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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by pantera leo » Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:30 pm

After a quick dash down to the Eastern Cape adding 10 lifers I'm now on 485 year-end total still 530!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by WildThing » Fri Mar 30, 2012 4:37 pm

My total as at end March is 385.
Added Little Sparrowhawk in January, and Spotted Flycatcher in February.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Jungle Junkie » Sat Mar 31, 2012 9:49 pm

16 new birds in March bringing my total to 292 so my target for 2012 is 320
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:41 am

I am up to 631with the Limpopo leg of my lifer-hunt behind me. I got the mottled spinetail at the Big boabab tree at Mutale; blue-spotted wood-dove and pink-throated twinspot at the Thohoyandou botanical gardens and orange ground-thrush and green twinspot at Entambeni forest.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by wildtuinman » Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:07 am

626 with Lesser Black-backed Gull.
674
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by o-dog » Sun Apr 01, 2012 12:11 pm

Well done everyone and some guys hitting the 900 Mark...just incredible, another level!! Great stuff!

Got upto the magical 600 mark - counted and on 603 the other day :P

Latest lifers in last 4 months:

Pink-throated Twinspot
African Broadbill
Black Coucal
White-eared Barbet
Spotted Thrush

And 2 possible Bathawk sightings on the Thamalakane River in Maun...this bird continues to elude me though!!


Ross's Turaco apparently reported 3 times in the last while in the Linyanti concession up here in Botswana, going to try and get to the spot that has been talked about sometime!
Mana Pools: 11th - 20th Oct
KNP: 27th Nov - 5 Dec

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by mel123 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 1:32 pm

I am now up to 140. Goal still 150.
I've managed to add:
Amethyst sunbird (my garden)
African swamphen
Black heron
Black-winged stilt
South African Shelduck
African black duck
Reed cormorant
Common moorhen
Little grebe (all at OPM Prozesky bird sanctuary).


Still one weird LBJ to identify, which might push it up or might not. :tongue: I have no idea yet.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:18 pm

March 2012

GROUP 800
1 Niall 849 (+5) March 12
2 Lizet Grobbelaar 848 (+1) March 12
3 deefstes 832 Dec 11
4 Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan 10

GROUP 700
5 Johnd 744 Jan 10
6 Bosnimf 728 Nov 11 (T=735)
7 Jakkalsbessie 723 Nov 11
8 Yolande Oelsen 701 (+3) March 12

GROUP 600
9 JoelR 699 (+6) March 12
10 Oryx 698 Nov 10 (T=700)
11 Moegaai 688 July 11 (T=700)
12 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
13 Adansonia 676 Jul 10
14 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
15 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
16 Bookman 635 Mar 09
17 Johan van Rensburg 631 (+8) March 12
18 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
19 Wildtuinman 626 (+1) March 12
20 Ladybirder 625 (+1) March 12
21 Johann 612 (+13) March 12 (T=625)
22 O-Dog 604 March 12
23 Leonie2 603 (+6) March 12
24 Snoobab 602 Jul 09
25 Wolph 600 Jan 12

GROUP 500
26 Francoisd 588 Jan 12
27 Imax 582 Nov 11
28 Adrianp 567 March 12
29 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
30 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
31 Laine 558 (+2) March 12
32 Eugene123 551 (+7) March 12
33 Malles 550 Apr 10 (T=555)
34 Skopsie 541 Jan 12
35 Mattaxel 536 (+11) March 12 (KNP=260)
36 Ivan 530 Sept 11(T=550) (Krugerlist 279)
37 Dotdan 528 (+13) March 12
38 Ferdelance 525 (+5) March 12 (T=580)
39 Walt3 524 Jan 12 (T=550)
40 Johan N 513 (+18) March 12
41 MikeV 513 Oct 09 (T=523)
42 Gary 512 July 11
43 Kameelperd 505 (+5) March 12
44 Batmad 504 March 11 (T=550)
45 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10

