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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:04 pm

End of August update; Welcome to a new lister, ruthp who enters the list with 303, also welcome back to Sky with a whopping 52 birds added since his last update here. There was also a significant move by Pantera Leo who added 18 birds to go to 629. In the 700 club, both Bush Baptist and Johan van Rensburg added a new tick.

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 . Bush Baptist 782 (+1) 18-Jul-17
9 . Bosnimf 774 Dec-14
10 . Yolande Oelsen 769 Nov-14
11 . Ferdelance 768 May-15
12 . Jakkalsbessie 764 Aug-13
13 . Eugene123 764 12-Jan-16
14 . Johan N 740 23-Jan-17
15 . Johan van Rensburg 728 (+1) 01-Sep-17
16 . Mattaxel 712 May-15
17 . Francios Du Plessis 710 Jul-14
18 . JoelR 707 Jan-13
19 . Adansonia 701 May-14
20 . Moegaai 700 Dec-11

GROUP 600

21 . Oryx 698 Nov-14
22 . Johann 690 15-Mar-17
23 . Ladybirder 680 10-May-17
24 . Sion 678 Jan-10
25 . Wildtuinman 675 04-Jul-16
26 . Snoobab 657 Jul-16
27 . TrevorC 653 11-Jan-17 T= 685
28 . Imax 653 15-May-17
29 . Elminster 643 Feb-10
30 . wildjohn 640 Jan-07
31 . Bookman 635 Mar-09
32 . Gfordyce 631 Apr-10
33 . Pantera Leo 629 (+18) 01-Sep-17
34 . Laine 623 04-Jul-16
35 . Scops 614 Aug-13
36 . Boomerang 614 14-Oct-16
37 . Francoisd 612 Jun-14
38 . Ivan 607 Feb-14
39 . Leonie2 607 Oct-12
40 . O-Dog 604 Mar-12
41 . Dotdan 603 11-Feb-16
42 . Wolph 602 Apr-12
43 . Adrianp 600 Sep-13

GROUP 500

43 . Skopsie 597 Dec-14
45 . Pieter Steyn 567 Jan-12
46 . Tilandi 561 15-May-17
47 . AddictedToBirds 561 12-Aug-16
48 . Jacqual 560 Jul-09
49 . Sky 552 (+52) 31-Jul-17
50 . Malles 550 Apr-10
51 . Walt3 536 Dec-12
52 . Kameelperd 536 20-Sep-16
53 . JenB 523 Apr-14
54 . Gary 522 Nov-11
55 . A graham 518 Sep-14
56 . MikeV 513 Oct-09
57 . Huntsman 510 Mar-14
58 . Kika 509 Mar-14
59 . Nkumbe 506 Mar-14
60 . Eben Lombard 502 Jan-10
61 . Roan 501 Dec-13
62 . BushBuddies 500 06-Jan-16
63 Salamanda 500 30-Jul-16

GROUP 400

64 . Falconry4ever 490 Feb-11
65 Albert 470 (+1) 18-Aug-17
66 . Penza 463 Sep-13
67 . DavenJan 460 Sep-13
68 . nightjar 456 20-Dec-15
69 . Jacliz 454 31-Aug-16
79 . Rusty Justy 449 May-10
70 . Rodsab 448 14-Feb-17
71 . Aquila#12 447 Aug-11
72 . Kenpick 446 Mar-13
73 . TaraLB 446 Feb-08
74 . Johan Viljoen 443 Mar-14
75 . Karen Mitton 441 18-Jun-17
76 . Barcud 441 Aug-10
77 . FireFinch 439 Dec-11
78 . Laksman 437 Jan-10
80 . Richman 433 Oct-11
81 . Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec-09
82 . Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 Mar-11
83 . Maddy 418 Mar-10
84 . Wondercloak 418 Oct-11
85 . Arks 417 03-Feb-17
86 . PNF 415 07-Feb-16
87 . SaGecko 415 06-Jun-16
88 . McGyver 414 05-Oct-15
89 . mountainview 408 Apr-11
90 . Jaytea 407 Nov-14
91 . pnm 407 Apr-15
92 . Gjorgi 403 Oct-14
93 . bosmadmark 402 Jun-13
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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 Mar-13
107 . Boje1212 348 Jul-14
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-15
122 . ruthp 303 30-Jul-17
123 . Hilda 301 13-Mar-17
124 Super mongoose 300 Feb-15
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GROUP 200

