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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby gatita » Fri May 29, 2015 7:26 am

Here is challenge 11/2015. Answers will be posted on 12.06.2015.

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have fun :D
March 2015 KZN or?
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Fri May 29, 2015 2:19 pm

Thank you so much for challenge #11/2015 Gatita! Looks interesting! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Fri May 29, 2015 2:30 pm

hilda wrote:Thank you so much for challenge #11/2015 Gatita! Looks interesting! :dance: :dance:


yip. some looks very "interesting" indeed! :roll:

Submitted my answers for #10, waiting with breath that is bated for the result.

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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Fri May 29, 2015 4:57 pm

Wonderful News fellow Stiffnecks! We managed to get 15 participants plus myself = 16!!! :dance: :dance: :dance:

So someone will be getting that lovely book! :D

You all did surprisingly well in the challenge, with not a single person getting less than 5/10. Special mention should be made that glasogie managed to get full score and 10/10!!! :clap:

Stats for this quiz:
10/10 - 1 participant
9/10 - 3 participants
8/10 - 3participants
7/10 - 3 participants
6/10 - 3 participants
5/10 - 2 participants

And now for the answers:

1. Juvenile Common Moorhen (Grootwaterhoender) - seen at Wildnerness National Park

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2. Red-headed Weaver (Rooikopwewer) - seen at Afsaal Picninc Spot in KNP

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3. Hartlaub's Babbler (Witkruiskatlagter) - seen in Botswana's Okavango Delta

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4. Little Bittern (Kleinrietreier) - seen in Botswana's Okavango Delta

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5. Swamp Boubou (Moeraswaterfiskaal) - seen in Botswana's Okavango Delta

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6. Cut-Throat Finch (Bandkeelvink) - seen in Shingwedzi-area, KNP

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7. Bush Blackcap (Rooibektiptol) - seen in the Drakensberg

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8. Yellow-throated Woodland Warbler (Geelkeelsanger) - seen in the Drakensberg

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9. Rufous-eared Warbler (Rooioorlangstertjie) - seen in Karoo National Park

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10. Green Twinspot (Groen Kolpensie) - seen in Pigeon Park, Durban

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I hope you all had some fun with this one. :D And thank you all for participating! :thumbs_up:
13-19 June 2015 - Lower Sabie
20-23 June 2015 - Satara
24-25 June 2015 - Olifants
26-28 June 2015 - Letaba


13 Dec 2015 - Nossob
14-15 Dec 2015 - Grootkolk
16 Dec 2015 - Nossob
17-18 Dec 2015 - Mata Mata
19 Dec 2015 - Twee Rivieren

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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby umtali1 » Fri May 29, 2015 8:45 pm

Thank you for this very interesting and varied challenge :clap:

Well done on getting 16 participants :gflower:

Gatita, like the new challenge. :thumbs_up: I think it will certainly challenge my grey cells :wall:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Sat May 30, 2015 10:09 am

Dear Birders, at last 16 participants! :dance: :dance:

Here are the names:

1. Bushbuddies (Quizmaster)
2. TrevorC
3. Glasogie
4. Pantera Leo
5. jaytea
6. inyanga30
7. umtali1
8. hilda
9. gryskopvisvanger
10. barryels
11. addictedToBirds
12. inyanga 1
13. gatita
14. davejenny
15. Jakkie Human
16. Karin mitton

Although barryels and myself form part of the total participants, our names are not in the draw, and we already have this book anyway.

I have asked my House Angel who cannot read or write, to draw a name .... and the WINNER of "Insider's Guide - How and Where to Photograph Birds in Southern Africa" is ...... CONGRATULATIONS TO:

BUSHBUDDIES!
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby umtali1 » Sat May 30, 2015 10:18 am

Well done everyone for entering :clap: :clap: :clap: .

Congrats to Bushbuddies for winning the book. :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Sat May 30, 2015 10:26 am

I have a question for you .... Shall we put the same book up for grabs, or is there another book that you would like to "work" for? :D
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby umtali1 » Sat May 30, 2015 11:08 am

hilda wrote:I have a question for you .... Shall we put the same book up for grabs, or is there another book that you would like to "work" for? :D

Thank you Hilda for your generosity :gflower:

For me, anything on Raptors will do :k
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Sat May 30, 2015 3:28 pm

Great! Then our next book will again be "The Raptor Guide of Southern Africa", by Ulrich Oberprieler! Guys and girls, I can assure you, it is a great guide! :dance: :dance:

Let's make is 16 participants, Challenge Master included, for this guide! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sat May 30, 2015 6:54 pm

Wow! :D I cannot believe my luck! Was really hoping to win that book. And judging by the photos I posted for the challenge - it surely looks like I need photography tips! :tongue: :lol:

Thank you so much!

Let's keep this level of participation up! :thumbs_up:

And thank you once again for this prize! Who is the sponsor?
13-19 June 2015 - Lower Sabie
20-23 June 2015 - Satara
24-25 June 2015 - Olifants
26-28 June 2015 - Letaba


13 Dec 2015 - Nossob
14-15 Dec 2015 - Grootkolk
16 Dec 2015 - Nossob
17-18 Dec 2015 - Mata Mata
19 Dec 2015 - Twee Rivieren

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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Sun May 31, 2015 8:51 am

Bushbuddies wrote:Who is the sponsor?


The Else. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sun May 31, 2015 5:14 pm

Well a very big thank you to the Else! :gflower: You are wonderful ambassadors for this forum!
13-19 June 2015 - Lower Sabie
20-23 June 2015 - Satara
24-25 June 2015 - Olifants
26-28 June 2015 - Letaba


13 Dec 2015 - Nossob
14-15 Dec 2015 - Grootkolk
16 Dec 2015 - Nossob
17-18 Dec 2015 - Mata Mata
19 Dec 2015 - Twee Rivieren

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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby hilda » Sun May 31, 2015 5:36 pm

Only a pleasure! :gflower:
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Re: Bird ID Challenge.

Unread postby inyanga30 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 1:06 pm

Congratulations Bushbuddies! :clap:


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