tree Pipit (2021-04-01)
196. Great Grey Owl (2021-04-02)
197. Lesser Spotted Eagle (2021-04-02)
198. Barn Swallow (2021-04-03)
199. Black-winged Stilt (2021-04-04)
200. Isabelline Wheatear (2021-04-04)
201. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (2021-04-04)
203. Northern Hazelhen (2021-04-04)
204. Boreal Owl (2021-04-05)
205. Eurasian Wryneck (2021-04-06)
206. Bluethroat (2021-04-06)
207. Common Greenshank (2021-04-06)
208. Demoiselle Crane (2021-04-06)
209. Black Kite (2021-04-06)
210. Siberian Stonechat (2021-04-06)
211. Pied Flycatcher (2021-04-07)
212. Lesser White-fronted Goose (2021-04-07)
213. Bar-tailed Godwit (2021-04-07)
214. Eurasian Woodcock (2021-04-07)
215. Collared Flycatcher (2021-04-08)
216. Tawny Pipit (2021-04-08)
217. Common Swift (2021-04-08)
218. Eurasian Whimbrel (2021-04-08)
219. Purple Heron (2021-04-09)
220. Whinchat (2021-04-09)
221. Firecrest (2021-04-09)
222. Red-Necked Grebe (2021-04-09)
223. Willow Warbler (2021-04-10)
224. Blackcap (2021-04-10)
225. Eurasian Redstart (2021-04-10)
226. Red-throated Pipit (2021-04-10)
227. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2021-04-10)
228. Ring Ouzel (2021-04-11)
229. Citrine Wagtail (Western) (2021-04-11)
230. Little Crake (2021-04-11)
231. Spotted Redshank (2021-04-11)
232. Eurasian Hobby (2021-04-11)
233. Greater Short-toed Lark (2021-04-11)
234. Wood Warbler (2021-04-11)
235. Northern House Martin (2021-04-12)
236. Common Sandpiper (2021-04-13)
237. Terek Sandpiper (2021-04-13)
238. Western Capercaillie (2021-04-14)
239. Marsh Sandpiper (2021-04-17)
240. Alpine Swift (2021-04-17)
241. Eurasian Reed Warbler (2021-04-17)
242. Montagu's Harrier (2021-04-17)
243. Little Egret (2021-04-17)
244. Glossy Ibis (2021-04-17)
245. Eurasian Spoonbill (2021-04-17)
246. Common Cuckoo (2021-04-17)
247. Great Snipe (2021-04-17)
248. Wood Sandpiper (2021-04-17)
249. Booted Eagle (2021-04-18)
250. Curlew Sandpiper (2021-04-18)
251. Lesser Whitethroat (2021-04-18)
252. Spotted Crake (2021-04-18)
253. Sand Martin (2021-04-18)
254. Pied Wheatear (2021-04-18)
255. Collared Pratincole (2021-04-18)
256. Savi's Warbler (2021-04-19)
257. Common Tern (2021-04-21)
258. Red-backed Shrike (2021-04-23)
259. Little Stint (2021-04-23)
260. Little Tern (2021-04-23)
261. Red-rumped Swallow (2021-04-24)
262. European Bee-eater (2021-04-24)
263. Ortolan Bunting (2021-04-24)
264. Thrush Nightingale (2021-04-25)
265. Red-footed Falcon (2021-04-25)
266. Eurasian Stone Curlew (2021-04-25)
267. European Turtle Dove (2021-04-25)
268. Common Nightingale (2021-04-25)
269. Woodchat Shrike (2021-04-26)
270. Common Whitethroat (2021-04-27)
271. Great Reed Warbler (2021-04-28)
272. Sedge Warbler (2021-04-28)
273. Common Quail (2021-04-28)
274. Red-breasted Flycatcher (2021-04-28)
275. Paddyfield Warbler (2021-04-28)
276. Whiskered Tern (2021-04-28)
277. Black Tern (2021-04-28)
278. Moustached Warbler (2021-04-30)
279. Eurasian Roller (2021-05-01)
280. Gull-billed Tern (2021-05-01)
281. European Nightjar (2021-05-01)
282. Spotted Flycatcher (2021-05-01)
283. Marsh Warbler (2021-05-01)
284. European Golden Oriole (2021-05-02)
285. Squacco Heron (2021-05-02)
286. Garden Warbler (2021-05-02)
287. Barred Warbler (2021-05-03)
288. Black-legged Kittiwake (2021-05-03)
289. Ruddy Turnstone (2021-05-03)
290. White-winged Tern (2021-05-04)
291. Levantine shearwater (2021-05-04)
292. Icterine Warbler (2021-05-04)
293. Common Eider (2021-05-05)
294. Little Bittern (2021-05-06)
295. Temminck's Stint (2021-05-06)
296. Lesser Grey Shrike (2021-05-06)
297. Eurasian Scops-Owl (2021-05-07)
298. White-tailed Lapwing (2021-05-07)
299. Long-billed Dowitcher (2021-05-07)
300. Eurasian Honey-Buzzard (2021-05-09)
301. Corncrake (2021-05-11)
302. Black-headed Bunting (2021-05-14)
303. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2021-05-14)
304. River Warbler (2021-05-15)
305. Rosy Starling (2021-05-16)
306. Common Rosefinch (2021-05-16)
307. Levant Sparrowhawk (2021-05-17)
308. Western Grasshopper Warbler (2021-05-22)
309. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2021-05-26)
310. Cattle Egret (2021-05-26)
311. Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (2021-05-27)
312. Black-eared Wheatear (2021-05-27)
313. Aquatic Warbler (2021-05-28)
314. Sanderling (2021-05-29)
315. Alpine Accentor (2021-06-08)
316. Greenish Warbler (2021-06-09)
317. Red Kite (2021-06-13)
318. White-headed Duck (2021-06-17)
319. European Shag (2021-06-30)
320. Barnacle Goose (2021-07-18)
321. Egyptian Vulture (2021-07-26)
322. Black-winged Pratincole (2021-08-01)
323. Red-necked Phalarope (2021-08-08)
324. Arctic Skua (2021-08-15)
325. Lesser Kestrel (2021-08-22)
326. Red Phalarope (2021-08-27)
327. Eurasian Dotterel (2021-09-05)
328. Greater Flamingo (2021-09-11)
329. Siberian Accentor (2021-11-02)

