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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:24 am

Hi Albert,

Thanks a million for the update. Would you kindly remove the African Golden Oriole from my list? I misunderstood Johan on our birding day! :redface:

That brings my total to 306. Thank you! :gflower:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:39 am

hilda wrote:Hi Albert,

Thanks a million for the update. Would you kindly remove the African Golden Oriole from my list? I misunderstood Johan on our birding day! :redface:

That brings my total to 306. Thank you! :gflower:


Done! :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by ruthp » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:25 pm

5 more birdies for me after our trip to Pilansberg on the long weekend...I was very chuffed to be able to identify a Greater Kestrel which had just made a kill and was feeding 2 juveniles. The other highlight for me was the Yellow-throated Sandgrouse

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:44 pm

@ Albert: Thank you! :gflower:

@ ruthp: Well done ruthp! :clap: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:34 pm

Having dipped on this lovely birdie on my jaunt with Joh, I bagged it in the Eastern Cape while bunking the Assembly one morning.

White starred robin #796 Thanks a ton Dave & Melanie. :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:46 am

Creeping up on 800 BB! :clap:

My own list goes up one to 475 as we ticked House Crow from the international departure lounge at Cape Town International Airport.....
Latest lifers: House Crow, 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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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by TrevorC » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:10 pm

Have not updated my list in a while but now on 682 after the "Flock at Sea" and a few others around Gauteng.

Target now 690 for 2017 with a trip to Punda in November :D
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Imax » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:17 pm

Please update my list to 654 with a Bar-tailed Godwit.

Finally a Godwit and no DippingTwitwits as in the past

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by boomerang » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:54 pm

Does the Mandarin duck (female) count???

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:54 pm

Mandarin duck is not on the official Southern African list (at least not on the one updated annually by Trevor Hardaker), so I guess the answer is no. 8)
Latest lifers: House Crow, 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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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Sky » Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:54 pm

Move mine up to 561 also after Bartailed Godwit
25 December - Lower Sabie
26 - 31st satara
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:45 pm

Time for the October 2017 update:

Significant moves upwards by TrevorC, Sky and ruthp, with Bush Baptist inching up to the 800 mark...

GROUP 900

1 . Trevor Hardaker 911 Apr-15

GROUP 800

2 . Niall 869 Apr-15
3 . Lizet Grobbelaar 859 Mar-14
4 . Deefstes 850 Dec-14
5 . Batmad 822 27-Jan-16
6 . Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan-10
7 . Johnd 800 May-16

GROUP 700

8 . Bush Baptist 796 (+1) 06-Oct-17
9 . Bosnimf 774 Dec-14
10 . Yolande Oelsen 769 Nov-14
11 . Ferdelance 768 May-15
12 . Jakkalsbessie 764 Aug-13
13 . Eugene123 764 12-Jan-16
14 . Johan N 740 23-Jan-17
15 . Johan van Rensburg 728 01-Sep-17
16 . Mattaxel 712 May-15
17 . Francios Du Plessis 710 Jul-14
18 . JoelR 707 Jan-13
19 . Adansonia 701 May-14
20 . Moegaai 700 Dec-11

GROUP 600

21 . Oryx 698 Nov-14
22 . Johann 690 15-Mar-17
23 . TrevorC 682 (+29) 19-Oct-17 T=690
24 . Ladybirder 680 10-May-17
25 . Sion 678 Jan-10
26 . Wildtuinman 675 04-Jul-16
27 . Snoobab 657 Jul-16
28 . Imax 654 (+1) 19-Oct-17
29 . Elminster 643 Feb-10
30 . wildjohn 640 Jan-07
31 . Bookman 635 Mar-09
32 . Gfordyce 631 Apr-10
33 . Pantera Leo 629 01-Sep-17
34 . Laine 623 04-Jul-16
35 . Scops 614 Aug-13
36 . Boomerang 614 14-Oct-16
37 . Francoisd 612 Jun-14
38 . Ivan 607 Feb-14
39 . Leonie2 607 Oct-12
40 . O-Dog 604 Mar-12
41 . Dotdan 603 11-Feb-16
42 . Wolph 602 Apr-12
43 . Adrianp 600 Sep-13

GROUP 500

43 . Skopsie 597 Dec-14
45 . Pieter Steyn 567 Jan-12
46 . Sky 561 (+9) 31-Oct-17
47 . Tilandi 561 15-May-17
48 . AddictedToBirds 561 12-Aug-16
49 . Jacqual 560 Jul-09
50 . Malles 550 Apr-10
51 . Walt3 536 Dec-12
52 . Kameelperd 536 20-Sep-16
53 . JenB 523 Apr-14
54 . Gary 522 Nov-11
55 . A graham 518 Sep-14
56 . MikeV 513 Oct-09
57 . Huntsman 510 Mar-14
58 . Kika 509 Mar-14
59 . Nkumbe 506 Mar-14
60 . Eben Lombard 502 Jan-10
61 . Roan 501 Dec-13
62 . BushBuddies 500 06-Jan-16
63 Salamanda 500 30-Jul-16

