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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby H. erectus » Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:18 pm

CV- joint now don't put me to a challenge!!!

Ma' bird count is very much interior orientated,..

A trip to the coast will certainly boost my count!!!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:20 am

Laine up to 598 with Stierling's Wren-Warbler.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Batmad » Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:53 pm

Laine- Me thinks WTM should take you out this coming weekend for those last 2 lifers :whistle:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby NetEk » Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:35 pm

I hang my head in shame only 103 for this year. Should pick up some more in December at Mapunghubwe.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:17 pm

Thanks for the kind words Huntsman! :thumbs_up:

No prob Crested Val! I'm sure you will yes. Summer is always productive! :-)

NetEk what do you mean 103 for the year. Is that your total or just what you have seen this year alone? :D :hmz: The totals that I mention are just goals that people can set for thier life lists... not a must! :-)
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby MattAxel » Sat Nov 16, 2013 3:28 pm

Added Monotonous Lark south of Rust de Winter in Gauteng this morning, so up to 604

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat Nov 16, 2013 10:37 pm

I am on the move at last. 561 Red necked pharalope at Strandfontein.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby DotDan » Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:40 am

BB, you are not going to beat me that easily. Up to 561 now with Striped Pipit :D

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:56 pm

At 1 every 7 months I am not going to beat anyone easily Dannyboy!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby DotDan » Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:17 pm

Same here don't worry.. my life list excel sheet has cob webs...

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Eugene123 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:44 pm

I have added a few new ticks in the past couple of months:
Green-capped Eremomela - Wilge Rivier
Black Sparrowhawk - Kloofendal
White-breasted Cuckooshrike - Groenkloof NR
Arnot's Chat )
Stierling's Wren-Warbler ) Punda
Common Swift )
Senegal Coucal )
Mottled Spinetail - Sagole Big Tree
My new total is 630 and hopefully I can add some more during my next two trips Dec/ Jan2014 in Punda and Satara and Jan 2014 Lower Sabie BBW

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby MattAxel » Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:00 pm

Eugene123 wrote:Congrats on 600 MattAxel!


Thanks Eugene123 :thumbs_up: Well done on your new additions. Arnot's Chat and Senegal Coucal are cracking birds to get in South Africa!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Super Mongoose » Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:46 pm

Can I ask, how many years did it take you guys to get to the 600"s?

But just want to say WELL DONE to all the mites, some amazing lifer list totals here!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:09 am

It can take a long while if you don't widen your birding hunting grounds, Super Mongoose.

I've been birding since Oct 2003 and I am now on 648.

But in saying so, I have undertaken the task of ticking 600 species this year within South Africa's borders. Currently I am on 510 with one month to go to get the outstanding 90 ticks! So it is very possible to do this in one year. :wink:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Super Mongoose » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:49 am

Oh WoW! Wiltuinman!

That is truly fantastic!!! :clap: :clap: 510 so far is mind boggeling to me, just awesome!

Best wishes for the 90 to go! It will be super fantastic for you to get to 600 for the year!

Keep us up to date please, we will be rooting for you and celebrate with you!
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