Re: ANU birds

Subject: Re: ANU birds
From: Russell Woodford <>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 1997 21:24:00 +1000 (EST)

On Tue, 4 Nov 1997, Harvey Perkins wrote:

> Hi all,
> Just got back from a cross-campus errand, and in the fifteen minutes of
> walking clocked up 29 species (including feral exotics!) which I thought
> was pretty good, particularly given that it could easily have contained a
[snip] etc....

This reminds me of a friend who grumbled about the time when he saw only
27 species over three months at work - in fact, during the whole three
months, including time off for birding!  The poor fellow was working on
Spitzbergen, north of the Arctic Circle - you know, Harlequin Duck on the
doorstep, King Eider everywhere, ho-hum ....

R Woodford
In Geelong, 
Suffering post-twitchathon lack of species on my november list

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