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Bird ID challenges 2017

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by hilda » Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:45 am

Thank you for the new and last challenge for 2017 Jakkie Human! I LOVE the twist! Brilliant! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by umtali1 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:41 pm

The answers to #23.
There were 10 participants with 5 getting full marks. :clap:
Thanks to everyone for taking part :gflower:

1. Very large, resident found mainly in the Kruger and Kgalagadi
I make deep, resonant, far reaching booming notes - ooom-ooom-ooom or voomp, voomp-voomp ending with a bill snap
Kori bustard

2. Nocturnal, common resident in the north and the smallest in the region
my call is a soft frog-like prrup, or high krrup repeated every 5-8 secs
African scops owl

3. Nocturnal, but often active by day and common resident in the northern part of the region
my call is a series of tu-tu-tu-tu-tu-tu-tu tseeu-tseeu-tseeu-tseeu or peu peu peu-peu-peu peeuu peeuu peeuu whistles, rising and descending in pitch
Pearl spotted owlet

4. Nocturnal common resident in the north of the region
my call is a prolonged churring churrrrrrrrrrr chirrrrrrr churrrrrrrrrr chirrrrrrrrrr changing in frequency (changing gears)
Square tailed (Mozambique) nightjar

5. Nocturnal, common intra-African summer migrant in arid savanna, woodland and desert scrub
my call is chu koo chu koo chrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr or a-whoop wind-up notes and sustained chirrrrrrrrr
Rufous cheeked nightjar
Some mites put European nightjar. It rarely sings in Africa although the song is described as similar to rufous cheeked nightjar.

6. Common resident, found in savanna, broad leafed woodland, parks and gardens
my call is soft, low and sustained hoo-poo or hoo-poo-poo
Hoopoe

7.Common, shy resident hopping around in upper tree canopies in the north and east of the region
my call is poo-poo-poo-poooo, or kew-tee-tee-tee-tee (coffee, tea or meeee) or (what-to-to-doooo)
Orange breasted bushshrike

8. Common resident of mature broadleafed and accaccia woodland in the east of the region
my call is a mournful drawn-out whistle ooooooooooop or whoooooooo (sometimes known as the ghost bird)
Grey headed bushshrike

9. Large terrestrial resident in the north and east of the region but numbers decreasing
my call is a loud booming hudu hudu hududu in 4 note phrases, male lower pitched than female in the early morning
Southern ground hornbill

10. Scarce to locally common resident in savanna woodland in the northern half of the region. Congregates late evening at waterholes to socialise and drink
my voice is a soft and rapid conversational whistling chwee-chee-chee, or weep-weeu, chuk-chukki, weep-weeu (oh NO he's gone and done it aGAIN)[/quote]
Double banded sandgrouse
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https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=101340

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by Ladybirder » Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:41 pm

Thank you for challenge 24-17, Jakkie. You must please tell us were these birds, divided in halves were found. It is going to be an interesting challenge.
Thanks umtali1 for the answers, I enjoyed doing it.

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by Jakkie Human » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:48 am

Ladybirder wrote:Thank you for challenge 24-17, Jakkie. You must please tell us were these birds, divided in halves were found. It is going to be an interesting challenge.
Thanks umtali1 for the answers, I enjoyed doing it.



Ha ha, when you run out of photo's you must make a plan, very easy, don't even need a book :lol: :lol:

Thanks Umtali, really a nice challenge

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:52 am

Jakkie Human wrote:Ha ha, when you run out of photo's you must make a plan, very easy, don't even need a book :lol: :lol:



ha, I only got 9/10. :hmz: :hmz:

Trust me to take part in the last 2 challenges of the year.
Both were really great though.

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by hilda » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:05 am

Thanks for the answers to challenge #23/2017 umtali1! :gflower:

Great score for Jakkie's challenge Karin! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by umtali1 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:29 am

Answers are in :pray: :pray:
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Marakele - August 2017
https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=101340

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by hilda » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:55 am

10/10 for Jakkie's interesting challenge #24/2017! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by umtali1 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:16 pm

:clap: :clap: Hilda
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Marakele - August 2017
https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=101340

2016 Reis Verhaal from Kruger 'Bush' Camps
2013 Mokala and KNP,
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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by umtali1 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:42 pm

hilda wrote:10/10 for Jakkie's interesting challenge #24/2017! :dance: :dance:

Can't match your score, Hilda. Only 8/10.
My year's work is nearly done..........just have to complete Ducklings.......
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Marakele - August 2017
https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=101340

2016 Reis Verhaal from Kruger 'Bush' Camps
2013 Mokala and KNP,
2015 "Cape Town to Namibia border"

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by Ladybirder » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:12 pm

Great scores Hilda and umtali1 :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by isinkwe » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:39 pm

9/10 for Jakkie's challenge
Isn't it just amazing how potatoes give us fries and vodka? :D The rest of the vegetables should get their act together :rtm:

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by umtali1 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:39 pm

:clap: :clap: Isinkwe. You can put the books away for a few weeks :lol: :lol:
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Marakele - August 2017
https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=101340

2016 Reis Verhaal from Kruger 'Bush' Camps
2013 Mokala and KNP,
2015 "Cape Town to Namibia border"

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Re: Bird ID challenges 2017

Unread post by hilda » Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:27 am

Well done isinkwe! :clap: :clap:
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