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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by TrevorC » Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:28 am

Picked up 10 new birds on a quick trip down to Cape Town via the Karoo National Park which brings my total up to 608 :D :D

Karoo Scrub-Robin
Rufous-eared Warbler (No: 600) :thumbs_up:
Grey-backed Cisticola
Layard's Tit-Babbler
AfricanRock-Pipit
Karoo Long-billed Lark
Ludwig's Bustard
Cape Rockjumper
Orange-breasted Sunbird
Cape Sugarbird
Latest Lifers: African Broadbill, Pale-crowned Cisticola, Botha's Lark

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Mar 02, 2015 4:05 pm

As at 28/02, my list stands at 253. Feb was a good month for me as I was able to add 22 confirmed (23 maybe) lifers -

1. Black-crowned Night Heron
2. Fulvous duck
3. Cape Teal
4. Swainson's Spurfowl
5. Grey Crowned Crane
6. Grey-headed Gull
7. Rose-ringed Parakeet
8. Black Cuckoo
9. Common Scimitarbill
10. Greater Honeyguide
11. Red-throated Wryneck
12. Rufous-naped Lark
13. Rockmartin
14. Banded Martin
15. Black Cuckoo-shrike
16. Groundscraper Thrush
17. Sickle-singed Chat
18. Spotted Flycatcher
19. Cape Longclaw
20. Crimson-breasted Shrike
21. Violet-backed Starling
22. Great Sparrow
23. Tbc – European Honey Buzzard

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by boomerang » Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:58 pm

At last, an addition which takes us to 604. Lesser honeyguide at Nylsvley this weekend.
2010 - Blessed with six opportunities - Marakele, Kgalagadi, Kruger, Augrabies, Richtersveld, Karoo
2011 - Karoo, Mokala, Namakwa Nat Park
2012 - KNP, Gonarezhou
2013 - KNP, Marakele, Moremi
2014 - Sadly no SANParks, Moz & CKGR

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan N » Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:19 pm

670 (Photographed) for me after Tree Pipit, Eurasian Hobby and Drakensberg Rockjumper.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by pantera leo » Mon Mar 09, 2015 12:14 pm

Two surprise appearances on game drive, Ground Woodpecker and Rufous-chested Sparrow-Hawk has seen my total increase to 564! :dance:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Mon Mar 09, 2015 1:17 pm

A few days spent up North in Punda Maria at the end of Feb got me 3 Lifers.

Takes me to 746 Lifers.

New Additions:
Grey Penduline Tit
Black Stork
Green Twinspot
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 Albert » Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:10 pm

After a great couple of hours at the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve with a certain well-kown (one might say famous) local forumite birder as a guide....
My list is now at 302

Additions:

African Palm Swift
Thick-billed Weaver
Spotted Flycatcher
Black-chested Prinia
Brown-crowned Tchagra
Searching for a Cape Eagle Owl....

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:02 am

February 2015

GROUP 900
1 Trevor Hardaker 910 Jan 15

GROUP 800
2 Niall 865 Dec 14
3 Lizet Grobbelaar 859 March 14
4 Deefstes 850 Dec 14
5 Batmad 810 Jan 15
6 Hanno Langenhoven 803 Jan 10
7 Johnd 800 May 12

GROUP 700
8 Bosnimf 774 Dec 14
9 Yolande Oelsen 769 Nov 14
10 Jakkalsbessie 764 Aug 13
11 Ferdelance 746 (+6) Feb 15
12 Francios Du Plessis 710 July 14
13 JoelR 707 Jan 13
14 Mattaxel 704 Dec 14
15 Adansonia 701 May 14
16 Moegaai 700 Dec 12

GROUP 600
17 Oryx 698 Nov 10
18 Sion 678 Jan 10 (photographed)
19 Eugene123 677 Jan 15
20 Johan N 670 (+3) Feb 15 (Photographed)
21 Johan van Rensburg 666 July 14
22 Wildtuinman 663 (+1) Feb 15
23 Ladybirder 651 April 14
24 Elminster 643 Feb 10 (SO = 570)
25 Imax 636 Jan 15
26 Bookman 635 Mar 09
27 Snoobab 633 Nov 13
28 wildjohn 640 Jan 07
29 Johann 631 March 13
30 Gfordyce 631 Apr 10
31 Bush Baptist 621 (+19) Jan 15
32 Laine 615 Jan 15
33 Scops 614 Aug 13
34 Francoisd 612 June 14
35 TrevorC 608 (+11) Feb 15 (T=630)
36 Ivan 607 Feb 14
37 Leonie2 607 Oct 12
38 Boomerang 604 (+1) Feb 15
39 O-Dog 604 March 12
40 Wolph 602 Apr 12
41 Adrianp 600 Sept 13

