Skip to Content

How many birds on your list: 2013

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
User avatar
Imax
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 990
Joined: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:54 am
Location: In Limbo

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Imax » Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:40 pm

Well done on the 600 Eugene!


JVR - Id love to see a Green Malkoha again, especially one that sits still. any photos?


I am up to 615 with Grey-crowned Crane, Brown Scrub-robin and Grey Sunbird

User avatar
Super Mongoose
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 1302
Joined: Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:46 am
Location: Pretoria North

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:53 pm

Oh Wow, very very impressive totals and well done to all!

My new total 230 after our trip in March to Tsendze where I could see all the summer visitors. Previous total was 195 I think. New target 250!

It's almost a year (started mid April 2012) after I started birding and a whole new perspective to nature has opened up for me.
Stop the MADNESS or Imagine RhiNOs!
Our natural heritage is being stolen from us one by one!
Make your voice heard and please support a Rhino Project!

MattAxel
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 297
Joined: Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:37 pm
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by MattAxel » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:40 pm

Push me up to 575. Added some cool things in the past few weeks like Common Whitethroat at Kgomo-Kgomo and Eastern Long-billed Lark at Suikerbosrand.

User avatar
Ferdelance
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 450
Joined: Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:44 pm
Location: Pretoria

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:22 pm

March 2013

GROUP 900
1 Trevor Hardaker 907 Jan 13

GROUP 800
2 Lizet Grobbelaar 856 (+2) March 13
3 Niall 854 Jan 13
4 Deefstes 832 Dec 11
5 Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan 10
6 Johnd 800 May 12

GROUP 700
7 Bosnimf 769 Jan 13
8 Yolande Oelsen 735 Nov 12
9 Jakkalsbessie 723 Nov 11
10 JoelR 707 Jan 13
11 Moegaai 700 Dec 12

GROUP 600
12 Oryx 698 Nov 10
13 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
14 Adansonia 676 Jul 10
15 Johan van Rensburg 653 (+3) March 13
16 Ladybirder 650 (+12) March 13
17 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
18 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
19 Wildtuinman 639 (+1) March 13
20 Bookman 635 Mar 09
21 Johann 631 (+2) March 13 (T=650)
22 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
23 Imax 615 (+3) March 13
24 Leonie2 607 Oct 12
25 O-Dog 604 March 12
26 Eugene123 602 (+15) March 13
27 Wolph 602 Apr 12
28 Snoobab 602 Jul 09

GROUP 500
29 Ferdelance 595 Jan 13
30 Ivan 594 (+64) March 13
31 Johan N 593 Jan 13
32 Francoisd 588 Jan 12
33 Laine 587 Jan 13
34 Adrianp 580 Nov 12
35 Mattaxel 575 (+4) March 13
36 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
37 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
38 Bush Baptist 558 Jan 13
39 Dotdan 550 Dec 12
40 Malles 550 Apr 10
41 Skopsie 541 Jan 12
42 Walt3 536 Dec 12 (T=550)
43 Pantera Leo 533 Dec 12
44 Gary 522 Nov 11
45 MikeV 513 Oct 09
46 Batmad 508 Oct 12
47 TrevorC 506 (+3) March 13 (T=520)
48 Kameelperd 506 Nov 12
49 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10

GROUP 400
50 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
51 Roan 481 (+3) March 13
52 Salamanda 475 Jul 10
53 Huntsman 463 (+2) March 13 (T=501)
54 Tilandi 458 Nov 12 (T=465)
55 Nkumbe 449 Aug 12
56 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
57 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11
58 Kenpick 446 March 13 (T=460)
59 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
60 DavenJan 444 March 11
61 nightjar 444 Jan 10
62 Barcud 441 Aug 10
63 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
64 Laksman 437 Jan 10
65 Richman 433 Oct 12
66 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
67 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
68 Kika 424 Sept 12
69 Jacliz 423 May 12
70 Maddy 418 Sep 10
71 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
72 SaGecko 415 Oct 12
73 McGyver 414 Oct 10
74 mountainview 408 April 11

GROUP 300
75 Gjorgi 389 Jan 12
76 Jan46 388 Nov 11
77 PNF 387 (+8) March 13 (T=400)
78 Estienne 387 Feb 11
79 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
80 wildthing 385 March 12
81 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
82 Arks 382 Sept 12
83 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
84 Duke Ellieton 372 March 13 (T=400)
85 Sharifa 366 March 13 (T=401)
86 pnm 355 Sept 12
87 Anne MarieSA 354 March 13 (T=370)
88 Guinea Pig 351 Jan 13
89 BushBuddies 349 (+1) March 13
90 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
91 Sky 345 May 12
92 JenB 338 Oct 09 (T=450)
93 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
94 Nattim 336 Apr 12 (T=350)
95 Bahamut 332 March 12
96 Rooies 331 Sep 08
97 Magaff 327 Oct 08
98 Ifubesi 325 Sep 10
99 Cherries 323 (+1) March 13
100 Kwando 322 Nov 11
101 JP Huis 322 Mar 09
102 DuQues 318 Jan 13
103 Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sept 11
104 Dabchick 303 Nov 10
105 Rodsab 301 May 11