GROUP 400

64 . Falconry4ever 490 Feb-11
65 Albert 474 15-Sep-17
66 . Penza 463 Sep-13
67 . DavenJan 460 Sep-13
68 . nightjar 456 20-Dec-15
69 . Jacliz 454 31-Aug-16
79 . Rusty Justy 449 May-10
70 . Rodsab 448 14-Feb-17
71 . Aquila#12 447 Aug-11
72 . Karen Mitton 446 18-Sep-17
73 . Kenpick 446 Mar-13
74 . TaraLB 446 Feb-08
75 . Johan Viljoen 443 Mar-14
76 . Barcud 441 Aug-10
77 . FireFinch 439 Dec-11
78 . Laksman 437 Jan-10
80 . Richman 433 Oct-11
81 . Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec-09
82 . Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 Mar-11
83 . Maddy 418 Mar-10
84 . Wondercloak 418 Oct-11
85 . Arks 417 03-Feb-17
86 . PNF 417 (+2) 02-Oct-17
87 . SaGecko 415 06-Jun-16
88 . McGyver 414 05-Oct-15
89 . mountainview 408 Apr-11
90 . Jaytea 407 Nov-14
91 . pnm 407 Apr-15
92 . Gjorgi 403 Oct-14
93 . bosmadmark 402 Jun-13
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GROUP 300

94 Maretam 391 Feb-15
95 . wildthing 390 Oct-13
96 . Jan46 388 Nov-11
97 . Estienne 387 Feb-11
98 . Wild Family 386 Jun-07
99 . KobusF 385 10-Feb-16
100 . Jurgens 380 Apr-09
101 . Bok bok 376 Jan-07
102 . Duke Ellieton 372 Mar-13
103 . Dabchick 369 Feb-14
104 . Sharifa 366 Mar-13
105 . Anne MarieSA 354 Mar-13
106 . Guinea Pig 351 Mar-13
107 . Boje1212 348 Jul-14
108 . Black Harrier 346 Feb-11
109 . Jeanus 338 Nov-08
110 . Nattim 336 Apr-12
111 . Bahamut 332 Mar-12
112 . Rooies 331 Sep-08
113 . Magaff 327 Oct-08
114 . fubesi 325 Sep-10
115 . Cherries 323 Mar-13
116 . Kwando 322 Nov-11
117 . JP Huis 322 Mar-09
118 . DuQues 318 Jan-13
119 . Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sep-11
120 . ruthp 308 (+5) 30-Jul-17
121 . Oddesy 308 Oct-13
122 Elsa 307 Nov-15
123 . Hilda 307 15-Sep-17
124 Barryels 306 16-Sep-17
125 . Super mongoose 300 Feb-15

GROUP 200

126 . Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan-12
127 . Freda 296 Apr-08
128 . Jungle Junkie 293 Mar-12
129 . kooscra 293 Feb-11
130 . Skyjuggler 286 Apr-09
131 . Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan-08
132 . Wildewilhelm 277 Mar-09
133 . Tessa G 275 Jan-15
134 Umtali1 268 27-Sep-16
135 . Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug-09
136 . JaniceE 264 Dec-13
137 . Davejenny 254 Nov-11
138 . Sprocky 254 Dec-09
139 . Crested Val 254 21-Jan-16
140 . RosemaryH 251 Mar-08 T=300
141 . csummers 250 Feb-09
142 . Wild about cats 249 Apr-11
143 . Hobbit 248 Mar-09
144 . Kingfishergirl 239 Feb-09
145 . Granjan 238 Aug-11
146 . cpetzer 238 Jul-08
147 . Senyetse 238 Jan-08
148 . Junior1449 237 Oct-08
149 . Beefmaster 228 Nov-08
150 . NetEk 226 Dec-13
151 . Mel123 226 Dec-12
152 . Katja 223 Jan-07
153 . H.erectus 220 Sep-14
154 . Flutterby 219 Apr-11
155 . Scottm 215 Jun-12
156 . Mgoddard 214 Apr-11
157 . gavinp 214 Jun-07
158 . weirdNumber 213 03-Aug-16
159 Deville 213 Jan-07
160 . MarkwildDog 212 Aug-08
161 . Ossendrywer 211 Jan-11
162 . SuperBat 208 Apr-11
163 . Neil Crawford 206 Mar-09
164 . ShakeyJakes 205 May-09
165 . Alf King 205 May-09
166 . BushAddict 203 Jan-10
167 . Gilbertr14 200 Jan-15 T=230
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GROUP 100

168 DinkyBird 199 Aug-10
169 Restio 197 Mar-08
170 . jonty1 189 Mar-08
171 . acekam 188 Feb-07
172 . Oumie 181 Jan-07
173 . leopardspotter 181 Jan-07
174 . MaryMattMillie 176 Nov-11
175 . Jock 174 Aug-08
176 . bucky 170 Mar-08
177 . Bontebok 168 Jul-10
178 . Normana53 164 Oct-09
179 . Wild@Heart 160 Jan-07
180 . roaneric 156 31-Aug-16
181 . Shane Gover 148 Oct-11
182 Michael367 148 Jul-11
183 . Batsman 146 Jun-09
184 . Chris du Preez 139 19-Mar-17
185 bert 131 Jul-08
186 . JacoPietersen 124 Jun-14
187 . Alicia 124 Jun-12
188 . bentley 121 Aug-07
189 . jjboth 108 Aug-13
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GROUP <100

190 jaapvandijk 105 Jan-07
191 Quin2008 75 Dec-09
192 . Meinfam 71 Jan-07
193 . Toddelelfe 67 Jan-07
194 . scipio 61 Feb-08
195 . Moira de Swart 33 Dec-08
196 . Rusky 31 Sep-12
197 . Curtis Dillon 18

Changes are indicated in bold. Movers to a new group are indicated in red, and new entries will be in blue.

Our monthly winners of the jackets were:
Red jacket:TrevorC (+29)
Green jacket: Sky (+9)
Blue jacket: ruthp (+5)
Latest lifers: House Crow, 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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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:12 pm

A few recent lifers saw me break 450.

I am now on 451 as at 04/11/2017.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:44 pm

Wow! That is impressive, Karin :clap: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:38 am

Very well done Karin! :clap: :clap:
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