GROUP 400
46 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
47 Bush Baptist 489 (+6) March 12
48 pantera leo 485 (+12) March 12 (T=530)
49 TrevorC 480 (+19) March 12 (T=500)
50 Salamanda 475 Jul 10
51 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
52 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11 (T=500)
53 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
54 DavenJan 444 March 11
55 nightjar 444 Jan 10
56 Barcud 441 Aug 10
57 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
58 Laksman 437 Jan 10 (T=500)
59 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
60 Tilandi 428 (+11) March 12 (T=450)
61 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
62 Jacliz 422 (+51) March 12
63 Huntsman 422 Jan 12
64 Maddy 418 Sep 10
65 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
66 McGyver 414 Oct 10 (T=450)
67 Richman 410 (+37) March 12
68 mountainview 408 April 11
69 Nkumbe 400 Jan 12 (T=450)

GROUP 300
70 Gjorgi 389 Jan 12
71 Jan46 388 Nov 11
72 Estienne 387 Feb 11 (T=420)
73 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
74 wildthing 385 (+2) March 12 (T=400)
75 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
76 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
77 PNF 369 (+2) March 12 (T=400)
78 Arks 364 Jan 12
79 Kika 341 Dec 11
80 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
81 JenB 338 Oct 09 (T=450)
82 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
83 pnm 334 Nov 11
84 Bahamut 332 (+44) March 12
85 Rooies 331 Sep 08
86 Magaff 327 Oct 08
87 Ifubesi 325 Sep 10
88 Kwando 322 Nov 11 (T=400)
89 Cherries 322 Nov 11
90 JP Huis 322 Mar 09
91 Guinea Pig 315 Nov 11
92 Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sept 11 (T=320)
93 Dabchick 303 Nov 10 (T=310)
94 Sky 301 July 11 (T=300)
95 Rodsab 301 May 11 (T=350)

GROUP 200
96 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan 12
97 Freda 296 Apr 08
98 Jungle Junkie 293 March 12 (T=320)
99 kooscra 293 Feb 11 (T=350)
100 Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
101 Elsa 284 Jan 10
102 Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan 08
103 DuQues 281 Feb 11
104 Wildewilhelm 277 Mar 09 (T=300)
105 BushBuddies 273 (+6) March 12
106 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug 09
107 Davejenny 254 Nov 11
108 Sprocky 254 Dec 09
109 RosemaryH 251 Mar 08
110 csummers 250 Feb 09
111 Wild about cats 249 April 11
112 Hobbit 248 Mar 09
113 Kingfishergirl 239 Feb 09
114 cpetzer 238 Jul 08
115 Senyetse 238 Jan 08
116 Junior1449 237 Oct 08
117 Crested Val 232 Jan 12 (T=300)
118 Beefmaster 228 Nov 08
119 Katja 223 Jan 07
120 Flutterby 219 April 11
121 Scottm 215 Jan 12
122 Mgoddard 214 April 11
123 gavinp 214 Jan 07
124 Deville 213 Jan 07
125 Ossendrywer 211 Jan 11
126 MarkwildDog 212 Aug 08
127 SuperBat 208 Apr 10
128 Neil Crawford 206 Mar 09
129 ShakeyJakes 205 May 09
130 Alf King 205 May 09
131 BushAddict 203 Jan 10

GROUP 100
132 DinkyBird 199 Aug 10 (T=200)
133 Restio 197 Mar 08
134 jonty1 189 Mar 08
135 acekam 188 Feb 07
136 Oumie 181 Jan 07
137 leopardspotter 181 Jan 07
138 MaryMattMillie 176 Nov 11
139 Jock 174 Aug 08
140 bucky 170 Mar 07
141 Bontebok 168 Jul 10 (T=220)
142 Normana53 164 Oct 09
143 Wild@Heart 160 Jan 07
144 Michael367 148 (photo's) July 11
145 Batsman 146 Jun 09
146 H.erectus 142 (+5) March 12 (T=201)
147 Mel123 140 (+25) March 12 (T=150)

148 bert 131 Jul 08
149 bentley 121 Aug 07
150 JacoPietersen 109 Jan 10
151 jaapvandijk 105 Jan 07

GROUP <100
152 Quin2008 75 Dec 09
153 Meinfam 71 Jan 07
154 Toddelelfe 67 Jan 07
155 scipio 61 Feb 08
156 Oddesy 40 Nov 08
157 Moira de Swart 33 Dec 08
158 Rusky 31 (worldlist 410) (Aus list 210) (India list 201) Dec 11
159 Curtis Dillon 18 Dec 09


Thanks for the kind comments! My stomach and I agreed to disagree yesterday! Eish.... But I'm feeling much better today!

