The game goes on! We're at semifinals!
Results from the Quarter finals.
- Borneo 36 *Madagascar 66*
It was a surprise that *Madagascar won* against Borneo. Borneo was top
seeded after SE Peru with Machu Picchu and Manu had fallen out in the
- Ecuador 64 *Kenya 88
*Again a fallen favorite. Obviously some campaigning in Kenya added
votes to this game. More birders need to vote to make local campaigns less
- *Australia 52* North Peru 51.
Congratulations to Australia to win this thriller. Fairy-wrens, colorful
parrots, Cassowary and Lyrebird kicked Marvelous Spatuletail ass!.
- *New Guinea (PNG/Irian Jaya) 78 *Costa Rica 32
New Guinea continues its winning streak in grand style. Birds of
Paradise rule! Seriously, what can match that? Costa Rica did not have a
- Madagascar vs New Guinea
- Kenya vs Australia
Yes the semifinals are both Africa vs AustralAsia. The Neotropics and Asia
proper were kicked out in the last round.
So take a few minutes to vote for your favorites in the above games... and
I underline that.... IT IS JUST A GAME...
Voting ends at midnight (Lima time) Sunday night, which corresponds to 5 AM
On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 11:34 PM, Gunnar Engblom <> wrote:
> Hi all
> And sorry for the crossposting. The GAME goes on...
> Second round results
> Shockingly favorite seeded South Peru is out. It was a tough game against
> Borneo and for long time it was tied.
> A final push gave Borneo the victory. I guess Bornean Bristlehead,
> Broadbills, Hornbills and all the Pittas blew away Cock of the Rock,
> Hoatzin and Macaw-licks.
> Here are the results.
> 1. Borneo 54 vs Peru 41
> 2. Ecuador 64 Antarctica 31
> 3. Australia 61 Pantanal 34
> 4. New Guinea 78 South East Brazil 17
> 5. Costa Rica 58 Galapagos 37
> 6. North 59 Peru Alaska 36
> 7. Kenya 60 South Africa 35
> 8. Madagascar 64 Colombia 31
> Quarter finals.
> Here are the contestants in the quarter-final by pairing winner of Game 1
> with winner in Game 8, etc.to keep with the seeding of the pre-election
> on Birdingblogs Facebook Page.
> 1. Borneo vs Madagascar
> 2. Ecuador vs Kenya
> 3. Australia vs North Peru
> 4. New Guinea vs Costa Rica
> Want to know how the games are going. Want to vote?
> Check out
> Many of these games are very even at present... You vote may be
> Voting goes on until 20.00 EST (-5H GMT) May 19.
> Gunnar Engblom-Lima, Peru.
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