It is a very good idea, not only for beginners, but also for foreigners who
visit Australia occasionaly (I'm one of them) and are not familiarized with
the Australian avifauna.
Daniel Philippe - Hong Kong
> From: John Leonard <>
> Subject: birding-aus Common Birding ID Mistakes
> Date: Sunday, May 30, 1999 8:50 AM
> I'm thinking of putting up on my web-pages a page of Common Birding ID
> Mistakes, which might help beginning birders.
> Has anyone any confessions to make about about their early mis-IDs of
> Australian Birds, or has anyone any thoughts on things which might get
> confused (though of course THEY have never made that mistake).
> As this is a thread which other people might find irritating, perhaps
> might like to respond directly to me and then I could a post a summary.
> John Leonard
> John Leonard (Dr),
> PO Box 243,
> Woden, ACT 2606,
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