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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
Unread postPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:28 am 
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This morning I popped into Intaka Island to look for the Baillon's Crake reported there over the weekend.

As I was about to photograph a lovely purple heron, my batteries died. :wall: Then I knew I was guaranteed to see the crake.

It showed briefly a few minutes later.

Now on 555

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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:lol: :lol:

That's always the case, BB.

Laine is up to 586 with Lesser Black-backed Gull.

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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Since my last update Collared flycatcher, Black-tailed godwit and Shelley's francolin joined my list of lifers that now stands at 650.

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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December 2012

GROUP 800
1 Lizet Grobbelaar 853 (+3) Dec 12
2 Niall 850 Sept 12
3 deefstes 832 Dec 11
4 Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan 10
5 Johnd 800 May 12

GROUP 700
6 Bosnimf 763 Nov 12
7 Yolande Oelsen 735 Nov 12
8 Jakkalsbessie 723 Nov 11
9 JoelR 706 Sept 12
10 Moegaai 700 (+12) Dec 12

GROUP 600

11 Oryx 698 Nov 10
12 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
13 Adansonia 676 Jul 10
14 Johan van Rensburg 650 (+3) Dec 12
15 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
16 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
17 Ladybirder 638 Nov 12
18 Bookman 635 Mar 09
19 Wildtuinman 634 Nov 12
20 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
21 Johann 626 (+11) Dec 12
22 Leonie2 607 Oct 12
23 O-Dog 604 March 12
24 Imax 602 Nov 12
25 Wolph 602 Apr 12
26 Snoobab 602 Jul 09

GROUP 500
27 Ferdelance 593 (+4) Dec 12
28 Francoisd 588 Jan 12
29 Laine 586 (+8) Dec 12
30 Adrianp 580 Nov 12
31 Johan N 575 Nov 12
32 Mattaxel 568 (+7) Dec 12
33 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
34 Eugene123 566 Nov 12
35 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
36 Bush Baptist 555 (+63) Dec 12
37 Dotdan 550 (+11) Dec 12
38 Malles 550 Apr 10
39 Skopsie 541 Jan 12
40 Walt3 536 (+12) Dec 12 (T=550)
41 Pantera Leo 533 (+15) Dec 12
42 Ivan 530 Sept 11
43 Gary 522 (+10) Nov 11
44 MikeV 513 Oct 09
45 Batmad 508 Oct 12
46 Kameelperd 506 Nov 12
47 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10

GROUP 400
48 TrevorC 496 (+6) Dec 12 (T=500)
49 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
50 Roan 478 (+7) Dec 12
51 Salamanda 475 Jul 10
52 Tilandi 458 Nov 12 (T=465)
53 Huntsman 450 (+5) Dec 12
54 Nkumbe 449 Aug 12
55 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
56 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11
57 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
58 DavenJan 444 March 11
59 nightjar 444 Jan 10
60 Barcud 441 Aug 10
61 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
62 Laksman 437 Jan 10
63 Richman 433 Oct 12
64 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
65 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
66 Kika 424 Sept 12
67 Jacliz 423 May 12
68 Maddy 418 Sep 10
69 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
70 SaGecko 415 Oct 12
71 McGyver 414 Oct 10
72 mountainview 408 April 11

GROUP 300
73 Gjorgi 389 Jan 12
74 Jan46 388 Nov 11
75 Estienne 387 Feb 11
76 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
77 wildthing 385 March 12
78 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
79 PNF 379 Nov 12
80 Arks 382 Sept 12
81 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
82 pnm 355 Sept 12
83 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
84 Sky 345 May 12
85 BushBuddies 344 (+6) Dec 12
86 JenB 338 Oct 09 (T=450)
87 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
88 Nattim 336 Apr 12 (T=350)
89 Bahamut 332 March 12
90 Rooies 331 Sep 08
91 Magaff 327 Oct 08
92 Ifubesi 325 Sep 10
93 Kwando 322 Nov 11
94 Cherries 322 Nov 11
95 JP Huis 322 Mar 09
96 Guinea Pig 315 Nov 11
97 Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sept 11
98 Dabchick 303 Nov 10
99 Rodsab 301 May 11

GROUP 200
100 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan 12
101 Freda 296 Apr 08
102 Jungle Junkie 293 March 12
103 kooscra 293 Feb 11
104 Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
105 Elsa 284 Jan 10
106 Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan 08
107 DuQues 281 Feb 11
108 Wildewilhelm 277 Mar 09
109 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug 09
110 Davejenny 254 Nov 11
111 Sprocky 254 Dec 09
112 RosemaryH 251 Mar 08
113 csummers 250 Feb 09
114 Wild about cats 249 April 11
115 Hobbit 248 Mar 09
116 Kingfishergirl 239 Feb 09
117 Granjan 238 Aug 12
118 cpetzer 238 Jul 08
119 Senyetse 238 Jan 08
120 Junior1449 237 Oct 08
121 Crested Val 235 (+2) Dec 12 (T=250)
122 Beefmaster 228 Nov 08
123 Mel123 226 (+15) Dec 12
124 Katja 223 Jan 07
125 Flutterby 219 April 11
126 Scottm 215 Jan 12
127 Mgoddard 214 April 11
128 gavinp 214 Jan 07
129 Deville 213 Jan 07
130 Ossendrywer 211 Jan 11
131 MarkwildDog 212 Aug 08
132 SuperBat 208 Apr 10
133 Neil Crawford 206 Mar 09
134 ShakeyJakes 205 May 09
135 Alf King 205 May 09
136 BushAddict 203 Jan 10

