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Southern Africa currently has a list of 950 species recorded within its boundaries and the group of people listed below have all seen between 500 and 699 of these within Southern Africa. If your name does not appear on the list, but you fall into this category and would like to be on the list, please email us your details and we will add you to the list. If your total has changed since publication of this list, please also send us your revised total to amend the list.

As at 29 May 2016, there are 607 people on the list who are spread all over the subregion as well as some from other countries. The various regions are represented as follows:

 

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Region Total
Western Cape 149
Eastern Cape 23
Free State 13
Kwazulu Natal 56
Gauteng 256
Mpumalanga 19
Northwest Province 15
Limpopo Province 21
Namibia 8
Botswana 3
Zimbabwe 1
Mozambique 2
Nigeria 1
U.S.A. 5
Canada. 2
Mexico 1
U.K. 13
Sweden 3
Denmark 2
Norway 1
The Netherlands 7
Belgium 2
Australia 3
New Zealand 2
India 1

 
List of birders reporting a Southern African list of between 500 and 699 species:

 
Those names in red have confirmed that their totals are calculated as per the latest Southern African checklist available to download on this website.
People who have an asterisk (*) next to their names have since passed on, but their names are retained here in memory of their passion for birding.
   
Name Total Last updated
Brink Jordaan 699 13 July 2014
Hugo le Roux 699 28 February 2016
Adrius Rabie 698 28 February 2016
Ben Smit 698 13 July 2014
Sion Stanton 698 26 July 2015
Duncan Cooke 697  
Maureen Beech 697 28 February 2016
Neil Dittrich 697 29 May 2016
Pam Tonner 697  
Tim Booth 696 05 December 2015
Yvette Vink 696  
Drinie van Rensburg 695 29 May 2016
Jan van Wyk 694 31 October 2015
Jenny O'Neill 694 31 October 2015
Basil Boer 693 03 May 2015
Colin Soper 693 29 May 2016
George Broekhuizen 692  
Gillian Soames 692 16 May 2015
Jon Mackey 692 05 March 2016
Lesley Walker 692 09 May 2015
Arne Hansen 690 28 February 2016
Stella Fogarty 690 26 July 2015
Marius Coetzee 689 16 May 2015
Susan Linde 689 29 May 2016
Barrie Willis 688  
Frans-Hendrik Joubert 688 05 March 2016
Sue Hansbury 688  
Marguarite Claassen 686 28 February 2016
Pav Johnsson 686  
Frances Rollinson 685 23 May 2015
Jenny Spence 685 05 December 2015
Greg de Klerk 684 05 December 2015
Hedley Gerhardt 684  
Mark Tittley 684 16 May 2015
Myrna van Wyk 684 31 October 2015
Gawie Malan 683  
Melissa Whitecross 683 28 February 2016
Tineke Malan 683  
Almari Robbertse 682 29 May 2016
Jim Eva 682  
Monika Forner 682 13 July 2014
Ryan Ebedes 682  
Rowen Brookes 682  
Joan Faiola 681  
Joel Anvi 680  
Leon Marais 680  
Elba Swart 679 28 February 2016
Estie van der Merwe 679 29 May 2016
Mark Beevers 679  
Thalia Barnes 679 08 February 2015
Tiana Stanton 679 26 July 2015
