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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:58 pm

I found the Antarctic terns today to inch me up to 575
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:54 pm

716 for me after a trip to the Northern Cape...Additions along the likes of Sclaters and Red Larks as well as Black Eared Sparrow-lark to name but a few.
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Re: How many birds on your list

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This Franklin's gull at Strandfontein took me to 576 this morning.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:40 pm

Nicely done BB! :clap:

Grey Penduline- Tit this weekend takes me to 717
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:56 pm

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African olive pigeon at Kirstenbosch this afternoon takes me to 577

I walked the whole place flat and pished it, then found it in a tree at the exit......
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:36 am

719 for me after a day trip down to Cape Town to twitch the Franklins Gull and add Cape Rockjumper as well :wink: Thanks a million BB!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:28 pm

666 for me after I managed to land the very difficult sooty tern... a bird that I chased many times and now managed to connect with "by accident"...
698 Latest lifers: Sooty falcon, American golden plover, Temminck's stint, Red-necked phalarope, Cape long-billed lark, Agulhas long-billed lark, Karoo eremomella

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:27 pm

Brown backed honeybird at Kirstenbosch takes me on to 578
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Sky » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:53 pm

Up to 414 after a trip to Southern Namibia
Ludwig's Bustard , Dusky Sunbird to name two
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 addictedToBirds » Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:20 am

Up to 488 with a trip to Kruger. The additions were Grey Penduline-Tit, Ovambo Sparrowhawk, Purple-Crested Turaco, Stierling's Wren-Warbler, Spectacled Weaver and Grey Tit-Flycatcher

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Unread post by PNF » Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:50 am

Now on 409 after a trip to KNP and surrounds - and a re-count ( :redface: ) of "Already seen" birds ......
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:47 pm

White-bellied Korhaan and Rudds Lark see me pushed up to 721
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:59 pm

July 2014

GROUP 900
1 Trevor Hardaker 907 June 14

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 Batmad 721 (+13) July 14 (T=800)
11 Francios Du Plessis 710 July 14
12 JoelR 707 Jan 13
13 Adansonia 701 May 14
14 Moegaai 700 Dec 12

GROUP 600
15 Oryx 698 Nov 10
16 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
17 Johan van Rensburg 666 (+1) July 14
18 Johan N 658 Feb 14 (Photographed)
19 Eugene123 656 April 14
20 Wildtuinman 656 Feb 14
21 Ladybirder 651 April 14
22 Ferdelance 651 May 14
23 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
24 Bookman 635 Mar 09
25 Snoobab 633 Nov 13
26 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
27 Imax 631 (+1) July 14
28 Johann 631 March 13
29 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
30 Scops 614 Aug 13
31 Francoisd 612 June 14
32 Mattaxel 612 Feb 14
33 Laine 611 Feb 14
34 Ivan 607 Feb 14
35 Leonie2 607 Oct 12
36 O-Dog 604 March 12
37 Wolph 602 Apr 12
38 Boomerang 600 June 14 (T=610)
39 Adrianp 600 Sept 13

GROUP 500
40 Bush Baptist 578 (+4) July 14 (T=600)
41 Skopsie 572 April 14
42 Dotdan 569 (+1) July 14
43 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
44 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
45 Pantera Leo 557 May 14 (T=585)
46 Malles 550 Apr 10
47 TrevorC 544 Feb 14 (T=570)
48 Walt3 536 Dec 12
49 JenB 523 April 14
50 Gary 522 Nov 11
51 Kameelperd 513 June 14
52 MikeV 513 Oct 09
53 Huntsman 510 March 14
54 Kika 509 March 14 (T=535)
55 Nkumbe 506 March 14 (T=530)
56 Tilandi 503 Feb 14 (T=520)
57 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10
58 Roan 501 Dec 13

GROUP 400
59 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
60 AddictedToBirds 488 (+6) July 14 (T=500)
61 Salamanda 475 Jul 10
62 Penza 463 Sept 13
63 DavenJan 460 Sept 13
64 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
65 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11
66 Kenpick 446 March 13
67 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
68 nightjar 444 Jan 10
69 Johan Viljoen 443 March 14 (T=480)
70 Barcud 441 Aug 10
71 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
72 Laksman 437 Jan 10
73 Jacliz 436 May 14
74 Richman 433 Oct 12
75 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
76 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
77 Maddy 418 Sep 10
78 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
79 SaGecko 415 Oct 12
80 Sky 414 (+19) July 14
81 McGyver 414 Oct 10
82 PNF 409 (+11) July 14
83 mountainview 408 April 11
84 BushBuddies 407 May 14
85 bosmadmark 402 June 13

GROUP 300
86 Arks 391 April 13
87 wildthing 390 Oct 13
88 Gjorgi 389 Jan 12
89 Jan46 388 Nov 11
90 Estienne 387 Feb 11
91 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
92 pnm 383 Dec 13
93 Jaytea 382 Sept 13
94 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
95 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
96 Duke Ellieton 372 March 13
97 Dabchick 369 Feb 14
98 Sharifa 366 March 13
99 KobusF 361 June 13
100 Anne MarieSA 354 March 13
101 Guinea Pig 351 Jan 13
102 Boje1212 348 (+13) July 14 (T=370)
103 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
104 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
105 Nattim 336 Apr 12
106 Bahamut 332 March 12
107 Rooies 331 Sep 08
108 Rodsab 327 Feb 14 (T=400)
109 Magaff 327 Oct 08
110 fubesi 325 Sep 10
111 Maretam 324 April 14
112 Cherries 323 March 13
113 Kwando 322 Nov 11
114 JP Huis 322 Mar 09
115 DuQues 318 Jan 13
116 Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sept 11
117 Oddesy 308 Oct 13

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

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

GROUP <100
180 Quin2008 75 Dec 09
181 Meinfam 71 Jan 07
182 Toddelelfe 67 Jan 07
183 scipio 61 Feb 08
184 Moira de Swart 33 Dec 08
185 Rusky 31 (worldlist 464) (Aus list 219) (India list 238) Sept 12
186 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 big Welcome to Francios Du Plessis on joining the List!

A applause to PNF & Sky for reaching the next milestone of 400 Lifers! :dance: :thumbs_up: :lol: :thumbs_up: :clap:

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 July being:

1- Sky (19) - Red Jacket

2- PNF (11)- Green Jacket
3- boje1212 & Batmad (13) -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 that's 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!
I feel change in the weather! Spring she is coming! :-) 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 H. erectus » Sun Aug 10, 2014 7:13 pm

You may notch me some spaces,.... :roll:

Cape Vulture
Jackal Buzzard
Blue Crane
Village Weaver
Willow Warbler
Brown-backed Honeybird
Marsh Owl
Lanner Falcon
Crimson-breasted Shrike
Gabar Goshawk
African Reed-Warbler
Tawny-flanked Prinia


Took me some time to gather, 220 for me!!!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:23 am

Red-throated Wryneck (armchair tick thanks to JvR)
Greater Double-collared Sunbird (Kirstenbosch)
Cloud Cisticola (Kirstenbosch)

These nudge me up to 233.
Searching for a Cape Eagle Owl....


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