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pantera leo
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by pantera leo » Fri May 23, 2014 3:25 pm

New total is 557, getting seriously worried about reaching that year-end target! :shock:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by boomerang » Fri May 23, 2014 7:23 pm

Batmad wrote:
onewithnature wrote::clap: :clap: :clap:


Bushbuddies wrote:Batmad - you are doing so well - hope you're having a lot of fun doing it! :thumbs_up:


Thanks OWN and Bushbuddies! It truly is an amazing experience!

Good luck with the target. It's hard work after 500.
Btw. Why is my Avatar displaying on Batmad's post, or is it just me?
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2011 - Karoo, Mokala, Namakwa Nat Park
2012 - KNP, Gonarezhou
2013 - KNP, Marakele, Moremi
2014 - Sadly no SANParks, Moz & CKGR

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by jacliz » Sat May 24, 2014 2:56 pm

At last, creeping up a little faster! Total now 436 :D
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February 15: Agulhas, Storms River, Golden Gate, Mountain Zebra, Addo, Wilderness
March 15: KTP camping :)

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by addictedToBirds » Mon May 26, 2014 8:42 am

Up to 476 with Bronze Mannikin, Striped Pipit and Wing-Snapping Cisticola.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon May 26, 2014 10:25 am

Longbilled pipit - armchair tick from March
Southern tchagra - armchair tick from April 2012.

572

Target for year end is 600
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by JacoPietersen » Mon May 26, 2014 2:42 pm

Up 2 more to 121

Target 200

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:18 pm

672 for me after a trip to Botswana and northern Namibia :D
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Sky » Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:12 pm

Time for an update - 395
With an African yellow white-eye
a Grey-backed Camaroptera
a white-browed Coucal
some of the latest ticks
25 December - Lower Sabie
26 - 31st satara
1 Jan 2016 Skukuza

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:59 am

After (amongst others) a trip to Hazyview and Kruger I have added:

Little Bee-eater
Tambourine Dove
Southern Black Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Greenbul
Half-collared Kingfisher
Striped Kingfisher
Barn Owl
Pearl-spotted Owlet
Tawny-flanked Prinia
Black-backed Puffback
Collared Sunbird
Grey-rumped Swallow
Black-crowned Tchagra
Kurrichane Thrush
Purple-crested Turaco
African Golden Weaver
Spectacled Weaver
Cardinal Woodpecker
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
Olive Woodpecker
Orange-breasted Bush-shrike
Black-chested Snake Eagle
Black-crowned Night Heron
Sabota Lark
Eastern Nicator
African Pipit
Bushveld Pipit
Southern Pochard
Southern White-crowned Shrike
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-lark
Spotted Thicknee
Southern Black Tit
Hooded Vulture
Rock Kestrel (this was in the Karoo on the way back home)

Some armchair ticks to follow as I digest some of the photographs.....

This brings my total at the end of May to a still meagre 228
My target for the end of the year is 250
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan N » Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:28 pm

I lost Kimberley Pipit with the release of the latest birdlist and dropped 1 to 658 (Photographed).

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Adansonia » Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:07 pm

New total is 701 after a trip to the okavango - added brown firefinch & wattled crane.

Also saw a stunning sitatunga!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Fri Jun 06, 2014 11:40 pm

May 2014

GROUP 900
1 Trevor Hardaker 907 Aug 13

GROUP 800
2 Lizet Grobbelaar 859 March 14
3 Niall 857 Sept 13
4 Deefstes 841 Aug 13
5 Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan 10
6 Johnd 800 May 12

GROUP 700
7 Bosnimf 769 Jan 13
8 Yolande Oelsen 765 April 14
9 Jakkalsbessie 764 Aug 13
10 JoelR 707 Jan 13
11 Adansonia 701 (+2) May 14
12 Moegaai 700 Dec 12

