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Big Year 2019

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: 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2019
4. Sukhov Ilya (201)
6. Malkov Yuriy (172)
15. Yasko Anna (101)
16. Kim Natali (99)
18. Silan Serg (95)
20. Bevza Ivan (82)
21. Merz Marina (79)
26. Belyalov Oleg (61)
29. Bolbotov Gleb (55)
34. Gubin Boris (39)
38. Sivokon Olga (26)
41. Tanaev Kirill (16)
42. Georgi Boris (12)
47. Bell Darren (7)
48. Eroglu Ihsan (7)
51. Sedykh Irina (6)
58. Ni Dmitriy (3)
65. Rage Vitaliy (2)
66. Sykes Tim (2)
67. Dalnova Olga (1)
70. Khumar Timur (1)
71. Kim Mikhail (1)
73. Minns Sean (1)

all species photographed in 2019


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Hawfinch (2019-01-01)
2. Northern Bullfinch (2019-01-01)
3. Fieldfare (2019-01-01)
4. Red-fronted Serin (2019-01-01)
5. Brambling (2019-01-01)
6. Eurasian Blackbird (2019-01-01)
7. Black-Billed Magpie (2019-01-01)
8. Eurasian Nuthatch (2019-01-01)
9. Eurasian Dipper (2019-01-01)
10. Long-tailed Tit (2019-01-01)
11. Hooded Crow (2019-01-01)
12. Great Tit (2019-01-01)
13. Rock Pigeon (2019-01-01)
14. Common Redpoll (2019-01-01)
15. Bohemian Waxwing (2019-01-01)
16. Common Chaffinch (2019-01-01)
17. Azure Tit (2019-01-02)
18. Eurasian Siskin (2019-01-02)
19. Carrion Crow (2019-01-02)
20. Great Rosefinch (2019-01-02)
21. Black-throated Thrush (2019-01-02)
22. Mistle Thrush (2019-01-02)
23. Grey-Headed Woodpecker (2019-01-02)
24. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-02)
25. Common Sparrowhawk (2019-01-02)
26. Goosander (2019-01-02)
27. Tree Sparrow (2019-01-02)
28. Mallard (2019-01-02)
29. Common Goldeneye (2019-01-02)
30. Great Grey Shrike (2019-01-02)
31. Eurasian Collared Dove (2019-01-02)
32. Laughing Dove (2019-01-02)
33. Eurasian Goldfinch (2019-01-02)
34. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2019-01-02)
35. Baikal Bullfinch (2019-01-02)
36. Upland Buzzard (2019-01-02)
37. Golden Eagle (2019-01-02)
38. Common Raven (2019-01-02)
39. Rough-legged Buzzard (2019-01-02)
40. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2019-01-02)
41. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2019-01-02)
42. Common Pheasant (2019-01-02)
43. Peregrine Falcon (2019-01-02)
44. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2019-01-03)
45. White-Backed Woodpecker (2019-01-03)
46. Merlin (2019-01-03)
47. Northern Goshawk (2019-01-03)
48. Coal Tit (2019-01-03)
49. Willow Tit (2019-01-03)
50. Black Lark (2019-01-03)
51. Tufted Duck (2019-01-04)
52. Smew (2019-01-04)
53. Common Mynah (2019-01-04)
54. Water Pipit (2019-01-05)
55. Yellowhammer (2019-01-05)
56. Corn Bunting (2019-01-05)
57. Common Kestrel (2019-01-05)
58. Northern Reed Bunting (2019-01-05)
59. Horned Lark (2019-01-05)
60. Water Rail (2019-01-05)
61. Hen Harrier (2019-01-05)
62. Grey Partridge (2019-01-05)
63. Crested Lark (2019-01-05)
64. Great White Egret (2019-01-05)
65. Caspian Gull (2019-01-05)
66. Mew Gull (2019-01-05)
67. Black Redstart (2019-01-05)
68. Black-headed Gull (2019-01-05)
69. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2019-01-05)
70. European Robin (2019-01-05)
71. Common Snipe (2019-01-05)
72. Ibisbill (2019-01-05)
73. Common Treecreeper (2019-01-06)
74. Eurasian Jay (2019-01-06)
75. Chukar Partridge (2019-01-06)
76. Eversmann's Redstart (2019-01-06)
77. Eurasian Jackdaw (2019-01-06)
78. Daurian Jackdaw (2019-01-06)
79. Spotted Nutcracker (2019-01-06)
80. Common Buzzard (2019-01-06)
81. Wallcreeper (2019-01-06)
82. Eastern Buzzard (2019-01-06)
83. Turkestan Tit (2019-01-06)
84. Northern Wren (2019-01-06)
85. Rook (2019-01-07)
86. White-browed Tit-Warbler (2019-01-07)
87. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2019-01-07)
88. Meadow Bunting (2019-01-07)
89. European Greenfinch (2019-01-07)
90. White-Winged Woodpecker (2019-01-07)
91. Goldcrest (2019-01-07)
92. Bearded Tit (2019-01-07)
93. Gadwall (2019-01-07)
94. Whooper Swan (2019-01-07)
95. Mute Swan (2019-01-07)
96. Long-eared Owl (2019-01-07)
97. Wood Pigeon (2019-01-08)
98. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2019-01-08)
99. Godlewski's Bunting (2019-01-09)
100. Ural Owl (2019-01-10)
101. Sky Lark (2019-01-10)
102. Cinereous Vulture (2019-01-10)
103. Spanish Sparrow (2019-01-11)
104. Common Teal (2019-01-11)
105. Pallas's Rosefinch (2019-01-12)
106. Red Crossbill (2019-01-12)
107. Brown Dipper (2019-01-13)
108. Solitary Snipe (2019-01-13)
109. Northern Pintail (2019-01-13)
110. Yellow-billed Chough (2019-01-13)
111. Red-breasted Rosefinch (2019-01-13)
112. Himalayan Snowcock (2019-01-13)
113. Red-billed Chough (2019-01-13)
114. House Sparrow (2019-01-13)
115. Rock Sparrow (2019-01-14)
116. Redwing (2019-01-17)
117. Snowy Owl (2019-01-18)
118. Snow Bunting (2019-01-18)
119. Bewick's Swan (2019-01-18)
120. Little Grebe (2019-01-19)
121. Steppe Eagle (2019-01-19)
122. Ruddy Shelduck (2019-01-19)
123. Baraba Steppe Gull (2019-01-19)
124. Greylag Goose (2019-01-19)
125. Common Shelduck (2019-01-19)
126. Common Pochard (2019-01-19)
127. Red-crested Pochard (2019-01-19)
128. Eurasian Linnet (2019-01-19)
129. Common Chiffchaff (2019-01-19)
130. Long-legged Buzzard (2019-01-19)
131. Red-breasted Merganser (2019-01-20)
132. Great Crested Grebe (2019-01-21)
133. Common Starling (2019-01-22)
134. Bean Goose (2019-01-23)
135. Pine Bunting (2019-01-26)
136. Black-Necked Grebe (2019-01-31)
137. Lammergeier (2019-02-01)
138. Short-eared Owl (2019-02-02)
139. Blue Tit (2019-02-02)
140. Blue Whistling Thrush (2019-02-03)
141. Songar Tit (2019-02-03)
142. White-winged Grosbeak (2019-02-03)
143. Alpine Accentor (2019-02-03)
144. Ring-billed Gull (2019-02-08)
145. Western Marsh-Harrier (2019-02-08)
146. Northern Lapwing (2019-02-09)
147. Common Redshank (2019-02-09)
148. Pygmy Cormorant (2019-02-09)
149. Northern Black Grouse (2019-02-10)
150. Asian Rosy-Finch (2019-02-14)
151. Red-breasted Goose (2019-02-15)
152. Greater White-fronted Goose (2019-02-15)
153. Grey Heron (2019-02-15)
154. Common Coot (2019-02-15)
155. Stock Pigeon (2019-02-15)
156. Long-tailed Duck (2019-02-16)
157. Finsch's Wheatear (2019-02-16)