GROUP 200
106 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan 12
107 Freda 296 Apr 08
108 Jungle Junkie 293 March 12
109 kooscra 293 Feb 11
110 Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
111 Elsa 284 Jan 10
112 Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan 08
113 Wildewilhelm 277 Mar 09
114 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug 09
115 Oddesy 262 (+222) March 13 (T=350)
116 Davejenny 254 Nov 11
117 Sprocky 254 Dec 09
118 RosemaryH 251 Mar 08
119 csummers 250 Feb 09
120 Wild about cats 249 April 11
121 Hobbit 248 Mar 09
122 Crested Val 244 (+6) March 13 (T=250)
123 Kingfishergirl 239 Feb 09
124 Granjan 238 Aug 12
125 cpetzer 238 Jul 08
126 Senyetse 238 Jan 08
127 Junior1449 237 Oct 08
128 Super mongoose 230 (+34) March 13 (T=250)
129 Beefmaster 228 Nov 08
130 Mel123 226 Dec 12
131 Katja 223 Jan 07
132 Flutterby 219 April 11
133 Scottm 215 Jan 12
134 Mgoddard 214 April 11
135 gavinp 214 Jan 07
136 Deville 213 Jan 07
137 Ossendrywer 211 Jan 11
138 MarkwildDog 212 Aug 08
139 SuperBat 208 Apr 10
140 Neil Crawford 206 Mar 09
141 ShakeyJakes 205 May 09
142 Alf King 205 May 09
143 BushAddict 203 Jan 103

GROUP 100
144 DinkyBird 199 Aug 10 (T=200)
145 Restio 197 Mar 08
146 H.erectus 196 (+2) March 13 (T=201)
147 jonty1 189 Mar 08
148 acekam 188 Feb 07
149 Oumie 181 Jan 07
150 leopardspotter 181 Jan 07
151 MaryMattMillie 176 Nov 11
152 Jock 174 Aug 08
153 bucky 170 Mar 07
154 Bontebok 168 Jul 10 (T=220)
155 Normana53 164 Oct 09
156 Wild@Heart 160 Jan 07
157 Michael367 148 (photo's) July 11
158 Batsman 146 Jun 09
159 bert 131 Jul 08
160 JacoPietersen 128 Nov 12
161 Alicia 124 June 12
162 bentley 121 Aug 07
163 jaapvandijk 105 Jan 07

GROUP <100
164 Boje1212 81 Dec 12
165 Quin2008 75 Dec 09
166 Meinfam 71 Jan 07
167 Toddelelfe 67 Jan 07
168 scipio 61 Feb 08
169 Moira de Swart 33 Dec 08
170 Rusky 31 (worldlist 464) (Aus list 219) (India list 238) Sept 12
171 Curtis Dillon 18 Dec 098

Oh boy a real good month for new Signings! :clap: :P :rtm: Welcome aboard to Kenpick; Anne MarieSA; SHarifa and Duke Ellieton! Enjoy the birding and listing.... :thumbs_up:

To all the fellow birders out there, join in the list and become involved
in the challenge and get a ranking!

So long as we have fun and love the moments out there!

The climbers are highlighted in red and a very well done to you
New entries are in blue!!!
Orange are the movers to a higher group !

Well Done to Oddesy and Super Mongoose on reaching 200! Good Milestone.... :lol: :thumbs_up:
Then also to Eugene123 a big CONGRATS for reaching 600 ! Big milestone!1! Serious patience! Fantastic to get there! :thumbs_up: :clap: :dance:

Well done to this months new jacket holders!
The 3 biggest climbers for March being:

1- Oddesy (222) - Red Jacket
2- Ivan (64) - Green Jacket
3- Super Mongoose (34) -Blue Jacket

Please make mention of the Target you want to reach by the end of 2013 , and please also post your total and target in BOLD. It makes it much easier to see for me....
P.S once you've mentioned your total thats fine unless you want to update the mark!

Keep up the Birding and what ever you guys and girls do enjoy it while you still can!
Looks like in the winter has gotten hold of us now! Keep safe on the roads out there.........
Wishing you all a safe and successful rest of the year! Whatever you do keep one eye on the feathered friends! Well done on all those successful updates!
Keep an eye out for those real specials!
Master of Stats signing off.......
:thumbs_up: :rtm: :hmz: :whistle:
:cam:
Stiffneck on the loose.....
Latest Lifer:= Lesser Crested Tern; Rufous Winged Cisticola.

