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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:47 pm 
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Bramplaining?? :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:24 pm 
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An 8/10 for sky 16 for me.....And I shouldn't have second-guessed the sunbird :evil: I had it right the first time :(

Still, I'm happy with 80%, but I can't help thinking if this was a school report card it would read "Gecko must try harder next time!" :rtm:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Well done SAGecko! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi Ducklings

Time for Sky 17
I hope it is a bit easier than Sky 16 :twisted:

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and the BB

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Happy hunting :hmz: :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:35 pm 
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Hi Sky

I'm new to this. How do the challenges work? Do I pm my guesses or self-mark?
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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thank you for the new challenge Sky! :dance: :dance:

Welcome to this topic Highland! You are going to enjoy it so much! :D

You PM Sky with your answers, and he will PM your results to you. At the end of the week, Sky puts up the answers on the forum so that you can see where you went wrong, if you didn't score 100%. :thumbs_up:

Why not participate in the Bird ID Challenge as well? It is great fun, and one learns a lot! :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Agreed -

My average is only 35%...but who cares??

It's a hobby we all love, and on this forum we get to share it - doesn't get much better than that...

Welcome, Highland!

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thanks Hilda and Huntsman.

My answers are in. So let's see how it goes. :think:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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I look at this every week and then I realize I'm not even a duckling yet, I'm still an egg!!!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Super Mongoose wrote:
I look at this every week and then I realize I'm not even a duckling yet, I'm still an egg!!!!!!

Hi supermongoose
Just give it a try and you will be suprised at how much you know

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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This is another challenge for the hatchlings
The second pic taken in Augrabies , the 3 rd in the garden and the rest in KNP

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DEpending on how many answers I receive I will do more of these

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Ok Sky, this one for hatchlings looks like a can do it, I'll try the one for ducklings too...but that might take a while....

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Super Mongoose wrote:
Ok Sky, this one for hatchlings looks like a can do it, I'll try the one for ducklings too...but that might take a while....


Do both Super Mongoose! You will be surprised how many of them you will ID correctly! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Welcome Highland and Super Mongoose :clap: :clap: :clap:

Wonderful to have more Ducklings on board :dance: :dance: :dance:

Enjoy :thumbs_up:

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Ok Sky, this one for hatchlings looks like a can do it, I'll try the one for ducklings too...but that might take a while....


Once you begin you realise how much fun it is and then you will be hooked :)

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thanx Hilda and Sharifa!

Ok, I've posted the hatchlings to Sky.

Busy with the ducklings and you're right, it's a lot of fun!

Until when can I pm the Sky16 answers?

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