GROUP 500
42 Skopsie 597 Dec 14
43 Dotdan 578 (+1) Feb 15
44 Pieter Steyn 567 Jan 12
45 Pantera Leo 564 (+2) Feb 15 (T=585)
46 Jacqual 560 Jul 09
47 Malles 550 Apr 10
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 AddictedToBirds 503 (+2) Feb 15
58 Tilandi 503 Feb 14 (T=520)
59 Eben Lombard 502 Jan 10
60 Roan 501 Dec 13

GROUP 400

61 Salamanda 493 Jan 15 (T=500)
62 Falconry4ever 490 Feb 11
63 Penza 463 Sept 13
64 DavenJan 460 Sept 13
65 BushBuddies 457 (+15) Feb 15
66 nightjar 449 Dec 14
67 Rusty Justy 449 May 10
68 Sky 449 Dec 14
69 Jacliz 448 (+9) Feb 15
70 Aquila#12 447 Aug 11
71 Kenpick 446 March 13
72 TaraLB 446 Feb 08
73 Johan Viljoen 443 March 14 (T=480)
74 Barcud 441 Aug 10
75 FireFinch 439 Dec 11
76 Laksman 437 Jan 10
77 Richman 433 Oct 12
78 Kingfisha/Hubby 433 Dec 09
79 Michelle Nel(Caracal) 426 March 11
80 Maddy 418 Sep 10
81 Wondercloak 418 Oct 08
82 SaGecko 415 Oct 12
83 McGyver 414 Oct 10
84 PNF 409 July 14
85 mountainview 408 April 11
86 Jaytea 407 Nov 14
87 Gjorgi 403 Oct 14
88 bosmadmark 402 June 137

GROUP 300
89 Maretam 391 (+67) Feb 15
90 pnm 391 Jan 15 (T=400)
91 Arks 391 April 13
92 wildthing 390 Oct 13
93 Jan46 388 Nov 11
94 Estienne 387 Feb 11
95 Wild Family 386 Jun 07
96 Jurgens 380 Apr 09
97 Rodsab 377 (+24) Feb 15 (T=400)
98 Bok bok 376 Jan 07
99 Duke Ellieton 372 March 13
100 Dabchick 369 Feb 14
101 Sharifa 366 March 13
102 KobusF 361 June 13
103 Anne MarieSA 354 March 13
104 Guinea Pig 351 Jan 13
105 Boje1212 348 July 14 (T=370)
106 Black Harrier 346 Feb 11
107 Jeanus 338 Nov 08
108 Nattim 336 Apr 12
109 Bahamut 332 March 12
110 Rooies 331 Sep 08
111 Magaff 327 Oct 08
112 fubesi 325 Sep 10
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
119 Elsa 307 Nov 14
120 Albert 302 (+21) Feb 15
121 Super mongoose 300 (+70) Feb 15

GROUP 200
122 Gerhard & Marthie 296 Jan 12
123 Freda 296 Apr 08
124 Jungle Junkie 293 March 12
125 kooscra 293 Feb 11
126 Skyjuggler 286 Apr 09
127 Asterix & Obelix 283 Jan 08
128 Wildewilhelm 277 Mar 09
129 Tessa G 275 Jan 15
130 Eugene & Cathy 267 Aug 09
131 JaniceE 264 Dec 13
132 Davejenny 254 Nov 11
133 Sprocky 254 Dec 09
134 Karen Mitton 253 Feb 15
135 Crested Val 252 April 14 (T=260)
136 RosemaryH 251 Mar 08
137 csummers 250 Feb 09
138 Wild about cats 249 April 11
139 Hobbit 248 Mar 09
140 Kingfishergirl 239 Feb 09
141 Granjan 238 Aug 12
142 cpetzer 238 Jul 08
143 Senyetse 238 Jan 08
144 Junior1449 237 Oct 08
145 Beefmaster 228 Nov 08
146 NetEk 226 Dec 13
147 Mel123 226 Dec 12
148 Katja 223 Jan 07
149 H.erectus 220 Sep 14
150 Flutterby 219 April 11
151 Scottm 215 Jan 12
152 Mgoddard 214 April 11
153 gavinp 214 Jan 07
154 Deville 213 Jan 07
155 Ossendrywer 211 Jan 11
156 MarkwildDog 212 Aug 08
157 SuperBat 208 Apr 10
158 Neil Crawford 206 Mar 09
159 ShakeyJakes 205 May 09
160 Alf King 205 May 09
161 Barryels 204 Dec 14 (T=230)
162 BushAddict 203 Jan 10
163 Gilbertr14 200 Jan 15

