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How many birds on your list: 2015

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jan 01, 2015 6:25 am

660 with Lesser Crested Tern.
675
Latest Lifer(s): Burchell's Courser, Cory's Shearwater, Wilson's Storm-Petrel, European Storm-Petrel, Great Winged Petrel, Grey Waxbill, Cape Rock-jumper

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Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Thu Jan 01, 2015 12:10 pm

Hit 200 yesterday with an Eurasian Curlew.

Started from Fresh 2 or 3 years ago. Haven't done any spotting for almost 20 years.
Also misplaced my original Newmans with my early counts.
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Unread post by chrisdp » Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:07 pm

Starting the year on 111.

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Unread post by Batmad » Thu Jan 01, 2015 2:43 pm

My total come the end of 2014 sits at 808 and my target for the end of 2015 is 820...Happy birding everybody and all the best for 2015, may it be a fruitful year!
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Unread post by barryels » Thu Jan 01, 2015 2:55 pm

Ended December 2014 with 204 and Myself and Hilda set ourselves a target of 230 for the end of 2015.

Hope everybody will have a wonderful 2015 birding year :thumbs_up: .
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Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Jan 02, 2015 5:22 pm

Laine moves to 615 with Sanderling, Lesser Crested Tern and African Crake.
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Unread post by addictedToBirds » Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:41 am

Happy New Year to all.

I fell 2 short of my target of 500 by the end of the year.

Moved up to 498 with Slaty Egret and Monotonous Lark.

Target for the end of 2015 will be 520

Happy Birding

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Unread post by salamanda » Mon Jan 05, 2015 10:18 am

Happy New Year everyone. Well I guess as my current total is 490, I could set a target of 500 by the end of 2015. . . .

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:39 am

661 with Buff-spotted Flufftail!
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Unread post by Imax » Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:29 am

up to 636 with Red-chested Flufftail, Karoo Long Billed Lark and Buffspotted flufftail

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Unread post by umtali1 » Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:34 am

141 is our total from our various visits to SA. Hope we shall add to that this year.
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Unread post by Ferdelance » Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:39 pm

Olive Tree Warbler at Kgomo Kgomo takes me up to 728! Nice start to the year. :lol:
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Unread post by DotDan » Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:17 am

Broad Tailed Warbler, Purple Banded Sunbird, Grey Waxbill, Crowned Eagle and Dark Backed Weaver pushed me up to 577 :D

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Unread post by Albert » Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:11 am

Total (such as it is) now up to 275

Western Cattle Egret, Zitting Cisiticola, White-rumped Swift and Lesser Masked Weaver (armchair tick)
Latest lifers: Grey-backed Cisticola, Ludwig's Bustard, Tractrac Chat, African Reed Warbler, Black-bellied Starling, Plain-backed Pipit, Common Buttonquail, Cutthroat Finch, Freckled Nightjar

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Unread post by Trevor Hardaker » Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:57 am

After what seems like an eternity, I finally have an update for my list too... :D

A successful trip to Mozambique at the end of December saw me adding Bohm's Bee-eater and Green Tinkerbird to my Southern African list and then a very unplanned twitch to Avis Dam in Windhoek this past weekend had me connecting with Southern Africa's 6th ever Red-throated Pipit, so a great start to 2015 for me... :dance:

My total has now moved up to 910.

I don't think I should really be stupid enough to try setting any further targets to achieve this year still... :hmz:
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