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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by addictedToBirds » Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:24 am

494 with a Tinkling Cisticola at Marakele National Park

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by DotDan » Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:42 am

Up to 571 now with African Finfoot

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by gjorgi » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:47 am

Hi everyone, this is my first post on this thread!!

I'm on 403

Latest lifers are

European Bee-eater
Blue-Cheeked Bee-Eater
Red-breasted swallo

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:43 am

October 2014

GROUP 900
1 Trevor Hardaker 907 June 14

GROUP 800
2 Lizet Grobbelaar 859 March 14
3 Niall 857 Sept 13
4 Deefstes 841 Aug 13
5 Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan 10
6 Johnd 800 May 12

GROUP 700
7 Bosnimf 769 Jan 13
8 Yolande Oelsen 765 April 14
9 Jakkalsbessie 764 Aug 13
10 Batmad 760 (+16) Oct 14 (T=800)
11 Francios Du Plessis 710 July 14
12 JoelR 707 Jan 13
13 Adansonia 701 May 14
14 Moegaai 700 Dec 12

GROUP 600
15 Oryx 698 Nov 10
16 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
17 Johan van Rensburg 666 July 14
18 Eugene123 663 (+3) Oct 14
19 Johan N 661 (+3) Oct 14 (Photographed)
20 Wildtuinman 657 (+1) Oct 14
21 Ferdelance 652 Sep 14
22 Ladybirder 651 April 14
23 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
24 Bookman 635 Mar 09
25 Imax 633 (+2) Oct 14
26 Snoobab 633 Nov 13
2 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
28 Johann 631 March 13
29 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
30 Mattaxel 628 (+16) Oct 14
31 Scops 614 Aug 13
32 Francoisd 612 June 14
33 Laine 611 (+1) Oct 14
34 Ivan 607 Feb 14
35 Leonie2 607 Oct 12
36 O-Dog 604 March 12
37 Boomerang 603 Oct 14 (T=610)
38 Wolph 602 Apr 12
39 Adrianp 600 Sept 13

GROUP 500
40 Bush Baptist 578 July 14 (T=600)
41 Skopsie 572 April 14
42 Dotdan 571 (+2) Oct 14
43 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
44 Pantera Leo 560 Sep 14 (T=585)
45 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
46 Malles 550 Apr 10
47 TrevorC 549 (+5) Oct 14 (T=570)
48 Walt3 536 Dec 12
49 JenB 523 April 14
50 Gary 522 Nov 11
51 A graham 518 sep 14
52 Kameelperd 516 Sep 14
53 MikeV 513 Oct 09
54 Huntsman 510 March 14
55 Kika 509 March 14 (T=535)
56 Nkumbe 506 March 14 (T=530)
57 Tilandi 503 Feb 14 (T=520)
58 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10
59 Roan 501 Dec 13

GROUP 400
60 AddictedToBirds 494 (+6) Oct 14 (T=500)
61 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
62 Salamanda 485 (+10) Oct 10
63 Penza 463 Sept 13
64 DavenJan 460 Sept 13
65 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
66 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11
67 Kenpick 446 March 13
68 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
69 nightjar 444 Jan 10
70 Johan Viljoen 443 March 14 (T=480)
71 BushBuddies 442 Sep 14
72 Barcud 441 Aug 10
73 Jacliz 439 (+3) Oct 14
74 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
75 Laksman 437 Jan 10
76 Richman 433 Oct 12
77 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
78 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
79 Maddy 418 Sep 10
80 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
81 SaGecko 415 Oct 12
82 Sky 414 July 14
83 McGyver 414 Oct 10
84 PNF 409 July 14
85 mountainview 408 April 11
86 Gjorgi 403 (+14) Oct 14
87 bosmadmark 402 June 137