Johann J. Grobbelaar 678  
Marion Dunn 678 19 October 2014
Neil Gray 678  
Raymond Schep 678  
Johan van Rensburg 677 29 May 2016
Judy Brookes 677  
Simon Vegter 677 05 December 2015
Bill Buckle 676 13 September 2015
Nicolette Forbes 676  
John Bannon 675  
Andrew Jackson 674  
Estelle Cloete 674  
Garth Shaw 674 17 May 2015
Jeanette Buys 674  
Koos van Niekerk 674  
Lehana Potgieter 674 29 May 2016
Lydia van Niekerk 674  
Tommy Edmond 674 28 February 2016
Paul Gerber 673 29 May 2016
Renier Balt 673  
Stephen Lees 673 29 May 2016
Dave Rimmer 672 29 May 2016
Ian Jonsson 672 25 January 2015
Jacques Malan 672  
Richard Hurt 672  
Stefaans Buys 672  
Dave van der Merwe 671 28 February 2016
David Crampton 671  
Vandy Buckle 671 13 September 2015
Arrie Klopper 670 28 February 2016
Brian Buckham 670  
Errol Shankman 670 06 December 2014
Stewart MacLachlan 670 27 September 2015
Amanda Walden 669 25 October 2014
Audrey van Wijk 669 31 October 2015
Gareth Hazell 669  
Lona du Preez 669 17 January 2015
Trevor Thompson 669  
Caroline Howes 668 28 February 2016
Claes-Goran Cederlund 668  
Doug James 668  
Shaun Mcgillewie 668 29 May 2016
Alex Potgieter 667 29 May 2016
Nigel Anderson 667  
Neil Ebedes 666 28 February 2016
David Nkosi 665  
Doug Harebottle 665  
Max Kaiser 665  
Ann Klemptner 664  
Bruce Ward-Smith 664  
Dirk Bosman 663 27 September 2015
Lois Hardy 663 05 March 2016
Tony Klemptner 663  
Alison van Dyk 662 23 May 2015
Doug McCulloch 662 29 May 2016
Johan Gouws 662 23 May 2015
Dirk Human 661 17 January 2015
James Rawdon 661 28 February 2016
Lindsay MacNair 661  
Liz Ellis 661  
Meg MacNair 661  
Peter Dedicoat 661  
* Ben de Boer 660  
Hamish Hofmeyr 660  
Ivan Pickles 658  
Michael Raum 658  
Sandy Pocock 658 29 May 2016
Erich Hough 657  
Magda Begeman 657  
Trish Dinkelmann 657  
David Mourant 656  
Gillian Leisegang 656  
Gordon King 656  
Laetitia Higgs 656 03 May 2015
Peter Dinkelmann 656   
Rourke West-Evans 656   
Toby Esplin 656 29 May 2016
Errol Higgs 655 03 May 2015
Stompi Marais 655 29 May 2016
Wil Leurs 655  
Retha Brandt 654  
Johan van Vuuren 653 13 September 2015
Karen Hartog 653  
Lex van Vught 653 28 February 2016
Margarita Krusche
653  
* Mike Perrins 653  
Eckart Demasius 652  
Marjorie Nuns 652  
Leon Kay 652 23 May 2015
Paul Tyler 652 23 May 2015
Brenda Anderson 651  
Chris Cheetham 651 28 February 2016
Felicity Ellmore 651  
Graham Searll 651 05 March 2016
Keir Lynch 651  
Warwick Board 651  
Barrie Gibson 650 26 July 2015
Doug Newman 650 08 February 2015
Erling Jirle 650  
Ian Mileham 650  
Koos Pauw 650  
Naomi Lubbe 650 16 May 2015
Talitha Johnson 650 27 September 2015
Willem Lubbe 650 16 May 2015
Megan Taylor 648 29 May 2016
Robin Kemp 648  
Veronique Pretorius 648 26 October 2014
Calvin van der Merwe 647 28 February 2016
Genie Retief 647  
Sonja Pretorius 647  
Henk Hendriks 646  
John Power 646  
Dana Dean 645 23 May 2015
