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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by huntsman » Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:53 am

Now on 176 with Pallid Harrier and a few others
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Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:20 am

Hi huntsman, where the heck did you get that Pallid Harrier? I have been searching for it for years now without luck. :wall:
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by huntsman » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:21 am

Saw it at least twice over three days at Barberspan, wildtuinman - almost guaranteed addition if you're in the area right now.

Definitely not a Montague's either, BTW... :whistle:
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:52 am

Shucks man, I am going to be nowhere near Barberspan anytime soon. :wall:

Very nicely done, huntsman!

Oh and by the way, White-backed Night-Heron takes me to 632.
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:00 am

I have added a few (melodiuos lark, olive-tree warbler and grey-backed sparrowlark). Now on 615
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by huntsman » Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:46 pm

On 188 now...
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Unread post by huntsman » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:55 am

On to 206 with Bat Hawk Juvenile being the last for 2013
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by Johan N » Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:17 pm

Up to 640 with Crab Plover, Cape Rockjumper, Terek Sandpiper, Greater Sand Plover, White-bellied Korhaan, Damara Tern and Melodious Lark.

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:04 pm

Wow, Johan! You are really giving it sticks, hey!

I am on 636 after White-backed Night-Heron, Pallid Harrier, Rufous-bellied Heron and Crowned Cormorant.
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by huntsman » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:07 pm

HA!

Knew you would get that Pallid, Bud - nice work!
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:51 am

Thanks Huntsman! :D

Will have to better the photo sometime soon though. :|
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by DotDan » Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:51 pm

Up to 516 now with recent additions of Little Sparrowhawk and Brown Backed Honeybird

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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by TrevorC » Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:00 pm

Moved up to 449 with a few additions over the holidays :D
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by huntsman » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:04 am

Nice year for pics since I got my digital friend...

Up from 2 to 214 (some of them were even focussed)

Going out on a limb with 2014 target: 300 by year end. :pray: :pray:
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Re: Southern African Bird Photography Life List

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:47 pm

I actually read for the first time about a Bird Photography List on this thread. Of course, it makes sense! So started organizing all my bird photos (which took a while... :whistle: ) and took some more pics over the holidays, and now I've also got an official Bird Photography List! :D You can add me at 274! :thumbs_up:
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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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