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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 XinJiang during this year.

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

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2019
1. Binzhao Lv (174)
2. Rick (162)
3. Daxian (110)
4. yang feifei (84)
5. Liujianming (55)
6. Marmot (54)
7. Gou Jun (48)
8. DING Peng (40)
9. hpx (17)
10. Rezaq Hassan (13)
11. Lee Tao (3)
12. wolflx (2)
13. 人工 (2)

all species photographed in 2019


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Azure Tit (2019-01-01)
2. Goldcrest (2019-01-01)
3. Common Chaffinch (2019-01-01)
4. Eurasian Tree Sparrow (2019-01-01)
5. Common Blackbird (2019-01-01)
6. Great Tit (2019-01-01)
7. Mistle Thrush (2019-01-01)
8. Eversmann's Redstart (2019-01-01)
9. Rock Ptarmigan (2019-01-01)
10. Chukar Partridge (2019-01-01)
11. Coal Tit (2019-01-01)
12. Daurian Partridge (2019-01-01)
13. White-tailed Sea Eagle (2019-01-01)
14. Mallard (2019-01-01)
15. Merlin (2019-01-02)
16. Common Magpie (2019-01-02)
17. Azure-winged Magpie (2019-01-03)
18. House Sparrow (2019-01-03)
19. Long-tailed Duck (2019-01-03)
20. Mew Gull (2019-01-03)
21. Yellow-legged Gull (2019-01-03)
22. Common Merganser (2019-01-03)
23. Common Goldeneye (2019-01-03)
24. Whooper Swan (2019-01-03)
25. Desert Finch (2019-01-03)
26. Smew (2019-01-03)
27. Asian Rosy Finch (2019-01-04)
28. Ural Owl (2019-01-04)
29. Wallcreeper (2019-01-04)
30. Twite (2019-01-04)
31. Horned Lark (2019-01-05)
32. Hen Harrier (2019-01-05)
33. Common Buzzard (2019-01-05)
34. Crested Lark (2019-01-05)
35. European Greenfinch (2019-01-05)
36. Pine Bunting (2019-01-05)
37. Yellowhammer (2019-01-05)
38. Rock Dove (2019-01-05)
39. Godlewski's Bunting (2019-01-05)
40. Carrion Crow (2019-01-05)
41. Long-legged Buzzard (2019-01-05)
42. Upland Buzzard (2019-01-05)
43. Solitary Snipe (2019-01-05)
44. White-throated Dipper (2019-01-05)
45. Eurasian Treecreeper (2019-01-06)
46. Golden Eagle (2019-01-06)
47. Eastern Buzzard (2019-01-06)
48. Songar Tit (2019-01-06)
49. Black-throated Accentor (2019-01-06)
50. Hill Pigeon (2019-01-06)
51. Common Kestrel (2019-01-06)
52. Ferruginous Pochard (2019-01-06)
53. Pygmy Cormorant (2019-01-06)
54. Grey Heron (2019-01-06)
55. Water Rail (2019-01-06)
56. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2019-01-06)
57. Northern Pintail (2019-01-08)
58. Green Sandpiper (2019-01-08)
59. Dusky Thrush (2019-01-10)
60. Curlew Sandpiper (2019-01-11)
61. Eurasian Collared Dove (2019-01-11)
62. Little Grebe (2019-01-11)
63. White Wagtail (2019-01-11)
64. Common Raven (2019-01-11)
65. Brown Accentor (2019-01-11)
66. Mongolian Gull (2019-01-11)
67. Bearded Reedling (2019-01-12)
68. Reed Bunting (2019-01-12)
69. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2019-01-12)
70. Brambling (2019-01-12)
71. Ibisbill (2019-01-12)
72. Gadwall (2019-01-12)
73. Tarim Babbler (2019-01-12)
74. Eurasian Sparrow Hawk (2019-01-12)
75. Common Pheasant (2019-01-12)
76. Naumann's Thrush (2019-01-12)
77. Redwing (2019-01-12)
78. Red-throated Thrush (2019-01-12)
79. Black-throated Thrush (2019-01-12)
80. Laughing Dove (2019-01-12)
81. Common Wood Pigeon (2019-01-12)