Dave Sargeant 645  
Johan Schlebusch 645 26 July 2015
Justin Sullivan 645  
Mike Simms 645 28 February 2016
Cuan Rush 644  
Helen Pooley 644  
Nicolette Muller 643 28 February 2016
Niel Muller 643 28 February 2016
Ronell Klopper 643 28 February 2016
Phil Hall 642  
Renate Kruger 642 19 October 2014
Alex Weaver 641 13 September 2015
Neels Jackson 641  
Nicky Griffiths 641  
Roelof van der Breggen 641 28 February 2016
Alan Collett 640  
Colin de Kock 640  
Liesel Erasmus 640  
Robert Thomson 640 13 September 2015
Herman Kleynhans 639  
John Martindale 639  
Pete Ruinard 639 13 September 2015
James McFarlane 638 28 February 2016
Rowan van Tonder 638 29 May 2016
Brett Horley 637 28 February 2016
Gideon Scheepers 637 17 January 2015
Ian Alsworth-Elvey 637 23 May 2015
Ilse Kriel 637 06 November 2014
Richter van Tonder 637 29 May 2016
Shaun Chamberlain 636 13 July 2014
Garth Aiston 635  
Jan Fourie 635  
Klaus Achtzehn 635  
Trevor Austin 635 17 January 2015
Felicity Riley 634  
Ivan Pretorius 634 06 December 2014
Jannie Schabort 634  
Marian Grobbelaar 634  
Chris Niland 633 25 January 2015
Esme van der Merwe 633 28 February 2016
Julia Scott 633  
Michael Mandy 633 29 May 2016
* Tillie Opperman 633  
Ernst Retief 632  
Jansie de la Bat 632  
Trevor Charters 632 26 July 2015
Chris Steeman 631  
Johann du Preez 631  
Phyl Soper 631 29 May 2016
Barry McGaw 630  
Bill Naude 630  
Daphne Wordon 630 26 July 2015
Susan Dippenaar 630  
Tiny van Dijk 630  
David Glass 629  
Andrew Guest 628  
Bruce Paterson 628 16 May 2015
Dieter Lilje 628 26 July 2015
Cristian Cottino 627  
Noel Pretorius 627  
Tharina Pretorius 627 06 December 2014
Willene van der Merwe 627 16 May 2015
Craig McFarlane 626  
Daniel Walker 626  
Robert Ingle 626 26 July 2015
Arnout van Haarlem 625 17 January 2015
Celia Ruinard 625 13 September 2015
Franz Klein 625 29 May 2016
Hanlie Slabbert 625  
Josef van Wyngaard 625 17 January 2015
Phil Gregory 625  
Sandy Emdon 625  
Anton Ackermann 624 05 March 2016
Dylan Weyer 624 29 May 2016
Howard Marsden 624  
Janet Kleynhans 624  
Katharine Marsden 624  
Tiaan Lordan 624 26 July 2015
Marie Vlok-Sorour 623 29 May 2016
Neil Thomson 623 29 May 2016
Helene Thompson 622  
Kees Scharringa 622  
Junior Gabela 621  
Jill Laschinger 620 28 February 2016
Kit Laschinger 620 28 February 2016
Janice Oosthuizen 618 03 May 2015
Martin Oosthuizen 618 03 May 2015
Rynhard Kok 618  
Brenden Pienaar 617  
Cecil Cloete 616 28 February 2016
Derik Luyt 616  
Martin Hobbs 616 29 May 2016
Nerine Cloete 616 28 February 2016
Anna Fourie 615  
Clive Feather 615  
Lynette Rudman 615 28 February 2016
Peter Giesler 615 05 March 2016
Peter Nupen 615  
Debbie Cottino 614  
Elaine Fisher 614 17 January 2015
Fanie Buys 614  
Wayne Jones 614  
Ard van de Wetering 613  
Bruce Goertsch 613  
Jannie Jansen 613 05 March 2016
Jon Anderson 613  
Linda Bogiages 613  
Paul Blakeburn 613  