Big Year 2021

1. Yuriy Kodrul (304)
2. Andrey Mis\'kov (257)
3. ALENA FOMINA (254)
4. Dmytro Petrychenko (241)
5. Kostiantyn Pylypiuk (241)
6. Natalia Honcharyk (233)
7. Vlad Gedziuk (230)
8. Yevgen Chernolyev (229)
9. Roman Yaremchuk (204)
10. Sergo Travelian (204)
more...

rare birds records


Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)

© ALENA FOMINA
2021-11-13
Kiev region

Rare migratory and wintering species. The second observation this year: on February 13, one bird was photographed by Serhiy Lyubchenko in Kyiv on Lake Telbin, 17.02 P. Panchenko noted in the top of the Sukhyi estuary also one individual (not yet published).


Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)

© Aleksandr Arhipov
2021-11-02
Rybalske, Odesa district

A rare vagrant species. It was last observed in 2016 during the invasion of northern Europe. The 7th confirmed registration in Ukraine and the First in Odesa region.


Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)

© Yuliia Yurchenko
2021-05-27
Strohanivka

A rare vagrant species. It is periodically observed during spring migration, mostly near the coast.


Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

© ALENA FOMINA
2021-10-22
Kiev region

A Rare migratory bird. Second observation in this year.

more rarities...

recent video

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).

2021-08-07. Little Bittern (Yakov Stepanov).

more video...

unidentified birds


2021-12-04

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2021-12-04

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2021-03-14

Василь Боднар: Я в таких випадках завжди все виставляю.

2021-03-04

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2021-01-05

Олександр Гриб: Інших фото немає.

more unidentified birds...