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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. wangjianli (211)
2. yang feifei (200)
3. Rick Wang (180)
4. zhangxingmin (115)
5. Binzhao Lv (57)
6. Birdnaturer (36)
7. hpx (26)
8. Liujianming (21)
9. Rezaq Hassan (15)
10. Daxian (7)
11. Lee Tao (5)
12. cc (3)
13. Allan Linn (1)

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

Big Year 2020

1. wangjianli (211)
2. yang feifei (200)
3. Rick Wang (180)
4. zhangxingmin (115)
5. Binzhao Lv (57)
6. Birdnaturer (36)
7. hpx (26)
8. Liujianming (21)
9. Rezaq Hassan (15)
10. Daxian (7)
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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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unidentified birds


2020-08-24

张星敏: 请老师们帮助辨识是否是黄腰柳萦。难道在乌市南山也有它的存在和踪迹?拍摄时以为是暗绿柳莺。事后在电脑修图时发现,但又不能确定。头部顶冠纹非树枝影子映衬所致。

2020-08-21

张星敏: [....]

2020-08-05

苟军: Sitta europaea 普通䴓

2020-06-23

蔡卓立: 那个黑黑的是黑水鸡吧

2020-06-23

飞之羽: 红尾伯劳?

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