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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:59 pm 
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Well done louis dreyer :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi Ducklings
Answers to Sky#5.
All but one person had full marks :clap: :clap:
1) Pale chanting Goshawk
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2) Steppe Buzzard - I had this one wrong but thanks to Lizette Grobbelaar and Johan van Rensburg
and all of you I was proven wrong. This is a summer visitor but I took this pic in the middel of winter.
I will post this on the Raptor is thread to find out if someone else had the honour off seeing one of these in winter
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3) Greater kestrel
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4) Pearl spotted owlet
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5) Whitebrowed sparrow weaver
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6) Namaqua sandgrouse
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7) Marico flycatchers
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8 ) Chat flycatcher
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9) Blacheaded heron
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10) Lilac breasted roller
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Thanks to everyone who entered

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:59 pm 
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Thanks Sky! Even if we know that you do it to get the right IDs.......... from the poor ducklings ImageImage

You are doing a great job :gflower: :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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The bonus one kicked me. got it wrong.

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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For Sky #6

9/10 plus the bonus one :dance: :)

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:49 am 
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So far only Sharifa and Johan van Rensburg nailed the bonus bird :clap: :clap:
Only Louis and Johan had nr 1 correct :clap: :clap:

I posted nr 1 on the Bird Id challenge as well and all the answers I received from them also had the same answer as the one you gave me :doh: :doh:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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8/10 and no bonus.


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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11/11 :dance: :dance: :dance:

I struggled the most with no. 3 :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Well done Dabchick and LaeveldLeeu

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Lekker Dabchick and LvL

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thanks guys.


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi Ducklings
The past week we had quite a number of new ducklings that took part in the challenge :dance:

Welcom to one and all and to all the browser enter and join in the fun :twisted: :twisted:

Time for Sky #7

Lets get the bonus bird out of the way :big_eyes:

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Now for the 5 minute challenge :hmz: :hmz:
All pics taken in KTP

1 ) Image

2 ) Image

3 ) Image

4 ) Image

5 ) Image

6 ) Image

7 ) Image

8 ) Image

9 ) Image

And one from Augrabies

10 ) Image

Enjoy

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi Ducklings

In a previous challenge we had this bird

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It turned out to be a Juvenile Jackal Buzzard :wall: :wall:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:19 am 
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You like hitting me below the knee.

no 10 :think:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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You have to use your books for some of the birds :D

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