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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:31 pm

A cracking Gauteng bird in Slaty Egret takes me to 659!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Mon Dec 22, 2014 8:35 am

An insanely good 2 weeks of birding in Mozambique and eastern Zimbabwe got me 62 Lifers and took me to 726! target reached for 2014!

Specials are to many but some of the better sightings were:
African Pitta, displaying!
African Hobby;
Barred long tailed Cuckoo;
Common Cuckoo;
White Chested Alethe;
Akalat;
Green tinkerbird;
Boehms bee-eater;
Black & white flycatcher;
Green Headed Oriole;
red throated Twinspot;
Spotted Creeper;
Thick billed Cuckoo;
Western Violet backed Sunbird;
Speckle throated woodpecker.
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 MattAxel » Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:12 am

Was with Ferdelance for the 2 weeks in Zim and Moz that he mentioned... was an epic trip. I managed to pick up 77 lifers, which takes me to 704, with number 700 coming in the form of Green Tinkerbird!

Ferderlance already mentioned most of our top birds, but i can also mention:
Eurasian Blackcap
Blue Quail
Locust Finch
Eurasian Bittern
and many others.

Now for the hard slog towards 800!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:03 am

806 for me after Corys Shearwater, Long Tailed Jaeger and Spectacled Petrel
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by nightjar » Sat Dec 27, 2014 5:13 pm

Added five new birds to my list on a trip to Kruger NP and surrounding area earlier this year. Now up to 449.
Osprey (Rooibosrand Dam)
Brown-backed Honeybird (KNP)
Flappet Lark (KNP)
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird (Pretoriouskop)
Long-crested Eagle (near Nelspruit)

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bosnimf » Sat Dec 27, 2014 7:34 pm

Well done Ferdelance and MattAxel :clap: - wish I could get 62 or 77 lifers again!!
(Very) Slowly but surely.... I'm up to 774 :wink:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:43 am

December 2014

GROUP 900

1 Trevor Hardaker 907 June 14

GROUP 800
2 Niall 865 (+8) Dec 14
3 Lizet Grobbelaar 859 March 14
4 Deefstes 850 (+9) Dec 14
5 Batmad 806 (+11) Dec 14
6 Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan 10
7 Johnd 800 May 12

GROUP 700
8 Bosnimf 774 (+5) Dec 14
9 Yolande Oelsen 769 Nov 14
10 Jakkalsbessie 764 Aug 13
11 Ferdelance 727 (+63) Dec 14
12 Francios Du Plessis 710 July 14
13 JoelR 707 Jan 13
14 Mattaxel 704 (+77) Dec 14
15 Adansonia 701 May 14
16 Moegaai 700 Dec 12

GROUP 600
17 Oryx 698 Nov 10
18 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
19 Eugene123 668 Nov 14
20 Johan van Rensburg 666 July 14
21 Johan N 661 Oct 14 (Photographed)
22 Wildtuinman 659 (+1) Dec 14
23 Ladybirder 651 April 14
24 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
25 Bookman 635 Mar 09
26 Imax 633 Oct 14
27 Snoobab 633 Nov 13
28 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
29 Johann 631 March 13
30 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
31 Scops 614 Aug 13
32 Francoisd 612 June 14
33 Laine 611 Oct 14
34 Ivan 607 Feb 14
35 Leonie2 607 Oct 12
36 O-Dog 604 March 12
37 Boomerang 603 Oct 14 (T=610)
38 Bush Baptist 602 (+1) Dec 14
39 Wolph 602 Apr 12
40 Adrianp 600 Sept 13

GROUP 500
41 TrevorC 597 (+2) Dec 14
42 Skopsie 597 (+35) Dec 14
43 Dotdan 571 Oct 14
44 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
45 Pantera Leo 562 Nov 14 (T=585)
46 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
47 Malles 550 Apr 10
48 Walt3 536 Dec 12
49 JenB 523 April 14
50 Gary 522 Nov 11
51 A graham 518 sep 14
52 Kameelperd 516 Sep 14
53 MikeV 513 Oct 09
54 Huntsman 510 March 14
55 Kika 509 March 14 (T=535)
56 Nkumbe 506 March 14 (T=530)
57 Tilandi 503 Feb 14 (T=520)
58 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10
59 Roan 501 Dec 13

GROUP 400
60 AddictedToBirds 496 (+2) Dec 14 (T=500)
61 Salamanda 490 (+5) Dec 14
62 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
63 Penza 463 Sept 13
64 DavenJan 460 Sept 13
65 nightjar 449 (+5) Dec 14
66 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
67 Sky 449 (+35) Dec 14
68 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11
69 Kenpick 446 March 13
70 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
71 Johan Viljoen 443 March 14 (T=480)
72 BushBuddies 442 Sep 14
73 Barcud 441 Aug 10
74 Jacliz 439 Oct 14
75 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
76 Laksman 437 Jan 10
77 Richman 433 Oct 12
78 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
79 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
80 Maddy 418 Sep 10
81 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
82 SaGecko 415 Oct 12
83 McGyver 414 Oct 10
84 PNF 409 July 14
85 mountainview 408 April 11
86 Jaytea 407 Nov 14
87 Gjorgi 403 Oct 14
88 bosmadmark 402 June 137

