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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:24 pm

The List for Jan 2010.
Group 800
1. Lizet Grobbelaar 834 Dec 09
2. Niall 817 (+2) Jan10
3. deefstes - 813 (+15)Jan10
4. Hanno Langenhoven – 803 (+2) Jan10
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Group 700.
5. Johnd 744 (+44) Jan10
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Group 600
6.Oryx – 696 (+1) Jan10
7. Sion 678 Jan10
8. Bosnimf - 677 April
9. Jakkalsbessie - 668 Apr09
10.Moegaai - 655 (+9) Jan10
11.wildjohn - 640
12. Bookman - 635 Mar 09
13. Adansonia - 632
14. Gfordyce 630 July09
15. JoelR – 617 (+30) Jan10
16. Elminster - 613
17. Snoobab - 602 July09
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Group 500
18. Wolph -578 Dec09
19. Pieter Steyn – 564 Dec09
20. Jacqual - 560 July09
21. Johann – 556 (+7)Jan10
22. Yolande Oelsen - 556 (+30) Jan10
23. Malles - 547 July 09
24. Johan van Rensburg - 541 (+3) Jan10
25. Francoisd - 526 (+1)Jan10
26. Imax - 524 (+11) Jan10
27. MikeV – 513 Target = 523
28. Leonie2 – 510 (+35) Jan10
29. Eben Lombard 502 Jan10
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Group 400
30. Gary – 493 Dec09
31. BushBaptist - 476 Dec09
32. salamanda - 472 Dec09
33. Ivan - 467 (+1)Jan10 Target 500 (Kruger list = 238)
34. Skopsie – 461 (+7) Jan10 Target = 475)
35. TaraLB – 446
36. nightjar – 444 (+30) Jan10
37. Kameelperd – 439 (+20)Jan10
38. DavenJan – 439 (+4) Jan10
39. Laksman – 437 (+11) Jan10
40. Kingfisha/Hubby - 433 Dec09
41. Laine - 420
42. Rusty Justy - 420 June 09
43. Wondercloak – 418
44. mountainview - 408 May 09
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Group 300
45. Wild Family - 386
46. Jurgens 380 Apr 09
47. Batmad - 379 (+32)Jan10
48. Bok bok - 376
49. wildthing – 376 Sep 09
50. Eugene123 - 355 (+48) Jan10
51. Jenb 338 Oct09 Target = 450
52. Jeanus – 338
53. Arks - 334 Dec09
54. Ferdelance - 333(+21) Jan10 Target =400
55. Rooies - 331
56. Magaff – 327
57. JPhuis - 322 Mar 09
58. Jacliz - 315 (+1)Jan10
59.TrevorC 315 Jan10
60. Kwando - 307 Target 400

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Group 200
61. Freda – 296
62. Pantera Leo - 290 (+53) Jan10 target350
63. Bahamut - 288 Jan 09 Target = 300
64. Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
65. Elsa – 284 (+24) Jan10
66. Michelle nel (Caracal) - 284
67. Asterix & Obelix - 283
68. Wildewilhelm - 277 Mar 09 Target 300
69. Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug09
70. Guinea Pig – 265 Sep09
71. Jan46 -264 Dec09
72. Sky - 262 July09
73. Cherries 254 (+34) Jan10
74. Sprocky - 254 Dec09
75. RosemaryH - 251
76. csummers - 250 Feb 09
77. Hobbit - 248 Mar 09
78. DuQues – 242 Sep09
79. Kingfishergirl - 239 Feb 09
80. cpetzer - 238
81. Senyetse - 238
82. Junior1449 – 237
83. Rodsab - 235 (+9)Jan10
84. Joshilewis 234 (+1)Jan10
85. Wild about cats - 231 Dec09
86. firefinch – 229
87. Beefmaster - 228
88. Katja - 223
89. gavinp - 214
90. Deville - 213
91. MarkWildDog - 212
92. Neil Crawford - 206 Mar 09
93. ShakyJakes - 205 May 09
94. Alf King - 205 May 09
95. BushAddict 203 Jan10
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Group 100
96. Restio - 197
97. Scottm - 191 July09
98. jonty1 - 189
99. acekam - 188
100. Oumie - 181
101. leopardspotter – 181
102. DinkyBird – 176 Dec09
103. Jock - 174
104. Mgoddard - 173 july 09
105. bucky - 170
106. Normana53 -164 Oct09
107. Wild@Heart - 160
108. Batsman 146 June 09
109. bert - 131
110. bentley – 121
111. JacoPietersen - 109 (+11) Jan10 Target 220
112. jaapvandijk – 105

