Tony Russell <>
Laurie&Leanne Knight <>
Thu, 14 Mar 2002 17:33:08 +1000
What are you complaining about Tony? Don't you know that Vic-Mex types only
travel out of the south-east corner in the winter?
If you think they overlook SA, you obviously haven't lived in WA.
Tony Russell wrote:
> The Hudwit found by David Harper at Penrice saltfields was again heavily
> twitched last evening when some 15 persons were present, however, I am
> surprised at the lack of interstate response to this sighting.
> I can recall the last previous Hudwit which was at Austin Rds ponds at
> Werribee in January 2000 getting a lot of not just Victorian twitchers
> frantically emailing and zooming round the country to see it (including
> myself). But this present one, which is in near full breeding colours, much
> nicer than the drab old non-breeding Werribee one, is getting no air time at
> all other than from South Ozzers, and I have only heard of ( and assisted)
> twitchers from SA being interested enough to enquire and make a quick trip.
> Do you think the breeding colours could be indicative of measles ? Or is it
> that once again you Eastern States people consider that what happens in SA
> to be of little or no importance. I guess living in the big ugly cities
> does have its adverse effects on people's perspectives. The air is much
> cleaner in SA folks, just think of the beneficial effects it could have on
> your health.
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