125 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan-12
126 . Freda 296 Apr-08
127 . Jungle Junkie 293 Mar-12
128 . kooscra 293 Feb-11
129 . Skyjuggler 286 Apr-09
130 . Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan-08
131 . Wildewilhelm 277 Mar-09
132 . Tessa G 275 Jan-15
133 . Umtali1 268 27-Sep-16
134 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug-09
135 . JaniceE 264 Dec-13
136 . Davejenny 254 Nov-11
137 . Sprocky 254 Dec-09
138 . Crested Val 254 21-Jan-16
139 . RosemaryH 251 Mar-08
140 . csummers 250 Feb-09 T=300
141 . Wild about cats 249 Apr-11
142 . Hobbit 248 Mar-09
143 . Kingfishergirl 239 Feb-09
144 . Granjan 238 Aug-11
145 . cpetzer 238 Jul-08
146 . Senyetse 238 Jan-08
147 . Junior1449 237 Oct-08
148 . Beefmaster 228 Nov-08
149 . NetEk 226 Dec-13
150 . Mel123 226 Dec-12
151 . Katja 223 Jan-07
152 . H.erectus 220 Sep-14
153 . Flutterby 219 Apr-11
154 . Scottm 215 Jun-12
155 . Mgoddard 214 Apr-11
156 . gavinp 214 Jun-07
157 . weirdNumber 213 03-Aug-16
158 . Deville 213 Jan-07
159 MarkwildDog 212 Aug-08
160 . Ossendrywer 211 Jan-11
161 . SuperBat 208 Apr-11
162 . Neil Crawford 206 Mar-09
163 . ShakeyJakes 205 May-09
164 . Alf King 205 May-09
165 . Barryels 204 Dec-14
166 . BushAddict 203 Jan-10
167 . Gilbertr14 200 Jan-15 T=230
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GROUP 100

168 DinkyBird 199 Aug-10
169 Restio 197 Mar-08
170 . jonty1 189 Mar-08
171 . acekam 188 Feb-07
172 . Oumie 181 Jan-07
173 . leopardspotter 181 Jan-07
174 . MaryMattMillie 176 Nov-11
175 . Jock 174 Aug-08
176 . bucky 170 Mar-08
177 . Bontebok 168 Jul-10
178 . Normana53 164 Oct-09
179 . Wild@Heart 160 Jan-07
180 . roaneric 156 31-Aug-16
181 . Shane Gover 148 Oct-11
182 Michael367 148 Jul-11
183 . Batsman 146 Jun-09
184 . Chris du Preez 139 19-Mar-17
185 bert 131 Jul-08
186 . JacoPietersen 124 Jun-14
187 . Alicia 124 Jun-12
188 . bentley 121 Aug-07
189 . jjboth 108 Aug-13
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GROUP <100

190 jaapvandijk 105 Jan-07
191 Quin2008 75 Dec-09
192 . Meinfam 71 Jan-07
193 . Toddelelfe 67 Jan-07
194 . scipio 61 Feb-08
195 . Moira de Swart 33 Dec-08
196 . Rusky 31 Sep-12
197 . Curtis Dillon 18 .
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Changes are indicated in bold. Movers to a new group are indicated in red, and new entries will be in blue.

Our monthly winners of the jackets were:
Red jacket: Sky (+52)
Green jacket: Pantera Leo (+18)
Blue jacket:Bush Baptist (+1)
Latest lifers: House Crow, Grey-backed Cisticola, Ludwig's Bustard, Tractrac Chat, African Reed Warbler, Black-bellied Starling, Plain-backed Pipit, Common Buttonquail, Cutthroat Finch, Freckled Nightjar

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:51 pm

Congratulations to all! :dance: :dance:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:18 pm

Thanks for your diligent work Albert.

We need to canvass among the Forum to find another 3 who can make the list up to 200!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:44 am

Black-crowned Tchagra and Klaas' Cuckoo :dance: :dance: took me to 444.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:34 am

Am hoping to break into 300 group once I have checked all my photos from the August trip :pray:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:30 am

A trip to Tankwa yielded another 3 lifers:

Ludwig's Bustard
Tractrac Chat
Grey-backed Cisticola

This takes me to 473.
Latest lifers: House Crow, Grey-backed Cisticola, Ludwig's Bustard, Tractrac Chat, African Reed Warbler, Black-bellied Starling, Plain-backed Pipit, Common Buttonquail, Cutthroat Finch, Freckled Nightjar

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:58 pm

Well done Albert!!! :clap: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:00 pm

Albert wrote:A trip to Tankwa yielded another 3 lifers:

Ludwig's Bustard
Tractrac Chat
Grey-backed Cisticola

This takes me to 473.


:thumbs_up:

Have you got Karoo eremomela & cinnamon breasted warbler?
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:02 pm

Twitched the Little ringed plover at Vermont today.

Now on 783
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:54 pm

Bush Baptist wrote:Twitched the Little ringed plover at Vermont today.

