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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ladybirder » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:06 pm

Please up my total of 638 to 650 :D :D Had some luck on flock at sea and Walvisbay

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:00 pm

Only 1 extra birdie after a quick weekend in Berg-en-Dal:

862 - Long-tailed Paradise Whydah (Gewone Paradysvink)

New total 349. Off to Madikwe next weekend. First time there ever. Hope to get a few new ticks there... :pray:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by ivan » Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:17 am

594 after a 3 week namibia tour

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:24 pm

856 - Northern Giant Petrel after a Cape Pelagic on the Zest this past weekend
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by H. erectus » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:35 pm

This target of 200 just seems impossible to reach!!
Knock me up 2 more,...

195 Greater Kestrel
196 Purple Indigobird


I need to do a trip to the coast for a re-boot!!
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Unread post by H. erectus » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:08 pm

The Indigobird has me puzzled!!!

Way out it's normal habitat!!! I am trying
to download pictures for confirmation but
heck 'it tinypic is simply useless!!!!
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Unread post by Eugene123 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:14 pm

Well done Lizet
I am on now 602 after Flock at Sea. I added 15 lifers, my 600th being American Golden Plover.
The trip was an experience one will remember for long.
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Unread post by PNF » Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:14 pm

Previous total 379 new total 387 Target still 400....
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Unread post by H. erectus » Fri Mar 22, 2013 6:17 pm

Hah here we are, learnt the ropes,

Image

A positive ID please,....
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by PNF » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:55 am

H.E - this looks like a Male Purple Indigobird - white bill and whitish legs.

Where did you see it?
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by H. erectus » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:21 pm

PNF wrote:Where did you see it?


Klipriver south of Kibler park, some distance way out
it's normal habitat.
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Unread post by TrevorC » Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:14 am

Lark-like Bunting takes me to 506 :D
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:48 pm

Sooty Falcon - 639.
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Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:24 pm

I doubt that I'll add anything else before month end, so 653 is the new number for me. African crake, sand martin and green malkoha are the three new ones. :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Cherries » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:07 pm

Johan van Rensburg wrote:green malkoha. :dance: :dance: :dance:



Now that is special!!! :clap: :clap:

New total for me 323 with no additions in 2013.

A weekend away last November close to Botswana border with the highlights being Swallow-tailed Bee-eater and Pearl-spotted Owlet.


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