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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Imax » Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:29 am

Please move me to 602 with African Cuckoo and Bradfields Swift

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Gary » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:10 pm

522 please

Trip to Northern KNP at the beginning of the month. I dipped on some of the ones I was supposed to find but happily got a few others. Never been North of Olifants before so had a great time.
New ones:
Lesser Spotted Eagle
Temmincks Courser
Levaillants Cuckoo
Monotonous Lark
Bearded Scrub-Robin
Green-capped Eremomela
Tropical Boubou
White-winged Widowbird
Jameson's Firefinch
Osprey

Will be a long time until I'm back I think....

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:02 am

633 with Chestnut-banded Plover.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Tilandi » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:14 am

:congrats: to Lizet Grobbelaar for reaching the magical number of 850 yesterday and it being her 12th wedding anniversary with Johann :bcool:

Jumping the gun a bit :redface: but so excited for Lizet!! :hands:
Latest lifer Greater Painted Snipe, Burchell's Courser

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:16 pm

Thanks guys :thumbs_up: It was difficult to find and photograph so here is just a snap shot taken from very far.

850 - Madagascar Cuckoo

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by huntsman » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:56 pm

Good Evening all -

:imsmilin:

After a dry-ish year, I had a wonderful (1st) pelagic trip off Cape Town and am now at another treble...444.



555 is next...and I'm off to N. Natal in two weeks so here's hoping...!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by MattAxel » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:19 pm

I'm also on a treble, up to 555.

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:04 am

Ferdelance wrote:Senegal Coucal (Punda Maria)


Hi Ferdelance, where did you see this bird? Did you get any good shots of it? I have been looking long and hard at all Coucals up there and I have yet to find one with a plain rump and upper tail. I know Tertius Gouws got a breeding pair near Punda earlier this year, so they must be around.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:14 am

My new total is 164 after our recent KNP trippie, my total was 111 and my year end target was 150, so I'm very happy to be on 164!
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by adrianp » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:48 am

Supermongoose, enjoy the honeymoon period, when you tick them off at a rate of knots. :dance: Things slow down after 500 :naughty: , and reaching over 700 a lifetime achievement :roll:

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:05 pm

Latest additions: pectoral sandpiper and chestnut-banded plover at Mkhombo Dam

Total now 647
685 2016 lifers: Spotted crake, Lesser jacana, Burchell's courser, Double-banded courser, Rufous-tailed scrub robin, House crow, Manx shearwater, Antarctic prion, Northern giant petrel, Northern royal albatross

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Ferdelance » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:10 pm

Good Evening WTM. After our failed attempt on the BBW 2010 I wasn't excpecting much but we checked every Burchel's that we found and strangely enough we found one but not up at Pafuri. It was seen next to the H1-7 road between the H13-1 and that 258 loop road. We spent 30 minutes chasing it and calling it till we finally got a pic of the clean rump.... My photo is side on so it doesn't show it clearly but we saw it and others in the group got nice pics. They definitely there.
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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by MattAxel » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:30 am

Another 3 added, and up to 558

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by Crested Val » Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:48 am

Nedicky.

Total - 233
Target - 250

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Re: How many birds on your list

Unread post by huntsman » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:25 am

Missed the Chestnutbanded Plover at Mkhombo this morning but can add a Kittlitz to my humble tally, taking me to 445.

LATER:
AArgh! No I can't - I already had it..... :redface: :gflower:

Just got Faansie's new book on LBJs, and will need to add some of those annoying little fellas if this list is going to grow any quicker.

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