RE: Silvereyes

To: "'ozbird'" <>
Subject: RE: Silvereyes
From: "Conole, Lawrie" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 13:55:22 +1000
> Over the last three months I have been busily entering over 20 years
> of
> bird observations on to a database (BirdInfo). I have been quite
> pleased
> with the results so far, but on Saturday a search on the database
> produced
> an interesting fact which had eluded me when searching through my
> written
> records.
> Trevor
> Nothing to offer on Silvereyes, but I'm glad to hear of someone else
> enjoying the benefits of all the keypunching required to put a long
> backlog into BirdInfo.  Over the last 3 years I've entered quite a lot
> of surveys & area lists going back to 1978.  I've also included area &
> habitat codes in the C1/C2 boxes, & this has proved invaluable for
> looking at trends between/within habitat types/areas.  Something like
> BirdInfo opens up so many possibilities for analysing and
> understanding data that had been mouldering away in notebooks etc. for
> years.  It has also helped me index my notebooks, but sure beats
> indexing as the sole tool for retrieving data.
> Cheers, Lawrie

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