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Big Year 2017

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

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2017
2. Lee Tao (242)
3. Binzhao Lv (134)
4. black lark (130)
5. jack A (110)
6. Allan Linn (67)
7. yang feifei (67)
8. xukangping (66)
10. liyongzheng (9)
11. DING Peng (6)
12. jinzuchang (5)
13. xiyuxue (5)
15. gebi huyang (3)
16. wukefan (3)
17. Bin (2)
18. mayunhua (2)
19. tuboshu (1)

all species photographed in 2017


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
2. Upland Buzzard (01-01)
3. Hooded Crow (01-01)
5. Chukar Partridge (01-01)
6. Long-eared Owl (01-02)
7. Bohemian Waxwing (01-02)
9. Alpine Accentor (01-02)
11. Hen Harrier (01-02)
12. Common Crane (01-02)
13. Northern Pintail (01-02)
14. Great Cormorant (01-02)
16. Saxaul Sparrow (01-02)
17. Golden Eagle (01-10)
18. Daurian Partridge (01-11)
20. Goldcrest (01-11)
21. Brambling (01-12)
22. Common Blackbird (01-12)
23. Coal Tit (01-12)
24. Spotted Nutcracker (01-12)
26. Desert Finch (01-18)
27. Bearded Reedling (01-20)
28. Water Rail (01-20)
30. Common Chaffinch (01-23)
31. Mute Swan (01-24)
35. Yellow-legged Gull (01-29)
36. White Wagtail (01-29)
38. Ibisbill (01-29)
39. Common Pheasant (01-29)
40. Barbary Falcon (01-29)
41. Common Merganser (01-29)
42. Mallard (01-29)
43. Water Pipit (01-29)
44. Whooper Swan (01-29)
45. Mew Gull (01-29)
46. Pallas's Gull (01-29)
47. Tarim Babbler (01-30)
48. Grey Heron (01-30)
50. Carrion Crow (01-30)
51. Common Kestrel (01-30)
52. Stock Dove (01-30)
56. Ruddy Shelduck (01-30)
57. Smew (01-30)
59. Common Raven (01-30)
60. Jack Snipe (01-30)
61. White-headed Duck (01-31)
62. European Robin (01-31)
63. Eurasian Wren (01-31)
64. Common Starling (01-31)
65. Azure Tit (01-31)
67. Brown Accentor (01-31)
68. Horned Grebe (01-31)
70. Common Pochard (01-31)
71. Eurasian Coot (01-31)
72. Common Goldeneye (01-31)
73. Great Egret (01-31)
75. Rook (02-01)
76. Great Gray Shrike (02-01)
77. Taiga Bean Goose (02-01)
78. Crested Lark (02-01)
79. Green Sandpiper (02-01)
80. Common Kingfisher (02-01)
81. Eastern Buzzard (02-01)
84. Pallas's Bunting (02-01)
85. Reed Bunting (02-01)
86. Eurasian Bullfinch (02-01)
87. Great Tit (02-01)
88. Eurasian Siskin (02-01)
90. Hawfinch (02-02)
95. Black Woodpecker (02-03)
96. Pine Rosefinch (02-05)
97. Yellowhammer (02-07)
99. Corn Bunting (02-09)
100. Little Owl (02-10)
101. Spanish Sparrow (02-18)
102. House Sparrow (02-18)
104. Wallcreeper (02-18)
105. Lammergeier (02-18)
106. Gadwall (02-23)
108. Eurasian Teal (02-23)
109. Merlin (02-23)
110. Tundra Swan (02-26)
111. Northern Lapwing (02-26)
112. Common Myna (02-26)
113. Desert Wheatear (03-02)
115. Mandarin Duck (03-05)
116. Mistle Thrush (03-06)
117. Dalmatian Pelican (03-07)
119. Oriental Bullfinch (03-07)
120. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (03-11)
121. Little Bunting (03-11)
122. Eurasian Skylark (03-11)
123. Pallas's Sandgrouse (03-12)
124. Common Magpie (03-12)
127. Common Rosefinch (03-13)
128. Sanderling (03-13)
129. Ural Owl (03-13)
130. Eurasian Wigeon (03-14)
131. Black-headed Gull (03-14)
132. Red-billed Chough (03-14)
133. Tufted Duck (03-18)
134. Pine Bunting (03-18)
135. Laughing Dove (03-19)
136. Graylag Goose (03-25)
138. Little Grebe (03-25)
139. Northern Shoveler (03-25)
140. Pied Wheatear (03-25)
141. Tree Pipit (03-25)
142. Northern Goshawk (03-25)
143. Meadow Pipit (03-25)
144. Common Shelduck (04-02)
145. Isabelline Shrike (04-02)
146. Eurasian Curlew (04-02)
147. Tundra Bean Goose (04-02)
148. Steppe Eagle (04-02)
150. Rock Sparrow (04-02)
151. Isabelline Wheatear (04-02)
152. Black Redstart (04-02)
153. Horned Lark (04-02)
154. Black Kite (04-02)
156. Citrine Wagtail (04-02)
157. Turkestan Tit (04-02)
158. Demoiselle Crane (04-02)
159. Common Buzzard (04-03)
160. Black-winged Stilt (04-03)
161. Common Hoopoe (04-03)
162. Common Redshank (04-03)
163. Bluethroat (04-03)
164. Sand Martin (04-03)
165. Common Swift (04-03)
166. Heuglin's Gull (04-03)
168. Himalayan Griffon (04-04)
170. Twite (04-04)
171. Garganey (04-04)
172. Common Wood Pigeon (04-04)
173. Cetti's Warbler (04-05)
174. Eurasian Jackdaw (04-06)
175. Mongolian Gull (04-07)
176. Western Osprey (04-08)
177. Booted Eagle (04-08)
178. Kentish Plover (04-09)
180. Common Moorhen (04-10)
181. Common Tern (04-10)
182. Rock Dove (04-10)
