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Big Year 2020

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 2019

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2020
1. yang feifei (200)
2. Rick Wang (170)
3. wangjianli (167)
4. Binzhao Lv (57)
5. Birdnaturer (36)
6. hpx (26)
7. Liujianming (20)
8. Rezaq Hassan (15)
9. Daxian (7)
10. zhangxingmin (6)
11. Lee Tao (5)

all species photographed in 2020


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Black-throated Thrush (2020-01-01)
2. Common Kestrel (2020-01-01)
3. Eastern Buzzard (2020-01-01)
4. Mistle Thrush (2020-01-01)
5. Common Blackbird (2020-01-01)
6. Bohemian Waxwing (2020-01-01)
7. Great Gray Shrike (2020-01-01)
8. Siberian Accentor (2020-01-01)
9. Golden Eagle (2020-01-01)
10. Fieldfare (2020-01-01)
11. Mandarin Duck (2020-01-02)
12. Brambling (2020-01-02)
13. Common Merganser (2020-01-02)
14. Great Egret (2020-01-02)
15. Mallard (2020-01-02)
16. Common Moorhen (2020-01-02)
17. Little Grebe (2020-01-02)
18. White-backed Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
19. Pallas's Rosefinch (2020-01-02)
20. Great Tit (2020-01-02)
21. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2020-01-02)
22. Grey-headed Woodpecker (2020-01-02)
23. Eurasian Sparrow Hawk (2020-01-02)
24. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2020-01-02)
25. Common Pheasant (2020-01-04)
26. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2020-01-04)
27. Upland Buzzard (2020-01-04)
28. Azure-winged Magpie (2020-01-04)
29. Common Redpoll (2020-01-04)
30. Eurasian Collared Dove (2020-01-04)
31. European Robin (2020-01-04)
32. Eurasian Treecreeper (2020-01-04)
33. Long-eared Owl (2020-01-04)
34. Azure Tit (2020-01-05)
35. Goldcrest (2020-01-05)
36. Common Chaffinch (2020-01-05)
37. Eurasian Bullfinch (2020-01-05)
38. Black-throated Accentor (2020-01-05)
39. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2020-01-05)
40. Ural Owl (2020-01-05)
41. Water Pipit (2020-01-06)
42. Greater Flamingo (2020-01-11)
43. Oriental Bullfinch (2020-01-11)
44. Eurasian Jackdaw (2020-01-11)
45. Red-billed Chough (2020-01-11)
46. Red-fronted Serin (2020-01-11)
47. European Goldfinch (2020-01-11)
48. Eurasian Tree Sparrow (2020-01-11)
49. Rough-legged Hawk (2020-01-11)
50. Reed Bunting (2020-01-11)
51. Yellowhammer (2020-01-11)
52. House Sparrow (2020-01-11)
53. Horned Lark (2020-01-11)
54. Chukar Partridge (2020-01-11)
55. Whooper Swan (2020-01-12)
56. Common Goldeneye (2020-01-12)
57. Graylag Goose (2020-01-12)
58. Pygmy Cormorant (2020-01-12)
59. Grey Heron (2020-01-12)
60. Mongolian Ground Jay (2020-01-12)
61. White-tailed Sea Eagle (2020-01-12)
62. Brown Accentor (2020-01-15)
63. Wallcreeper (2020-01-16)
64. Eurasian Siskin (2020-01-16)
65. White-winged Grosbeak (2020-01-16)
66. Carrion Crow (2020-01-16)
67. Himalayan Griffon (2020-01-16)
68. Lammergeier (2020-01-16)
69. European Greenfinch (2020-01-16)
70. Twite (2020-01-16)
71. Pine Bunting (2020-01-16)
72. Daurian Partridge (2020-01-16)
73. Solitary Snipe (2020-01-16)
74. White-throated Dipper (2020-01-16)
75. Common Magpie (2020-01-16)
76. Rock Dove (2020-01-16)
77. Short-eared Owl (2020-01-20)
78. Northern Goshawk (2020-01-20)
79. Great White Pelican (2020-01-20)
80. Boreal Owl (2020-01-20)
81. Bearded Reedling (2020-01-20)
82. Ruddy Shelduck (2020-01-21)
83. Eversmann's Redstart (2020-01-21)
84. Ibisbill (2020-01-21)
85. Little Owl (2020-01-22)
86. Common Myna (2020-01-22)
87. Godlewski's Bunting (2020-01-22)
88. Spotted Nutcracker (2020-01-22)
89. Coal Tit (2020-01-22)
90. Alpine Chough (2020-01-22)
91. Plain Mountain Finch (2020-01-22)
92. Rook (2020-01-22)
93. Saxaul Sparrow (2020-01-23)
94. Eurasian Wren (2020-01-26)
95. Tarim Babbler (2020-01-26)
96. White-browned Tit Warber (2020-01-26)
97. Dusky Thrush (2020-01-26)
98. Black Redstart (2020-01-26)
99. Blue-capped Redstart (2020-01-26)
100. Yellow-legged Gull (2020-03-13)
101. Common Linnet (2020-03-14)
