The 7th and final clue in the FIREFINCH Treasure Hunt. There's a small reward waiting at the end, but hopefully you've enjoyed the journey so far!
I hope you managed to crack the code in the video! Here is the next clue - a spreadsheet for some number crunching!
Yesterday's challenge required you to some image manipulation. Today you can just enjoy a little video clip. Beware of subliminal messaging though!
The answer to the Kalahari image and poem, with the next step in the treasure hunt. Hope you're having fun!
The third clue in the FIREFINCH treasure hunt. This time you're looking for a number, and your only clues are a scene of Kalahari birds from the app, plus some lame AABB poetry.
The answer to the first clue of the FIREFINCH treasure hunt, plus clue #2. Good luck!
Join the FIREFINCH online treasure hunt to celebrate the launch of this exciting birding app! A new clue every day at midday for the next seven days. Here's the first...
How many new species have been added to our Southern African list in the last few decades? The first time I counted up my lifelist as a young kid, it was 73 species...out of a possible 919 on the list. Today our Southern African list is on 978 species. In the 36 years I've been crawling/walking/running around in search of birds (and the publication of Roberts V) 100 species have been added. Here they are!
So, the book is here: Faansie's Bird Book: A fully fledged field guide for kids. I am so excited to share this with kids of all ages (even those who pay a mortgage). I would really love to hear what you think. Why don't you send me a voicenote on Whatsapp? Okay, back to the bubble wrap for me...
How well do you know your bird calls? These are some fairly easy ones - I am certain you hear some of these every day. Give it a shot. If you are unsure, hover the mouse over the clue box. Then check out the answer. Good luck!