We have added 1 new members in Adrianp! Happy birding and good luck with your list. Welcome aboard. Hope we all have had a succesful 2012 twitch! :cam: :P
To all the fellow birders out there, join in the list and become involved
in the challenge and get a ranking!
Our list has moved up to 159. We are a very sizable list now guys and girls! We can all give ourselves a pat on the back....... Dedicated birders here for sure! So long as we have fun and love the moments out there! :thumbs_up:

We have a few movers up to higher groups! Quite a few special accolades this month:
700 Group: Well done to Yolande Oelsen for joining a very elite club now and at record speed to may I add! :clap: :clap: :dance: :thumbs_up:
600 Group: Well done also to Johann and Leonie2 for joining a very big milestone with the 600 club! I'm sure a glass of bubbly is appropriate! :dance: :dance: :thumbs_up:
500 Group: Well done to Johan N and Kameelperd for reaching the half way point for thier lists! Now your lists are looking really impressive already! :clap: :dance: :thumbs_up:
400 Group: Well done to Jacliz and Richman for reaching the 400 mark. Good going! Keep it up and enjoy the birding! :thumbs_up:
300 Group: Also a mention to Bahamut who moved up into the 300 mark. Good going and all the best for the birding. You have lots to look forward too..... :dance:


The climbers are highlighted in red and a very well done to you
New entries are in blue!!!
Orange are the movers to a higher group !

Well done to this months new jacket holders!
The 3 biggest climbers for March being:

1- Jacliz (51) - Red Jacket
2- Bahamut (44) - Green Jacket
3- Richman (37) -Blue Jacket

Please make mention of the Target you want to reach by the end of 2012 , and please also post your total and target in BOLD. It makes it much easier to see for me.... :whistle: :wink:
P.S once you've mentioned your total thats fine unless you want to update the mark!

Keep up the Birding and what ever you guys and girls do enjoy it while you still can!
Looks like in the winter has gotten her first claws out! Keep safe on the roads out there.........
Wishing you all a safe and succseful year! Whatever you do keep one eye on the feathered friends! :tongue: :wink: Well done on all those succesful updates!
Keep an eye out for those real specials! :cam: :rtm: :thumbs_up:
Master of Stats signing off.......
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by kameelperd » Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:12 pm

My total is now 505. I have added:
Grey headed Parrot at Punda
Pallid Harrier at Steynsburg.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johann » Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:56 pm

New total is 612, year-end target is 625

Clovelly, WC:
606 Little Crake Porzana parva

Table Mountain NP:
607 Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

West Coast NP:
608 Karoo Lark Calendulauda albescens
609 Southern Black Korhaan Afrotis afra
610 Red Knot Calidris canutus
611 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
612 Chestnut-Banded Plover Charadrius pallidus
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Latest lifers from Kruger NP:
Black Coucal Centropus grillii Swartvleiloerie
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea Laeveldklappertjie

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by MattAxel » Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:48 pm

Added 3 more since my last update:
Little Crake at Clovelly wetlands last Sunday (25 March), Orange River Francolin (eventually) today in south-eastern Gauteng, and Lesser Black-backed Gull also today at Leeuwpan in Mpumalanga.
New total 536

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:54 pm

Corn Crake takes me to 627.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ladybirder » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:05 pm

Mel123, you can also see the Pied Avocet and Crested Eagle in Prozesky .We do some ringing there once a month and they are regularly seen there.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by pantera leo » Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:51 am

Up another 5, added Black-faced Waxbill, Olive-tree Warbler and Southern Pied Babbler at Zaagkuil. Then Ovambo Sparrowhawk and African Swamphen at Rietvlei. The new total is 490!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Wolph » Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:38 am

Added the Cuckoo Hawk and Pale Crowned Cisticola in Zululand to increase my total to 602.

The target for this year is 615...... :hmz:


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