158. Mongolian Finch (2019-02-16)
159. Little Owl (2019-02-16)
160. Desert Finch (2019-02-16)
161. Pallas's Gull (2019-02-17)
162. Northern Shoveler (2019-02-17)
163. Little Bustard (2019-02-17)
164. Calandra Lark (2019-02-19)
165. Eurasian Wigeon (2019-02-19)
166. Willow Ptarmigan (2019-02-23)
167. Dalmatian Pelican (2019-02-24)
168. Masked Wagtail (2019-02-24)
169. Great Cormorant (2019-02-28)
170. Yellow-breasted Tit (2019-03-01)
171. Cetti's Warbler (2019-03-02)
172. Ferruginous Duck (2019-03-02)
173. White Wagtail (2019-03-03)
174. Great Bustard (2019-03-03)
175. Common Crane (2019-03-03)
176. Siberian Black-backed Gull (2019-03-05)
177. Black-throated Accentor (2019-03-06)
178. Northern Hawk Owl (2019-03-06)
179. Desert Wheatear (2019-03-08)
180. Isabelline Wheatear (2019-03-08)
181. Rock Bunting (2019-03-08)
182. Eastern Rock Nuthatch (2019-03-09)
183. Black Kite (2019-03-09)
184. Isabelline Shrike (2019-03-10)
185. Pied Wheatear (2019-03-11)
186. Greater Flamingo (2019-03-12)
187. Citrine Wagtail (2019-03-12)
188. Alpine Swift (2019-03-12)
189. Eurasian Woodcock (2019-03-13)
190. Hoopoe (2019-03-14)
191. Steppe Grey Shrike (2019-03-14)
192. Greater Sand Plover (2019-03-14)
193. Greater Short-toed Lark (2019-03-14)
194. Macqueen's Bustard (2019-03-14)
195. Asian Desert Warbler (2019-03-14)
196. Demoiselle Crane (2019-03-15)
197. Northern Wheatear (2019-03-15)
198. Bimaculated Lark (2019-03-15)
199. Variable Wheatear (2019-03-15)
200. Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (2019-03-15)
201. Griffon Vulture (2019-03-16)
202. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2019-03-16)
203. Saker Falcon (2019-03-16)
204. Barn Swallow (2019-03-17)
205. Pallid Harrier (2019-03-18)
206. Little Ringed Plover (2019-03-18)
207. Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (2019-03-18)
208. Great White Pelican (2019-03-18)
209. Dunnock (2019-03-19)
210. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (2019-03-19)
211. Turkestan Shrike (2019-03-19)
212. Common Stonechat (2019-03-20)
213. Pander's Ground-Jay (2019-03-20)
214. Tawny Pipit (2019-03-20)
215. Green Sandpiper (2019-03-20)
216. White-crowned Penduline Tit (2019-03-20)
217. Black Woodpecker (2019-03-21)
218. Rustic Bunting (2019-03-21)
219. Garganey (2019-03-22)
220. Ruff (2019-03-22)
221. Kentish Plover (2019-03-22)
222. Indian Sparrow (2019-03-22)
223. White-tailed Lapwing (2019-03-22)
224. Black-tailed Godwit (2019-03-22)
225. Hodgson's Rosefinch (2019-03-22)
226. Slender-billed Gull (2019-03-23)
227. Eurasian Curlew (2019-03-23)
228. Eurasian Penduline Tit (2019-03-23)
229. Bluethroat (2019-03-23)
230. Pied Avocet (2019-03-23)
231. Tree Pipit (2019-03-23)
232. Lesser Short-toed Lark (2019-03-23)
233. Dunlin (2019-03-23)
234. Little Stint (2019-03-23)
235. White-headed Duck (2019-03-24)
236. Black-breasted Tit (2019-03-24)
237. White Stork (2019-03-25)
238. Black-headed Wagtail (2019-03-25)
239. Black Stork (2019-03-25)
240. Yellow Wagtail (2019-03-25)
241. Brown-necked Raven (2019-03-25)
242. White-winged Lark (2019-03-25)
243. Saxaul Sparrow (2019-03-26)