82. Red-breasted Merganser (2019-01-12)
83. White-browned Tit Warber (2019-01-12)
84. Pallas's Bunting (2019-01-13)
85. Hawfinch (2019-01-13)
86. Spanish Sparrow (2019-01-13)
87. Water Pipit (2019-01-13)
88. Northern Shoveler (2019-01-15)
90. Eurasian Wren (2019-01-17)
91. Himalayan Griffon (2019-01-17)
92. Cinereous Vulture (2019-01-17)
93. Lammergeier (2019-01-17)
94. Red-billed Chough (2019-01-17)
95. Little Owl (2019-01-19)
96. Spotted Nutcracker (2019-01-19)
97. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2019-01-19)
98. Great Gray Shrike (2019-01-19)
99. Stock Dove (2019-01-19)
100. Eurasian Jackdaw (2019-01-24)
101. Rook (2019-01-24)
102. Plain Mountain Finch (2019-01-24)
103. Rock Sparrow (2019-01-24)
104. Northern Lapwing (2019-01-25)
105. Greater White-fronted Goose (2019-01-25)
106. White-headed Duck (2019-01-25)
107. Tufted Duck (2019-01-25)
108. Common Pochard (2019-01-25)
109. Ruddy Shelduck (2019-01-25)
110. Eurasian Coot (2019-01-25)
111. Eurasian Teal (2019-01-25)
112. Red-crested Pochard (2019-01-25)
113. Western Marsh Harrier (2019-01-25)
114. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2019-01-25)
115. Black Kite (2019-01-25)
116. Great Cormorant (2019-01-25)
117. Black Stork (2019-01-25)
118. Great Crested Grebe (2019-01-25)
119. Eurasian Wigeon (2019-01-25)
120. Silver-throated Bushtit (2019-01-26)
121. White-winged Redstart (2019-01-26)
122. Lapland Longspur (2019-01-26)
123. Rough-legged Hawk (2019-01-26)
124. Hooded Crow (2019-01-26)
125. European Goldfinch (2019-01-29)
126. Dalmatian Pelican (2019-01-29)
127. White-winged Grosbeak (2019-01-30)
128. Meadow Bunting (2019-01-31)
129. Eurasian Nuthatch (2019-02-02)
130. Tree Pipit (2019-02-03)
131. Graylag Goose (2019-02-05)
132. Blue-capped Redstart (2019-02-05)
133. Blue Whistling Thrush (2019-02-05)
134. White-winged Woodpecker (2019-02-06)
135. Common Starling (2019-02-08)
136. White-cheeked Starling (2019-02-08)
137. Red-fronted Serin (2019-02-08)
138. Eurasian Siskin (2019-02-09)
139. Pallas's Gull (2019-02-09)
140. Spotted Great Rosefinch (2019-02-11)
141. Brandt's Mountain Finch (2019-02-11)
142. Tibetan Snowfinch (2019-02-11)
143. Brown Dipper (2019-02-12)
144. Alpine Chough (2019-02-12)
145. Alpine Accentor (2019-02-13)
146. Grey-headed Woodpecker (2019-02-13)
147. White-backed Woodpecker (2019-02-13)
148. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2019-02-13)
149. Black Woodpecker (2019-02-13)
150. Fieldfare (2019-02-13)
151. Great Egret (2019-02-14)
152. Barbary Falcon (2019-02-14)
153. Oriental Bullfinch (2019-02-14)
154. Eurasian Bullfinch (2019-02-14)
155. Willow Tit (2019-02-14)
156. Common Redpoll (2019-02-14)
157. Common Kingfisher (2019-02-15)
158. Common Moorhen (2019-02-15)
159. Short-eared Owl (2019-02-15)
160. Long-eared Owl (2019-02-18)
161. Boreal Owl (2019-02-19)
162. European Robin (2019-02-24)
163. Xinjiang Ground Jay (2019-02-25)
164. Red Crossbill (2019-02-26)
165. Black Grouse (2019-03-01)
166. Great Bittern (2019-03-05)
167. Black-headed Gull (2019-03-05)
168. Common Crane (2019-03-05)
169. Saxaul Sparrow (2019-03-05)
170. Mute Swan (2019-03-14)
171. Cetti's Warbler (2019-03-14)
172. Turkestan Tit (2019-03-14)
173. Common Myna (2019-03-14)
