birds and toileting

To: "birding aus" <>
Subject: birds and toileting
From: "Karen Pearson" <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 21:54:39 +1000

And off the same website, a reference to an earlier conversation;

Sitting in the Woods Corollary - The bird will be seen by others only after
you have snuck into the woods to take care of biological responsibilities.

and I quite liked this one;
Arie's Nemesis Theory - If you don't see the bird within a certain amount of
tries, it becomes insulted and deliberately avoids you from then on. (Arie


> According to this website, it's "Elizabeth's Consideration":
> "Elizabeth's Consideration - The bird that you struggle through
>   difficult terrain, endure multiple injuries and screw up your
>   schedule for, will be waiting for you above your car in the
>   parking lot. (Elizabeth Miller?)
>   Pamela's Considerate Corollary - When one non-birder stays behind
>   in the car while the birders go on an expedition for a target bird,
>   the non-birder will report having had wonderful looks at the bird
>   when everyone returns."
> -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
>     Paul Taylor                           Veni, vidi, tici -
>                      I came, I saw, I ticked.

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