Gyurácz József – Kóta András: Vas megye madarainak névjegyzéke
Uploaded images: 80512   Number of Observations: 272064
E-mail Adress:

Frequently asked questions, or FAQ

If You don't find the answer to your question, contact us at info(at), or in the forum.

What does WP mean?

Abbreviation for Western Palearctic biogeographic region (ecozone). The region includes Europe, North-Africa, and the most of the Middle-East:


(map borrowed from

What is "Hungary life list"? What is listing? offers a place for keeping records of your personal lists.

Lists have certain regulations. The most important rule is, there is a geographical range for each list, birds observed in the range can be counted on the list.

There are lists (eg. garden list) where only the total number of observed species  can be given.

There are lists with more srtict regulations (eg. Hungary life list), where you have to tick the species in a checklist. Rarities should be commented (place and date of sighting).

Listing is a good game, but remember, a ranks do not always correlate with skills.


How rarities and bogey birds come on my Hungary list?

If you sign in to "Hungary life list", a program chooses your ten most rare species (here rare means the fewest people have seen them)  and the ten most common (most people seen) species you don't have on your list. These are going to be your best and bogey bird species.

Best and bogey birds can change even if you do not change anything on your list as others record new species. You can use bogey birds to check if you miss a common species on your list by accident.


Who is twitcher?

The term "twitcher", sometimes misapplied as a synonym for birder, is  reserved for those who travel long distances to see a rare bird that  would then be "ticked", or checked off, on a list.

Mire kell odafigyelnem, ha tvicselni megyek?
Távcsövek, teleszkópok
Szia Norbi! Köszönjük szépen a tanácsot! Üdv.: Csabi
Yesterday, 17:02 - Horvàth Csaba
Kedves MME-tagok! A Madártávlat 2020. téli számának 29....
12/02/2020 14:14 - Kovács Gergely Károly
Nem madár
Bocs, 5.emelet. :-)
12/01/2020 21:11 - Székely Balázs
Jelenleg nincs érvényes szavazási lehetőség More »
News, Announcements
Sokadalom madarászverseny, eredményhirdetés
Kedves Madarászok! A Vadlúd Sokadalom madarászversenyének az eredményhirdetését online tartjuk a... More »
Trip Reports
XX. Tatai Vadlúd Sokadalom madarászverseny
Sziasztok! 2020. november 28-án lezajlott a 20. Tatai Vadlúd Sokadalom madarászversenye, amely... More »
Alpine Accentor
Prunella collaris
26 November 2020
Alpine Accentor
Prunella collaris
30 November 2020
Black-legged Kittiwake
Rissa tridactyla
22 November 2020
© 2010 Pest Környéki Madarász Kör
HomeInfoObservationsGalleriesRankingHungarian Rarities CommitteeRegistration