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Group < 100
113. Quin2008 - 75 Dec09
114. Meinfam - 71
115. Toddelelfe - 67
116. scipio - 61
117. Oddesy - 40
118. Moira de Swart - 33
119. Rusky - 25 July09 (World List 210)
120. Curtis Dillon - 18 Dec09
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We have 3 new entries on the list this month. Congrats to
TrevorC, Eben Lombard and Bush Addict for adding to the list! We are
now on 120 birders. Hope you guys are enjoying the birding as much as we are!To all the fellow birders out there join in the list and become envolved in the challenge and
get a ranking! to those that already are on the list good
luck for 2010! The migrants are back and the birding
should be really excellent now. Seems Like everyone is using their time well!
The climbers are highlighted in red and well done to you
Guys and Girls!
The 3 biggest climbers being:
1. PantheraLeo (53 new ticks) (Yellow Jacket)
2. JohnD (44 new ticks)(Green Jacket)
3. Leonie2(35 new ticks) (Blue Jacket)

Well Done Deefstes on also joining a very exclusive 800 club. That is some
milstone and an amazing achievement! May it go on like this. Hope that you can go on to 900.....
Also reaching another milestone is JoelR . Well done on the 600 club! Very good feeling I hope. Well done!
Well done also to on joining the 300 club. Some dedicated birding.

The villains this month are all those regulars who did
not add anyting. We had 34 updates out of a list of
117. This is the most of any month that I have done.

Please make mention of the target you want to reach at
the end 2010 together with your bird list count at the
end of this month. Would Appreciate it if everyone gives
their totals for the month in Bold. Makes it a little
easier to see.

Wishing everyone a successful and enjoyable 2010 Birding!
Happy new year and big up to the birding in 2010!
Last edited by Ferdelance on Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:10 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Johann » Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:44 am

:lol: Jumping up by 70 would be fantastic but it was only 7 unfortunately.

Thanks for the work you do with the list Ferdelance.
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Black Coucal Centropus grillii Swartvleiloerie
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea Laeveldklappertjie

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Moegaai » Mon Feb 08, 2010 12:05 pm

Our weekend trip for BBW Sirheni was very generous by yielding 6 lifers for me:

Cape Parrot (Magoebaskloof)
Magpie Mannikin (Tzaneen)
Dusky Lark (close to Phalaborwa Gate, KNP)
African Golden Oriole (close to Punda Maria, KNP)
Eastern Nicator (Punda Maria Camp, KNP)
Thrush Nightingale!!!!! (close to Sirheni Bush Camp, KNP)

This takes me to 655.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Imax » Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:18 pm

Sirheni BBW also added six to my list:

Magpie Mannikin
Steppe Eagle
Dusky Lark
Purple Indigobird
Red-faced Cisticola
Yellowbilled Oxpecker

Taking me to 524
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:22 pm

:mrgreen: Extremely envious over that Thrush Nightingale, Moegaai! I dipped on the same bird, same day while BOTH passengers in my car had good sightings!

They shout: "There it is!"

I whisper: "Where, where?"

They shout: "In the tree!"

:sniper: :hmz: :big_eyes:

There's 1000 trees around! Then it is GONE...

:huh:

:sigh: A man must soldier on...

My new total is (+3) 541 with lemon-breasted canary (Crook's corner), painted snipe (Engelhardt Dam) and small buttonquail (night drive Shingwedzi to Sirheni) representing the lifers.
676 Latest lifers: Short-clawed lark, Caspian plover, Western marsh harrier, Rüppell's vulture, Spotted crake

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Eugene123 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:28 pm

Johan, when did you sneak out to Engelhardt Dam? The rest of us saw the Snipe at Kanniedood dam!