GROUP 300
88 Arks 391 April 13
89 wildthing 390 Oct 13
90 Jan46 388 Nov 11
91 Estienne 387 Feb 11
92 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
93 pnm 383 Dec 13
94 Jaytea 382 Sept 13
95 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
96 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
97 Duke Ellieton 372 March 13
98 Dabchick 369 Feb 14
99 Sharifa 366 March 13
100 KobusF 361 June 13
101 Anne MarieSA 354 March 13
102 Rodsab 353 Sep 14 (T=400)
103 Guinea Pig 351 Jan 13
104 Boje1212 348 July 14 (T=370)
105 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
106 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
107 Nattim 336 Apr 12
108 Bahamut 332 March 12
109 Rooies 331 Sep 08
110 Magaff 327 Oct 08
111 fubesi 325 Sep 10
112 Maretam 324 April 14
113 Cherries 323 March 13
114 Kwando 322 Nov 11
115 JP Huis 322 Mar 09
116 DuQues 318 Jan 13
117 Josh of the Bushveld 313 Sept 11
118 Oddesy 308 Oct 13

GROUP 200
119 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan 12
120 Freda 296 Apr 08
121 Jungle Junkie 293 March 12
122 kooscra 293 Feb 11
123 Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
124 Elsa 284 Jan 10
125 Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan 08
126 Wildewilhelm 277 Mar 09
127 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug 09
128 JaniceE 264 Dec 13
129 Davejenny 254 Nov 11
130 Sprocky 254 Dec 09
131 Crested Val 252 April 14 (T=260)
132 RosemaryH 251 Mar 08
133 csummers 250 Feb 09
134 Wild about cats 249 April 11
135 Hobbit 248 Mar 09
136 Albert 239 (+6) Oct 14
137 Kingfishergirl 239 Feb 09
138 Granjan 238 Aug 12
139 cpetzer 238 Jul 08
140 Senyetse 238 Jan 08
141 Junior1449 237 Oct 08
142 Super mongoose 230 Feb 14 (T=283)
143 Beefmaster 228 Nov 08
144 NetEk 226 Dec 13
145 Mel123 226 Dec 12
146 Katja 223 Jan 07
147 H.erectus 220 (+11) Sep 14
148 Flutterby 219 April 11
149 Scottm 215 Jan 12
150 Mgoddard 214 April 11
151 gavinp 214 Jan 07
152 Deville 213 Jan 07
153 Ossendrywer 211 Jan 11
154 MarkwildDog 212 Aug 08
155 SuperBat 208 Apr 10
156 Neil Crawford 206 Mar 09
157 ShakeyJakes 205 May 09
158 Alf King 205 May 09
159 BushAddict 203 Jan 10

GROUP 100
160 DinkyBird 199 Aug 10 (T=200)
161 Restio 197 Mar 08
162 jonty1 189 Mar 08
163 acekam 188 Feb 07
164 Oumie 181 Jan 07
165 leopardspotter 181 Jan 07
166 MaryMattMillie 176 Nov 11
167 Jock 174 Aug 08
168 bucky 170 Mar 07
169 Bontebok 168 Jul 10 (T=220)
170 Barryels 167 Sept 13
171 Normana53 164 Oct 09
172 Wild@Heart 160 Jan 07
173 Shane Gover 148 oct 14
174 Michael367 148 (photo's) July 11
175 Batsman 146 Jun 09
176 bert 131 Jul 08
177 JacoPietersen 124 June 14 (T=200)
178 Alicia 124 June 12
179 bentley 121 Aug 07
180 jjboth 108 Aug 13
181 jaapvandijk 105 Jan 07

GROUP <100
182 Quin2008 75 Dec 09
183 Meinfam 71 Jan 07
184 Toddelelfe 67 Jan 07
185 scipio 61 Feb 08
186 Moira de Swart 33 Dec 08
187 Rusky 31 (worldlist 464) (Aus list 219) (India list 238) Sept 12
188 Curtis Dillon 18 Dec 98

Enjoy the birding and listing.... :thumbs_up:

A warm welcome to our newest Lister and Birder Shane Gover! :lol: :clap:

To all the fellow birders out there, join in the list and become involved
in the challenge and get a ranking!

