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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. Rick Wang (303)
3. Binzhao Lv (297)
4. Lee Tao (295)
5. Birdnaturer (224)
6. yang feifei (223)
7. black lark (193)
8. wen zhimin (142)
9. Allan Linn (139)
10. Marmot (123)
11. Rezaq Hassan (109)
13. Liujianming (53)
14. Gou Jun (23)
15. Lei Jinyu (21)
16. gebi huyang (19)
17. hpx (19)
18. zeng yuan (3)
19. 人工 (3)
21. daobazi (2)
22. lv ronghua (1)

all species photographed in 2018


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Long-tailed Rosefinch (2018-01-01)
2. Eurasian Tree Sparrow (2018-01-01)
3. Pine Bunting (2018-01-01)
4. Brambling (2018-01-01)
5. White-winged Snowfinch (2018-01-01)
6. Horned Lark (2018-01-01)
7. Red-billed Chough (2018-01-01)
8. Twite (2018-01-01)
9. Great Gray Shrike (2018-01-01)
10. Brown Accentor (2018-01-01)
11. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2018-01-01)
12. Rock Dove (2018-01-01)
13. House Sparrow (2018-01-01)
14. Common Raven (2018-01-01)
15. Carrion Crow (2018-01-01)
16. Upland Buzzard (2018-01-01)
17. Hill Pigeon (2018-01-01)
18. Mongolian Ground Jay (2018-01-01)
19. Golden Eagle (2018-01-01)
20. Azure Tit (2018-01-01)
21. Siberian Accentor (2018-01-01)
22. Common Redpoll (2018-01-01)
23. Common Blackbird (2018-01-01)
24. White-throated Dipper (2018-01-01)
25. European Goldfinch (2018-01-01)
26. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (2018-01-01)
27. Arctic Redpoll (2018-01-01)
28. Eurasian Sparrow Hawk (2018-01-01)
29. Common Kestrel (2018-01-01)
30. Ruddy Shelduck (2018-01-01)
31. Mistle Thrush (2018-01-01)
32. Hawfinch (2018-01-01)
33. Corn Bunting (2018-01-01)
34. Yellowhammer (2018-01-01)
35. Bearded Reedling (2018-01-01)
36. Saxaul Sparrow (2018-01-01)
37. Water Rail (2018-01-01)
38. Mallard (2018-01-01)
39. Common Goldeneye (2018-01-01)
40. Eastern Buzzard (2018-01-01)
41. Grey Heron (2018-01-01)
42. Reed Bunting (2018-01-01)
43. Hen Harrier (2018-01-01)
44. Little Owl (2018-01-01)
45. European Greenfinch (2018-01-01)
46. Common Chaffinch (2018-01-01)
47. Black-throated Thrush (2018-01-01)
48. Eurasian Treecreeper (2018-01-02)
49. Eurasian Bullfinch (2018-01-02)
50. Silver-throated Bushtit (2018-01-02)
51. Great Tit (2018-01-02)
52. Grey-headed Woodpecker (2018-01-02)
53. Pallas's Rosefinch (2018-01-02)
54. Eurasian Nuthatch (2018-01-02)
55. White-backed Woodpecker (2018-01-02)
56. Long-eared Owl (2018-01-02)
57. Eurasian Collared Dove (2018-01-02)
58. Common Wood Pigeon (2018-01-02)
59. Ural Owl (2018-01-02)
60. Rook (2018-01-03)
61. Chukar Partridge (2018-01-03)
62. Eurasian Jackdaw (2018-01-03)
63. Mandarin Duck (2018-01-03)
64. Eurasian Woodcock (2018-01-03)
65. White-winged Redstart (2018-01-03)
66. Meadow Pipit (2018-01-03)
67. Eurasian Wren (2018-01-03)
68. Ibisbill (2018-01-03)
69. White-winged Woodpecker (2018-01-03)
70. Little Grebe (2018-01-03)
71. Green Sandpiper (2018-01-03)
