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wildtuinman
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Your Kruger List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Aug 31, 2011 3:22 pm

I am surprised no one has started this topic yet.

So here goes:

How many species of birds have you seen in Kruger?

I broke through the 300 barrier this past weekend.

303.
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by DotDan » Wed Aug 31, 2011 3:25 pm

Geez.. you are right hey? :lol: :lol:

Leave it to you to create a new topic :twisted:

Mine is 276 :wink:

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by Rooies » Wed Aug 31, 2011 3:31 pm

Before I reply, please change your "location' in your profile. You are no longer "gone for good" :clap:

You beat me by about a hundred. BTW, I have introduced two friends to birding and they will now stop looking at boring sleeping lions to go and look for birds.
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by forestgump » Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:08 pm

Wildtuinman :thumbs_up:
I have so many uncompleted lists in differant bird books, must go and count all the birds that have been seen. :lol:
Are these birds all that have been physically seen, or those not seen but heard too ?
I only count if I have seen it.
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by DuQues » Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:31 pm

I never made a note of where I saw it.... So can't simply sort on Kruger and give a number. :(
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by pantera leo » Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:42 pm

Mine is on 258 at the moment hoping to push it past 300 in December!!! :pray:

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by Malles » Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:58 pm

I have been to KNP only twice the last 33 years, once in Winter. Need to rectify that. My list is on 243. Got 201 on the winter trip in 2009 (with a 5&6 year old in the car). Was heaven on earth.

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by MattAxel » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:27 pm

I'm on 260, planning to try get it to 300 in December.

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Unread post by Batmad » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:29 pm

271 for me :D
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by Ladybirder » Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:12 pm

302 for me. Did not think about counting it before.

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:49 am

forestgump wrote: Are these birds all that have been physically seen, or those not seen but heard too ?
I only count if I have seen it.


For all arguments' sake, let's only keep it to birds seen. :wink:


This list is growing nicely. Well done!

For those who have a list over 250, visit this link.
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by Dabchick » Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:12 am

212 - got to catch up!

(need to get to the KNP more :D , and need to start using my new LBJ book :redface: :twisted: )

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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:22 am

303 wildtuinman
302 Ladybirder
276 DotDan
271 Batmad
260 MattAxel
258 pantera leo
243 Malles
212 Dabchick
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by Batmad » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:32 am

Going to try and push mine up to 280 this weekend...
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Re: Your Kruger List

Unread post by Skopsie » Sun Oct 02, 2011 8:24 pm

My Krugerlist is at 296. Hope for 300 at the end of the year.

BTW, I see your list on your "link" is not updated, Wildtuinman.
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