So long as we have fun and love the moments out there!

A big congratulations to Giorgi for joining the 400 Club! :clap: :dance: :popcorn:

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 October being:

1- Batmad & Mattaxel (16) - Red Jacket
2- Giorgi (14)- Green Jacket
3- Albert (6) -Blue Jacket

Have fun and make the most of your opportunities! :thumbs_up: :cam: :dance:
Please make mention of the Target you want to reach by the end of 2014 , and please also post your total and target in BOLD. It makes it much easier to see for me....
P.S once you've mentioned your total that's 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!
We are heading in rarities season and the last quarter of the year! Also chance to make the Atlasing and lifers for the year count! ;-).... :-) :thumbs_up: :dance: :cam: :tongue:

Keep safe on the roads out there.........
Wishing you all a safe and successful rest of the year! Whatever you do keep one eye on the feathered friends! Well done on all those successful updates!
Keep an eye out for those real specials!
Master of Stats signing off.......
:thumbs_up: :rtm: :hmz: :whistle: :cam:
Stiffneck on the loose.....
Latest Lifer:= Lesser Crested Tern; Rufous Winged Cisticola.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by TrevorC » Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:58 am

Pacific Golden Plover at Borokalolo and then 46 new birds seen on a 10 day trip through Northern Namibia and the Caprivi/Okavango Delta takes me up to 596 :dance:

Target reached so now I can relax until next year :D
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:45 pm

Just done a head (tick) count from my field guide and I see I am up to 307! 8)
Got a long way to go.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:46 am

794 for me after round two of Mozambique and a trip to the eastern highlands of Zimbabwe :wink:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by jaytea » Wed Nov 19, 2014 5:51 am

After tallying up the extras from last trip last year I'm at 407. :thumbs_up:
A New Species each day! KNP Nov 2013
2015!
Nov 7-9 Skukuza, 10 Satara, 11-13 Mathikithi Trail, 14/15 Mopani, 16/17 Punda Maria
Nov 18-20 MAPUNGUBWE
Nov 21 Pafuri! , 22/23 Letaba
Nov 24-26 BALULE BASH
Nov 27 - Dec 3 - Ngwenya Lodge
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by pantera leo » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:58 pm

African Finfoot today takes me to 562, think the year end total was a bit ambitious so will shift it down to 567!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by barryels » Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:00 am

After our trip to Kruger in October 2014 Hilda and my list changed to 172 :thumbs_up: .

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:53 pm

After an absolute cracker weekend in Durban and Northern Natal, which included an insane Pelagic out of Durban I can add the following 10 Lifers to my list. This takes my total to 662.

Parasitic Jaeger;
Northern giant Petrel;
Grey petrel;
Tropical Shearwater;
European Storm Petrel;
Great winged Petrel;
Green Barbet;
lesser Crested Tern;
Arctic Tern;
Roufus winged Cisticola;
Stiffneck on the loose.....
Latest Lifer:= Lesser Crested Tern; Rufous Winged Cisticola.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Eugene123 » Thu Nov 27, 2014 12:06 pm

I added 2 new birds on the pelagic trip out of Durban, Grey Petrel and Tropical Shearwater
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Where did you get the Rufous-winged Cisticola Ferdelance?
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Thu Nov 27, 2014 4:34 pm

A flurry of lifers in Kruger took me to 599 :thumbs_up: :wall:
but fulvous duck and cut throat finch today put me over the line to 601 :dance:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Batmad » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:52 pm

Congratz on the 600 BB! :dance: :clap:

Total now 795 after Caspian Plover at Mpempe Pan, KZN last week
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Nov 28, 2014 7:59 am

Long time bogey bird, Ayres' Hawk Eagle takes me to 658!
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