102. Silver-throated Bushtit (2020-03-15)
103. Cetti's Warbler (2020-03-15)
104. Mute Swan (2020-03-15)
105. Eurasian Skylark (2020-03-16)
106. Meadow Bunting (2020-03-16)
107. Black-headed Gull (2020-03-16)
108. Booted Eagle (2020-03-16)
109. Common Redshank (2020-03-16)
110. Northern Lapwing (2020-03-16)
111. Gadwall (2020-03-16)
112. Tufted Duck (2020-03-16)
113. Eurasian Wigeon (2020-03-16)
114. Black Kite (2020-03-16)
115. Common Crane (2020-03-16)
116. Northern Pintail (2020-03-17)
117. Ferruginous Pochard (2020-03-17)
118. White Wagtail (2020-03-20)
119. Rufous-tailed Shrike (2020-03-21)
120. Common Starling (2020-03-21)
121. Crested Lark (2020-03-21)
122. Pied Wheatear (2020-03-21)
123. Rock Sparrow (2020-03-21)
124. Isabelline Wheatear (2020-03-21)
125. Red-throated Thrush (2020-03-21)
126. Desert Wheatear (2020-03-21)
127. Steppe Eagle (2020-03-22)
128. Common Shelduck (2020-03-22)
129. Great Cormorant (2020-03-27)
130. Red-crested Pochard (2020-03-27)
131. Eurasian Coot (2020-03-27)
132. Mongolian Gull (2020-03-27)
133. Lesser Kestrel (2020-03-28)
134. Great Crested Grebe (2020-03-28)
135. Asian Short-toed Lark (2020-03-28)
136. Hawfinch (2020-03-28)
137. Citrine Wagtail (2020-04-01)
138. Common Hoopoe (2020-04-01)
139. Pallas's Gull (2020-04-01)
140. Eurasian Teal (2020-04-01)
141. Pied Avocet (2020-04-01)
142. Northern Shoveler (2020-04-01)
143. Grey Wagtail (2020-04-02)
144. Heuglin's Gull (2020-04-02)
145. White-headed Duck (2020-04-02)
146. Mew Gull (2020-04-02)
147. Eurasian Oystercatcher (2020-04-02)
148. Common Pochard (2020-04-04)
149. Kentish Plover (2020-04-04)
150. Smew (2020-04-04)
151. Garganey (2020-04-04)
152. Greater Short-toed Lark (2020-04-05)
153. Northern Wheatear (2020-04-05)
154. Tawny Pipit (2020-04-05)
155. Black-necked Grebe (2020-04-05)
156. Dalmatian Pelican (2020-04-06)
157. Bluethroat (2020-04-06)
158. Little Ringed Plover (2020-04-06)
159. Eurasian Curlew (2020-04-06)
160. Pallas's Sandgrouse (2020-04-06)
161. Hen Harrier (2020-04-06)
162. Black-winged Stilt (2020-04-06)
163. Black Woodpecker (2020-04-06)
164. Barn Swallow (2020-04-09)
165. White-winged Woodpecker (2020-04-09)
166. Turkestan Tit (2020-04-09)
167. Eurasian Crag Martin (2020-04-10)
168. Black Stork (2020-04-11)
169. Demoiselle Crane (2020-04-11)
170. Isabelline Shrike (2020-04-11)
171. Long-tailed Shrike (2020-04-11)
172. Hill Pigeon (2020-04-11)
173. Long-legged Buzzard (2020-04-11)
174. Siberian Stonechat (2020-04-12)
175. Northern House Martin (2020-04-12)
176. Common Sandpiper (2020-04-12)
177. Tree Pipit (2020-04-12)
178. Common Buzzard (2020-04-12)
179. Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (2020-04-12)
180. Griffon Vulture (2020-04-12)
181. Black-bellied Sandgrouse (2020-04-12)
182. Eurasian Scops Owl (2020-04-14)
183. Horned Grebe (2020-04-14)
184. Rosy Pipit (2020-04-17)
185. Pallid Scops Owl (2020-04-18)
186. Rock Bunting (2020-04-18)
187. Merlin (2020-04-19)
188. Red-throated Pipit (2020-04-19)
189. Bar-headed Goose (2020-04-19)
190. Pale Sand Swallow (2020-04-19)
191. Steppe Grey Shrike (2020-04-19)
192. Black Lark (2020-04-20)
193. Western Osprey (2020-04-21)
194. Hume's Leaf Warbler (2020-04-21)
196. Common Raven (2020-04-22)
197. Desert Finch (2020-04-22)
198. Common Swift (2020-04-22)
199. Common Tern (2020-04-22)
200. Western Capercaillie (2020-04-23)
201. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2020-04-23)
202. Great Bustard (2020-04-23)
203. Orange-flanked Bluetail (2020-04-23)
204. Swinhoe's Snipe (2020-04-23)
205. Taiga Bean Goose (2020-04-23)
206. Eurasian Jay (2020-04-24)
207. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (2020-04-24)
208. Song Thrush (2020-04-25)
209. Asian Desert Warbler (2020-04-25)
210. Calandra Lark (2020-04-26)
211. Honey Buzzard (2020-04-26)
212. Himalayan Snowcock (2020-04-29)
213. Eurasian Stone Curlew (2020-04-30)
214. Common Wood Pigeon (2020-04-30)
215. Desert Whitethroat (2020-05-01)
216. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2020-05-02)
217. Eurasian Wryneck (2020-05-02)
218. European Roller (2020-05-02)
219. Lesser Sand Plover (2020-05-02)
220. Western Yellow Wagtail (2020-05-02)
221. Marsh Sandpiper (2020-05-02)
222. Green Sandpiper (2020-05-02)
223. Indian Golden Oriole (2020-05-03)
224. Mountain Chiff-chaff (2020-05-03)
225. Brown Dipper (2020-05-04)
226. Sulphur-bellied Warbler (2020-05-04)
227. Sinai Rosefinch (2020-05-04)
228. Red Crossbill (2020-05-04)
229. Oriental Turtle Dove (2020-05-04)
230. Paddyfield Warbler (2020-05-04)
231. Grey-necked Bunting (2020-05-04)
232. Sykes' Warbler (2020-05-04)
233. Hume's Whitethroat (2020-05-07)
234. Cinereous Vulture (2020-05-07)
235. Spotted Great Rosefinch (2020-05-07)
236. White-winged Redstart (2020-05-07)
237. Spotted Redshank (2020-05-08)
238. Wood Sandpiper (2020-05-08)
239. Long-toed Stint (2020-05-08)
240. Great Reed Warbler (2020-05-08)
241. Greater Sand Plover (2020-05-08)
242. Common Greenshank (2020-05-10)
243. Snow Pigeon (2020-05-10)
244. Common Cuckoo (2020-05-10)
245. White-capped Bunting (2020-05-10)
246. Tibetan Snowfinch (2020-05-11)
247. Mongolian Finch (2020-05-12)
248. Hume's Short-toed Lark (2020-05-13)
249. Ground Tit (2020-05-13)
250. Eurasian Hobby (2020-05-13)
251. Lesser Whitethroat (2020-05-13)
252. Lesser Grey Shrike (2020-05-13)
253. Ortolan Bunting (2020-05-13)
254. Brown-headed Bunting (2020-05-13)
255. Ruddy Turnstone (2020-05-13)
256. European Nightjar (2020-05-14)
257. European Bee-eater (2020-05-14)
258. Black Tern (2020-05-14)
259. Little Tern (2020-05-14)
260. Greater Whitethroat (2020-05-15)
261. White-winged Tern (2020-05-15)
262. Eurasian Reed Warbler (2020-05-15)
263. Common Snipe (2020-05-15)
264. Temminck's Stint (2020-05-15)
265. Little Stint (2020-05-15)
266. Sand Martin (2020-05-15)
267. Red-footed Falcon (2020-05-15)
268. Ruff (2020-05-15)
269. Spotted Flycatcher (2020-05-16)
270. Common Nightingale (2020-05-16)
271. Booted Warbler (2020-05-17)
272. White-crowned Penduline Tit (2020-05-17)
273. Barred Warbler (2020-05-18)
274. Montagu's Harrier (2020-05-18)
275. Macqueen's Bustard (2020-05-19)
276. Common Rosefinch (2020-05-19)
277. Grey Partridge (2020-05-19)
278. Greenish Warbler (2020-05-24)
279. Corncrake (2020-05-25)
280. Spanish Sparrow (2020-05-26)
281. Red-backed Shrike (2020-05-29)
282. Oriental Cuckoo (2020-05-29)
283. Yellow-breasted Bunting (2020-05-30)
284. Black-throated Diver (2020-05-30)
285. Relict Gull (2020-06-01)
286. Blue Whistling Thrush (2020-06-02)
287. Fork-tailed Swift (2020-06-03)
288. Common Redstart (2020-06-03)
289. Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin (2020-06-03)
290. Corn Bunting (2020-06-05)
291. Red-necked Phalarope (2020-06-07)
293. Willow Tit (2020-06-10)
294. Siberian Rubythroat (2020-06-10)
295. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2020-06-14)
296. Saker Falcon (2020-06-14)
297. Black-tailed Godwit (2020-06-16)
298. Eurasian Spoonbill (2020-06-18)
300. Velvet Scoter (2020-06-19)
301. Common Grasshopper Warbler (2020-06-19)
302. Crested Honey-buzzard (2020-06-20)
303. Pallas's Fish Eagle (2020-06-20)
304. Eurasian Golden Oriole (2020-06-20)
305. Whiskered Tern (2020-06-20)
306. Caspian Tern (2020-06-20)
307. Laughing Dove (2020-06-20)
308. European Turtle Dove (2020-06-20)
309. Stock Dove (2020-06-20)

Big Year 2020

1. yang feifei (200)
2. Rick Wang (170)
3. wangjianli (167)
4. Binzhao Lv (57)
5. Birdnaturer (36)
6. hpx (26)
7. Liujianming (20)
8. Rezaq Hassan (15)
9. Daxian (7)
10. zhangxingmin (6)
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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.


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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2020-06-23

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2020-06-22

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2020-06-22

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