GROUP 100
137 DinkyBird 199 Aug 10 (T=200)
138 Restio 197 Mar 08
139 H.erectus 194 (+2) Dec 12 (T=201)
140 jonty1 189 Mar 08
141 acekam 188 Feb 07
142 Oumie 181 Jan 07
143 leopardspotter 181 Jan 07
144 MaryMattMillie 176 Nov 11
145 Jock 174 Aug 08
146 bucky 170 Mar 07
147 Bontebok 168 Jul 10 (T=220)
148 Super mongoose 164 Nov 12 (T=150)
149 Normana53 164 Oct 09
150 Wild@Heart 160 Jan 07
151 Michael367 148 (photo's) July 11
152 Batsman 146 Jun 09
153 bert 131 Jul 08
154 JacoPietersen 128 (+21) Nov 12
155 Alicia 124 June 12
156 bentley 121 Aug 07
157 jaapvandijk 105 Jan 07

GROUP <100
158 Boje1212 81 Dec 12
159 Quin2008 75 Dec 09
160 Meinfam 71 Jan 07
161 Toddelelfe 67 Jan 07
162 scipio 61 Feb 08
163 Oddesy 40 Nov 08
164 Moira de Swart 33 Dec 08
165 Rusky 31 (worldlist 464) (Aus list 219) (India list 238) Sept 12
166 Curtis Dillon 18 Dec 09

A warm Welcome to Boje1212 who has joined the list! All the best and enjoy the Birding! :dance:
To all the fellow birders out there, join in the list and become involved
in the challenge and get a ranking! :thumbs_up:

So long as we have fun and love the moments out there! :thumbs_up:

The climbers are highlighted in red and a very well done to you
New entries are in blue!!!
Orange are the movers to a higher group !

A bit delayed this time with the list! Apologies for the slow start to the year! I missed Bush Baptist smashing the 500 mark in style! Well done! Nice milestone to Get. I hope you celebrated the milestone.... :lol: :dance: :clap: :thumbs_up:

Then also to Moegaai for reaching 700 ! well done on a massive achievement! Great celebration! :clap: :thumbs_up:

Well done to this months new jacket holders!
The 3 biggest climbers for December being:

1- Bush Baptist (63) - Red Jacket
2- Mel123/Pantera Leo (15) - Green Jacket
3- Moegaai/Walt3 (12) -Blue Jacket

Please make mention of the Target you want to reach by the end of 2013 , and please also post your total and target in BOLD. It makes it much easier to see for me.... :whistle: :wink:
P.S once you've mentioned your total thats fine unless you want to update the mark!

Keep up the Birding and what ever you guys and girls do enjoy it while you still can!
Looks like in the winter has gotten hold of us now! Keep safe on the roads out there.........
Wishing you all a safe and successful rest of the year! Whatever you do keep one eye on the feathered friends! :tongue: :wink: Well done on all those successful updates! May the summer begin! :popcorn:
Keep an eye out for those real specials! :cam: :rtm: :thumbs_up:
Master of Stats signing off....... :thumbs_up: :dance: :tongue:

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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Image target reached by Moegaai.

Take five, Tobie!

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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Ferdelance -

Many thanks for all of the effort you put into this listing, changing as it does so often! :gflower: (There was no packet of biltong smilie...!)

Target for 2013 : 50 more to reach 500.

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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Yeah, well done Tobie & Joh on your milestones.

Long time no see. Will have to do something about it.

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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Up to 595 with Black kite in Midrand and African Crake out in Kgomo Kgomo!

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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637 with Thick-billed Cuckoo, Stierling's Wren-Warbler and Short-tailed Pipit.

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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:thumbs_up: Wildtuinman :thumbs_up: Happy that Satara treated you well! :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: How many birds on your list
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Thanks Tilandi. :D

Unfortunately non of the lifers came from the Kruger. We birded some areas outside Kruger on our way there.

Kruger however did produce some great birds with loads of Eagles, Nightjars, Harlequin Quail, Dusky Lark, Olive Tree-Warbler and of course the Big 5. The bush is lush and green and I am sure that it will be great for Crakes in the next few weeks.

Are you doing BBW at Satara as well?

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wildtuinman wrote:
637 with Thick-billed Cuckoo, Stierling's Wren-Warbler and Short-tailed Pipit.


Well done on sinking that Stierlings' bogey bird, WTM! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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