72. Solitary Snipe (2018-01-03)
73. Common Moorhen (2018-01-03)
74. Black Kite (2018-01-04)
75. Goldcrest (2018-01-04)
76. Short-eared Owl (2018-01-04)
77. Dalmatian Pelican (2018-01-04)
78. Whooper Swan (2018-01-04)
79. Laughing Dove (2018-01-04)
80. Oriental Turtle Dove (2018-01-05)
81. Common Kingfisher (2018-01-06)
82. Black-crowned Night Heron (2018-01-06)
83. Ferruginous Pochard (2018-01-06)
84. Great Crested Grebe (2018-01-06)
85. Eurasian Coot (2018-01-06)
86. Common Starling (2018-01-06)
87. Black-throated Accentor (2018-01-06)
88. White-winged Grosbeak (2018-01-06)
89. Bohemian Waxwing (2018-01-06)
90. Godlewski's Bunting (2018-01-06)
91. Plain Mountain Finch (2018-01-06)
92. White-tailed Sea Eagle (2018-01-06)
93. Water Pipit (2018-01-06)
94. Rustic Bunting (2018-01-06)
95. Common Pochard (2018-01-06)
96. Great Egret (2018-01-06)
97. Coal Tit (2018-01-06)
98. Eurasian Siskin (2018-01-06)
99. Great Bittern (2018-01-06)
100. Spotted Nutcracker (2018-01-06)
101. Common Magpie (2018-01-06)
102. Wallcreeper (2018-01-06)
103. Smew (2018-01-07)
104. Common Merganser (2018-01-07)
105. Red-throated Thrush (2018-01-07)
106. Azure-winged Magpie (2018-01-07)
107. Daurian Partridge (2018-01-08)
108. Common Pheasant (2018-01-08)
109. White-crowned Penduline Tit (2018-01-09)
110. Common Buzzard (2018-01-09)
111. Eversmann's Redstart (2018-01-09)
112. Desert Finch (2018-01-09)
113. Western Marsh Harrier (2018-01-11)
114. Spanish Sparrow (2018-01-11)
115. White Wagtail (2018-01-11)
116. Crested Lark (2018-01-13)
117. Isabelline Shrike (2018-01-14)
118. Tufted Duck (2018-01-14)
119. Eurasian Teal (2018-01-14)
120. Northern Pintail (2018-01-14)
121. Red-crested Pochard (2018-01-14)
122. Eurasian Wigeon (2018-01-14)
123. Graylag Goose (2018-01-14)
124. Common Crane (2018-01-15)
125. Northern Shoveler (2018-01-16)
126. Great Cormorant (2018-01-16)
127. Common Chiff-chaff (2018-01-16)
128. Redwing (2018-01-17)
129. Eurasian Hobby (2018-01-17)
130. Long-legged Buzzard (2018-01-19)
131. Common Rosefinch (2018-01-20)
132. Turkestan Tit (2018-01-20)
133. Red-fronted Serin (2018-01-20)
134. Merlin (2018-01-20)
135. Yellow-legged Gull (2018-01-20)
136. Pallas's Gull (2018-01-20)
137. Mew Gull (2018-01-20)
138. Chinese Spot-billed Duck (2018-01-20)
139. Mongolian Gull (2018-01-20)
140. Naumann's Thrush (2018-01-20)
141. Saker Falcon (2018-01-23)
142. Oriental Bullfinch (2018-01-25)
143. Hooded Crow (2018-01-25)
144. Northern Goshawk (2018-01-27)
145. Rough-legged Hawk (2018-01-31)
146. European Robin (2018-01-31)
147. Fieldfare (2018-01-31)
148. Rock Sparrow (2018-02-04)
149. Cetti's Warbler (2018-02-05)
150. Gadwall (2018-02-05)
152. Taiga Bean Goose (2018-02-14)
153. Songar Tit (2018-02-18)
154. Snowy Owl (2018-02-19)
155. Himalayan Griffon (2018-02-19)
156. Dusky Thrush (2018-02-19)
157. Buff-bellied Pipit (2018-02-19)
158. Blue-capped Redstart (2018-02-19)
159. Lammergeier (2018-02-19)
160. Eastern Imperial Eagle (2018-02-20)
