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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Fri Aug 12, 2016 3:23 pm

Great total addictedToBirds, and congratulations on finding the Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin! :dance: :dance:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:01 pm

@Bushbuddies, please forgive my rudeness fort not commenting on your post of a few pages back. Indeed it is great to be in liferland for the first time, and occasionally you don't know where to look or at which of multiple lifers that manifest simultaneously.
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Unread post by pantera leo » Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:03 am

New list total is 591, after adding Lesser Jacana at Skukuza and the Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin in Cape Town! :dance:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by roaneric » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:29 pm

Hi EveryoneImage

I'm a newbie here. I always loved birds, but its just a few years ago that I actually stopped and made pictures of them. I want to start my bird list for the first time now, I got a very nice Sasol Birds of souther africa bird book as a present and now I'm ready. I am gradually going through all my pictures of the last few years and will try to identify each and every bird I find and add them to my list.
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When I'm finished, do I just add the number here? Or do I have to write the names of all the birds here as well? (Don't think it would be more than 100 but who knows :lol: )
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by barryels » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:33 pm

Hi roaneric,

Welcome to the topic :D .

You are 100% correct :thumbs_up: . You can just post the total birds on your list here :thumbs_up: .
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:53 pm

There are different lists you can use simultaneously roaneric, i.e. this one, as well as Southern African Bird Photography Life List. Just have a look in the index here: Index: Birding - Southern Africa, for all the interesting topics.

I'm still busy compiling my list, but first have to ID all my pictures before I can add my total to date. It doesn't matter if it is 10 or more, you are more than welcome to post it here. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Albert » Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:30 pm

As Hilda and Barry said: just post the number! It will be good to add another contributor to the list. :thumbs_up:
I will update the list at the end of August (or just before)
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by arks » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:48 pm

On my recent RSA visit I was lucky enough to add six new birds to my list, so my total is now 415 :dance:
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4,5 April Melville
6-19 April KNP: Croc Bridge, Olifants, Shingwedzi, Pafuri Border
20-24 April Mapungubwe: Leokwe
25 April-28 May Darling
29 May-19 June Cape Town
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21 September-21 November Darling

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:36 pm

Well done on six new birds to your list Arks! :clap: :clap:

@ roaneric: You can also add your birds seen during a year on this list roaneric: Stiffnecks Year List 2016.

Albert is kind enough to keep this list up to date. If there are some of your birds seen during this year that is on the "outstanding" list, you can post it here, with the date and place where you have seen it, and Albert will add it to the list. :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by roaneric » Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:53 am

I just finished my birds list. I came up with a total of 156 birds. :dance: This is so much fun, I cant wait to visit SA again and add to this list :cam:
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:06 am

roaneric wrote:I just finished my birds list. I came up with a total of 156 birds. :dance: This is so much fun, I cant wait to visit SA again and add to this list :cam:


I know the feeling! Well done on a great start to your total! I hope you can come to SA soon to see if you can increase your list.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:43 am

That's wonderful roaneric! I bet you were surprised with your total to date! So glad you enjoy it so much! :clap: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by jacliz » Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:10 pm

After visits to KTP, Mokala and Kruger late last year my total is now 454. Extremely slow going :(

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:50 pm

Just returned from a day out in the Agulhas area where I saw my first Agulhas clapper lark

Yay I thought. But when I found out that it is still to be split from the Cape variety I was disappointed.

STILL on 723 but now awaiting 4 splits. (Agulhas clapper lark, Bradfield's lark, Kirk's francolin and Eastern Sawwing).

Shucks man, the Agulhas long billed lark, of which I saw another 2 today, is a full species, why not the clapper?
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:45 am

Time for the August 2016 update!

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 . Bosnimf 774 Dec-14
9 . Yolande Oelsen 769 Nov-14
10 . Jakkalsbessie 764 Aug-13
11 . Eugene123 764 12-Jan-16
12 . Ferdelance 768 May-15
13 . Bush Baptist 723 (+2) 10-Aug-16 T=750
14 . Mattaxel 712 May-15
15 . Francios Du Plessis 710 Jul-14
16 . JoelR 707 Jan-13
17 . Adansonia 701 May-14
18 . Moegaai 700 Dec-12
19 . Johan N 700 21-Feb-16 (Photographed)

GROUP 600

20 . Oryx 698 Nov-14
21 . Johan van Rensburg 685 (+6) 01-Jul-16
22 . Sion 678 Jan-10
23 . Wildtuinman 675 04-Jul-16
24 . Snoobab 657 Jul-16
25 . Ladybirder 651 Apr-14
26 . Elminster 643 Feb-10
27 . Imax 641 11-Jan-16
28 . wildjohn 640 Jan-07
29 . TrevorC 638 19-Jul-16
30 . Bookman 635 Mar-09
31 . Johann 631 Mar-13
32 . Gfordyce 631 Apr-10
33 . Laine 623 04-Jul-16
34 . Scops 614 Aug-13
35 . Francoisd 612 Jun-14
36 . Ivan 607 Feb-14
37 . Leonie2 607 Oct-12
38 . Boomerang 604 Feb-15
39 . O-Dog 604 Mar-12
40 . Dotdan 603 11-Feb-16
41 . Wolph 602 Apr-12
42 . Adrianp 600 Sep-13

