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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:01 am

PL :thumbs_up: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Sun Dec 11, 2016 11:19 am

600! Well done pantera leo! :clap: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:01 pm

The Strandfontein "specials" obliged on Sunday, so I could add Temminck's Stint, Red-necked Phalarope and American Golden Plover to my list; now up to 453
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:00 am

Very well done Albert! :clap: :clap:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:33 am

I don't know if I'll get beyond my present tally soon or not, it is just such a watershed number that I have to post: American golden plover, Temminck's stint, Red-necked phalarope, Cape long-billed lark, Agulhas long-billed lark, Karoo eremomella, all collected during the twitch to WC, plus Northern wheatear in KNP now puts me on 699 :lol:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:39 am

Wow! So close! Keep on searching Johan, I'm sure you'll find that last one to get you to 700! :doh: :whistle:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:18 am

Johan van Rensburg wrote:I don't know if I'll get beyond my present tally soon or not, it is just such a watershed number that I have to post: American golden plover, Temminck's stint, Red-necked phalarope, Cape long-billed lark, Agulhas long-billed lark, Karoo eremomella, all collected during the twitch to WC, plus Northern wheatear in KNP now puts me on 699 :lol:

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Just a quick hop down to CT and a short trip to Stilbaai for the Red-necked Buzzard maybe? :lol:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:33 pm

Albert wrote:
Johan van Rensburg wrote:Just a quick hop down to CT and a short trip to Stilbaai for the Red-necked Buzzard maybe? :lol:


:hmz:

I guess not... My December birding budget was blown on the extended Strandfontein twitch. The Landy needs TLC and a new windscreen! Also, I'm recovering from a nasty spider bite. If the next rarity doesn't pitch on my porch I'll be stuck on that number for a bit...

Look at it this way: 699 means I'm tops in the 600s bracket! :wink: :lol:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Wed Dec 14, 2016 8:40 am

I have promised Albert that I will post my bird list before 31 December 2016, and although I am not finished identifying all the birds we saw yet, I will post it now before I forget. Although barryels' and my lists are exactly the same, we have decided to post it separately. We only count birds that we have pictures of. Here is my list:

1 Acacia Pied Barbet
2 African Black Oystercatchers
3 African Barred Owlet
4 African Crowned Eagle
5 African Cuckoo
6 African Darter
7 African Firefinch
8 African Fish Eagle
9 African Goshawk
10 African Green Pigeon
11 African Grey Hornbill
12 African Harrier-Hawk
13 African Hawk Eagle
14 African Hoopoe
15 African Jacana
16 African Paradise Flycatcher
17 African Penguin
18 African Pied Wagtail
19 African Pipit
20 African Pygmy Goose
21 African Red-eyed Bulbul
22 African Scops Owl
23 African Spoonbill
24 African Stonechat
25 African Wattled Lapwing
26 Amathyst Sunbird
27 Amur Falcon
28 Ant-eating Chat
29 Arrow-marked Babbler
30 Ashy Flycatcher
31 Barn Swallow
32 Bateleur
33 Bennet's Woodpecker
34 Black Crake
35 Black Heron
36 Black Stork
37 Black-backed Puffback
38 Black-bellied Bustard
39 Black-chested Snake Eagle
40 Black-collared Barbet
41 Black-crowned Night-Heron
42 Black Cuckoo
43 Black Cuckooshrike
44 Black Flycatcher
45 Black-headed Chagra
46 Black-headed Heron
47 Black-headed Oriole
48 Black-shouldered Kite
49 Blacksmith Lapwing
50 Black-throated Canary
51 Black-winged Bishop
52 Black-winged Pratincole
53 Blue Crane
54 Blue Waxbill
55 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
56 Bokmakierie
57 Broad-billed Roller
58 Bronze Mannikin
59 Brown Snake Eagle
60 Brown-headed Parrot
61 Brown-hooded Kingfisher
62 Brubru
63 Burchell's Coucal
64 Burchell's Starling
65 Cape Crow
66 Cape Glossy Starling
67 Cape Longclaw
68 Cape Robin-Chat
69 Cape Sparrow
70 Cape Wagtail
71 Cape White-eye
72 Capped Wheatear
73 Cardinal Woodpecker
74 Caspian Plover
75 Cattle Egret
76 Chat Flycatcher
77 Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark
78 Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
79 Comb Duck
80 Common Buzzard
81 Common Cuckoo
82 Common Fiscal
83 Common House Martin
84 Common Moorhen
85 Common Myna
86 Common Ostrich
87 Common Sandpiper
88 Common Scimitarbill
89 Common Waxbill
90 Crested Barbet
91 Crested Francolin
92 Crimson-beasted Shrike
93 Crowned Lapwing
94 Cut-throat Finch
95 Dark Chanting Goshawk
96 Dark-capped Bulbul
97 Diderick Cuckoo
98 Double-banded Sandgrouse
99 Dusky Indigobird
100 Dusky Sunbird
101 Egyptian Goose
102 Emerald-spotted Wood Dove
103 European Bee-eater
104 European Roller
105 Familiar Chat
106 Fawn-coloured Lark
107 Fiscal Flycatcher
108 Fork-tailed Drongo
109 Fulvous Duck
110 Gabar Goshawk
111 Giant Kingfisher
112 Goliath Heron
113 Golden-breasted Bunting
114 Golden-tailed Woodpecker
115 Green-backed Cameroptera
116 Green-backed Heron
117 Green-winged Pytillia
118 Green Wood-Hoopoe
119 Great Egret
120 Greater Flamingo
121 Greater-striped Swallow
122 Grey-crowned Crane
123 Grey Go-away-bird
124 Grey Heron
125 Grey Hornbill
126 Grey-rumped Swallow
127 Hadeda Ibis
128 Hamerkop
129 Helmeted Guinea Fowl
130 Hooded Vulture
131 House Sparrow
132 Jackal Buzzard
133 Kalahari Scrub-Robin
134 Karoo Chat
135 Karoo Thrush
136 Kelp Gull
137 Kittlitz's Plover
138 Kori Bustard
139 Lanner Falcon
140 Lappet-faced Vulture
141 Laughing Dove
142 Lesser Grey Shrike
143 Lesser-masked Weaver
144 Lesser-striped Swallow
145 Levaillant's Cisticola
146 Levaillant's Cuckoo
147 Lilac-breasted Roller
148 Little Bee-eater
149 Little Bittern
150 Little Egret
151 Little Grebe
152 Little Stint
153 Little Swift
154 Lizard Buzzard
155 Long-billed Crombec
156 Long-crested Eagle
157 Long-tailed Paradise Whydah
158 Long-tailed Widowbird
159 Magpie Shrike
160 Malachite Kingfisher
161 Marabou Stork
162 Marico Flycatcher
163 Marico Sunbird
164 Martial Eagle
165 Meves's Starling
166 Montagu's Harrier
167 Mosque Swallow
168 Mourning Collared Dove
169 Namaqua Dove
170 Namaqua Sandgrouse
171 Natal Spurfowl
172 Northern Black Korhaan
173 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow
174 Open-billed Stork
175 Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike
176 Orange River White-eye
177 Pale Chanting Goshawk
178 Pale-winged Starling
179 Pearl-spotted Owlet
180 Pied Crow
181 Pied Kingfisher
182 Pied Starling
183 Pin-tailed Whydah
184 Pririt Batis
185 Purple Roller
186 Pygmy Falcon
187 Rattling Cisticola
188 Red-backed Shrike
189 Red-billed Firefinch
190 Red-billed Hornbill
191 Red-billed Oxpecker
192 Red-billed Quelea
193 Red-billed Teal
194 Red-breasted Swallow
195 Red-collared Widowbird
196 Red-chested Cuckoo
197 Red-crested Korhaan
198 Red-eyed Dove
199 Red-faced Mousebird
200 Red-headed Finch
201 Red-knobbed Coot
202 Red-necked Spurfowl
203 Red-winged Starling
204 Reed Cormorant
205 Ring-necked Dove
206 Rock Kestrel
207 Sabota Lark
208 Saddle-billed Stork
209 Scaly-feathered Finch
210 Secretary Bird
211 Shaft-tailed Whydah
212 Shelley's Francolin
213 Sociable Weaver
214 Southern Boubou
215 Southern Carmine Bee-eater
216 Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
217 Southern Ground Hornbill
218 Southern Masked Weaver
219 Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk
220 Southern Red Bishop
221 Southern White-crowned Shrike
222 Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
223 Southern-masked Weaver
224 Speckled Mousebird
225 Speckled Pigeon
226 Spotted Eagle Owl
227 Spotted Flycatcher
228 Spotted Thick-knee
229 Spur-winged Goose
230 Squacco Heron
231 Square-tailed Drongo
232 Stark's Lark
233 Steppe Eagle
234 Swainson's Spurfowl
235 Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
236 Tawny Eagle
237 Three-banded Plover
238 Trumpeter Hornbill
239 Verreaux's Eagle Owl
240 Wahlberg's Eagle
241 Water Thick-knee
242 Wattled Starling
243 Whiskered Tern
244 White-backed Mousebird
245 White-backed Vulture
246 White-bellied Sunbird
247 White-breasted Cormorant
248 White-browed Sparrow-Weaver
249 White-crested Helmet-Shrike
250 White-faced Whistling Duck
251 White-fronted Bee-eater
252 White-headed Vulture
253 White-necked Raven
254 White-rumped Swifts
255 White Stork
256 White-throated Swallow
257 White-winged Widowbird
258 Wire-tailed Swallow
259 Woodland Kingfisher
260 Wood Sandpiper
261 Woolly-necked Stork
262 Yellow Canary
263 Yellow-billed Duck
264 Yellow-billed Egret
265 Yellow-billed Kite
266 Yellow-billed Oxpecker
267 Yellow-billed Stork
268 Yellow-crowned Bishop
269 Yellow-fronted Canary
270 Yellow-throated Longclaw
271 Yellow-throated Petronia
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:14 pm

Great list Hilda - Glad you finally posted it!
There are a few on your list that I am rather envious of!

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:42 pm

Thanks Karin! There are still a few to come. :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Wed Dec 14, 2016 4:34 pm

hilda wrote:I have promised Albert that I will post my bird list before 31 December 2016, and although I am not finished identifying all the birds we saw yet, I will post it now before I forget. Although barryels' and my lists are exactly the same, we have decided to post it separately. We only count birds that we have pictures of.


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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by hilda » Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:06 pm

Just keeping my promise Albert! Thanks! :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:59 pm

Connected (a bit far though) with Stilbaai's RED NECKED BUZZARD this morning.


Now on 750
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Albert » Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:10 pm

Well done BB! Another milestone reached!
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Latest lifers: Double-banded Courser, Temminck's Stint, Red-necked Phalarope, American Golden Plover. Yellwo-throated Sandgrouse, Whiskered Tern, Sandwich Tern, Knysna Woodpecker


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