User avatar
arks
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 3819
Joined: Sun Mar 20, 2005 5:53 pm
Location: Cambridge, MA (and home from home in Darling, WC)

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by arks » Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:31 am

I added nine new lifers on my last RSA trip, which brings my total to 391 :dance:
RSA 2016
4,5 April Melville
6-19 April KNP: Croc Bridge, Olifants, Shingwedzi, Pafuri Border
20-24 April Mapungubwe: Leokwe
25 April-28 May Darling
29 May-19 June Cape Town
* * *
21 September-21 November Darling

User avatar
DotDan
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2100
Joined: Mon Aug 13, 2007 9:08 am
Location: Leeu Valley

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by DotDan » Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:16 am

I need to update my totals as well..

Currently on 558, some of the latest lifers being Thick Billed Cuckoo, Stierlings Wren-Warbler, Grey Penduline Tit and Short Tailed Pipit.

User avatar
Bush Baptist
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Posts: 6861
Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:38 pm
Location: In the shadow of Table Mountain

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:15 pm

Got 2 really good ones. :thumbs_up:
Wandering Albatross
Spectacled Petrel

Now on 560
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".

In a world of grey, be RED

User avatar
Bush Baptist
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Posts: 6861
Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:38 pm
Location: In the shadow of Table Mountain

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:47 am

Two friends had booked the pelagic Joh, but at the last moment one couldn't go, so who am I to refuse a friend. :roll:

I was also hoping for Pintado & giant petrels, but the speckie will more than do! It was floating close enough to the boat that even I could clearly see the specs with the naked eye.
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".

In a world of grey, be RED

kameelperd
Posts: 36
Joined: Tue May 15, 2007 7:54 pm
Location: roodepoort

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by kameelperd » Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:26 pm

My total is now 509 birds.

User avatar
Bushbuddies
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 1357
Joined: Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:22 pm
Location: Centurion

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:31 pm

Found 4 new birds on a weekend to Madikwe:

731 - Lesser Grey Shrike (Gryslaksman)
436 - Grey-headed Kingfisher (Gryskopvisvanger)
870 - Black-throated Canary (Bergkanarie)
397 - Southern white-faced Owl (Witwanguil)

To move my new total up to 353.
:dance: First South to North KNP trip booked! :dance:
10-11 June 2017 - Lower Sabie
12-14 June 2017 - Talamati
15-17 June 2017 - Olifants
18-20 June 2017 - Mopani
21-22 June 2017 - Punda Maria
22-23 June 2017 - Pafuri Border Camp

User avatar
Rooies
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2753
Joined: Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:44 pm
Location: Welkom Free State RSA

How many birds on your list

Unread post by Rooies » Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:57 pm

Take 2 off my tally. After careful scrutiny, I noticed that I have included the Copperytailed and Senegal Coucals, which was spotted in South Luangwa. :redface: But I will add a couple more. just busy with positive IDs.

(SO, is it a black jacket for me?)
Give thanks for unknown blessings already on its way---African saying
Member nr 8512
Cheetah supporterPURIST and proud thereof

User avatar
Ferdelance
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 450
Joined: Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:44 pm
Location: Pretoria

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:47 pm

Hehehe no I don't punish Honesty! :naughty: :clap: :thumbs_up:

No problem! You will have to replace them with something local because going down the list is no fun..... :lol:
Stiffneck on the loose.....
Latest Lifer:= Lesser Crested Tern; Rufous Winged Cisticola.

User avatar
TrevorC
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 235
Joined: Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:27 pm
Location: Midrand

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by TrevorC » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:02 pm

Picked up Meyer's Parrot this weekend so now up to 507 - target still 520 but will need to start planning a few away trips :D Lifers around Gauteng are becoming harder to find now :(
Latest Lifers: Northern Wheatear, Gull-billed Tern, Yellow-throated Sandgrouse, Dusky Lark

User avatar
Crested Val
Forum Assistant
Forum Assistant
FAC Member (2015)
Posts: 8054
Joined: Tue Aug 03, 2010 8:49 am
Location: Brecon Beacons National Park

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:57 am

Spotted a stunning Long-Crested Eagle (lifer) this morning in our garden!!! :dance

Total 245...............Target 250.
I long each day for my beloved Kruger!!!! :thumbs_up:

User avatar
Johan van Rensburg
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Award: Birder of the Year (2015)
Posts: 2500
Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:33 pm
Location: Jam Street

Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:14 pm

Nearly end of April and surprisingly I could add two ticks to my tally during the "Autumn lull", African rock pipit and African skimmer pushing it up to 655.

Image
727 Latest lifers: Swamp boubou, Hartlaub's babbler, Chirping cisticola, Coppery-tailed coucal, Red-billed spurfowl, White-browed coucal, Scharlow's turaco, Copper sunbird, Long-toed lapwing, Eastern bronze-naped pigeon, Malagasy pond heron.


Return to “Birding in Southern Africa”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

Webcam Highlights

Addo
Submitted by Jannie67 at 16:01:15
orpen
Submitted by BLOMMEPRAG at 18:43:27
satara
Submitted by Anonymous at 12:14:03
nossob
Submitted by Natuurgenieter at 13:51:24