GROUP 500

43 . Skopsie 597 Dec-14
44 . Pantera Leo 591 (+2) 28-Jun-16 T=595
45 . Pieter Steyn 567 Jan-12
46 . AddictedToBirds 561 (+21) 12-Aug-16
47 . Jacqual 560 Jul-09
48 . Malles 550 Apr-10
49 . Walt3 536 Dec-12
50 . Kameelperd 533 Jul-15
51 . JenB 523 Apr-14
52 . Gary 522 Nov-11
53 . Tilandi 520 17-Aug-15
54 . A graham 518 Sep-14
55 . MikeV 513 Oct-09
56 . Huntsman 510 Mar-14
57 . Kika 509 Mar-14 T=535
58 . Nkumbe 506 Mar-14 T=530
59 . Eben Lombard 502 Jan-10
60 . Roan 501 Dec-13
61 . BushBuddies 500 06-Jan-16
62 . Sky 500 05-Dec-15
63 Salamanda 500 30-Jul-16

GROUP 400
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64 . Falconry4ever 490 Feb-11
65 . Penza 463 Sep-13
66 . DavenJan 460 Sep-13
67 . nightjar 456 20-Dec-15
68 . Rusty Justy 449 May-10
69 . Jacliz 454 (+6) 31-Aug-16
70 . Aquila#12 447 Aug-11
71 . Kenpick 446 Mar-13
72 . TaraLB 446 Feb-08
73 . Johan Viljoen 443 Mar-14 T=480
74 . Barcud 441 Aug-10
75 . FireFinch 439 Dec-11
76 . Laksman 437 Jan-10
77 . Richman 433 Oct-11
78 . Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec-09
79 . Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 Mar-11
80 . Rodsab 424 21-Jan-216 T=450
81 . Maddy 418 Sep-10
82 . Wondercloak 418 Oct-11
83 . SaGecko 415 Oct-12
84 . PNF 415 07-Feb-16
85 . McGyver 414 01-Oct
86 . Albert 415 (+1) 07-Aug-16
87 . Arks 415 (+6) 23-Aug-16
88 . mountainview 408 01-Apr
89 . Jaytea 407 Nov-14
90 . pnm 407 Apr-15
93 . Karen Mitton 404 (+9) 19-Jul-16
91 . Gjorgi 403 Oct-14
92 . bosmadmark 402 Jun-13

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 Jan-13
107 . Boje1212 348 Jul-14 T=370
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 . Oddesy 308 Oct-13
121 . Elsa 307 Nov-14
122 . Super mongoose 300 Feb-15

GROUP 200

123 . Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan-12
124 . Freda 296 Apr-08
125 . Jungle Junkie 293 Mar-12
126 . kooscra 293 Feb-11
127 . Skyjuggler 286 Apr-09
128 . Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan-08
129 . Wildewilhelm 277 Mar-09
130 . Tessa G 275 Jan-15
131 . Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug-09
132 . JaniceE 264 Dec-13
133 . Davejenny 254 Nov-11
134 . Sprocky 254 Dec-09
135 . Crested Val 254 21-Jan-16 T=300
136 . RosemaryH 251 Mar-08
137 . csummers 250 Feb-09
138 . Wild about cats 249 Apr-11
139 . Umtali1 249 28-Oct-15
140 . Hobbit 248 Mar-09
141 . Kingfishergirl 239 Feb-09
142 . Granjan 238 Aug-11
143 . cpetzer 238 Jul-08
144 . Senyetse 238 Jan-08
145 . Junior1449 237 Oct-08
146 . Beefmaster 228 Nov-08
147 . NetEk 226 Dec-13
148 . Mel123 226 Dec-12
149 . Katja 223 Jan-07
150 . H.erectus 220 Sep-14
151 . Flutterby 219 Apr-11
152 . Scottm 215 Jan-12
153 . Mgoddard 214 Apr-11
154 . gavinp 214 Jan-07
155 weirdNumber 213 03-Aug-16
156 . Deville 213 Jan-07
157 . MarkwildDog 212 Aug-08
158 . Ossendrywer 211 Jan-11
159 . SuperBat 208 Apr-11
160 . Neil Crawford 206 Mar-09
161 . ShakeyJakes 205 May-09
162 . Alf King 205 May-09
163 . Barryels 204 Dec-14 T=230
164 . BushAddict 203 Jan-10
165 . Gilbertr14 200 Jan-15

GROUP 100

166 . DinkyBird 199 Aug-10
167 . Restio 197 Mar-08
168 . jonty1 189 Mar-08
169 . acekam 188 Feb-07
170 . Oumie 181 Jan-07
171 . leopardspotter 181 Jan-07
172 . MaryMattMillie 176 Nov-11
173 . Jock 174 Aug-08
174 . bucky 170 Mar-07
175 . Bontebok 168 Jul-10 T=200
176 . Normana53 164 Oct-09
177 . Wild@Heart 160 Jan-07
178 roaneric 156 31-Aug-16
179 . Shane Gover 148 Oct-11
180 . Michael367 148 Jul-11 (Photographed)
181 . Batsman 146 Jun-09
182 . bert 131 Jul-08
183 . JacoPietersen 124 Jun-14 T=200
184 . Alicia 124 Jun-12
185 . bentley 121 Aug-07
186 . jjboth 108 Aug-13

GROUP <100

187 . jaapvandijk 105 Jan-07
188 . Quin2008 75 Dec-09
189 . Meinfam 71 Jan-07
190 . Toddelelfe 67 Jan-07
191 . scipio 61 Feb-08
192 . Moira de Swart 33 Dec-08
193 . Rusky 31 Sep-12
194 . Curtis Dillon 18 Dec-98



Changes are indicated in bold. Movers to a new group are indicated in red, and new entries will be in blue. Welcome to weirdNumber and roaneric as new listers!

Congratulations to Karin Mitton who joins the 400 club!

Our monthly winners of the jackets were:
Red jacket: addictedToBirds (+21) (and welcome back, first update since late 2015!)
Green jacket: Karin Mitton (+9)
Blue jacket: Johan van Rensburg (+6) (arks and jacliz also had +6, but I thought that JvR's was statistically more significant... :twisted: )

Keep birding and keep the updates coming in!
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