161. Alpine Chough (2018-02-20)
162. Tarim Babbler (2018-02-21)
163. White-browned Tit Warber (2018-02-22)
164. Common Myna (2018-02-22)
165. Common Redshank (2018-02-23)
166. Common Greenshank (2018-02-23)
167. Pine Rosefinch (2018-02-26)
168. Willow Tit (2018-02-26)
169. Stock Dove (2018-02-28)
170. Black Woodpecker (2018-03-02)
171. Asian Short-toed Lark (2018-03-02)
172. Peregrine Falcon (2018-03-05)
173. Black-headed Gull (2018-03-05)
174. Northern Lapwing (2018-03-05)
175. Oriental Stork (2018-03-07)
176. Steppe Grey Shrike (2018-03-10)
177. Pallas's Sandgrouse (2018-03-10)
178. Desert Wheatear (2018-03-10)
179. Isabelline Wheatear (2018-03-10)
180. Citrine Wagtail (2018-03-10)
181. Pallas's Bunting (2018-03-11)
182. Rufous-tailed Shrike (2018-03-14)
183. Pied Wheatear (2018-03-15)
184. Meadow Bunting (2018-03-18)
185. Steppe Eagle (2018-03-19)
186. Boreal Owl (2018-03-19)
187. Common Linnet (2018-03-20)
188. Eurasian Skylark (2018-03-20)
189. Lesser Kestrel (2018-03-20)
190. Common Hoopoe (2018-03-21)
191. Eurasian Oystercatcher (2018-03-22)
192. Black-winged Stilt (2018-03-23)
193. Greater Short-toed Lark (2018-03-25)
194. Bluethroat (2018-03-25)
195. Little Ringed Plover (2018-03-25)
196. Tundra Bean Goose (2018-03-25)
197. Oriental Skylark (2018-03-25)
198. Greater White-fronted Goose (2018-03-25)
199. Daurian Jackdaw (2018-03-25)
200. Great Reed Warbler (2018-03-26)
201. Great Spotted Woodpecker (2018-03-27)
202. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (2018-03-28)
203. Northern Wheatear (2018-03-29)
204. Eurasian Crag Martin (2018-03-29)
205. Great Bustard (2018-03-29)
206. Northern House Martin (2018-03-29)
207. Eurasian Curlew (2018-03-29)
208. Common Snipe (2018-03-29)
209. Common Shelduck (2018-03-31)
210. Pallid Harrier (2018-03-31)
211. Cinereous Vulture (2018-03-31)
212. Western Yellow Wagtail (2018-03-31)
213. Kentish Plover (2018-04-01)
214. Common Swift (2018-04-01)
215. Black Redstart (2018-04-02)
216. Barn Swallow (2018-04-02)
217. Sand Martin (2018-04-02)
218. Paddyfield Warbler (2018-04-02)
219. Western Osprey (2018-04-03)
220. Black Stork (2018-04-03)
221. Tawny Pipit (2018-04-03)
222. Xinjiang Ground Jay (2018-04-03)
223. Garganey (2018-04-04)
224. Pied Avocet (2018-04-05)
225. Black-tailed Godwit (2018-04-05)
226. Calandra Lark (2018-04-05)
227. Siberian Stonechat (2018-04-05)
228. Black-bellied Sandgrouse (2018-04-06)
229. Desert Whitethroat (2018-04-06)
230. Hume's Leaf Warbler (2018-04-07)
231. Lesser Whitethroat (2018-04-07)
232. Black-necked Grebe (2018-04-07)
233. Mountain Chiff-chaff (2018-04-07)
234. White-headed Duck (2018-04-09)
235. Wood Sandpiper (2018-04-13)
236. Grey Wagtail (2018-04-13)
237. Demoiselle Crane (2018-04-13)
238. Pale Sand Swallow (2018-04-13)
239. Black Grouse (2018-04-14)
240. Asian Desert Warbler (2018-04-14)
241. Bimaculated Lark (2018-04-14)
242. Caspian Tern (2018-04-16)
243. Common Tern (2018-04-16)
