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Subject: [Fwd: [BIRDING-AUS] Little Terns]
From: Brian Fleming <>
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 21:39:05 +1000
Flagging the terns...
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To: Duncan Fraser <>
Subject: Little Terns
From: Brian Fleming <>
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 21:37:39 +1000
Duncan Fraser wrote:
> Ten Little Terns at Marlay Point, Lake Wellington, V. this afternoon,
> one
> with a red flag on the right leg, and a green flag on the left leg.
> Duncan Fraser.

Whoever is banding Little Terns has no understanding of marine protocol!
It should be red to port (left) and green to right (starboard) - do they
expect the poor bird to fly backwards?
Anthea Fleming

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