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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 India during this year.

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2017 2018 2019

participants


* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2020

all species photographed in 2020


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )

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1. Brown Shrike (2020-01-15)
2. Citrine Wagtail (2020-01-15)
3. Black Drongo (2020-01-15)
4. Lesser Whistling-Duck (2020-01-15)
5. Pheasant-tailed Jacana (2020-01-15)
6. Jungle Babbler (2020-01-17)
7. Blue Whistling-Thrush (2020-01-23)
8. Rufous Sibia (2020-01-26)
9. Green-tailed Sunbird (2020-01-26)
10. White-browed Bulbul (2020-02-09)
11. Ashy Prinia (2020-02-09)
12. Pied Bushchat (2020-02-09)
13. Crested Serpent-Eagle (2020-02-22)
14. Green Bee-eater (2020-02-22)
15. Oriental Darter (2020-02-22)
16. Indian Robin (2020-02-22)
17. Red-whiskered Bulbul (2020-02-23)
18. Stork-billed Kingfisher (2020-03-01)
19. Red-breasted Flycatcher (2020-03-02)
20. Asian Openbill (2020-03-02)
21. Striated Babbler (2020-03-02)
22. Coppersmith Barbet (2020-03-02)
23. Common Tailorbird (2020-03-02)
24. White-throated Kingfisher (2020-03-02)
25. Red-vented Bulbul (2020-03-02)
26. Yellow-footed Pigeon (2020-03-02)
27. Oriental White-eye (2020-03-02)
29. Purple Sunbird (2020-03-02)
30. Rose-ringed Parakeet (2020-03-02)
31. Black-rumped Flameback (2020-03-02)
32. Common Hawk-Cuckoo (2020-03-02)
33. House Crow (2020-03-02)
34. Indian Peafowl (2020-03-02)
35. Indian Spot-billed Duck (2020-03-02)
36. Indian Pond-Heron (2020-03-02)
37. Long-tailed Shrike (2020-03-02)
38. Black-necked Stork (2020-03-02)
39. Asian Pied Starling (2020-03-02)
40. Purple Swamphen (2020-03-02)
41. White-breasted Waterhen (2020-03-02)
42. Indian Cormorant (2020-03-02)
43. House Sparrow (2020-03-02)
44. Ruddy-breasted Crake (2020-03-03)
45. Brown-headed Barbet (2020-03-03)
46. Spotted Owlet (2020-03-03)
47. Brown-headed Gull (2020-03-03)
48. Yellow-bellied Prinia (2020-03-03)
49. Indian Gray Hornbill (2020-03-03)
50. Greater Coucal (2020-03-03)
51. Indian Roller (2020-03-03)
52. Sind Sparrow (2020-03-04)
53. Sarus Crane (2020-03-04)
54. Large Gray Babbler (2020-03-04)
55. Intermediate Egret (2020-03-04)
56. Black-headed Ibis (2020-03-04)
57. Eurasian Moorhen (2020-03-04)
58. Northern Shoveler (2020-03-04)
59. Little Grebe (2020-03-04)
60. Gadwall (2020-03-04)
61. Cattle Egret (2020-03-04)
62. Painted Stork (2020-03-04)
63. Red-naped Ibis (2020-03-04)
64. Comb Duck (2020-03-04)
65. White-tailed Lapwing (2020-03-04)
66. Red-wattled Lapwing (2020-03-04)
67. Small Minivet (2020-03-04)
68. Common Woodshrike (2020-03-04)
69. Laughing Dove (2020-03-04)
70. Northern Pintail (2020-03-04)
71. Black Redstart (2020-03-04)
72. Little Cormorant (2020-03-04)
73. Plain Prinia (2020-03-04)
74. Oriental Pipit (2020-03-04)
75. Bay-backed Shrike (2020-03-04)
76. Red Avadavat (2020-03-04)
77. Pied Cuckoo (2020-03-04)
78. Bonelli's Eagle (2020-03-05)
79. Zitting Cisticola (2020-03-05)
80. Wire-tailed Swallow (2020-03-05)
81. Bronze-winged Jacana (2020-03-05)
82. Shikra (2020-03-06)
83. Red-headed Vulture (2020-03-07)
84. Pied Kingfisher (2020-03-07)
85. River Lapwing (2020-03-07)
86. Brown Boobook (2020-03-07)
87. Changeable Hawk-Eagle (2020-03-07)
88. White-eyed Buzzard (2020-03-07)
89. White-cheeked Bulbul (2020-03-07)
90. Common Greenshank (2020-03-07)
91. Little Egret (2020-03-07)
92. White-capped Redstart (2020-03-07)
93. Plumbeous Redstart (2020-03-07)
94. White-browed Wagtail (2020-03-07)
95. Red Collared-Dove (2020-03-07)
96. Black Kite (2020-03-07)
97. Eurasian Hoopoe (2020-03-07)
98. Indian Chat (2020-03-07)
99. Crested Kingfisher (2020-03-08)
100. Collared Falconet (2020-03-08)
101. Mountain Hawk-Eagle (2020-03-08)
102. Small Niltava (2020-03-08)
103. Taiga Flycatcher (2020-03-08)
104. Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (2020-03-08)
105. Greater Flameback (2020-03-08)
106. Woolly-necked Stork (2020-03-08)
107. White-rumped Vulture (2020-03-09)
108. Orange-bellied Leafbird (2020-03-09)
109. Pale-billed Flowerpecker (2020-03-09)
110. Himalayan Flameback (2020-03-09)
111. Great Slaty Woodpecker (2020-03-09)
112. Black-crested Bulbul (2020-03-09)
113. Fire-tailed Sunbird (2020-03-10)
114. Black-headed Jay (2020-03-10)
115. Yellow-browed Tit (2020-03-10)
116. Green Shrike-Babbler (2020-03-11)
117. Blyth's Swift (2020-03-11)
118. Upland Pipit (2020-03-11)
119. Peregrine Falcon (2020-03-11)
120. Gray-winged Blackbird (2020-03-11)
121. White-tailed Nuthatch (2020-03-11)
122. Black Eagle (2020-03-11)
123. Coal Tit (2020-03-11)
124. Slaty-headed Parakeet (2020-03-11)
125. Streaked Laughingthrush (2020-03-11)
126. Rock Bunting (2020-03-11)
127. Russet Sparrow (2020-03-11)
128. Black-hooded Oriole (2020-03-11)
129. Verditer Flycatcher (2020-03-12)
130. Ultramarine Flycatcher (2020-03-12)
131. Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher (2020-03-12)
132. White-throated Fantail (2020-03-12)
133. Pale-rumped Warbler (2020-03-12)
134. Hume's Warbler (2020-03-12)
135. Blue-winged Minla (2020-03-12)
136. Eurasian Sparrowhawk (2020-03-12)
137. Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch (2020-03-12)
138. Red-rumped Swallow (2020-03-12)
139. Fire-breasted Flowerpecker (2020-03-12)
140. Black-lored Tit (2020-03-12)
141. Gray Bushchat (2020-03-12)
142. Egyptian Vulture (2020-03-12)
143. Kalij Pheasant (2020-03-12)
144. Whistler's Warbler (2020-03-12)
145. Spotted Forktail (2020-03-12)
146. Red-billed Blue-Magpie (2020-03-12)
147. Asian Koel (2020-03-12)
148. Greater Yellownape (2020-03-13)
149. Brown Wood-Owl (2020-03-13)
150. Great Barbet (2020-03-13)
151. Gray Treepie (2020-03-13)
152. Tickell's Thrush (2020-03-13)
153. White-collared Blackbird (2020-03-13)
154. Brown-fronted Woodpecker (2020-03-13)
155. Gray-faced Woodpecker (2020-03-13)
156. Oriental Turtle-Dove (2020-03-13)
158. Red-billed Leiothrix (2020-03-13)
160. Blue-fronted Redstart (2020-03-13)
161. Himalayan Woodpecker (2020-03-13)
162. Striated Laughingthrush (2020-03-13)
163. Black-chinned Babbler (2020-03-13)
164. Slaty-blue Flycatcher (2020-03-13)
165. Siberian Stonechat (2020-03-13)
166. Black-throated Thrush (2020-03-13)
167. Rufous-bellied Eagle (2020-03-14)
168. Lesser Yellownape (2020-03-14)
169. White-bellied Erpornis (2020-03-14)
170. Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker (2020-03-14)
171. Speckled Piculet (2020-03-14)
172. Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo (2020-03-14)
173. Bronzed Drongo (2020-03-14)
174. Black-throated Tit (2020-03-14)
175. Gray-hooded Warbler (2020-03-14)
176. Scarlet Minivet (2020-03-14)
177. Large-billed Crow (2020-03-14)
178. Gray Francolin (2020-03-20)
179. Dark-fronted Babbler (2020-03-20)
180. Indian Blackbird (2020-03-22)
181. Indian Golden Oriole (2020-03-23)
182. Alexandrine Parakeet (2020-03-26)
183. Plum-headed Parakeet (2020-04-04)
184. Indian Silverbill (2020-04-07)
185. Rock Pigeon (2020-04-12)
186. Oriental Honey-buzzard (2020-04-13)
187. Rufous Treepie (2020-04-14)
188. Jerdon's Bushlark (2020-04-15)
189. Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher (2020-04-18)
190. Common Myna (2020-04-18)
191. Purple-rumped Sunbird (2020-04-29)
192. Nilgiri Flycatcher (2020-05-02)
193. Cinereous Tit (2020-06-01)
194. Scaly-breasted Munia (2020-06-17)
195. Spotted Dove (2020-06-28)
196. Vernal Hanging-Parrot (2020-06-28)
197. White-bellied Drongo (2020-07-26)
198. Blue-faced Malkoha (2020-07-27)
199. Plain Flowerpecker (2020-09-18)