BTW my total is up to 355 (18 new) with some nice ones added:

Red-faced Cisticola
Lizzard Buzzard
Eastern Nicator
Small Buttonquail
Square-Tailed Nightjar
Bronze-Winged Courser
Allens Gallinule
Fierynecked Nightjar
Bearded Scrub-Robin
Short-Clawed Lark (Pietersburg)

and of course a beautiful picture of a European Roller courtesy of Imax! :doh: One of those that are so common you think it is on your list just to find out it isn't

and of course the Greater Painted Snipe

Unfortunately I also dipped on the Nightingale despite going back the next day. Heard but not seen.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Cherries » Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:42 pm

Ferdelance - sorry for the late response. I knew you were going to update after this second BBW but you were too quick for me. I was going to post last night but was still trying to ident a few from my trip of those BBJ's.

I also received a new laptop today and had to deregister my Roberts to re-register on this new machine. I hope I haven't lost the Stiffneck List!

My new total for end of Jan 2010 is 254

As I only get to go birding once in a blue moon it is not a big deal anyway!

Thanks
Jackie

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:05 pm

Ok I'll Add everyone in that still posted from the 2nd BBW! Sorry Johann, don't know how that happened...... eish! Midnight oil is murky sometimes. Just give me one or two more days to make the changes as I am swatting and working and writing Strength of materials test on wedensday!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Johann » Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:46 am

Ferdelance wrote:..Sorry Johann, don't know how that happened...... eish! Midnight oil is murky sometimes...


No worries. Just give me the list of the other 63 birds I gotta tick off on my list and we can call it even :lol: :lol:
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Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea Laeveldklappertjie

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby JoelR » Tue Feb 09, 2010 6:24 pm

During the Big Birding Weekend in Kruger I added Eurasian Hobby, Barn Owl and European Nightjar. My total is now 617. 8)

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby TrevorC » Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:15 pm

Hello All

After a recent week in Hazyview, the BBW at Olifants and an afternoon in Magoebaskloof I managed to add 37 new ticks to bring my total to 352.

Some of my personal first time specials were:

Pel's Fishing Owl
Kori Bustard
Steppe and Lesser Spotted Eagle
Montagu's Harrier
Eurasian Hobby
Lizzard Buzzard
Bronze-winged and Teminck's Courser
Half-collared Kingfisher
Little Bittern
Tambourine Dove
White-crowned Lapwing
Olive-tree Warbler
Spotted, Dusky and Ashy Flycatcher
White-crowned Helmet Shrike
Bearded Woodpecker
Red-faced Cisticola

The BBW was a real treat - my first, but will be back. Hope to reach 400 before end of 2010.

Happy birding!!
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Latest Lifers: Black-headed Canary, Spotted Crake, Western Marsh-Harrier

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Nkumbe » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:12 pm

Finally we got round to doing my own Birdlist and I have 241 on my list! :dance:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Ferdelance » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:17 pm

Good Afternoon everyone. I will now go outside and take a sundowner and watch the birds in the veld next to our yard..... there is a white winged widowbird here somewhere! Oh jeez off track...... what I meant was that I updated everyone who added on to their totals from BBW in Shireni. Great totals there guys (and Cherries)! :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby ivan » Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:16 pm

After BBW at Punda and 10 days in the park we moved our total up to 482 latest lifers include
Steppe eagle
Eurasian hobby
African mourning dove
African cuckoo
Monotonous and Fawn coloured lark
Bohms spinetail
Mosque swallow
Greencapped and Burntnecked Eremomela
Fantailed and Spotted Flycatcher
Greater blue eared starling
Lemon breasted canary
Purple indigo bird

Our KRUGER LIST went up to 279
Peregine falcon
Cuckoo hawk
Greater flamingo
Pinkthroated twinspot
Wattle eyed flycatcher was some of the spesial ones

A big THANX to everybody involved at PUNDA it was great

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby kameelperd » Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:09 pm

After a very exciting Birding weekend at Lower Sabie, my total is now 447. I added the following birds to my list:
Roberts
77 Witrugnagreier Whitebacked Night Heron
205 Bosveldkwartel Kurrichane Buttonqual
375 Afrikaanse Koekoek African Cuckoo
380 Gevlekte Koekoek Great Spotted Cuckoo
643 Hofsanger Willow Warbler
655 Donkerwangbossanger Greencapped Eremomela
678 Groottinktinkie Croaking Cisticola
828 Kortstertflap Redshouldered Widow


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