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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:30 pm

AdrianP Big Congrats! :D But you got to at least tell us what 600 was.....? Eurasian Bittern or something masive. :twisted: :P :dance: :tongue:

Well done! Fantastic. :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby pantera leo » Sun Sep 08, 2013 3:35 pm

My list is horribly slow at climbing, added Antarctic Tern at Cape Recife and Macoa Duck at Rietvlei. New total 538, year-end total of 550 seems far fetched! :?

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby adrianp » Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:13 pm

Ferdelance wrote:AdrianP Big Congrats! :D But you got to at least tell us what 600 was.....? Eurasian Bittern or something masive. :twisted: :P :dance: :tongue:

Well done! Fantastic. :thumbs_up:


A big dissapointment actually. I kept on dipping on the Southern Black Koorhaan, every time we drove through the Karoo (just over the mountain from where I now live). Really anoying since my wife who works in Oudshoorn sees them on a weekly basis.

But I finally got one! I really wanted to get a Knysna Woodpecker for 600, cos that has been driving me dilly since I moved to the southern cape.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:33 pm

Well done on joining the next level, Peter. Lifers now become events... :lol:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby barryels » Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:20 pm

barryels & Hilda also decided to enter the amazing world of birding with 167 on our list to start with.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:59 pm

Lots of lifers await you both. :thumbs_up: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby barryels » Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:14 am

Thanks BB :thumbs_up: . We can't wait to get out and find them :whistle: .
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby boje1212 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:32 pm

Please update me to 221.

A trip to Kruger and some general KZN birding has sky-rocketed my list from the end of 2012.

Target = 255 (2 weeks in Kgalagadi and Augrabies in early dec - hopefully lots of lovely birds will be seen)
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby addictedToBirds » Sun Sep 22, 2013 12:01 pm

Please add me to the list with 409. Latest lifers being Cape Long-Billed Lark and Eurasian Curlew.

Hopefully will get some lifers in Dec and Jan

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby MattAxel » Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:54 pm

I'm up to 597 with some of my latest additions including Caspian Plover at Mkhombo Dam, Green Twinspot, Cape Parrot, Barrat's Warbler, Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk all around Magoebaskloof.

Edging closer and closer to 600!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby TrevorC » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:12 pm

Picked up Chestnut-banded Plover at Mkhombo Dam so now up to 515 :D

Just 5 more to go to reach my target of 520 in 2013 :)
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby huntsman » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:00 am

Slow progress now...

Total now 477 with Lesser Honeyguide and Lesser Marsh Warbler at Prozesky in Potch.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Johan N » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:52 pm

My latest total is 626 with 14 new additions.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:17 am

A very good trip to Kruger netted me 2 new Lifers, taking me up to 605.

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Shelley's Francolin. Afsaal
Flappet Lark Pretoriouskop
Stiffneck on the loose.....
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby DavenJan » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:29 am

Just back from our trip to Agulhas and despite high winds and flooding preventing access to the salt pans and wetland areas we managed 15 new ticks giving us an updated total of 460.
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