244. Northern Hazelhen (2019-03-26)
245. Lesser Kestrel (2019-03-28)
246. Grey Wagtail (2019-03-28)
247. Himalayan Vulture (2019-03-28)
248. Common Oystercatcher (2019-03-30)
249. Red-necked Phalarope (2019-03-31)
250. Caspian Tern (2019-04-03)
251. Black-crowned Night Heron (2019-04-04)
252. Eurasian Redstart (2019-04-04)
253. Common Tern (2019-04-05)
254. Eurasian Scops-Owl (2019-04-06)
255. Glossy Ibis (2019-04-06)
256. Jack Snipe (2019-04-06)
257. Caspian Plover (2019-04-06)
258. Pallas's Sandgrouse (2019-04-06)
259. Meadow Pipit (2019-04-07)
260. Common Moorhen (2019-04-07)
261. Common Swift (2019-04-07)
262. Song Thrush (2019-04-08)
263. Montagu's Harrier (2019-04-08)
264. Black-winged Stilt (2019-04-09)
265. Himalayan Accentor (2019-04-09)
266. Common Sandpiper (2019-04-10)
267. Pied Flycatcher (2019-04-11)
268. Osprey (2019-04-12)
269. Hume's Warbler (2019-04-13)
270. Greater Scaup (2019-04-15)
271. Common Greenshank (2019-04-15)
272. Paddyfield Warbler (2019-04-17)
273. Sand Martin (2019-04-19)
274. Common Kingfisher (2019-04-19)
275. Eurasian Stone Curlew (2019-04-20)
276. Northern House Martin (2019-04-20)
277. Wood Warbler (2019-04-21)
278. Willow Warbler (2019-04-21)
279. Semi-collared Flycatcher (2019-04-21)
280. Shikra (2019-04-22)
281. Eurasian Wryneck (2019-04-22)
282. Blackcap (2019-04-23)
283. Spotted Flycatcher (2019-04-24)
284. Barnacle Goose (2019-04-24)
285. Marsh Sandpiper (2019-04-24)
286. Lesser Whitethroat (2019-04-25)
287. Ortolan Bunting (2019-04-25)
288. Purple Heron (2019-04-26)
289. Collared Pratincole (2019-04-26)
290. Little Tern (2019-04-26)
291. Terek Sandpiper (2019-04-26)
292. Common Rosefinch (2019-04-26)
293. Common Nightingale (2019-04-26)
294. Booted Eagle (2019-04-27)
295. Slavonian Grebe (2019-04-27)
296. Common Cuckoo (2019-04-27)
297. Whinchat (2019-04-28)
298. Red-breasted Flycatcher (2019-04-28)
299. Blue-capped Redstart (2019-04-28)
300. Booted Warbler (2019-04-29)
301. Little Egret (2019-04-30)
302. White-winged Tern (2019-04-30)
303. Red-throated Pipit (2019-05-01)
304. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (2019-05-01)
305. Lesser Sand Plover (2019-05-01)
306. Red-Necked Grebe (2019-05-01)
307. Spotted Redshank (2019-05-01)
308. Eurasian Whimbrel (2019-05-01)
309. Temminck's Stint (2019-05-01)
310. Black Tern (2019-05-01)
311. Greater Spotted Eagle (2019-05-01)
312. Little Bittern (2019-05-01)
313. Bar-tailed Godwit (2019-05-02)
314. Rosy Starling (2019-05-02)
315. Black-eared Wheatear (2019-05-02)
316. Black-winged Pratincole (2019-05-02)
317. Long-tailed Shrike (2019-05-03)
318. Pallid Scops Owl (2019-05-03)
319. Streaked Scrub Warbler (2019-05-03)
320. Greenish Warbler (2019-05-04)
321. Wood Sandpiper (2019-05-04)
322. Oriental Turtle Dove (2019-05-04)
323. Yellow-eyed Pigeon (2019-05-04)
324. Eurasian Hobby (2019-05-05)
325. European Bee-eater (2019-05-05)
326. Oriental Lark (2019-05-05)
327. Red-headed Bunting (2019-05-05)
328. European Turtle Dove (2019-05-05)
329. Eurasian Crag Martin (2019-05-05)
330. Grey-necked Bunting (2019-05-05)
331. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2019-05-07)
332. Savi's Warbler (2019-05-07)
333. Greater Ringed Plover (2019-05-07)
334. Eurasian Golden Plover (2019-05-07)
335. Little Gull (2019-05-07)
336. Himalayan Rubythroat (2019-05-07)
337. Great Reed Warbler (2019-05-07)
338. Syke's Warbler (2019-05-07)
339. Sulphur-bellied Warbler (2019-05-07)
340. Collared Flycatcher (2019-05-07)
341. White-capped Bunting (2019-05-07)
342. Blue Rock Thrush (2019-05-07)
343. Hume's Whitethroat (2019-05-07)
344. Woodchat Shrike (2019-05-08)
345. Eurasian Spoonbill (2019-05-08)
346. Red-backed Shrike (2019-05-08)
347. Ruddy Turnstone (2019-05-10)
348. Brown Accentor (2019-05-10)
349. Olive-backed Pipit (2019-05-10)
350. Gull-billed Tern (2019-05-11)
351. Common Whitethroat (2019-05-11)
352. Eurasian Roller (2019-05-11)
353. Clamorous Reed Warbler (2019-05-11)
354. Red-footed Falcon (2019-05-11)
355. Twite (2019-05-11)
356. Arctic Loon (2019-05-12)
357. White-throated Robin (2019-05-12)
358. Richard's Pipit (2019-05-12)
359. Egyptian Vulture (2019-05-13)
360. Rufous Bush Robin (2019-05-13)
361. Barred Warbler (2019-05-13)
362. Lesser Grey Shrike (2019-05-13)
363. Garden Warbler (2019-05-14)
364. Pin-Tailed Sandgrouse (2019-05-15)
365. Red-flanked Bluetail (2019-05-15)
366. Curlew Sandpiper (2019-05-16)
367. Crested Honey-Buzzard (2019-05-16)
368. Eurasian Honey-Buzzard (2019-05-17)
369. European Golden Oriole (2019-05-18)
370. Grey Plover (2019-05-18)
371. Crimson-winged Finch (2019-05-19)
372. Pale Sand Martin (2019-05-19)
373. Eastern Orphean Warbler (2019-05-19)
374. Whiskered Tern (2019-05-20)
375. Arctic Warbler (2019-05-20)
376. Yellow-browed Warbler (2019-05-20)
377. Thrush Nightingale (2019-05-23)
379. Yellow-backed Wagtail (2019-05-26)
380. Sedge Warbler (2019-05-28)
381. Red-rumped Swallow (2019-05-28)
382. Sociable Lapwing (2019-05-30)
383. Oriental Cuckoo (2019-05-31)
384. Pied Bushchat (2019-06-01)
385. Western Grasshopper Warbler (2019-06-01)
386. Eurasian Reed Warbler (2019-06-04)
387. Black-headed Penduline Tit (2019-06-04)
388. Sanderling (2019-06-07)
389. Eurasian Dotterel (2019-06-11)
390. Ashy Drongo (2019-06-12)
391. European Nightjar (2019-06-12)
392. Icterine Warbler (2019-06-16)
393. Relict Gull (2019-06-16)
394. Asian Paradise Flycatcher (2019-06-23)
395. Barbary Falcon (2019-06-24)
396. White-winged Scoter (2019-06-27)
397. Menetries Warbler (2019-07-03)
398. Moustached Warbler (2019-07-08)
399. Indian Pond Heron (2019-07-10)
400. Wood Lark (2019-07-11)
401. Siberian Tit (2019-07-17)
402. Pine Grosbeak (2019-07-19)
403. Common Quail (2019-07-31)
404. Sandwich Tern (2019-08-03)
406. Eurasian Bittern (2019-08-05)
407. Siberian Rubythroat (2019-08-05)
408. Pacific Swift (2019-08-08)
409. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2019-08-17)
410. Marsh Warbler (2019-08-18)
411. Dusky Warbler (2019-08-25)
412. Little Crake (2019-09-06)
413. Vega (Mongolian) Gull (2019-09-11)
414. Levant Sparrowhawk (2019-09-12)
415. Yellow-browed Bunting (2019-09-21)
416. Pacific Golden Plover (2019-09-22)