Ralph Wordon 613 26 July 2015
Russell Bruton 613 26 July 2015
Eugene Büchner 612  
Pieter Odendaal 612 29 May 2016
Pieter Scholtz 612 29 May 2016
Ross Marriner 611 28 February 2016
Stuart Edmond 611 28 February 2016
Ben Kakebeeke 610  
* Brummer Olivier 610  
Nick Fordyce 610 28 February 2016
Scott Connop 609  
Steve Sherwood 609  
Peter Cooper 608  
Gertie Griffiths 607  
Graeme Edmond 607 28 February 2016
Rob Cliff 607  
Stuart Walker 607  
Dirk van Driel 606 16 May 2015
John Cox 606 13 July 2014
Kim Cox 606 13 July 2014
Mariana Delport 606 13 July 2014
Berrie Ferreira 605  
Dieter Kassier 605  
Pieter Verster 605 29 May 2016
Ben Huddle 604 28 February 2016
Cindy Huddle 604 28 February 2016
Heinrich Muller 604  
Alta Oosthuizen 603  
Dawie de Swardt 603 03 May 2015
Francois Dreyer 603 06 December 2014
Janelle Verster 603 29 May 2016
Oliver Fellingham 603  
Ria Rudman 603  
Rudolph Oosthuizen 603  
Stuart Groom 603 13 July 2014
Andrew de Klerk 602 26 July 2015
Elaine Stainthorpe 602  
Michael Wright 602 05 March 2016
Paul Bosman 602  
Ria Bosman 602  
Wessel Swanepoel 602  
Peter Eerdmans 601  
Taryn Morris 601 28 February 2016
Dennis Walden 600  
Geoff Crane 600  
Gert Rautenbach 600  
Jaco Bekker 600 28 February 2016
Jan du Toit 600 06 December 2014
Mark Doyle 600  
Terry Walls 600  
Luke Michaelides 598 28 February 2016
Santie McCracken 598 25 January 2015
Catherine Valentine 597 26 July 2015
John Adamson 597 28 February 2016
Tommy Buckham 597 28 February 2016
Wenda Redfern 597  
Garry George 596  
Liam Charlton 594 23 May 2015
Chris Williams 593  
Denise Diamond 593  
Graham Russell 593 05 December 2015
Hennie Storm 593 28 February 2016
Pieter Diamond 593  
Ronelle Storm 593 28 February 2016
Tony McCracken 592 25 January 2015
Jo Balmer 591 29 May 2016
John McPherson 591  
Stefan Du Preez 591  
Anne Cousins 589 17 May 2015
Hilary Exelby 589  
Marie Vlok-Sorour 588 30 May 2015
Theo Roelofsz 586  
Veronica Roelofsz 586  
Wim Vader 586  
Adéle Odendaal 584 29 May 2016
Debi Thomson 584  
Gawie Grobler 584  
Mark Brown 584  
Morne Oosthuizen 584  
Neels Roos 584 23 May 2015
Nicolaas Buys 584  
Dup du Plessis 583  
Jean Eva 583  
Nicolas O'Hare 582  
Danie van den Bergh 581 17 May 2015
Annamarie Davel 580  
Jeremy Exelby 579  
Ruth Pike 579  
Albert McLean 578 05 March 2016
Colin Wylie 577 23 May 2015
Johan de Jager 577 28 February 2016
Meryl-Lynne Harwood 577 29 May 2016
Jéan Taute 576 05 December 2015
Louise Jackson 576  
Alison Groom 575 13 July 2014
Vernon Swanepoel 575 17 January 2015
Bryan Groom 574 17 May 2015
Ron Frank 573  
Tommy Drinkwater 573 30 May 2015
Fran de Jager 572  
Liz Jack 572  
Neil Smith 572 13 July 2014
Brendon White 571 29 May 2016
Eveline Abendanon 571  
Wanda Strauss
571  
Erik Nielsen 570 05 March 2016
Gary Allport 570 26 July 2015
Liaan Lategan 570 29 May 2016
Themba Mthembu 570  
Bradley van der Merwe 569 28 February 2016
Francoise Hurt 569  