rare birds records


Nilgiri (Scaly) Thrush (Zoothera dauma neilgherriensis)

© Askar Isabekov
2017-12-02
Eravikulam National Park. Munnar, Kerala.

rare record


Taiga Bean-Goose (Anser fabalis)

© Garg Sudhir
2015-02-14
Mangalsar Dam ( Mansarover) Tehla Village, Alwar Dist, Rajasthan, India

Very rare winter visitor.

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recent video

2020-04-14. Hoopoe (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

2020-04-10. Indian Silverbill (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

2020-03-30. Large Grey Babbler (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

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unidentified birds


2020-09-14

Аскар Исабеков: thank you, Machiel

2020-09-14

Machiel Valkenburg: Chestnut-eared Bunting

2020-09-06

Ashik: Little cormorant

2020-08-30

Askar Isabekov: OK. Pavel, please look avibase taxonmy (link), which recognaze refectus as part of species (?) named as Buteo [buteo, refectus, japonicus, bannermani or socotraensis]. Absolutely unclear situation. Why this bird is not japonicus? Good question in my opinion. [....]

2020-08-30

Askar Isabekov: Sorry, Pavel for a long time silence. Regarding culminatus taxon, first, not all of Authorities regognize this taxon as a full species (avibase), second, in case I split Large-billed Crow to three independed species users and visitors of this website [....]

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