GROUP 600
13 Oryx 698 Nov 10
14 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
15 Batmad 672 (+30) May 14 (T=800)
16 Johan van Rensburg 665 April 14
17 Johan N 658 Feb 14 (Photographed)
18 Eugene123 656 April 14
19 Wildtuinman 656 Feb 14
20 Ladybirder 651 April 14
21 Ferdelance 651 (+1) May 14
22 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
23 Bookman 635 Mar 09
24 Snoobab 633 Nov 13
25 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
26 Johann 631 March 13
27 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
28 Imax 630 Feb 14
29 Scops 614 Aug 13
30 Mattaxel 612 Feb 14
31 Laine 611 Feb 14
32 Ivan 607 Feb 14
33 Leonie2 607 Oct 12
34 O-Dog 604 March 12
35 Wolph 602 Apr 12
36 Adrianp 600 Sept 13

GROUP 500
37 Boomerang 599 March 14
38 Francoisd 588 Jan 12
39 Bush Baptist 572 (+2) May 14 (T=600)
40 Skopsie 572 April 14
41 Dotdan 568 Feb 14
42 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
43 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
44 Pantera Leo 557 (+2) May 14 (T=585)
45 Malles 550 Apr 10
46 TrevorC 544 Feb 14 (T=570)
47 Walt3 536 Dec 12
48 JenB 523 April 14
49 Gary 522 Nov 11
50 MikeV 513 Oct 09
51 Kameelperd 511 Dec 13
52 Huntsman 510 March 14
53 Kika 509 March 14 (T=535)
54 Nkumbe 506 March 14 (T=530)
55 Tilandi 503 Feb 14 (T=520)
56 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10
57 Roan 501 Dec 13

GROUP 400
58 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
59 AddictedToBirds 476 (+7) May 14 (T=500)
60 Salamanda 475 Jul 10
61 Penza 463 Sept 13
62 DavenJan 460 Sept 13
63 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
64 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11
65 Kenpick 446 March 13
66 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
67 nightjar 444 Jan 10
68 Johan Viljoen 443 March 14 (T=480)
69 Barcud 441 Aug 10
70 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
71 Laksman 437 Jan 10
72 Jacliz 436 (+11) May 14
73 Richman 433 Oct 12
74 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
75 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
76 Maddy 418 Sep 10
77 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
78 SaGecko 415 Oct 12
79 McGyver 414 Oct 10
80 mountainview 408 April 11
81 BushBuddies 407 (+27) May 14
82 bosmadmark 402 June 13

GROUP 300
83 PNF 398 Dec 13
84 Sky 395 (+50) May 14
85 Arks 391 April 13
86 wildthing 390 Oct 13
87 Gjorgi 389 Jan 12
88 Jan46 388 Nov 11
89 Estienne 387 Feb 11
90 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
91 pnm 383 Dec 13
92 Jaytea 382 Sept 13
93 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
94 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
95 Duke Ellieton 372 March 13
96 Dabchick 369 Feb 14
97 Sharifa 366 March 13
98 KobusF 361 June 13
99 Anne MarieSA 354 March 13
100 Guinea Pig 351 Jan 13
101 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
102 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
103 Nattim 336 Apr 12
104 Bahamut 332 March 12
105 Rooies 331 Sep 08
106 Rodsab 327 Feb 14 (T=400)
107 Magaff 327 Oct 08
108 Ifubesi 325 Sep 10
109 Maretam 324 April 14
110 Cherries 323 March 13
111 Kwando 322 Nov 11
112 JP Huis 322 Mar 09
113 DuQues 318 Jan 13
114 Boje1212 317 Feb 14
115 Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sept 11
116 Oddesy 308 Oct 13