Leon Bruggemann 569 26 July 2015
Christoph Groenewald 568 05 December 2015
Hugh Hawarden 568 28 February 2016
Simon Holland 568  
Deon Posthumus 567 23 May 2015
Quentin Green 567  
Carol Ingram 566 05 December 2015
David Attenborough 566 03 May 2015
Jeff Curnick 566 13 September 2015
Warren Ingram 566 05 December 2015
Andrew de Blocq 565 28 February 2016
Arnold van der Westhuizen 565  
Leandri Venter 565 13 September 2015
Pat Outhwaite 565  
Eugene Fourie 564  
Marie Verster 564 29 May 2016
Mike Kelly 564  
Roneldi Montinaro 564  
Stefan Theron 564 29 May 2016
Ryno Kemp 563 13 July 2014
Steven Beukes 563  
Charlotte Bresser 562  
Gerrie Horn 562 29 May 2016
John van der Woude 562  
Nollie Marissen 562  
Dave Hibberd 561  
Debbie Powell 561 19 October 2014
Gert Cruywagen 561  
Jacques Fourie 561 05 December 2015
Adam Buckham 560 28 February 2016
Charles Vermeulen 560  
David Morrey 560  
John Dempsey 560  
Karl Röhrs 560 03 May 2015
Ragne Achtzehn 560  
Lennard Vroom 559 13 September 2015
Andrew Nicholson 558 03 May 2015
Duane Fischer 558 28 February 2016
Hans Matheve 558  
Gillian Harebottle 557  
Malcolm Gemmell 557  
Melissa Fischer 557 28 February 2016
Ronald Harebottle 557  
Marilyn Metcalf 556 09 May 2015
Angelo Nichas 555  
Dominic Henry 555 17 May 2015
Gudrun Middendorff 555 29 May 2016
Jenny van den Heuvel 555 28 February 2016
Keith Betton 555  
Noel van den Heuvel 555 28 February 2016
Philip Botha 555 17 January 2015
Elsa Lourens 554  
Frans Lourens 554  
Paolo Slaviero 554 29 May 2016
Paul Gaffan 554  
Geoff Goetsch 553 29 May 2016
John McFarlane 553  
Kobus du Plooy 553  
Natasja Retief 552  
Nathanael Johnson 552  
Peter Sullivan 552  
Rolf Becker 552  
Adam Lethbridge 551 26 July 2015
Carola van Dam 551  
Robin Webster 551 13 September 2015
Tim Wood 551  
Donovan Booyse 550  
Gerrard Stott 550  
Louis Geyer 550  
Riaan Marais 550  
Jeff Williams 548  
Wim van den Heever 548 16 May 2015
Gavin Selfe 547  
Jan-Hendrik Fourie 547 15 November 2014
Jan Barkhuizen 546  
Wesley Jarvis 546 28 February 2016
Alna Ferreira 544  
Cornè Claassen 544  
Isobel Hancock 544 23 May 2015
Max Ellwood 544  
Richard Hancock 544 23 May 2015
Peter Hochfelden 543  
Alouise Lynch 542  
Cornia Kemp 542 13 July 2014
Graham Lessing 542  
Nicola Stevens 542  
Paul Zaayman 542  
Robert Kemp 542 13 July 2014
Joseph Heymans 541  
Rusty Lupton 541 30 May 2015
Andrew McDonald 540  
Anne Barkhuizen 540  
Bryan Maritz 540 16 May 2015
Godfrey Butler 540  
Hennie Steyn-Venter 540 05 March 2016
Peet le Roux 540 09 May 2015
Raymond Arenstein 539  
Jakkie Claassen 538  
Cindy Anderson 537  
Michele Nel 537 28 February 2016
Colin Summersgill 535  
Elize Henning 535 23 May 2015
Glynis Bowie 535 28 February 2016
Johan Nieuwoudt 535 17 January 2015
Bruce Niland 534  
Candice Panthera 534 03 May 2015
Donald Peake 534  
Johan Smulders 534 23 May 2015
Quentin de Bruyn 533  
Fritz Potgieter 532 27 September 2015