183. Black Stork (04-11)
184. Siberian Stonechat (04-12)
185. Pied Avocet (04-16)
186. Black-necked Grebe (04-16)
187. Black-tailed Godwit (04-17)
188. Collared Pratincole (04-19)
191. Northern Wheatear (04-20)
193. Caspian Tern (04-22)
194. Desert Whitethroat (04-22)
195. Common Chiff-chaff (04-22)
196. Savi's Warbler (04-23)
198. Pale Sand Swallow (04-23)
199. Barn Swallow (04-23)
200. Great Reed Warbler (04-23)
201. Common Cuckoo (04-27)
202. Little Tern (04-27)
203. Black Tern (04-27)
204. Common Sandpiper (04-28)
205. Richard' s Pipit (04-29)
206. Ruff (04-29)
208. Greater Sand Plover (05-03)
209. Black Grouse (05-03)
210. Common Redstart (05-03)
211. Moustached Warbler (05-04)
212. Baillon's Crake (05-04)
214. Temminck's Stint (05-04)
215. Common Greenshank (05-04)
216. Spotted Redshank (05-04)
217. Paddyfield Warbler (05-04)
219. Little Bittern (05-04)
221. Grey Wagtail (05-06)
222. Common Redpoll (05-06)
223. Cinereous Vulture (05-07)
224. Eurasian Wryneck (05-08)
225. Macqueen's Bustard (05-08)
226. Lesser Kestrel (05-08)
227. Common Snipe (05-09)
228. Wood Sandpiper (05-13)
230. Terek Sandpiper (05-13)
231. Pallas's Fish Eagle (05-13)
232. Common Linnet (05-13)
233. Godlewski's Bunting (05-13)
234. Alpine Chough (05-13)
236. Whimbrel (05-13)
237. Rosy Starling (05-13)
239. Whiskered Tern (05-13)
240. European Bee-eater (05-14)
241. Lesser Sand Plover (05-14)
242. Barred Warbler (05-14)
243. Eurasian Nuthatch (05-16)
244. Mongolian Finch (05-17)
245. Tawny Pipit (05-18)
247. Eurasian Hobby (05-18)
248. Spotted Flycatcher (05-19)
249. Common Nightingale (05-19)
250. Fieldfare (05-19)
251. Little Stint (05-20)
253. Shikra (05-21)
254. Lesser Whitethroat (05-21)
255. Booted Warbler (05-21)
256. Sykes' Warbler (05-21)
257. Hume's Leaf Warbler (05-28)
258. Grey-necked Bunting (05-28)
259. Dusky Warbler (05-28)
260. Lesser Grey Shrike (05-28)
262. Black Lark (05-28)
264. European Roller (05-29)
265. Greater Whitethroat (05-29)
266. Calandra Lark (05-29)
267. Montagu's Harrier (05-29)
268. Saker Falcon (05-29)
270. Pechora Pipit (06-02)
271. Oriental Skylark (06-02)
274. Little Crake (06-03)
276. Ortolan Bunting (06-04)
279. Red-backed Shrike (06-06)
282. Red-fronted Serin (06-18)
283. Red-footed Falcon (06-25)
284. Greenish Warbler (07-04)
285. Olive-backed Pipit (07-04)
286. Ruddy Turnstone (08-04)
288. Hill Pigeon (08-08)
289. Curlew Sandpiper (08-10)
292. Arctic Warbler (08-10)
293. Willow Warbler (08-10)
294. Oriental Cuckoo (08-10)
295. Blyth's Pipit (08-23)
296. Grey-backed Shrike (08-23)
297. Bar-headed Goose (08-24)
298. White-winged Tern (08-24)
299. Daurian Jackdaw (08-24)
300. Songar Tit (08-24)
301. Pallid Harrier (09-01)
302. Great Bustard (09-01)
303. Little Bustard (09-02)
305. Rock Bunting (09-03)
306. Grey Partridge (09-03)
309. Meadow Bunting (09-24)
310. Pectoral Sandpiper (09-26)
311. Tibetan Sandgrouse (10-02)
312. Hume's Whitethroat (10-02)
313. Long-tailed Shrike (10-02)
314. Brown-headed Gull (10-02)
317. Smoky Warbler (10-04)
318. Variable Wheatear (10-06)
321. Azure-winged Magpie (11-21)

Big Year 2017

1. liang nigulayi (260)
2. Lee Tao (242)
3. Binzhao Lv (134)
4. black lark (130)
5. jack A (110)
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rare birds records


Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

© Important Bird records
2017-09-26
Kuohongqi, Qapqal County

On Sept. 26, 2017, RENGONG photographed a sandpiper in the Kuohongqi, Qapqal, Xinjiang. After checking with several experts and relevant references, the bird was identified as a Calidris melanotos. According to Zheng (2011)and Ma (2011), this was a new bird record in Xinjiang.


Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Important Bird records
2011-05-08
SuFu

8 May 2011, photo by Kashi bird watching society from Shufu County, has been confirmed a new record in Xinjiang.


Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)

© Important Bird records
2012-09-01
Wujiaquqinggedahu

1 September 2012, photo by Tao Li from Qinggeda Lake, has been confirmed a new record in Xinjiang.


Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii)

© Important Bird records
2014-09-17
Aketao kalakule lake

17 September 2014, photo by Yinxin Peng from Karakul Lake, has been confirmed as a new record of birds in China.

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