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Big Year 2018

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

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2018
2. Binzhao Lv (72)
3. Marmot (63)
4. Rezaq Hassan (45)
5. yang feifei (41)
6. Allan Linn (40)
7. black lark (34)
8. wen zhimin (25)
9. Gou Jun (22)
11. Lee Tao (14)
12. hpx (3)
13. gebi huyang (2)
15. lv ronghua (1)

all species photographed in 2018


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
3. Pine Bunting (01-01)
4. Brambling (01-01)
6. Horned Lark (01-01)
8. Twite (01-01)
10. Brown Accentor (01-01)
12. Rock Dove (01-01)
13. House Sparrow (01-01)
14. Common Raven (01-01)
15. Carrion Crow (01-01)
16. Upland Buzzard (01-01)
17. Hill Pigeon (01-01)
19. Golden Eagle (01-01)
20. Azure Tit (01-01)
21. Siberian Accentor (01-01)
22. Common Redpoll (01-01)
23. Common Blackbird (01-01)
25. European Goldfinch (01-01)
27. Arctic Redpoll (01-01)
29. Common Kestrel (01-01)
30. Ruddy Shelduck (01-01)
31. Mistle Thrush (01-01)
32. Hawfinch (01-01)
33. Corn Bunting (01-01)
34. Yellowhammer (01-01)
35. Bearded Reedling (01-01)
36. Saxaul Sparrow (01-01)
37. Water Rail (01-01)
38. Mallard (01-01)
39. Common Goldeneye (01-01)
40. Eastern Buzzard (01-01)
41. Grey Heron (01-01)
43. Eurasian Bullfinch (01-02)
45. Great Tit (01-02)
47. Pallas's Rosefinch (01-02)
48. Eurasian Nuthatch (01-02)
51. Long-eared Owl (01-02)
53. Common Wood Pigeon (01-02)
54. Rook (01-03)
55. Chukar Partridge (01-03)
56. Eurasian Jackdaw (01-03)
58. Black Kite (01-04)
60. Goldcrest (01-04)
61. Short-eared Owl (01-05)
63. Common Kingfisher (01-06)
67. Eurasian Coot (01-06)
68. Common Starling (01-06)
71. Bohemian Waxwing (01-06)
72. Common Chaffinch (01-06)
75. Ibisbill (01-06)
77. Water Pipit (01-06)
78. Rustic Bunting (01-06)
79. Whooper Swan (01-06)
80. Common Pochard (01-06)
81. Great Egret (01-06)
82. Green Sandpiper (01-06)
83. Common Rosefinch (01-06)
84. Little Owl (01-06)
85. Coal Tit (01-06)
86. Eurasian Siskin (01-06)
87. Great Bittern (01-06)
88. Smew (01-07)
89. Common Merganser (01-07)
92. Common Magpie (01-07)
93. Daurian Partridge (01-08)
95. Common Buzzard (01-09)
97. Desert Finch (01-09)
98. Hen Harrier (01-11)
100. Spanish Sparrow (01-11)
101. White Wagtail (01-11)
102. Reed Bunting (01-12)
103. Crested Lark (01-13)
104. Spotted Nutcracker (01-13)
105. Isabelline Shrike (01-14)
106. Little Grebe (01-14)
107. Tufted Duck (01-14)
108. Eurasian Teal (01-14)
109. Northern Pintail (01-14)
110. Red-crested Pochard (01-14)
111. Eurasian Wigeon (01-14)
112. Graylag Goose (01-14)
113. Eurasian Wren (01-14)
114. Common Crane (01-15)
115. Northern Shoveler (01-16)
116. Great Cormorant (01-16)
117. Common Chiff-chaff (01-16)
118. Redwing (01-17)
119. Eurasian Hobby (01-17)
120. Long-legged Buzzard (01-19)
121. Wallcreeper (01-19)
122. Turkestan Tit (01-20)
123. Red-fronted Serin (01-20)
124. Solitary Snipe (01-20)
125. Yellow-legged Gull (01-20)
126. Pallas's Gull (01-20)
127. Mew Gull (01-20)
129. Common Pheasant (01-21)
130. Saker Falcon (01-23)
131. Rock Sparrow (02-04)
132. Rough-legged Hawk (02-04)
133. Cetti's Warbler (02-05)
134. Gadwall (02-05)
136. Laughing Dove (02-10)
137. Desert Wheatear (02-10)
138. European Robin (02-11)
139. Taiga Bean Goose (02-14)
140. Mongolian Gull (02-18)
141. Fieldfare (02-18)
142. Hooded Crow (02-19)
143. Snowy Owl (02-19)
144. Himalayan Griffon (02-19)
146. Large-billed Crow (02-20)
148. Naumann's Thrush (02-20)
149. Dusky Thrush (02-20)
150. Lammergeier (02-20)
151. Common Moorhen (02-21)
152. Tarim Babbler (02-21)
153. Buff-bellied Pipit (02-21)
155. Common Redshank (02-23)
156. Common Greenshank (02-23)

Big Year 2018

1. liang nigulayi (100)
2. Binzhao Lv (72)
3. Marmot (63)
4. Rezaq Hassan (45)
5. yang feifei (41)
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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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unidentified birds


2018-02-24

Andrey Kovalenko: http://xinjiang.birds.watch/v2photo.php?l=en&s=006500217&n=1#comments

2018-02-24

Andrey Kovalenko: Water Pipit.

2018-02-24

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2018-02-23

Andrey Kovalenko: japonicus. )

2018-02-23

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