GROUP 200
117 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan 12
118 Freda 296 Apr 08
119 Jungle Junkie 293 March 12
120 kooscra 293 Feb 11
121 Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
122 Elsa 284 Jan 10
123 Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan 08
124 Wildewilhelm 277 Mar 09
125 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug 09
126 JaniceE 264 Dec 13
127 Davejenny 254 Nov 11
128 Sprocky 254 Dec 09
129 Crested Val 252 April 14 (T=260)
130 RosemaryH 251 Mar 08
131 csummers 250 Feb 09
132 Wild about cats 249 April 11
133 Hobbit 248 Mar 09
134 Kingfishergirl 239 Feb 09
135 Granjan 238 Aug 12
136 cpetzer 238 Jul 08
137 Senyetse 238 Jan 08
138 Junior1449 237 Oct 08
139 Super mongoose 230 Feb 14 (T=283)
140 Albert 228 (+40) May 14
141 Beefmaster 228 Nov 08
142 NetEk 226 Dec 13
143 Mel123 226 Dec 12
144 Katja 223 Jan 07
145 Flutterby 219 April 11
146 Scottm 215 Jan 12
147 Mgoddard 214 April 11
148 gavinp 214 Jan 07
149 Deville 213 Jan 07
150 Ossendrywer 211 Jan 11
151 MarkwildDog 212 Aug 08
152 H.erectus 209 Oct 13
153 SuperBat 208 Apr 10
154 Neil Crawford 206 Mar 09
155 ShakeyJakes 205 May 09
156 Alf King 205 May 09
157 BushAddict 203 Jan 10

GROUP 100
158 DinkyBird 199 Aug 10 (T=200)
159 Restio 197 Mar 08
160 jonty1 189 Mar 08
161 acekam 188 Feb 07
162 Oumie 181 Jan 07
163 leopardspotter 181 Jan 07
164 MaryMattMillie 176 Nov 11
165 Jock 174 Aug 08
166 bucky 170 Mar 07
167 Bontebok 168 Jul 10 (T=220)
168 Barryels 167 Sept 13
169 Normana53 164 Oct 09
170 Wild@Heart 160 Jan 07
171 Michael367 148 (photo's) July 11
172 Batsman 146 Jun 09
173 bert 131 Jul 08
174 Alicia 124 June 12
175 JacoPietersen 121 (+2) May 14 (T=200)
176 bentley 121 Aug 07
177 jjboth 108 Aug 13
178 jaapvandijk 105 Jan 07

GROUP <100
179 Quin2008 75 Dec 09
180 Meinfam 71 Jan 07
181 Toddelelfe 67 Jan 07
182 scipio 61 Feb 08
183 Moira de Swart 33 Dec 08
184 Rusky 31 (worldlist 464) (Aus list 219) (India list 238) Sept 12
185 Curtis Dillon 18 Dec 98

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!

A Massive applause and congrats on a huge 700 for Adansonia!! Well done.A big milestone! 8) :lol: :thumbs_up: :popcorn: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

Also congrats to Bush Buddies for reaching the next milestone of 400 Lifers! :dance: :thumbs_up: :lol: :thumbs_up: :clap:
Then also well done to Albert on reaching 200! :thumbs_up:

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 this months new jacket holders!
The 3 biggest climbers for May being:

1- Sky (50) - Red Jacket
2- Albert (40)- Green Jacket
3- Batmad (30) -Blue Jacket

Have fun and make the most of your opportunities! :thumbs_up: :cam: :dance:
Please make mention of the Target you want to reach by the end of 2014 , 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!
Summer she's gone! Winter Shes here! Birding might slow down but that still means one can atlas and have a look at some winter specials and altitude migrants! Go get them birds.... :-) :thumbs_up: :dance: :cam: :tongue:

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.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by kameelperd » Sun Jun 08, 2014 8:22 pm

My list is now on 513.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:34 am

Trip to Tanqua Karoo yielded sickle winged chat and Karoo long billed lark.

Now on 574
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Mon Jun 09, 2014 5:03 pm

687 for me after a trip to Dulstroom and a weekend Pelagic down in Durban..
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