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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:44 am

hilda wrote:Well done Batmad! :clap: :clap:


Thank you Hilda! :D

BB- Congrats on all your lifers! Finally reached your long awaited goal of 700! :thumbs_up: :dance: :clap:

Another unexpected lifer for me arrived yesterday at Wonderboom Nature Reserve in Pretoria: Tree Pipit, which takes me up to 823...
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:43 pm

Thanks Batty.

750 is my target.

Now we just need the stats Master to appear......
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by PNF » Sun Feb 07, 2016 7:50 am

Black-faced Waxbill takes us up to 412

Well done to BB and Batmad :clap: :clap: .........one day we'll get to those rarified heights but its gonna take time :)
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by KobusF » Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:20 am

385 for me please.
13/6 tot 16/6 2015 Mopani
17/12 tot 21/12 2015 Onder Sabie
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by George_Brits » Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:30 am

My list are not as extensive as all of your 'mites list but I saw the below unique birds last week in the Kruger which I am adding to my humble list:

1. Sooty Falcon
2. White throated bee-eater
3. Carmine bee-eater

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by DotDan » Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:16 am

Where did you see the White Throated Bee-Eater? It is considered a Rarity in South Africa.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by DotDan » Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:20 am

Haven't updated in a while, but at least I have moved into the 600's now. Latest total 603

Some specials seen include Green Barbet, Red Headed Quelea, Western Marsh Harrier, Spotted Crake, Green Malkoha, Rudd's Apalis, Gorgeous Bush-Shrike and many more

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:30 am

Nice Danny!

WF bee-eater...and sooty falcon is not at all common. Nice trio to get, as carmine is one of my top birds George.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by George_Brits » Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:08 am

DotDan wrote:Where did you see the White Throated Bee-Eater? It is considered a Rarity in South Africa.


Hi DotDan, I saw it in the Kruger close to Nkumbe lookout point.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:20 pm

DotDan wrote:Where did you see the White Throated Bee-Eater? It is considered a Rarity in South Africa.


You must open your eyes when you there in Kruger, Danny boy.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by pantera leo » Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:52 am

New total, 583 adding species such as Croaking Cisticola, Ayres's Hawk-Eagle, Bush Blackcap, Red-footed Falcon and Common Redshank. Year-end target 595!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:09 pm

Geez, you guys are doing VERY good! I don't even know what the total of our list is! No time to sort it out! But hopefully, one of these days, we'll just MAKE time for that. But I'm sure it doesn't come close to any of these huge totals! Congratulations to all of you! :clap: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan N » Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:08 pm

I managed to get to 700 (Photographed) in SA. :dance:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Phokojwe » Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:46 pm

Wow. Congrats Johan. What a fantastic achievement
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:55 am

Congratulations Johan N! That is fantastic! :dance: :dance:
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