GROUP 100
164 DinkyBird 199 Aug 10 (T=200)
165 Restio 197 Mar 08
166 jonty1 189 Mar 08
167 acekam 188 Feb 07
168 Oumie 181 Jan 07
169 leopardspotter 181 Jan 07
170 MaryMattMillie 176 Nov 11
171 Jock 174 Aug 08
172 bucky 170 Mar 07
173 Bontebok 168 Jul 10 (T=220)
174 Normana53 164 Oct 09
175 Wild@Heart 160 Jan 07
176 Shane Gover 148 oct 14
177 Michael367 148 (photo's) July 11
178 Batsman 146 Jun 09
179 Umtali1 141 Jan 15
180 bert 131 Jul 08
181 JacoPietersen 124 June 14 (T=200)
182 Alicia 124 June 12
183 bentley 121 Aug 07
184 jjboth 108 Aug 13
185 jaapvandijk 105 Jan 07

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

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

A warm Welcome to the list for our newest member: Karen Mitton!

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 Trevor C for joining the 600 Club! That is a big milestone! Well done! :clap: :dance: :popcorn:
Also moving up to the 300 club are Super Mongoose and Albert!

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 February being:

1- Super Mongoose (70) - Red Jacket
2- Maretem (67)- Green Jacket
3- Rodsab (24) -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 2015 !
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.........
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 Bush Baptist » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:56 pm

Just returned from a trip to Southern Moz where I was hoping to crack 650.

I ended up on the only number above it that I didn't want to be, the devil's number, 666.....

But I am not giving up a single one of those rippers!
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by DotDan » Mon Mar 23, 2015 8:28 am

Well done BB, you have really left dust in my face :lol:

Up to 579 now with Cape Rockjumper

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by salamanda » Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:54 pm

Up to 494 with Cape Parrot sen at Hillside Loge near Bulwer on 25/3/14

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:38 am

A very successful weekend birding in Wider Gauteng got me 3 Lifers. Takes me up to 749.

River Warbler: Zaagkuil Road,
Black-Tailed Godwit Mkombo;
Pectoral Sandpiper Mkombo;
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 Karin Mitton » Mon Mar 30, 2015 12:47 pm

My list is now 263 - I was able to confirm some of the unidentfied birds that I spotted in Jan and Feb, and my new additions for March are

Hottentot Teal
African Purple Swamphen
Pied Avocet
African Snipe
Cuckoo Finch
Red-billed Firefinch

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan N » Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:36 am

I am up to 676 (Photographed) with Rosy-faced Lovebird, Burchell's Sandgrouse, Red-necked Falcon, Lesser Jacana, Drakensberg Siskin and Mountain Pipit.
Last edited by Johan N on Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:26 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Sat Apr 04, 2015 7:27 am

Birding at Rietvleidam earlier this year got us:

666 - Cloud Cisticola (Gevlekte Klopkloppie)
532 - Sand Martin (Europese Oewerswael)

And a Golden Gate trip added:

667 - Ayre's Cisticola (Kleinste Klopkloppie)
190 - Grey-winged Francolin (Bergpatrys)
901 - Mountain Pipit (Bergkoester)
305 - Black-winged Pratincole (Swartvlerksprinkaanvoel) - on our way back home from GG.

Which brings our new total to 463
:dance: First South to North KNP trip booked! :dance:
10-11 June 2017 - Lower Sabie
12-14 June 2017 - Talamati
15-17 June 2017 - Olifants
18-20 June 2017 - Mopani
21-22 June 2017 - Punda Maria
22-23 June 2017 - Pafuri Border Camp


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