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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Johan N » Thu May 16, 2013 10:44 pm

Well done on reaching 600 :thumbs_up: and I thought you were Far away from Home.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Fri May 17, 2013 6:16 pm

Howzit Johan.

Yes I am but I'm allowed to fly home every 3 months or so when on International 'duty`. So I decieded to have a crack at 600 in an area I've never birded before.... :lol:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon May 27, 2013 8:15 am

Bar-tailed godwit and Mangrove kingfisher move me up to 657
671 Latest lifer: Black coucal

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby TrevorC » Mon May 27, 2013 1:30 pm

Well done on the 600 Ferdelance :clap: :clap:

I picked up 3 more this weekend in the Vaal river area so now up to 510 :D Still 10 more to reach my target for 2013 :shock:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Johan N » Mon May 27, 2013 7:35 pm

Up to 598 with Pallid Harrier, Black-throated Wattle-eye, Steppe Eagle, Bearded Vulture and Orange-breasted Waxbill.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:40 am

Laine is on 589 after Double-banded Courser and Swallow-tailed Bee-eater.
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Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Albert » Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:17 pm

Having "officially" only started birding fairly recently, I decided to compile my list on the principle that if I have not photographed it, I have not seen it. So, after September 2012 and May 2013 trips to Kruger my total is now 110. My target for the end of 2013 is 200.
Searching for a Cape Eagle Owl....

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:09 pm

May 2013

GROUP 900
1 Trevor Hardaker 907 Jan 13

GROUP 800
2 Niall 856 April 13
3 Lizet Grobbelaar 856 March 13
4 Deefstes 832 Dec 11
5 Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan 10
6 Johnd 800 May 12

GROUP 700
7 Bosnimf 769 Jan 13
8 Yolande Oelsen 735 Nov 12
9 Jakkalsbessie 723 Nov 11
10 JoelR 707 Jan 13
11 Moegaai 700 Dec 12

GROUP 600
12 Oryx 698 Nov 10
13 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
14 Adansonia 676 Jul 10
15 Johan van Rensburg 657 (+2) May 13
16 Ladybirder 650 March 13
17 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
18 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
19 Wildtuinman 639 March 13
20 Bookman 635 Mar 09
21 Johann 631 March 13 (T=650)
22 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
23 Eugene123 617 April 13
24 Imax 615 March 13
25 Leonie2 607 Oct 12
26 Ferdelance 604 (+8) May 13
27 O-Dog 604 March 12
28 Wolph 602 Apr 12
29 Snoobab 602 Jul 09

GROUP 500
30 Johan N 598 (+5) May 13
31 Ivan 594 March 13
32 Laine 589 (+2) May 13
33 Francoisd 588 Jan 12
34 Adrianp 580 Nov 12
35 Mattaxel 578 (+3) May 13
36 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
37 Bush Baptist 560 April 13
38 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
39 Dotdan 558 April 13
40 Malles 550 Apr 10
41 Skopsie 541 Jan 12
42 Walt3 536 Dec 12 (T=550)
43 Pantera Leo 533 Dec 12
44 Gary 522 Nov 11
45 MikeV 513 Oct 09
46 TrevorC 510 (+3) April 13 (T=520)
47 Kameelperd 509 April 13
48 Batmad 508 Oct 12
49 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10

GROUP 400
50 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
51 Tilandi 487 (+29) May 13
52 Roan 481 March 13
53 Salamanda 475 Jul 10
54 Huntsman 463 March 13 (T=501)
55 Nkumbe 449 Aug 12
56 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
57 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11
58 Kenpick 446 March 13 (T=460)
59 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
60 DavenJan 444 March 11
61 nightjar 444 Jan 10
62 Barcud 441 Aug 10
63 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
64 Laksman 437 Jan 10
65 Richman 433 Oct 12
66 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
67 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
68 Kika 424 Sept 12
69 Jacliz 423 May 12
70 Maddy 418 Sep 10
71 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
72 SaGecko 415 Oct 12
73 McGyver 414 Oct 10
74 mountainview 408 April 11

GROUP 300
75 Arks 391 April 13
76 PNF 389 April 13 (T=400)
77 Gjorgi 389 Jan 12
78 Jan46 388 Nov 11
79 Estienne 387 Feb 11
80 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
81 wildthing 385 March 12
82 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
83 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
84 Duke Ellieton 372 March 13 (T=400)
85 Sharifa 366 March 13 (T=401)
86 pnm 355 Sept 12
87 Anne MarieSA 354 March 13 (T=370)
88 BushBuddies 353 April 13
89 Guinea Pig 351 Jan 13
90 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
91 Sky 345 May 12
92 JenB 338 Oct 09 (T=450)
93 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
94 Nattim 336 Apr 12 (T=350)
95 Bahamut 332 March 12
96 Rooies 331 Sep 08 (-2 position frozen! :P )
97 Magaff 327 Oct 08
98 Ifubesi 325 Sep 10
99 Cherries 323 March 13
100 Kwando 322 Nov 11
101 JP Huis 322 Mar 09
102 DuQues 318 Jan 13
103 Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sept 11
104 Dabchick 303 Nov 10
105 Rodsab 301 May 11

