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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:33 am

Ferdelance, thanks for the congratulations and for all the hard work in keeping track of everybody's numbers!

I'll probably take my birding more seriously in 2010 than I did in 2009, so hopefully I can climb even further.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Mon Jan 04, 2010 11:48 am

Thanks Joshilewis.

Been tough lately, but I enjoy doing the list and it is cool.
Want to wish everyone a enjoyable Birding year and all the best for 2010!

I definitely started the year with a bang.Was in Marakele on the weekend. Got 4 lifers. Puts me on 317. What a scenic place. Got:
Woodland Kingfisher;
Pygmy Kingfisher;
Abdims Stork;
Amur Falcon; Female.
Stiffneck on the loose.....
Latest Lifer:= Lesser Crested Tern; Rufous Winged Cisticola.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Eben Lombard » Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:45 pm

Eben Lombard - 502

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Imax » Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:56 pm

Hanno, very well done on reaching 800, its a fantastic achievement!!


Ferdelance, Thanks for the updated list.
Please move me total up to 517 with the addition of Layards Titbabbler, Red Winged Francolin, Eastern Long Billed Lark and SA Shellduck all seen in the Southern Freestate.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby DavenJan » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:12 pm

Our trip to northern KNP rendered 4 lifers,

Yellow billed Oxpecker
Pennent winged Nightjar
Green capped Eremomela
Bronze winged Courser

Total now 439.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Sion » Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:19 pm

Its been a while since i last updated my total ,
So long i seem to have been removed :D

Added 13 on a trip to Creighton in November

bringing my total up to

678 Photographed.

Black Rumped Buttonquail
Cape Eagle Owl
Buff spotted flufftail
striped flufftail
blue swallow
Broard tailed warbler
Dark Capped Yellow warbler
Black Bushcap
Wing Snapping cisticola
Eastern Longbilled Lark
Orange Ground Thrush
Orange Breasted Waxbill
Yellow Breasted Pipit

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby JacoPietersen » Mon Jan 04, 2010 7:52 pm

Started birding this year or should I say started my lifer list this year and ended on 98.

Not quite the 150 target I had in mind.

My end of he year target is 220.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Skopsie » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:22 pm

Hi Eben Lombard

Welcome to the forum.

We are looking forward to your participation, because your total is impressive. :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby rodsab » Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:23 pm

hi all

Thanks Ferdilance for all your hard work.. :clap: :clap: :clap:


happy new year all
Rodney

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby rodsab » Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:38 pm

hi all

Thanks Ferdilance for all your hard work.. :clap: :clap: :clap:


happy new year all
Rodney

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Sky » Sun Jan 10, 2010 7:38 pm

Thanks Ferdilance

One of the villians reporting in

New lifers for me
Moorhen
African Marsh Harrier
Mouse Coloured Flycatcher
Banded Martin
White Throated Swallow
28 June - 1 July 2014 - Mokala
2 July 2014 - Augrabies
12 - 14 July - KTP

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Mon Jan 11, 2010 8:26 am

I'm glade you didn't lose you're sense of humour Sky. :wink:
Good to see more updates coming through.

Love doing the list. Is good to see everyone enjoying the birding! That's the main goal....

P.S just post your targets for 2010 aswell.
Stiffneck on the loose.....
Latest Lifer:= Lesser Crested Tern; Rufous Winged Cisticola.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Moegaai » Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:55 am

A quick trip to Kgomo-kgomo yielded three lifers!

Sedge Warbler
Western Marsh-Harrier!!!
Dwarf Bittern!!!

This takes me to 649.

I'm going to be very brave (or crazy!?) and set my target for 2010 at a tough 700!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Imax » Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:12 am

nice going Moegaai, some lekka ones on your list

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby francoisd » Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:58 am

With only about 5 trips for 2009 and all in areas I birded before I only managed one lifer for December - Montagu's Harrier - my list now 526

Maybe 2010 will allow more birding time :?
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