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Big Year 2024

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

You can see previous years competitions results here: 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023

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* number inside brackets means the number of species photographed in 2024

all species photographed in 2024


* in order of appearance (number inside brackets means the date of first record "month-day" )
1. Mute Swan (2024-01-04)
2. Whooper Swan (2024-01-04)
3. Bewick's Swan (2024-01-04)
4. Mallard (2024-01-04)
5. Gadwall (2024-01-04)
6. Common Teal (2024-01-04)
7. Common Shelduck (2024-01-04)
8. Common Goldeneye (2024-01-04)
9. Caspian Gull (2024-01-04)
10. Hooded Crow (2024-01-04)
11. Horned Lark (2024-01-04)
12. Common Sparrowhawk (2024-01-04)
13. Eurasian Jackdaw (2024-01-04)
14. Great Tit (2024-01-05)
15. Black-throated Thrush (2024-01-05)
16. Common Chaffinch (2024-01-05)
17. Eurasian Blackbird (2024-01-05)
18. Rock Pigeon (2024-01-05)
19. Black-Billed Magpie (2024-01-05)
20. Common Pochard (2024-01-05)
21. Black-headed Gull (2024-01-05)
22. Great Crested Grebe (2024-01-05)
23. Tufted Duck (2024-01-05)
24. Little Grebe (2024-01-05)
25. Black-Necked Grebe (2024-01-05)
26. Common Coot (2024-01-05)
27. Azure Tit (2024-01-05)
28. White-browed Tit-Warbler (2024-01-06)
29. Black-breasted Tit (2024-01-07)
30. Black-throated Accentor (2024-01-08)
31. Mew Gull (2024-01-08)
32. Eurasian Wigeon (2024-01-08)
33. Red-billed Chough (2024-01-09)
34. Goosander (2024-01-09)
35. Red-crested Pochard (2024-01-09)
36. Common Kestrel (2024-01-09)
37. Tree Sparrow (2024-01-10)
38. Red-fronted Serin (2024-01-10)
39. Carrion Crow (2024-01-10)
40. Eurasian Siskin (2024-01-10)
41. Grey-headed Goldfinch (2024-01-12)
42. Pygmy Cormorant (2024-01-14)
43. Bohemian Waxwing (2024-01-14)
44. Smew (2024-01-14)
45. Great Grey Shrike (2024-01-14)
46. Dalmatian Pelican (2024-01-14)
47. Northern Reed Bunting (2024-01-14)
48. Great Cormorant (2024-01-14)
49. Brambling (2024-01-14)
50. Western Marsh-Harrier (2024-01-14)
51. Northern Wren (2024-01-14)
52. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (2024-01-14)
53. Coal Tit (2024-01-17)
54. Goldcrest (2024-01-17)
55. Meadow Bunting (2024-01-18)
56. Meadow Pipit (2024-01-20)
57. Green Sandpiper (2024-01-20)
58. Rough-legged Buzzard (2024-01-20)
59. Eurasian Collared Dove (2024-01-20)
60. Brown Accentor (2024-01-20)
61. Red-mantled Rosefinch (2024-01-20)
62. Eastern Buzzard (2024-01-20)
63. White-winged Grosbeak (2024-01-22)
64. Rook (2024-01-27)
65. Common Buzzard (2024-01-27)
66. Guldenstadt's Redstart (2024-01-27)
67. Eversmann's Redstart (2024-01-28)
68. Mistle Thrush (2024-01-30)
69. European Robin (2024-01-30)
70. Long-eared Owl (2024-01-30)
71. Yellowhammer (2024-01-30)
72. Common Mynah (2024-01-30)
73. Great White Egret (2024-02-01)
74. Common Pheasant (2024-02-02)
75. Grey Wagtail (2024-02-02)
76. Ruddy Shelduck (2024-02-02)
77. Eurasian Dipper (2024-02-03)
78. Pallas's Sandgrouse (2024-02-03)
79. Asian Short-toed Lark (2024-02-03)
80. Common Redshank (2024-02-03)
81. Northern Lapwing (2024-02-03)
82. Pallas's Gull (2024-02-03)
83. Little Owl (2024-02-03)
84. Rock Sparrow (2024-02-04)
85. Hen Harrier (2024-02-04)
86. Crested Lark (2024-02-04)
87. Eurasian Linnet (2024-02-04)
88. Ibisbill (2024-02-04)
89. Bearded Tit (2024-02-04)
90. Chukar Partridge (2024-02-04)
91. European Greenfinch (2024-02-05)
92. Laughing Dove (2024-02-07)
93. Brown Dipper (2024-02-11)
94. Grey Heron (2024-02-22)
95. Common Starling (2024-02-22)
96. Yellow-breasted Tit (2024-02-23)

rare birds records


Taiga Flycatcher (Ficedula albicilla)

© Neil and Lucy Rogers
2023-05-25
Chong Kemin

The first confirmed record of the Taiga Flycatcher in Kyrgyzstan.


Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

© Jérémie Berlioux
2023-05-21
Ozornoe

First record in Kyrgyzstan.


White-throated Needletail (Hirundapus caudacutus)

© Pjotr Trommel
2022-08-20
Ozyornoye, Bishkek

Very likely to be the first encounter in Kyrgyzstan, with vagrants recorded in neighbouring Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.


Buff-bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

© Tatiana Menshikova
2021-10-10
Mikhaylovka, Issyk-kul region

The first confirmed record in the Kyrgyz Republic

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recent video

2023-07-15. Indian Golden Oriole (Gennadii Zakirov), Black-Billed Magpie (Gennadii Zakirov).

2021-10-26. Little Owl (Katherine Hall).

2021-03-15. Common Buzzard (Viacheslav Prudskikh).

2021-03-13. Grey-headed Goldfinch (Viacheslav Prudskikh).

2018-04-11. Grey-headed Goldfinch (Ivan Turkovskiy).

2017-11-16. Black-breasted Tit (Ivan Turkovskiy).

2017-09-05. Little Owl (Ivan Turkovskiy), Common Kingfisher (Ivan Turkovskiy).

2017-09-03. Ibisbill (Ivan Turkovskiy).

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unidentified birds


2024-01-28

Анна Ясько: Вероятно, обыкновенная каменка.

2024-01-28

Анна Ясько: Горный конек.

2024-01-28

Анна Ясько: Маскированная трясогузка, молодая.

2024-01-28

Анна Ясько: Серая славка.

2024-01-10

Анна Ясько: Туркестанский жулан, вероятно. Самка.

more unidentified birds...