Feathers – The end of the Line


Feathers has been running for nearly a month and when it started there were 11 participants (or maybe there were 13, but some dropped out so early, I can’t remember who they were!).  It ends today with the publishing of the last three full images and the final scorecard.  Well done to the four members who finished the course.  You might even find your days a bit empty without the quiz to look at and puzzle over!

Gavin and Cynthia Turner are the overall winners, followed by Ed and Sally Meyer, Johan and Imogen Groenewald and John and Sheelagh Bowman.  I have also put the percentage positive answers on the spreadsheet and these show that Coerie would probably have been overall winner had he pursued the course, as he got no less than 93% of his entries correct, followed by the Turners with 88%.

I have to admit that it was not always an easy matter to identify the birds.  There were some ambiguities, making it even more amazing that you did so well.  I apologise for the questionable pictures and thank you all for taking part.  I certainly enjoyed it and it at least gave some of us some birding to do during the lockdown.

Here are yesterday’s birds;

Feathers – Day 23


Yesterday was certainly a hard day!  It makes me realise how difficult it is to ID a bird without seeing all of it and without getting an idea of it’s habitat, jizz, etc.


For today we have the following, with Number F68 worth 3 points and 2 points each for F67 and F69!

Feathers – Day 21

We are nearing the end.  Yesterday was not a very good day, but Gavin and Cynthia had no problems and continue their march to he finishing line.


For today we have;

Feathers – Day 20


Yesterday, for the first time all the entrants got all the birds!  Well done.  Admittedly there are only four of you left, but you guys are the finishers and this marathon will end with all of you having won!

The bigger pictures are given below’


For today we have the following;

Feathers – Day 18


…..and then there were five!   We are down to our last five entrants, who will now finish the course and get the proverbial T-shirt!

Here are yesterday’s answers, which will come a a revelation to all of you as nobody got all right;


And here are the puzzles for today;