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Brenden
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby Brenden » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:30 am

Jeez, Brenden, but you ARE keen on that Common Cuckoo! I have not been able to process the shots of the cuckoo as yet. I'll hold thumbs for you...


After some investigation and deliberation it turns out that the Common Cuckoo was in fact a juv. African Cuckoo. I did however find relief from this crushing news at Punda Mania this past weekend.

Currently on 360 - Eurasian Golden Oriole (overlooked on my KNP list), Fawn-coloured Lark, Shaft-tailed Whydah and the highlight of the weekend, Pennant-winged nightjar in aerial display.
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:41 am

446 johnd
435 Oryx
431 Richard Sowry
406 Owl
400

396 Bosnimf
360 Brenden
349 Johan van Rensburg
347 Lizet Grobbelaar
343 Niall
332 francoisd
331 Wildtuinman
327 Skopsie
313 JoelR
311 pantera leo
306 Ladybirder
300

297 WildThing
291 DotDan
290 Leonie2
286 Batmad
286 Richman
281 Bahamut
278 Roan
275 MattAxel
267 Eugene123
257 Manovo-Gounda
246 Johan N
243 Malles
238 UKBadger
233 Dabchick
219 Bush Baptist
212 pnm
209 PNF
206 davejenny
200

170 huntsman
167 Rooies
163 Crested Val
100

31 rusky
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668
Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby PNF » Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:58 pm

Up to 209 after a quick trip to Shingwedzi

Temminck's Courser
Chestnut-backed Sparrowlark
Rufous-naped Lark
Marsh Sandpiper
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby Johann » Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:12 pm

I'm on 366 after adding the following during the last quarter of 2012:

African Wattled Lapwing
Black Saw-wing
Little Stint
Long-crested Eagle
Madagascar Cuckoo
Osprey
Senegal Coucal
Southern Brown-throated Weaver
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
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Latest lifers from Kruger NP:
Black Coucal Centropus grillii Swartvleiloerie
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea Laeveldklappertjie

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:01 pm

340 after:

Yellow-billed Egret
White Stork
Olive Tree-Warbler
Stierling's Wren-Warbler
Desert Cisticola
Common Myna
Red-knobbed Coot
Buffy Pipit
Grey Tit-Flycatcher (couch tick)
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Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:05 pm

446 johnd
435 Oryx
431 Richard Sowry
406 Owl
400

396 Bosnimf
366 Johann
360 Brenden
349 Johan van Rensburg
347 Lizet Grobbelaar
343 Niall
340 Imax
340 Wildtuinman
332 francoisd
327 Skopsie
313 JoelR
311 pantera leo
306 Ladybirder
300

297 WildThing
291 DotDan
290 Leonie2
286 Batmad
286 Richman
281 Bahamut
278 Roan
275 MattAxel
267 Eugene123
257 Manovo-Gounda
246 Johan N
243 Malles
238 UKBadger
233 Dabchick
219 Bush Baptist
212 pnm
209 PNF
206 davejenny
200

170 huntsman
167 Rooies
163 Crested Val
100

31 rusky
668
Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby Bosnimf » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:39 pm

I finally made it, a target I have been struggling with for many years - 400 in Kruger :dance:

Now on 401
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby Johann » Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:08 pm

:clap: Congrats Bosnimf! :great: Quite an achievement with few birders ever getting to that milestone. I'm working hard on getting there myself.

I'm on 372 after adding the following this past weekend:

Buffy Pipit
Great White Pelican
Lesser Moorhen
Marsh Warbler
Ovambo Sparrowhawk
Rudd's Apalis

Oops. Make that 374. I forgot about the Flappet Lark near Babalala and Freckled Nightjar on the Klopperfontein road.
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Latest lifers from Kruger NP:
Black Coucal Centropus grillii Swartvleiloerie
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea Laeveldklappertjie

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:02 am

Picked up 5 new Kruger lifers over the weekend.

Black Coucal
Long-crested Eagle
Fan-tailed Widowbird
Thick-billed Weaver
Marsh Warbler

345
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Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:04 am

446 johnd
435 Oryx
431 Richard Sowry
406 Owl
401 Bosnimf
400

374 Johann
360 Brenden
349 Johan van Rensburg
347 Lizet Grobbelaar
345 Wildtuinman
343 Niall
340 Imax
332 francoisd
327 Skopsie
313 JoelR
311 pantera leo
306 Ladybirder
300

297 WildThing
291 DotDan
290 Leonie2
286 Batmad
286 Richman
281 Bahamut
278 Roan
275 MattAxel
267 Eugene123
257 Manovo-Gounda
246 Johan N
243 Malles
238 UKBadger
233 Dabchick
219 Bush Baptist
212 pnm
209 PNF
206 davejenny
200

195 huntsman
167 Rooies
163 Crested Val
100

31 rusky
Last edited by wildtuinman on Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:46 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby huntsman » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:15 am

I keep forgetting to add sightings to this list:

After recent trips: 195
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby Eugene123 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:34 pm

My latest total is 276
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:53 pm

446 johnd
435 Oryx
431 Richard Sowry
406 Owl
401 Bosnimf
400

374 Johann
360 Brenden
349 Johan van Rensburg
347 Lizet Grobbelaar
345 Wildtuinman
343 Niall
340 Imax
332 francoisd
327 Skopsie
313 JoelR
311 pantera leo
306 Ladybirder
300

297 WildThing
291 DotDan
290 Leonie2
286 Batmad
286 Richman
281 Bahamut
278 Roan
276 Eugene123
275 MattAxel
257 Manovo-Gounda
246 Johan N
243 Malles
238 UKBadger
233 Dabchick
219 Bush Baptist
212 pnm
209 PNF
206 davejenny
200

195 huntsman
167 Rooies
163 Crested Val
100

31 rusky
668
Latest Lifer(s): Buff-spotted Flufftail, Tree Pipit, Dimorphic Egret, Lesser Jacana, Citrine Wagtail, Black-tailed Godwit

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby Brenden » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:58 pm

On 365;

Lesser Kestrel
Thrush Nightingale
Garden Warbler
Senegal Coucal
Orange-breasted Waxbill
"Keep the Wind in your face, the Sun on your back and the Wilderness deep in your heart".

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread postby Johann » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:35 pm

Moved up to 377 with a trip to Lower Sabie during February.
Added Fan-tailed Widowbird, Alpine Swift and Black Coucal to my list.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Albert Einstein

Latest lifers from Kruger NP:
Black Coucal Centropus grillii Swartvleiloerie
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea Laeveldklappertjie


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