Re: Trip report: "baby sea eagle"

Subject: Re: Trip report: "baby sea eagle"
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 1998 09:06:24 +1000
Normally I would correct a misidentification, but this case seemed a lost
cause.  I think doing so would have merely turned every bird of prey in the
area into a Whistling Kite for the next visitors!

Murray Lord

>I just wonder whether you had a polite chat with the guide re the
>Whistling Kite/baby sea eagle and if so, what was his/her reaction? I
>hate the thought of hundreds of tourists being so badly mis-informed
>about one of Australia's commonest and most easily identified (when it
>whistles) raptors. Was the guide truly interested in informing people
>and, if so, did you give him/her some info on how to learn more about
>Regards, Anne

 hope (but
>don't promise!!) that things will run more smoothly from now on.
>If I've done everything properly (that would be a first) then you might
>notice a change or two that members have requested (a long time ago).
>Hope you all have a good birding weekend wherever you are.
>Russell Woodford
>List Founder/Maintainer etc

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