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Big Year 2016

The winner will submit the pictures of the largest number of bird species taken on the territory of XinJiang during this year.

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2016
2. black lark (143)
3. Lee Tao (133)
4. Birdnaturer (115)
5. Allan Linn (88)
7. Binzhao Lv (41)
8. wen zhimin (28)
9. zeng yuan (26)
10. yang feifei (24)
13. ylwx (4)
14. jack A (3)
15. abcd no (2)
17. stonefish (1)

all species photographed in 2016


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Hen Harrier (2016-01-01)
2. Long-tailed Duck (2016-01-01)
3. Dalmatian Pelican (2016-01-02)
4. Common Goldeneye (2016-01-02)
5. Common Merganser (2016-01-02)
6. White-tailed Sea Eagle (2016-01-02)
7. Reed Bunting (2016-01-02)
8. White-backed Woodpecker (2016-01-04)
9. Grey-headed Woodpecker (2016-01-04)
10. Fieldfare (2016-01-04)
11. Eurasian Teal (2016-01-05)
12. Glaucous Gull (2016-01-06)
13. Black Lark (2016-01-06)
14. Solitary Snipe (2016-01-16)
15. Pintail Snipe (2016-01-16)
16. Green Sandpiper (2016-01-16)
17. Water Rail (2016-01-20)
18. Common Blackbird (2016-01-20)
19. Blue Whistling Thrush (2016-01-20)
20. Long-legged Buzzard (2016-01-20)
21. Blue-capped Redstart (2016-01-21)
22. Little Grebe (2016-01-21)
23. Water Pipit (2016-01-21)
24. Redwing (2016-01-31)
25. Stock Dove (2016-02-15)
26. Black Woodpecker (2016-02-15)
27. Short-eared Owl (2016-02-17)
28. Eurasian Collared Dove (2016-02-24)
29. Eurasian Sparrow Hawk (2016-02-24)
30. Pallas's Gull (2016-02-24)
31. Ferruginous Pochard (2016-02-24)
32. Red-throated Thrush (2016-02-24)
33. Common Pheasant (2016-02-25)
34. Red-fronted Serin (2016-02-25)
35. Grey Partridge (2016-03-06)
36. Snowy Owl (2016-03-06)
37. Upland Buzzard (2016-03-07)
38. Northern Pintail (2016-03-27)
39. Graylag Goose (2016-03-27)
40. Great Cormorant (2016-03-27)
41. Great Egret (2016-03-27)
42. Common Redshank (2016-03-27)
43. Red-crested Pochard (2016-03-27)
44. Black-throated Thrush (2016-04-02)
45. Isabelline Shrike (2016-04-02)
46. Cinereous Vulture (2016-04-03)
47. Silver-throated Bushtit (2016-04-03)
48. Eurasian Skylark (2016-04-03)
49. White-headed Duck (2016-04-04)
50. Eurasian Coot (2016-04-04)
51. Ruddy Shelduck (2016-04-04)
52. Black-necked Grebe (2016-04-04)
53. Pied Wheatear (2016-04-04)
54. Common Linnet (2016-04-04)
55. Swan Goose (2016-04-04)
56. Rock Sparrow (2016-04-06)
57. Common Kestrel (2016-04-07)
58. Chukar Partridge (2016-04-07)
59. Corn Bunting (2016-04-07)
60. Azure Tit (2016-04-07)
61. Common Myna (2016-04-07)
62. Common Crane (2016-04-08)
63. Crested Lark (2016-04-08)
64. Black-headed Gull (2016-04-09)
65. Bearded Reedling (2016-04-09)
66. Tundra Swan (2016-04-10)
67. Short-toed Snake Eagle (2016-04-10)
68. Bar-headed Goose (2016-04-10)
69. White Wagtail (2016-04-10)
70. Citrine Wagtail (2016-04-10)
71. Western Osprey (2016-04-10)
72. Whooper Swan (2016-04-10)
74. White-throated Dipper (2016-04-14)
75. Spotted Nutcracker (2016-04-14)
76. Black-winged Stilt (2016-04-16)
77. Lesser Whitethroat (2016-04-16)
78. Chinese Spot-billed Duck (2016-04-16)
79. Black Stork (2016-04-17)
80. Booted Eagle (2016-04-17)
81. Peregrine Falcon (2016-04-17)
82. Great Crested Grebe (2016-04-17)
83. Isabelline Wheatear (2016-04-17)
84. Black Redstart (2016-04-17)
85. Mongolian Finch (2016-04-17)
86. Bluethroat (2016-04-17)
87. Tawny Pipit (2016-04-17)
88. Horned Grebe (2016-04-18)
89. Demoiselle Crane (2016-04-18)
90. Little Ringed Plover (2016-04-18)
91. Northern Shoveler (2016-04-18)
92. Gadwall (2016-04-18)
93. Horned Lark (2016-04-18)
94. Pallas's Sandgrouse (2016-04-20)
95. Great Tit (2016-04-20)
96. Eurasian Jackdaw (2016-04-20)
97. Rufous-tailed Shrike (2016-04-21)
98. Mongolian Gull (2016-04-22)
99. Western Yellow Wagtail (2016-04-23)
100. Collared Pratincole (2016-04-23)
