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Southern African Bird Photography Life List

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby Cois Cois » Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:41 pm

Hi WTM,

Ek staan op die oomblik op 472, kort nog 28 vir die 500 merk!!
Ek hoop om dit amper te kry! :D

{Translation:
I'm at 472 at the moment, still need 28 to get to 500!!
I hope to get there! }

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:18 am

Bosnimf - 673
wildtuinman - 616
600

Johan van Rensburg - 599
Johan N - 589
Laine - 540
Ferdelance - 509
DotDan - 505
500

Coic Cois - 472
bert - 460
400

TrevorC - 384
MattAxel - 360
300

DuQues - 287
granjan - 250
pantera leo - 203
200

Scipio - 164
Crested Val - 105
huntsman - 4
100
666
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Johan van Rensburg
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:27 pm

I added a few pix during the past two weeks. My new total is 610
671 Latest lifer: Black coucal

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby huntsman » Mon Jun 03, 2013 6:17 pm

I have finally purchased a D.G Till camera and by next Friday will have had my lens delivered, so hopefully I will move upwards from 4... At least to 6 or 7!
A bird in the hand...belongs in the bush!

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby Micetta » Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:10 pm

Does this mean that I have to COUNT my birds :big_eyes: :slap: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby bosmadmark » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:55 am

Current photographic list is 382. Life list (without a photo) is 402.
LONG TO BE BACK IN THE BUSH!!!!!

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:26 am

Bosnimf - 673
wildtuinman - 619
Johan van Rensburg - 610
600

Johan N - 589
Laine - 540
Ferdelance - 509
DotDan - 505
500

Coic Cois - 472
bert - 460
bosmadmark - 402
400

TrevorC - 384
MattAxel - 360
300

DuQues - 287
granjan - 250
pantera leo - 203
200

Scipio - 164
Crested Val - 105
huntsman - 4
100
666
Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:27 am

Swallow-tailed Bee-eater takes me to 619. Hoping to add a few more over the long weekend with a trip down to the Durban area.

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby MattAxel » Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:47 pm

So I eventually tallied this up and it seems I'm on 426.

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:23 am

Bosnimf - 673
wildtuinman - 623
Johan van Rensburg - 610
600

Johan N - 589
Laine - 540
Ferdelance - 509
DotDan - 505
500

Coic Cois - 472
bert - 460
MattAxel - 426
TrevorC - 410
bosmadmark - 402
400

300

DuQues - 287
granjan - 250
pantera leo - 203
200

Scipio - 164
Crested Val - 105
huntsman - 9
100
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby TrevorC » Mon Jun 24, 2013 1:42 pm

Now up to 410 WTM :D
Latest Lifers: Cape Rockjumper, Karoo Long-billed Lark, African Rock-Pipit

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby huntsman » Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:47 pm

Must be that lekker 100-400mm lens of yours, Trevor! :wink:

I'm flying now with...nine! (9)
A bird in the hand...belongs in the bush!

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby TrevorC » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:30 am

huntsman wrote:Must be that lekker 100-400mm lens of yours, Trevor! :wink:

I'm flying now with...nine! (9)



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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby Johan N » Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:18 pm

610 for me with the latest additions

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby Shushin » Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:29 pm

Just counted my little list :redface: I have 31 not bad for a first visit.
May 2014
3 Skukuza
4-6 Letaba
7-11 Satara
12-15 Olifants
16-19 Lower Sabie
20-22 Croc Bridge


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