GROUP 300
89 Arks 391 April 13
90 wildthing 390 Oct 13
91 Jan46 388 Nov 11
92 Estienne 387 Feb 11
93 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
94 pnm 383 Dec 13
95 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
96 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
97 Duke Ellieton 372 March 13
98 Dabchick 369 Feb 14
99 Sharifa 366 March 13
100 KobusF 361 June 13
101 Anne MarieSA 354 March 13
102 Rodsab 353 Sep 14 (T=400)
103 Guinea Pig 351 Jan 13
104 Boje1212 348 July 14 (T=370)
105 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
106 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
107 Nattim 336 Apr 12
108 Bahamut 332 March 12
109 Rooies 331 Sep 08
110 Magaff 327 Oct 08
111 fubesi 325 Sep 10
112 Maretam 324 April 14
113 Cherries 323 March 13
114 Kwando 322 Nov 11
115 JP Huis 322 Mar 09
116 DuQues 318 Jan 13
117 Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sept 11
118 Oddesy 308 Oct 13
119 Elsa 307 Nov 14

GROUP 200
120 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan 12
121 Freda 296 Apr 08
122 Jungle Junkie 293 March 12
123 kooscra 293 Feb 11
124 Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
125 Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan 08
126 Wildewilhelm 277 Mar 09
127 Albert 271 (+32) Dec 14
128 Tessa G 269 Dec 14
129 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug 09
130 JaniceE 264 Dec 13
131 Davejenny 254 Nov 11
132 Sprocky 254 Dec 09
133 Crested Val 252 April 14 (T=260)
134 RosemaryH 251 Mar 08
135 csummers 250 Feb 09
136 Wild about cats 249 April 11
137 Hobbit 248 Mar 09
138 Kingfishergirl 239 Feb 09
139 Granjan 238 Aug 12
140 cpetzer 238 Jul 08
141 Senyetse 238 Jan 08
142 Junior1449 237 Oct 08
143 Super mongoose 230 Feb 14 (T=283)
144 Beefmaster 228 Nov 08
145 NetEk 226 Dec 13
146 Mel123 226 Dec 12
147 Katja 223 Jan 07
148 H.erectus 220 Sep 14
149 Flutterby 219 April 11
150 Scottm 215 Jan 12
151 Mgoddard 214 April 11
152 gavinp 214 Jan 07
153 Deville 213 Jan 07
154 Ossendrywer 211 Jan 11
155 MarkwildDog 212 Aug 08
156 SuperBat 208 Apr 10
157 Neil Crawford 206 Mar 09
158 ShakeyJakes 205 May 09
159 Alf King 205 May 09
160 Barryels 204 (+32) Dec 14
161 BushAddict 203 Jan 10

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

GROUP <100
183 Quin2008 75 Dec 09
184 Meinfam 71 Jan 07
185 Toddelelfe 67 Jan 07
186 scipio 61 Feb 08
187 Moira de Swart 33 Dec 08
188 Rusky 31 (worldlist 464) (Aus list 219) (India list 238) Sept 12
189 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!

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

A warm welcome to our newest member Tessa G. I hope you add a lot of lifers in the Kruger!

A fantastic achievement by Batmad on reaching the Epic milestone of 800 Lifers! Well done! :dance: :dance: :clap: :popcorn: :thumbs_up: :clap: :clap: :clap:

A big one for Mattaxel and myself cracking 700 on our Moz trip! :lol: :lol: :popcorn: :thumbs_up: :dance: :dance:

A big congratulations to Barryles for joining the 200 Club! :clap: :dance: :popcorn:

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 December being:

1- Mattaxel (77) - Red Jacket
2- Ferdelance (63)- Green Jacket
3- Sky//Skopsie (35) -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 2015 !
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!
We are heading in rarities season and the last quarter of the year! Also chance to make the Atlasing and lifers for the year count! ;-).... :-) :thumbs_up: :dance: :cam: :tongue:

Keep safe on the roads out there.........
Wishing you all a merry christmas and peacful break! 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.......
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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 Bush Baptist » Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:23 pm

Ended the year on 603 thanks to icterine warbler .
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Re: How many birds on your list

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

660 with Lesser Crested Tern.
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Re: How many birds on your list

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.
Just another reason to go birding.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by chrisdp » Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:07 pm

Starting the year on 111.

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Re: How many birds on your list

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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Re: How many birds on your list

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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Re: How many birds on your list

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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Re: How many birds on your list

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

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