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In 2016 I set a new world record. Over the course of 366 days I observed 6841 bird species in 40 different countries, thereby breaking the record of 6042 bird species set the year before by the American Noah Strycker.

To put things in perspective; there are currently 10672 officially recognized species which means that I observed almost 65% of all the bird species in the world in a single year. 258 (roughly 3.8%) of these species were only heard.

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Of course a year like this would mean nothing without a good cause.
During my ‘Biggest Year’ I raised money for the groundbreaking Birdlife Preventing Extinctions Programme. This programme aims to prevent the extinction of all globally threatened bird species by applying an active, innovative and highly effective methodology.
I will continue to raise money for the Birdlife Preventing Extinctions Programme until I reach my goal of 100.000 Euros. Please help me reach this goal.

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Interested in sponsoring my Biggest Year?

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