Now on 783


Well done BB!
And in answer to the question in the previous post; no I dipped on both the Karoo Eremomela and the Cinnamon-breasted Warbler. Next time.... :lol:
Latest lifers: House Crow, Grey-backed Cisticola, Ludwig's Bustard, Tractrac Chat, African Reed Warbler, Black-bellied Starling, Plain-backed Pipit, Common Buttonquail, Cutthroat Finch, Freckled Nightjar

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:05 am

...and thanks to Johan van Rensburg the photo-ID of another Tankwa tick, African Reed Warbler, takes me to 474

:lol:
Latest lifers: House Crow, Grey-backed Cisticola, Ludwig's Bustard, Tractrac Chat, African Reed Warbler, Black-bellied Starling, Plain-backed Pipit, Common Buttonquail, Cutthroat Finch, Freckled Nightjar

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:38 pm

A trip to KNP yielded another 6 lifers which bring my total to 307, with recognition to Johan van Rensburg for most of the ticks - Thank you again Johan! :dance: :dance:

The first three were found along the Mphongolo loop (S56) on 6 September 2017:

African Golden Oriole (JvR)
Bearded Woodpecker (JvR)
Burnt-necked Eremomela (JvR)
Collared Pratincole (JvR) (Mopani - 7 September 2017)
Collared Sunbird (Tamboti Tented Camp, Tent no. 31 on 12 September 2017)
Greater-painted Snipe (JvR) (Kanniedood Dam, below the dam wall - 6 September 2017)

There are still a few birds to be identified for our September trip, and maybe a few more lifers! :D
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:38 pm

That is a very nice little list of lifers Hilda! Congrats!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by barryels » Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:40 pm

My apologies in advance Albert :redface: , but I was at last able to finalise my bird list since December 2014 and the following birds can now be added to my existing list of 204 as at Dec 2014 which will give me a total of 306 birds as at Sept 2017:

Total of the list below = 102

All the ticks of the birds marked as (JvR) is due to two wonderful days in the North of Kruger that we had the honor of being able to accompany Johan van Rensburg birding :D . 27 October 2016 yielded 11 new ticks around Mopani and during our latest visit on 6 September 2017 yielded another 4 new ticks in the same area :thumbs_up: .

Acacia Pied Barbet
African Barred Owlet
African Cuckoo
African Grey Hornbill
African Pipit (JvR)
African Stonechat
Amur Falcon
Barred Owlet
Bearded Woodpecker (JvR)
Black Cuckooshrike
Black Flycatcher (JvR)
Black-chested Prinia
Black-crowned Tchagra
Black-throated Canary
Black-winged Pratincole
Black-winged Red Bishop
Black-winged Stilt
Booted Eagle
Broad-billed Roller
Brubru (JvR)
Burchell's Starling
Burnt-necked Eremomela (JvR)
Cape Longclaw
Cape Turtle Dove
Cape Vulture
Caspian Plover (JvR)
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark
Chinspot Batis
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting (JvR)
Collared Pratincole (JvR)
Collared Sunbird
Common Greenshank
Common Waxbill
Crowned Hornbill
Dusky Indigobird
Dusky Sunbird
Fawn-coloured Lark
Golden-breasted Bunting
Greater Blue-eared Starling
Greater Kestrel
Greater-painted Snipe (JvR)
Greater-striped Swallow
Green-backed Cameroptera (JvR)
Green-winged Pytillia (JvR)
Grey Hornbill (African)
Grey-headed Sparrow
Grey-rumped Swallow
Helmeted Guinea Fowl
Jackal Buzzard
Jacobin Cuckoo
Kalahari Scrub-Robin
Kittlitz's Plover (JvR)
Kurrichane Thrush
Lesser Grey Shrike
Levaillant's Cisticola
Little Stint (JvR)
Long-billed Crombec
Marsh Sandpiper
Meves's Starling
Mosque Swallow (JvR)
Namaqua Sandgrouse
Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike
Osprey
Pale Chanting Goshawk
Pied Starling
Pririt Batis
Red-backed Shrike (Male & Female)
Red-billed Buffalo Weaver
Red-capped Robin-Chat
Red-chested Cuckoo
Red-collared Widowbird
Red-faced Cisticola
Ruff
Scaly-feathered Finch
Shaft-tailed Whydah (Male and Female)
South African Cliff-Swallow
Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
Spectacled Weaver
Spotted Flycatcher
Squacco Heron
Stark's Lark
Steppe Buzzard
Tawny-flanked Prinia
Trumpeter Hornbill
Village Indigobird
Violet-backed Starling
Water Thick-knee (JvR)
Wattled Starling
Whiskered Tern
White Stork
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver
White-crowned Lapwing
White-rumped Swifts (JvR)
White-throated Swallow
Willow Warbler
Wood Sandpiper
Woodland Kingfisher
Yellow Weaver
Yellow-billed Hornbill
Yellow-billed Oxpecker
Yellow-throated Longclaw
Yellow-throated Petronia (JvR)
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by umtali1 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:45 pm

Very impressive Barry :clap:
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