101. Moustached Warbler (2016-04-26)
102. Caspian Tern (2016-04-27)
103. Common Tern (2016-04-27)
104. Little Tern (2016-04-27)
105. Common Chiff-chaff (2016-04-27)
106. Yellow-legged Gull (2016-04-28)
107. Hume's Leaf Warbler (2016-04-28)
108. Paddyfield Warbler (2016-04-28)
109. Mistle Thrush (2016-04-30)
110. Great Bustard (2016-04-30)
111. Lesser Kestrel (2016-04-30)
112. Grey Wagtail (2016-04-30)
113. Himalayan Griffon (2016-04-30)
114. Eurasian Curlew (2016-05-01)
115. Whimbrel (2016-05-01)
116. Steppe Eagle (2016-05-01)
117. Common Wood Pigeon (2016-05-01)
118. White's Thrush (2016-05-02)
119. Common Greenshank (2016-05-03)
120. Sykes' Warbler (2016-05-04)
121. Little Owl (2016-05-08)
122. Eversmann's Redstart (2016-05-12)
123. Black Kite (2016-05-12)
124. Northern House Martin (2016-05-13)
125. Barn Swallow (2016-05-13)
126. Booted Warbler (2016-05-13)
127. Siberian Stonechat (2016-05-13)
128. European Bee-eater (2016-05-14)
129. Eurasian Oystercatcher (2016-05-14)
130. Common Rosefinch (2016-05-14)
131. Eurasian Hobby (2016-05-14)
132. Brown-headed Bunting (2016-05-14)
133. Garganey (2016-05-14)
134. Wood Sandpiper (2016-05-14)
135. Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (2016-05-15)
136. Pine Bunting (2016-05-15)
137. Greater Short-toed Lark (2016-05-15)
138. European Roller (2016-05-15)
139. Great Reed Warbler (2016-05-16)
140. Terek Sandpiper (2016-05-16)
142. Lesser Grey Shrike (2016-05-21)
143. Desert Whitethroat (2016-05-21)
144. Desert Wheatear (2016-05-22)
145. Red-footed Falcon (2016-05-22)
146. Macqueen's Bustard (2016-05-22)
147. Common Sandpiper (2016-05-22)
148. Common Cuckoo (2016-05-22)
149. Common Chaffinch (2016-05-22)
150. Tree Pipit (2016-05-22)
151. Spotted Flycatcher (2016-05-22)
152. Greater Whitethroat (2016-05-22)
153. Common Buzzard (2016-05-22)
154. Black-throated Diver (2016-05-22)
155. Pale Sand Swallow (2016-05-22)
156. Gull-billed Tern (2016-05-23)
157. Ruff (2016-05-23)
158. Little Gull (2016-05-23)
159. Black-tailed Godwit (2016-05-23)
160. Eurasian Golden Oriole (2016-05-23)
161. Eurasian Wryneck (2016-05-24)
162. Orange-flanked Bluetail (2016-05-24)
163. Montagu's Harrier (2016-05-24)
164. Song Thrush (2016-05-24)
165. Ortolan Bunting (2016-05-24)
166. Greenish Warbler (2016-05-24)
167. Coal Tit (2016-05-24)
168. Northern Wheatear (2016-05-24)
169. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2016-05-24)
170. Pallid Harrier (2016-05-24)
171. Carrion Crow (2016-05-24)
172. European Goldfinch (2016-05-24)
173. House Sparrow (2016-05-24)
174. Grey Heron (2016-05-24)
175. Eurasian Tree Sparrow (2016-05-24)
176. Common Starling (2016-05-25)
177. White-winged Snowfinch (2016-05-25)
178. Willow Tit (2016-05-25)
179. Siberian Rubythroat (2016-05-25)
180. Red-backed Shrike (2016-05-25)
181. Black-throated Accentor (2016-05-25)
182. Asian Brown Flycatcher (2016-05-25)
183. Mountain Chiff-chaff (2016-05-25)
184. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2016-05-26)
186. Oriental Bullfinch (2016-05-26)
187. Eurasian Treecreeper (2016-05-26)
188. Common Pochard (2016-05-26)
189. Common Redstart (2016-05-26)
190. European Greenfinch (2016-05-27)
191. Oriental Turtle Dove (2016-05-27)
192. Velvet Scoter (2016-05-27)
193. Desert Finch (2016-05-28)
194. Spanish Sparrow (2016-05-28)
195. European Turtle Dove (2016-05-28)
196. White-winged Grosbeak (2016-05-29)
197. Dusky Warbler (2016-05-29)
198. Eurasian Nuthatch (2016-05-29)
199. Meadow Pipit (2016-05-29)
200. Taiga Flycatcher (2016-05-29)
201. Altai Accentor (2016-05-30)
202. Hazel Grouse (2016-05-31)
203. Fork-tailed Swift (2016-06-01)
204. Eurasian Crag Martin (2016-06-02)
205. Pine Rosefinch (2016-06-03)
206. Common Raven (2016-06-03)
207. Sedge Warbler (2016-06-04)
209. Sand Martin (2016-06-04)
210. Plain Mountain Finch (2016-06-06)
211. Eurasian Scops Owl (2016-06-07)
