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Johan van Rensburg
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Birding Zim

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:02 pm

I'm part of a small birding group to Zimbabwe in a week's time. We have one spot open on this week-long excursion. Anyone interested drop me a PM.
728 Latest lifers: Hartlaub's babbler, Coppery-tailed coucal, Red-billed spurfowl, White-browed coucal, Scharlow's turaco, Copper sunbird, Long-toed lapwing, Eastern bronze-naped pigeon, Malagasy pond heron, Soft-plumaged petrel, Orange-winged pytilia.

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Johan van Rensburg
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Re: Birding Zim

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:45 pm

BB has just claimed the final seat on the 'bus'...
728 Latest lifers: Hartlaub's babbler, Coppery-tailed coucal, Red-billed spurfowl, White-browed coucal, Scharlow's turaco, Copper sunbird, Long-toed lapwing, Eastern bronze-naped pigeon, Malagasy pond heron, Soft-plumaged petrel, Orange-winged pytilia.

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Re: Birding Zim

Unread post by arks » Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:42 pm

:thumbs_up: Why am I not surprised? :wink: Have a great trip, you two!
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Johan van Rensburg
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Re: Birding Zim

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:33 am

arks wrote::thumbs_up: Why am I not surprised? :wink: Have a great trip, you two!


I'm sure we will, arks. I've never birded the southern African territories north of the RSA borders, so, I'm expecting to harvest a tonne of feathers! :lol:
728 Latest lifers: Hartlaub's babbler, Coppery-tailed coucal, Red-billed spurfowl, White-browed coucal, Scharlow's turaco, Copper sunbird, Long-toed lapwing, Eastern bronze-naped pigeon, Malagasy pond heron, Soft-plumaged petrel, Orange-winged pytilia.

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Re: Birding Zim

Unread post by Albert » Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:08 pm

Johan van Rensburg wrote:
arks wrote::thumbs_up: Why am I not surprised? :wink: Have a great trip, you two!


I'm sure we will, arks. I've never birded the southern African territories north of the RSA borders, so, I'm expecting to harvest a tonne of feathers! :lol:


Awaiting a tonne of contributions to the Stiffnecks' Year List! :thumbs_up:
Latest lifers: Grey-backed Cisticola, Ludwig's Bustard, Tractrac Chat, African Reed Warbler, Black-bellied Starling, Plain-backed Pipit, Common Buttonquail, Cutthroat Finch, Freckled Nightjar

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Re: Birding Zim

Unread post by hilda » Sat Jan 07, 2017 4:23 pm

Johan van Rensburg wrote:I'm expecting to harvest a tonne of feathers!


I'm sure you will Johan! Can't wait for the feedback! Enjoy this special trip! :clap: :clap:


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