Pornithology !

To: "List Birding-aus" <>
Subject: Pornithology !
From: "Glen Ingram" <>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 22:53:59 +1100
Queensland's Blue rock-Thrush crosses Indian Ocean. From SABirdnet and the
Durban "Weekly Telegraph" in South Africa.

Glen Ingram
Brisbane, Australia.

"Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was, that they
escaped teething" Mark Twain.

> From: 
> To: SABirdNet List <>
> Subject: Pornithology !
> Date: Sunday, 23 November 1997 3:49
> Well well, Glen Ingram,
> You made it on to page 18 of my Weekly Telegraph !
> This gives the story of your Blue Rock Thrush arriving at "Alexandra 
> Bay, Queensland's most fashionable nudist beach near Noosa Heads."
> There is a tasteful photo of the bird and another,  larger, but not 
> very revaling, of a starkers couple paddling  in the waves. 
> It goes on - Mike Carter, who has a an Australian list of 757 (has he 
> really ??) whose telescope was all set up when he was stumbled on by 
> a topless lady who looked at me as if I was a dirty old man !" - I 
> bet !
> It ends "Dr Glen Ingram senior curator of the Brisbane Museum thought
> that the Thrush had been diverted south to Queensland from its usual 
> winter territory in S.E. Asia by the Indonesian Forest Fires"
> So now we can claim we know someone quoted in that August newspaper. 
> Hamish.
> Hamish Campbell  
> 145 Ridge Rd, Durban 4001.
> Ph  031-2073333 or 284136
> Fax 031-2076320 on request

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