Janine Goosen 532  
Johann Cloete 532  
Simon Price 532 17 May 2015
Alma Moller 530  
Greg Goosen 530  
Rassie Pretorius 530  
Shaun Atkinson 529 28 February 2016
Nicole de Jager 528 28 February 2016
Ronelle Grobler 528 29 May 2016
Stefan Swanepoel 528  
Jan Bisschop 527  
Koos van Dyk 526  
Sue Lupton 526 30 May 2015
Susan Brown 526  
Wesley Brown 526  
Buks van der Walt 525  
Danie Otto 525  
Erna Booysen 525  
John Tinkler 525  
Mark Pritchett 525  
Brad Arthur 524 29 May 2016
Corrie le Roux 524 25 January 2015
Stefan van der Walt 524 28 February 2016
Benjamin Walker 522  
Brian du Preez 522 12 October 2014
Elaine Odendal 522  
Hazel Kirkbride 522  
Matt Jones 522  
Rodney Owen 522  
Roger Fieldwick 522  
Warren Holmes 522 29 May 2016
Emse Langenhoven 521  
Gerrit Wyma 521 26 July 2015
Ian White 521  
Jaco Janse van Veuren 521  
Madaleen van Schalkwyk 521  
Mark Dumbleton 521  
Michelle Steyn 521 03 May 2015
Alice Pienaar-Marais 520  
Connie Haupt 520  
Frans Rossouw 520  
Gerry Weinberger 520  
Jill Green 520  
Doug Hayman 519 28 February 2016
Louise Geyser 519  
Nicola Jooste 519 13 July 2014
Piet Geyser 519  
Delina Pretorius 518  
Des Lynch 518  
Jeff Higgott 518  
Mauro Catalano 518 16 May 2015
Oliver Purcell 518  
Adam Welz 517  
Alfeda Hattingh 517  
Duncan Paterson 517  
Gary Boyle 517  
Andre de Wet 516 19 October 2014
Jo Dreyer 516 28 February 2016
Keith Seaton 516  
Ron Hyslop 516  
Tiana du Preez 516 13 September 2015
Anthony Artemides 515  
Chris Green 515  
Jorrie Jordaan 515 28 February 2016
Pieter Bruwer 515 29 November 2015
Vitalis Chingo 515  
Alewyn Hanekom 513 06 November 2014
Bev Patterson 513 17 January 2015
Elias Holtzkampf 513  
Marina Nieuwoudt 513 17 January 2015
Anthony Paton 512 28 February 2016
Lientjie Acker 512 13 September 2015
Anthony de Boer 510  
Ian Mather 510 28 February 2016
John Ince 510 13 September 2015
Grant Morrison 509 28 February 2016
Neil Cosser 509  
Bernie Edgcumbe 508  
Lauren Vial 508 05 March 2016
Magda Kets 508 13 September 2015
Riaan Fourie 508  
Wilfred Reynolds 508  
Edge Wade 507  
Frinny Piggott 507  
Glenice Ebedes 507  
Ian Rijsdijk 507 16 May 2015
Jarien du Preez 507 13 September 2015
Sherlayne McFarlane 507  
* Toon Bosch 507  
Andre Jurgens 506 29 May 2016
Hennie Venter 506  
Madeleen van Loggerenberg 506  
Trygve Hvidsten 506 28 February 2016
Maureen du Plessis 505  
Andre Huysamen 504  
Ian Jamieson 504 05 December 2015
Margaret Paren 504  
Alison Green 503  
Chris Voogt 503  
Steve Baillie 503  
Thys Malan 503  
Hendrik Viljoen 502  
Hester Jordaan 502 28 February 2016
Tilene Viljoen 502  
Val Pallister 502  
Warren Kemm 502 28 February 2016
Dave Stanton 501  
David Bennett 501  
John Kalman 501  
Matt Biden 501 26 July 2015
Victor Wilkens 501 28 February 2016
Annette Enemark 500  
Bo Leth Espensen 500  
* Paul van Zijl 500  

 

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