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Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by hilda » Sun Dec 20, 2015 1:19 pm

Dear Birders,

Should you be looking for the answers to the 2015 Bird ID Challenges, you will find them here:

Index to Bird ID Challenges.

Remember, our first challenge for 2016 starts on 8 January 2016, with the answers due two weeks later, on 22 January 2016. Our first challenge will be posted by Ladybirder!

Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful Festive Season and a very prosperous 2016! :gflower:

Travel safe and enjoy the holidays! :dance: :dance:
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FORUMITES, have you read this announcement? If not, please do and participate! Annual Forum Awards 2016

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Unread post by bushguy » Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:25 pm

Looking forward to it !
Spring is sprung, Der grass is riz, I wonder where dem boidies is?
Der boids is on der wing,
Ain't dat absoid?
Der wings is on de boid!

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Re: Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by hilda » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:54 am

Good morning all bird lovers! Happy and a prosperous New Year, and I wish you all a wonderful year of birding! :dance: :dance:

Just a reminder, our Bird ID Challenges start on Friday, 8 January 2016, with the first challenge to be posted by Ladybirder! The answers should be send to her on or before 22 January 2016! :dance: :dance:

Also remember to add your bird sightings to the Stiffnecks Year List 2016 here: Stiffnecks Year List 2016! :dance: :dance:

Have a splendid day all! :gflower:
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:16 am

I hope I can participate more this year than I did at the end of last year! Looking forward to the challenges!

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Re: Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by Ladybirder » Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:06 am

ID Challenge 1-2016

Our very first Challenge, hope you will enjoy.Hope its a fair challenge. No 11 for a bonus point, only name the spesie. Was assisted by Glasogie and some of the photos are her's aswell.

No 1.

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No 2.
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No 3.
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No 4.
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No 5.
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No 6.
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No 7.
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No 8.
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No 9.
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No 10.
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No 11.
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Re: Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by hilda » Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:30 am

Thank you for our very first Bird ID Challenge of 2016 Ladybirder! :gflower:

Look what we found!

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This bird guide will be up for grabs for 25 plus CM = 26 participants in this or next challenges! :dance: :dance:

At the price of this book, we cannot let it go for 20 participants. :tongue:
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:22 am

Looks like a challenging challenge, but I will give it a try

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Unread post by Ladybirder » Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:54 am

This book is a Fantastic LBJ guide.!!! :clap:

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Unread post by umtali1 » Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:30 am

Thanks for kicking the year off, Ladybirder :thumbs_up:
Shall have to get the grey cell working :think:

Thank you Hilda for the new prize. :gflower: :gflower:
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Unread post by addictedToBirds » Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:50 am

That book was a complete game changer when I first got it. I hope we have plenty of participants.

Hilda, is there anyway we can "Pin" this topic to the top of the topic page. It would give it more exposure and hopefully more participants.
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Re: Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by isinkwe » Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:57 am

umtali1 wrote:
Shall have to get the grey cell working

Only 1 cell Image
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I will need to use both of my cells for this lot of creatures some of which might be birds Image
I hate it when the voices in my head go silent.......I never know what they are planning. :roll:

So when is old enough to know better supposed to kick in ?

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Re: Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by hilda » Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:47 am

6/10 plus bonus bird for Bird ID Challenge #1/2016! Definitely need some more practice after the holidays! :dance: :dance:

addictedToBirds wrote:Hilda, is there anyway we can "Pin" this topic to the top of the topic page. It would give it more exposure and hopefully more participants.


Done addictedToBirds! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by Jakkie Human » Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:23 am

Ladybirder wrote:This book is a Fantastic LBJ guide.!!! :clap:


I agree Ladybirder

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Re: Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:49 am

isinkwe wrote:
umtali1 wrote:
Shall have to get the grey cell working

Only 1 cell Image
Image

I will need to use both of my cells for this lot of creatures some of which might be birds Image

The one cell tells me they're birds :lol: :lol: . The other is emitting steam :lol: :think: :wall:
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Re: Bird ID Challenges 2016

Unread post by isinkwe » Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:28 am

5/10 plus the bonus

That was really tough , cant wait for the answers so I can learn from my mistakes :D :thumbs_up:
Thank You Ladybirder :gflower:
I hate it when the voices in my head go silent.......I never know what they are planning. :roll:

So when is old enough to know better supposed to kick in ?


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