244. Common Sandpiper (2018-04-16)
245. Booted Eagle (2018-04-17)
246. Richard' s Pipit (2018-04-17)
247. Eurasian Scops Owl (2018-04-18)
248. Eurasian Stone Curlew (2018-04-19)
249. Common Cuckoo (2018-04-22)
250. Bar-headed Goose (2018-04-22)
251. Himalayan Snowcock (2018-04-22)
252. Altai Accentor (2018-04-22)
253. Tree Pipit (2018-04-22)
254. Marsh Sandpiper (2018-04-23)
255. Little Tern (2018-04-23)
256. Savi's Warbler (2018-04-23)
257. European Roller (2018-04-24)
258. Greater Sand Plover (2018-04-25)
259. Lesser Sand Plover (2018-04-26)
260. Red-footed Falcon (2018-04-28)
261. Gull-billed Tern (2018-04-29)
262. Eastern Marsh Harrier (2018-04-29)
263. Rock Bunting (2018-04-29)
264. Oriental Cuckoo (2018-04-30)
265. Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (2018-05-01)
266. Common Redstart (2018-05-03)
267. Sykes' Warbler (2018-05-03)
268. Pallid Scops Owl (2018-05-03)
269. Common Quail (2018-05-03)
270. Black-throated Diver (2018-05-04)
271. Eurasian Wryneck (2018-05-04)
272. Grey-necked Bunting (2018-05-04)
273. White-winged Tern (2018-05-04)
274. Whimbrel (2018-05-05)
275. Rock Ptarmigan (2018-05-05)
276. Lesser Grey Shrike (2018-05-06)
277. Whiskered Tern (2018-05-06)
278. Pacific Golden Plover (2018-05-06)
279. European Bee-eater (2018-05-06)
280. Barred Warbler (2018-05-08)
281. Collared Pratincole (2018-05-08)
282. Terek Sandpiper (2018-05-08)
283. Temminck's Stint (2018-05-08)
284. Common Nightingale (2018-05-08)
285. Red Crossbill (2018-05-09)
286. European Turtle Dove (2018-05-09)
287. Eurasian Reed Warbler (2018-05-09)
288. Red-backed Shrike (2018-05-09)
289. Olive-backed Pipit (2018-05-10)
290. Greenish Warbler (2018-05-10)
291. Indian Golden Oriole (2018-05-11)
292. Black Tern (2018-05-11)
293. European Nightjar (2018-05-13)
294. Baillon's Crake (2018-05-13)
295. White-tail Rubythroat (2018-05-13)
296. Little Bittern (2018-05-14)
297. Spotted Flycatcher (2018-05-14)
298. Eurasian Golden Oriole (2018-05-15)
299. Shikra (2018-05-15)
300. Rosy Starling (2018-05-16)
301. Little Stint (2018-05-16)
302. Ortolan Bunting (2018-05-16)
303. Greater Flamingo (2018-05-17)
304. Grey Plover (2018-05-17)
305. Booted Warbler (2018-05-17)
306. Brown-headed Gull (2018-05-18)
307. Spotted Great Rosefinch (2018-05-18)
308. Long-toed Stint (2018-05-18)
309. Brown-headed Bunting (2018-05-19)
310. Greater Whitethroat (2018-05-19)
311. Mongolian Finch (2018-05-19)
312. Taiga Flycatcher (2018-05-19)
313. Crested Honey-buzzard (2018-05-19)
314. Arctic Warbler (2018-05-19)
315. Ruff (2018-05-20)
316. Sanderling (2018-05-20)
317. Spotted Redshank (2018-05-20)
318. Ruddy Turnstone (2018-05-21)
319. Heuglin's Gull (2018-05-21)
320. Black Lark (2018-05-21)
321. Montagu's Harrier (2018-05-21)
322. Tibetan Snowcock (2018-05-22)
323. Red-necked Stint (2018-05-22)
324. Moustached Warbler (2018-05-23)
325. Blyth's Reed Warbler (2018-05-23)
326. Corncrake (2018-05-26)
327. Hume's Whitethroat (2018-05-27)
