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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:27 am

Bosnimf - 673
wildtuinman - 627
Johan N - 625
Johan van Rensburg - 610
600

Laine - 540
Ferdelance - 522
DotDan - 505
500

MattAxel - 480
Coic Cois - 472
bert - 460
TrevorC - 410
bosmadmark - 402
400

MxM - 362
300

KobusF - 297
DuQues - 287
granjan - 250
pantera leo - 203
200

Scipio - 164
Crested Val - 105
huntsman - 95
Shushin - 31
100
666
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby TrevorC » Thu Oct 10, 2013 2:50 pm

I have moved up to 416 now - latest being Bush Blackcap in Randburg :D
Latest Lifers: Cape Rockjumper, Karoo Long-billed Lark, African Rock-Pipit

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby DotDan » Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:28 pm

Well done Trevor

Please move me up to 509. Finally added Greater Honeyguide and Red Eyed Dove to the list

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby huntsman » Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:32 pm

Heh heh!

Noticed that 'lower case' entry, DD... :mrgreen:
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby Caracal » Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:29 pm

Finally got to the 400 mark..actually 401. :)

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:52 am

628 with Shy Albatross
666
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby DotDan » Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:21 am

510 for me :D

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby huntsman » Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:19 pm

I can finally fit - legally - into the 100+ list..!

Moved to 150 :cam:
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Sun Oct 27, 2013 1:23 pm

Not everyday that I get two photo lifers in one day.

Horus Swift and Tinkling Cisticola takes me to 631
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:16 pm

Bosnimf - 673
wildtuinman - 631
Johan N - 625
Johan van Rensburg - 610
600

Laine - 540
Ferdelance - 522
DotDan - 510
500

MattAxel - 480
Coic Cois - 472
bert - 460
TrevorC - 416
bosmadmark - 402
Caracal - 401
400

MxM - 362
300

KobusF - 297
DuQues - 287
granjan - 250
pantera leo - 203
200

Scipio - 164
huntsman - 150
Crested Val - 105
100

Shushin - 31
666
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby huntsman » Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:20 pm

Your hard work and diligence is much appreciated! :D
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby TrevorC » Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:58 pm

Up to 426 now WTM :D

Did you pick up the Horus Swift in De Tweedespruit (near Little Eden)?
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Sat Nov 02, 2013 5:06 pm

I added a few nice ones to my list. Mangrove kingfisher, Damara tern, African palm-swift, green Malkoha, green sandpiper, Bushveld pipit, sand martin and bar-tailed godwit.

Now on 618
671 Latest lifer: Black coucal

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby Johan N » Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:26 pm

Up to 632 with Green Sandpiper, Bush Blackcap, Green-capped Eremomela, White-breasted Cuckooshrike, Kimberley Pipit, Blue Korhaan and Burchell's Courser.

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread postby DotDan » Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:02 am

Up to 513 now


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