GROUP 200
106 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan 12
107 Freda 296 Apr 08
108 Jungle Junkie 293 March 12
109 kooscra 293 Feb 11
110 Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
111 Elsa 284 Jan 10
112 Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan 08
113 Wildewilhelm 277 Mar 09
114 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug 09
115 Oddesy 262 March 13 (T=350)
116 Davejenny 254 Nov 11
117 Sprocky 254 Dec 09
118 RosemaryH 251 Mar 08
119 csummers 250 Feb 09
120 Wild about cats 249 April 11
121 Hobbit 248 Mar 09
122 Crested Val 245 April 13 (T=250)
123 Kingfishergirl 239 Feb 09
124 Granjan 238 Aug 12
125 cpetzer 238 Jul 08
126 Senyetse 238 Jan 08
127 Junior1449 237 Oct 08
128 Super mongoose 230 March 13 (T=250)
129 Beefmaster 228 Nov 08
130 Mel123 226 Dec 12
131 Katja 223 Jan 07
132 Flutterby 219 April 11
133 Scottm 215 Jan 12
134 Mgoddard 214 April 11
135 gavinp 214 Jan 07
136 Deville 213 Jan 07
137 Ossendrywer 211 Jan 11
138 MarkwildDog 212 Aug 08
139 SuperBat 208 Apr 10
140 Neil Crawford 206 Mar 09
141 ShakeyJakes 205 May 09
142 Alf King 205 May 09
143 BushAddict 203 Jan 103

GROUP 100
144 DinkyBird 199 Aug 10 (T=200)
145 Restio 197 Mar 08
146 H.erectus 196 March 13 (T=201)
147 jonty1 189 Mar 08
148 acekam 188 Feb 07
149 Oumie 181 Jan 07
150 leopardspotter 181 Jan 07
151 MaryMattMillie 176 Nov 11
152 Jock 174 Aug 08
153 bucky 170 Mar 07
154 Bontebok 168 Jul 10 (T=220)
155 Normana53 164 Oct 09
156 Wild@Heart 160 Jan 07
157 Michael367 148 (photo's) July 11
158 Batsman 146 Jun 09
159 bert 131 Jul 08
160 JacoPietersen 128 Nov 12
161 Alicia 124 June 12
162 bentley 121 Aug 07
163 Albert 110 May 13
164 jaapvandijk 105 Jan 07

GROUP <100
165 Boje1212 81 Dec 12
166 Quin2008 75 Dec 09
167 Meinfam 71 Jan 07
168 Toddelelfe 67 Jan 07
169 scipio 61 Feb 08
170 Moira de Swart 33 Dec 08
171 Rusky 31 (worldlist 464) (Aus list 219) (India list 238) Sept 12
172 Curtis Dillon 18 Dec 098

Enjoy the birding and listing.... :thumbs_up:
One new member this month. Welcome aboard Albert. All the best and looking Forward to your updates! :-)

To all the fellow birders out there, join in the list and become involved
in the challenge and get a ranking!

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

I managed to sneak ove rthe 600 mark with a trip to Pofadder. Very good birding in the area!

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 !

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

1- Tilandi (29) - Red Jacket
2- Ferdelance (8) - Green Jacket
3- Johan N (5) -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....
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! Well done on all those successful updates!
Keep an eye out for those real specials!
Master of Stats signing off.......
:thumbs_up: :rtm: :hmz: :whistle: :cam:
Stiffneck on the loose.....
Latest Lifer:= Lesser Crested Tern; Rufous Winged Cisticola.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby wildtuinman » Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:32 pm

Yellow-breasted Pipit moves me to 640 and Laine to 590.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby pantera leo » Sat Jun 15, 2013 9:59 pm

A recent trip to Kruger has pushed me up to 536

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:26 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: to all the climbers.
EVERYBODY'S TR!
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TR: PRIMEVAL PLEASURE

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:28 pm

Grey Sunbird - 641.

Laine goes to 591 with Purple-banded Sunbird.
668
Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby PNF » Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:58 am

Total now 393 with target unchanged at 400........ added Bearded Vulture; White necked Raven; Sentinel Rock-Thrush and Southern Bald Ibis.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby wildtuinman » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:33 am

Hi PNF,

where did you get the Bearded Vulture? I am leaving this afternoon to go look for one over the weekend.
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Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:53 am

Drakensberg Rock-jumper and Bearded Vulture takes me to 643 and Laine to 593.
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Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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