328. Purple Heron (2018-05-27)
329. Tibetan Snowfinch (2018-05-27)
330. Sulphur-bellied Warbler (2018-05-27)
331. Long-tailed Shrike (2018-05-27)
332. Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin (2018-05-28)
333. Macqueen's Bustard (2018-05-30)
334. Sinai Rosefinch (2018-05-31)
335. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (2018-06-01)
336. Pallas's Fish Eagle (2018-06-02)
337. Asian Brown Flycatcher (2018-06-02)
338. Tibetan Lark (2018-06-03)
339. Yellow-breasted Bunting (2018-06-03)
340. Willow Warbler (2018-06-03)
341. Common Grasshopper Warbler (2018-06-03)
342. Lanceolated Warbler (2018-06-03)
343. Honey Buzzard (2018-06-04)
344. Grey Partridge (2018-06-06)
346. Curlew Sandpiper (2018-06-09)
347. Eurasian Spoonbill (2018-06-09)
348. Pintail Snipe (2018-06-10)
349. Brandt's Mountain Finch (2018-06-15)
350. Rufous-naped Tit (2018-06-16)
351. Brown Dipper (2018-06-17)
352. Hume's Short-toed Lark (2018-06-17)
353. Ground Tit (2018-06-18)
354. Grey-backed Shrike (2018-06-18)
355. Tibetan Sandgrouse (2018-06-18)
356. Tibetan Serin (2018-06-18)
357. Egyptian Vulture (2018-06-19)
358. Blyth's Rosefinch (2018-06-20)
359. Variable Wheatear (2018-06-20)
360. Fork-tailed Swift (2018-06-20)
361. Griffon Vulture (2018-06-21)
362. Alpine Accentor (2018-06-22)
363. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (2018-06-24)
364. Greater Spotted Eagle (2018-07-06)
365. Blue Rock Thrush (2018-07-07)
366. Short-toed Snake Eagle (2018-07-07)
367. Chinese Pond Heron (2018-07-11)
368. Red-necked Phalarope (2018-07-15)
369. Horned Grebe (2018-07-15)
370. Orange-flanked Bluetail (2018-07-26)
371. Dusky Warbler (2018-07-26)
372. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (2018-08-18)
373. Dunlin (2018-08-18)
374. Little Gull (2018-08-28)
375. Eastern Cattle Egret (2018-08-29)
376. Caspian Plover (2018-08-29)
377. Common Ringed Plover (2018-09-03)
378. Little Bustard (2018-09-10)
379. Rosy Pipit (2018-09-15)
380. Pied Bushchat (2018-09-16)
381. White-capped Water Redstart (2018-09-16)
382. Yellow-browed Warbler (2018-09-16)
383. Pechora Pipit (2018-09-17)
384. Streaked Rosefinch (2018-09-18)
385. Mute Swan (2018-10-06)
386. Lesser White-fronted Goose (2018-10-07)
387. White-cheeked Starling (2018-10-21)
388. Swan Goose (2018-10-26)
389. Gyrfalcon (2018-11-03)
390. Great White Pelican (2018-11-07)
391. Little Bunting (2018-11-08)
392. Barbary Falcon (2018-11-09)
393. Little Crake (2018-11-09)
394. Pygmy Cormorant (2018-11-20)
395. Blue Whistling Thrush (2018-12-30)
396. Red-breasted Merganser (2018-12-31)
397. Long-tailed Duck (2018-12-31)

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)
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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2020-10-16

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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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