Big Year 2019

1. Isabekov Askar (300)
2. Muravskiy Vladimir (212)
3. Dyakin Gennadiy (201)
4. Sukhov Ilya (201)
5. Belyaev Alexandr (184)
6. Malkov Yuriy (172)
7. Katuncev Alexandr (144)
8. Gudimova Marina (142)
9. Belousov Yevgeny (140)
10. Vorobyov Vladimir (140)
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rare birds records


Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii)

© Aleksandr Putilin
2019-07-10

Rare and northernmost record in Kazakhstan. Forth record, prevoius three ones were in South-Easthern Kazakhstan: July 4th 2009, December 7th 2013 (both Sorbilak lake), and from December 13, 2014 to January 24, 2015 (Taldykurgan).


Ashy Drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus)

© Alexandr Fedulin
2019-06-12
Korgalzhyn, Akmola oblast.

New species for Kazakhstan.


Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Andrey Borodin
2019-05-29



Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)

© Anna Yasko
2019-05-08
Aktau, Mangystau region

The second record of the Woodchat Shrike in Kazakhstan. The first one was recorded on May 3, 2015, also in Aktau (Mangistau).

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recent video

2019-09-22. White-Backed Woodpecker (Natali Kim).

2019-09-19. Tree Pipit (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2019-09-16. Black-eared Kite (Natali Kim).

2019-09-03. Yellow Wagtail (Natali Kim).

2019-09-01. Common Shelduck (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2019-08-26. Yellow Wagtail (Natali Kim).

2019-08-23. Black-winged Stilt (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2019-08-07. Common Snipe (Andrei Kuryashkin).

2019-08-04. Common Kestrel (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2019-08-02. Common Stonechat (Natali Kim).

2019-07-31. Steppe Eagle (Aldiyar Saparbayev), Red-footed Falcon (Aldiyar Saparbayev), Common Kestrel (Aldiyar Saparbayev).

2019-07-21. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Natali Kim).

2019-07-15. Common Moorhen (Natali Kim).

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unidentified birds


2019-09-21

no any comments:

2019-09-13

Аскар Исабеков: координаты тоже, это была пробная загрузка

2019-09-05

Николай Балацкий: Садовая камышовка.

2019-09-05

Глеб Болботов: До кучи, гляньте и этого пожалуйста, а то тоже нет мне покояhttp://birds.kz/v2photo.php?l=ru&s=032500203&n=1&si=kaz

2019-08-29

Геннадий Дякин: Я тоже такие обычно удаляю. Но не так часто удается сверчков увидеть, а Александр умудрился у нас снять еще и певчего. Поэтому я и выложил с
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