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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby umtali1 » Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:40 pm

Sky wrote:Hi Barry The owls look really interesting Thanks Barry

:hello: Good to see you're still around, Sky
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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:41 am

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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:43 am

night jars in this challenge - awesome. :wall:

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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby inyanga 1 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:47 am

Karin Mitton wrote:night jars in this challenge - awesome. :wall:

one of them tripped me up so got 7 / 8 , but compared to previous results I'm happy.
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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:41 am

Still a great score Inyanga1! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby umtali1 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:48 am

hilda wrote:Still a great score Inyanga1! :clap: :clap:

Same score for me :dance: ..........and we didn't compare notes........... :tongue:
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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby barryels » Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:03 pm

umtali1 wrote:Same score for me :dance: ..........and we didn't compare notes........... :tongue:


I can vouch for the "we didn't compare notes" :thumbs_up: .

Congrats to both on your scores :clap: :clap: .
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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby jaffles » Sat Aug 01, 2015 2:54 pm

Also 7/8 for me, but my mistake concerned the owls :wall:

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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby jaytea » Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:26 am

Sorry I've been away for a while!!! :redface:

But I'm back and brushing up again on the ID skills! Answers submitted! Thanks to you all for keeping this going ! :gflower:
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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby hilda » Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:40 am

Well done umtali1 and Jaffles! :clap: :clap:

Glad to see you back jaytea! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby barryels » Mon Aug 03, 2015 2:03 pm

Here are the results of challenge 26 of 2015.

It actually went quite well, especially when taking into account that 50% consisted of Nightjars :clap: .

We had 10 participants.


1. African Scops Owl: [10]: No problems

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2. African Barred Owlet: [10]: No problems

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3. Spotted Eagle Owls:[8]: Not much problems here

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4. White-faced Scops Owl: [10]: No problems here.

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5. Rufous-cheeked Nightjar: [8]: Not much problems here.

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6. Pennant Winged Nightjar: [10]: No problems here

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7. European Nightjar: [9]: No problems here.

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8. Freckled Nightjar: [7]: Some problems here, however knowing what bird it was the ID pointers can be revisited in the guides.

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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby barryels » Mon Aug 03, 2015 2:08 pm

Here we have challenge no.27 of 2015.

Let us see what happens when we turn the page to waders :roll: .

Enjoy and try your best whilst learning about waders :thumbs_up: .

1. Only the bird at the back.

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5. + 6. Both birds should be ID-ed here

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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby umtali1 » Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:00 pm

Thanks Barry for the answers to #26. :clap:

Now to the new one :wall: :wall: Not these again.........
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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:55 pm

umtali1 wrote:Now to the new one :wall: :wall: Not these again.........


I feel the same!!!

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Re: Birding school for ducklings.

Unread postby barryels » Tue Aug 04, 2015 3:43 am

umtali1 & Karin,

I really choose some easy ones :roll: .

Maybe I should have gone for LBJ's :whistle: :wink: .
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