174. Corn Bunting (2019-03-14)
175. Common Linnet (2019-03-16)
176. Asian Short-toed Lark (2019-03-23)
177. Rufous-tailed Shrike (2019-03-23)
178. Desert Wheatear (2019-03-23)
179. Common Hoopoe (2019-03-24)
180. Isabelline Shrike (2019-03-24)
181. Common Redshank (2019-03-24)
182. Common Shelduck (2019-03-24)
183. Isabelline Wheatear (2019-03-24)
184. Pied Wheatear (2019-03-25)
185. Little Ringed Plover (2019-03-26)
186. Citrine Wagtail (2019-03-26)
187. Bluethroat (2019-03-27)
188. Western Yellow Wagtail (2019-03-27)
189. Short-toed Snake Eagle (2019-03-28)
190. Eurasian Skylark (2019-03-28)
191. Greater Short-toed Lark (2019-03-28)
192. Rock Bunting (2019-03-29)
193. Garganey (2019-03-30)
194. Pied Avocet (2019-03-30)
195. Kentish Plover (2019-03-30)
196. Grey Wagtail (2019-03-30)
197. Bimaculated Lark (2019-03-30)
198. Common Chiff-chaff (2019-03-31)
199. Black Redstart (2019-03-31)
200. Black-necked Grebe (2019-03-31)
201. Tawny Pipit (2019-03-31)
202. Black-tailed Godwit (2019-04-01)
203. Black-bellied Sandgrouse (2019-04-02)
204. Lesser Kestrel (2019-04-02)
205. Siberian Stonechat (2019-04-02)
206. White-winged Snowfinch (2019-04-05)
207. Daurian Jackdaw (2019-04-06)
208. Bar-headed Goose (2019-04-06)
209. Northern House Martin (2019-04-07)
210. Demoiselle Crane (2019-04-07)
211. Common Swift (2019-04-09)
212. Barn Swallow (2019-04-09)
213. Eurasian Crag Martin (2019-04-09)
214. Sand Martin (2019-04-09)
215. Booted Eagle (2019-04-09)
216. Northern Wheatear (2019-04-09)
217. Desert Whitethroat (2019-04-09)
218. Western Osprey (2019-04-10)
219. Eurasian Curlew (2019-04-10)
220. Black-winged Stilt (2019-04-10)
221. Pale Sand Swallow (2019-04-13)
222. Northern Goshawk (2019-04-14)
223. Eurasian Stone Curlew (2019-04-18)
224. Eurasian Scops Owl (2019-04-18)
225. Hume's Leaf Warbler (2019-04-18)
226. Great Reed Warbler (2019-04-21)
227. Paddyfield Warbler (2019-04-21)
228. Caspian Tern (2019-04-21)
229. Common Tern (2019-04-21)
230. Little Tern (2019-04-21)
231. Common Sandpiper (2019-04-21)

Big Year 2019

1. Binzhao Lv (174)
2. Rick (162)
3. Daxian (110)
4. yang feifei (84)
5. Liujianming (55)
6. Marmot (54)
7. Gou Jun (48)
8. DING Peng (40)
9. hpx (17)
10. Rezaq Hassan (13)
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rare birds records


Pygmy Cormorant (Microcarbo pygmeus)

© daobazi
2018-11-20
Xinjiang Changji Manas County National Wetland Park

Dec. 28, 2018, LIU Zhongde found this species in Manas River wetland.
Cyдиловская (1936) reported this species in Tien Shan, China. This recent discovery of Pygmy Cormorant clears up some of the historical doubts and the species can now be safely added to the Chinese avifauna.


Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata)

© gebi huyang
2018-09-16
wusu

15 Sept 2018, shot from Dafdar,Tashkurghan has been confirmed a new record in Xinjiang.


Sinai Rosefinch (Carpodacus synoicus)

© Marmot
2018-05-31
Hetian County



Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

© Allan Linn
2018-05-27
Kuntibes, Muji, Akto

27 May 2018, photo by Allan from Kuntibes,Akto has been confirmed a new record in Xinjiang.

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