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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Batmad » Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:44 am

hilda wrote:Well done Batmad! :clap: :clap:


Thank you Hilda! :D

BB- Congrats on all your lifers! Finally reached your long awaited goal of 700! :thumbs_up: :dance: :clap:

Another unexpected lifer for me arrived yesterday at Wonderboom Nature Reserve in Pretoria: Tree Pipit, which takes me up to 823...
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:43 pm

Thanks Batty.

750 is my target.

Now we just need the stats Master to appear......
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby PNF » Sun Feb 07, 2016 7:50 am

Black-faced Waxbill takes us up to 412

Well done to BB and Batmad :clap: :clap: .........one day we'll get to those rarified heights but its gonna take time :)
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby KobusF » Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:20 am

385 for me please.
13/6 tot 16/6 2015 Mopani
17/12 tot 21/12 2015 Onder Sabie
27/12 tot 2/1 2016 Letaba

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby George_Brits » Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:30 am

My list are not as extensive as all of your 'mites list but I saw the below unique birds last week in the Kruger which I am adding to my humble list:

1. Sooty Falcon
2. White throated bee-eater
3. Carmine bee-eater

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby DotDan » Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:16 am

Where did you see the White Throated Bee-Eater? It is considered a Rarity in South Africa.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby DotDan » Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:20 am

Haven't updated in a while, but at least I have moved into the 600's now. Latest total 603

Some specials seen include Green Barbet, Red Headed Quelea, Western Marsh Harrier, Spotted Crake, Green Malkoha, Rudd's Apalis, Gorgeous Bush-Shrike and many more

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:30 am

Nice Danny!

WF bee-eater...and sooty falcon is not at all common. Nice trio to get, as carmine is one of my top birds George.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby George_Brits » Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:08 am

DotDan wrote:Where did you see the White Throated Bee-Eater? It is considered a Rarity in South Africa.


Hi DotDan, I saw it in the Kruger close to Nkumbe lookout point.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:20 pm

DotDan wrote:Where did you see the White Throated Bee-Eater? It is considered a Rarity in South Africa.


You must open your eyes when you there in Kruger, Danny boy.

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