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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby TrevorC » Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:22 pm

Ok - I'm done with No: 1 :D

Started off with a 9/10 so will take that :thumbs_up:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby umtali1 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:31 pm

Only 5/10 at first attempt :( :wall:

Hope topic continues :pray: . Such a fantastic classroom :clap: Am amazed at how much I have learned over two years :dance: :dance:

Thank you everyone :k :gflower:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:47 pm

Great score TrevorC :clap: :clap:

What do you mean with "only" 5/10 umtali1? I think it is a great score for these raptors! Well done! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby Gryskopvisvanger » Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:30 pm

#1 2015 - 8/10 :dance: :dance: :P :P

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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:08 am

Well done Gryskopvisvanger! :clap: :clap:

Kindly note that Challenge #2/2015 will be posted by Gatita on Friday, 23 January 2015! Looking forward to see many participants here please! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby Jakkie Human » Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:19 pm

10/10 for me, especially for Johan's photos :D

I just want to thank all of you for the challenges. I really learn a lot, can't tell how much I improve over the years.

I really hope there will be more participants this year. PLEASE DON'T STOP THE CHALLENGES

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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby umtali1 » Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:16 pm

Take a bow Jakkie Human. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby Ladybirder » Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:14 pm

Full house for #1.

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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby umtali1 » Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:34 am

Ladybirder, also take a bow :clap: :clap:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:59 am

Congratulations with your 100% scores Jakkie Human and Ladybirder! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby TheRealShamwari » Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:20 am

Good Day

My name is Julian Coetzee, grew up in Phalaborwa and have a passion for the bush. I got into birding through my mates on our regular visits to KNP really enjoy it.

I have submitted my attempt at the ID challenge, the PM is stuck in the Outbox though, should go through soon enough.

This is a great way to learn and hone ones ID'ing skills so to speak...I dont think I will get 100% for this, but hey, worth at shot!

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Unread postby Hippotragus » Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:40 am

Thank you barryels, JvR and Hilda for Challenge#1 of 2015. Please don't stop!! I think the 2 weekly Challenge is great - gives just a bit more time to devote to it.

I was very pleased with my 8/10 - I wasn't at all sure about the 2 I got wrong and was not surprised at all to see my attempted IDs were wrong for them.

The Real Shamwari - welcome to the Forums. You have the right attitude about the Bird ID Challenges. I have learnt a lot from them and sometimes, when I see a new bird in the bush, I remember seeing it on a Challenge and I can correctly ID it.

Looking forward to #2!!
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby addictedToBirds » Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:59 am

Happy New Year to all.

First answers submitted for the year. I really hope the challenges continue. It is a great way to learn.

TheRealShamwari: This forum is a bit weird with its messages. Your one will sit in your outbox until Barryels reads it on his side.

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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:04 am

A warm welcome to the Forums TheRealShamwari, as well as to the Bird ID Challenges! I'm so glad you enjoyed participating in the first challenge! :clap: :clap:

Well done Hippotragus! Great score! :gflower:

addictedToBirds and all participating here, I really don't want to stop these challenges, but it all depends on how many 'mites participate, as I have said before. So far we had 10 participants for #1/2015, and if barryels, Johan van Rensburg and I could participate in this one, we only needed two more 'mites for the Raptor Guide to be won by someone! :thumbs_up:

Keep up the good work all! Let's make 2015 a super year for birding and bird IDs! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby TheRealShamwari » Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:12 pm

hilda wrote:A warm welcome to the Forums TheRealShamwari, as well as to the Bird ID Challenges! I'm so glad you enjoyed participating in the first challenge! :clap: :clap:

Well done Hippotragus! Great score! :gflower:

addictedToBirds and all participating here, I really don't want to stop these challenges, but it all depends on how many 'mites participate, as I have said before. So far we had 10 participants for #1/2015, and if barryels, Johan van Rensburg and I could participate in this one, we only needed two more 'mites for the Raptor Guide to be won by someone! :thumbs_up:

Keep up the good work all! Let's make 2015 a super year for birding and bird IDs! :dance: :dance:


Hi All! Quite chuffed with me score, 8/10 ...thanks a lot..this is great fun!


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