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Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:28 pm

How many different species of bird have you :cam: in Southern Africa?

I am current 3 short of 600.
675
Latest Lifer(s): Burchell's Courser, Cory's Shearwater, Wilson's Storm-Petrel, European Storm-Petrel, Great Winged Petrel, Grey Waxbill, Cape Rock-jumper

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Unread post by bert » Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:05 pm

brag :tongue:

460 for me :hmz:

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:08 pm

That's a great number ol' broad-shouldered one! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:09 pm

wildtuinman - 597
bert - 460
DuQues - 287
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Unread post by DuQues » Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:47 pm

287 for me, according to my list. But that list isn't really updated... So it is probably just above 300.
Not posting much here anymore, but the photo's you can follow here There is plenty there.

Feel free to use any of these additional letters to correct the spelling of words found in the above post: a-e-t-n-d-i-o-s-m-l-u-y-h-c

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by bert » Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:15 pm

WTM,
1 Namibia
1 KTP trip
1 Mapungubwe
1 Umfolozi
12 Krugers (different time of season)
1 Golden Gate
1 St. Lucia

To be honest, when reading above still a small list :hmz:

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Unread post by pantera leo » Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:37 pm

My list is currently on 203.

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Unread post by DuQues » Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:24 pm

bert wrote:To be honest, when reading above still a small list :hmz:

Same here, but look at my signature? Going to add quite a few... ;)
Not posting much here anymore, but the photo's you can follow here There is plenty there.

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Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:16 pm

At one stage I had 563... Then lightning struck and now I'm on 481!
685 2016 lifers: Spotted crake, Lesser jacana, Burchell's courser, Double-banded courser, Rufous-tailed scrub robin, House crow, Manx shearwater, Antarctic prion, Northern giant petrel, Northern royal albatross

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Unread post by MattAxel » Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:35 pm

I'm only on 337, but I've only been keeping a photographic list for about a year now, and also lost about 50 species when my hard drive crashed at the beginning of the year. Hope to get it up to about 500 by the end of this year or early next year.

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Unread post by DotDan » Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:11 pm

Hell WTM, couldn't you just copy and paste my total. :tongue:

473 for me.

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Unread post by Scipio » Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:18 pm

:roll: I got 1, only one, called a Lesser yellow legs, in Kruger. :whistle:

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Unread post by DotDan » Sat Jul 21, 2012 7:24 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Yis, I laughed so loud now, I almost choked on my lamb tjop.

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:12 pm

wildtuinman - 597
Johan van Rensburg - 481
DotDan - 473
bert - 460
MattAxel - 337
DuQues - 287
pantera leo - 203
Scipio - 1
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by Scipio » Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:22 pm

DotDan wrote::lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Yis, I laughed so loud now, I almost choked on my lamb tjop.


Dotdan, I am in Kruger this week, and my pic was taken with a Jobo, You know, those things that can show the GPS co-ords on the pic, come round then I can choke you with the pic. :twisted:

I spend 250 days in Kruger, a year, and I do have the goods, but I must be honest, some of you birding types look down on others, and I really know what a LYL looks like, even though there were only 30 sightings in 300 years. :slap:

They saw Saddle bills in the Kalahari the other day, you forgot to send them the memo on where to fly man, dang, sort those birdies out. :rtm:

But let me put a challenge out to you and the others that decide who may see what birds. I will put together a team of Big5'ers, one weekend in Kruger, and we see who got the most nice birdies. :thumbs_up:


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