212. Barred Warbler (2016-06-10)
213. Saxaul Sparrow (2016-06-11)
214. Ruddy Turnstone (2016-06-11)
215. Brandt's Mountain Finch (2016-06-11)
216. White-winged Redstart (2016-06-11)
217. Richard' s Pipit (2016-06-13)
218. White-winged Tern (2016-06-14)
219. Great White Pelican (2016-06-14)
220. Calandra Lark (2016-06-14)
221. Merlin (2016-06-16)
222. White-tail Rubythroat (2016-06-18)
223. Common Nightingale (2016-06-27)
224. Indian Golden Oriole (2016-06-27)
225. Common Moorhen (2016-06-27)
226. Eastern Marsh Harrier (2016-06-28)
227. Western Marsh Harrier (2016-07-01)
228. Rock Ptarmigan (2016-07-02)
229. Eurasian Dotterel (2016-07-02)
230. Variable Wheatear (2016-07-03)
231. Rock Bunting (2016-07-06)
232. Common Swift (2016-07-07)
233. Rosy Starling (2016-07-09)
234. Pied Avocet (2016-07-09)
235. Daurian Jackdaw (2016-07-09)
236. Eurasian Spoonbill (2016-07-09)
237. Sulphur-bellied Warbler (2016-07-10)
238. Red-wattled Lapwing (2016-07-13)
239. Rook (2016-07-14)
240. Eurasian Siskin (2016-08-03)
241. Curlew Sandpiper (2016-08-06)
242. Kentish Plover (2016-08-06)
243. Asian Short-toed Lark (2016-08-06)
244. Pacific Golden Plover (2016-08-06)
245. Common Kingfisher (2016-08-06)
246. Azure-winged Magpie (2016-08-07)
247. Mongolian Ground Jay (2016-08-07)
248. Daurian Partridge (2016-08-07)
249. Xinjiang Ground Jay (2016-08-08)
250. White-winged Woodpecker (2016-08-08)
251. Tarim Babbler (2016-08-09)
252. Whiskered Tern (2016-08-10)
253. Black Tern (2016-08-10)
254. Lammergeier (2016-08-10)
255. Temminck's Stint (2016-08-11)
256. Little Stint (2016-08-11)
257. Broad-billed Sandpiper (2016-08-12)
258. Northern Goshawk (2016-08-12)
259. European Nightjar (2016-08-14)
260. Long-toed Stint (2016-08-16)
261. Common Snipe (2016-08-16)
262. Marsh Sandpiper (2016-08-16)
263. Black-winged Pratincole (2016-08-19)
264. Mallard (2016-08-20)
265. Eurasian Reed Warbler (2016-08-23)
266. Pallas's Fish Eagle (2016-08-25)
267. Little Bittern (2016-08-26)
268. Red-necked Phalarope (2016-08-26)
269. Dunlin (2016-08-27)
270. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (2016-08-27)
271. Greater Sand Plover (2016-08-27)
272. Swinhoe's Snipe (2016-08-27)
273. Common Ringed Plover (2016-08-27)
274. Sanderling (2016-08-27)
275. Eastern Buzzard (2016-09-03)
276. Pallid Scops Owl (2016-09-10)
277. Little Bustard (2016-09-13)
278. Laughing Dove (2016-09-14)
279. Twite (2016-09-15)
280. Common Shelduck (2016-09-15)
281. Greater Spotted Eagle (2016-09-15)
282. Saker Falcon (2016-09-24)
283. Red-billed Chough (2016-09-24)
284. Brambling (2016-09-24)
285. Eurasian Wigeon (2016-09-26)
286. Goldcrest (2016-10-10)
287. Little Bunting (2016-10-16)
288. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2016-10-17)
289. Rustic Bunting (2016-10-17)
290. Yellow-browed Warbler (2016-10-17)
291. Golden Eagle (2016-10-18)
292. Brown Accentor (2016-10-18)
293. Red-throated Pipit (2016-10-20)
294. Meadow Bunting (2016-10-21)
295. Glossy Ibis (2016-10-29)
296. Great Gray Shrike (2016-11-06)
297. Greater Flamingo (2016-11-07)
298. Hooded Crow (2016-11-08)
299. Pallas's Bunting (2016-11-08)
300. Taiga Bean Goose (2016-11-08)
301. Spotted Great Rosefinch (2016-11-09)
302. Alpine Chough (2016-11-09)
303. Godlewski's Bunting (2016-11-09)
304. Common Magpie (2016-11-09)
305. Rufous-naped Tit (2016-11-09)
306. Bohemian Waxwing (2016-11-25)

Big Year 2020

1. wangjianli (211)
2. Rick Wang (200)
3. yang feifei (200)
4. zhangxingmin (118)
5. Binzhao Lv (64)
6. Birdnaturer (37)
7. hpx (29)
8. Liujianming (27)
9. Rezaq Hassan (15)
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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


2020-10-16

no any comments:

2020-10-05

Birdnaturer: 感觉是眉纹,不是顶冠纹

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

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